TE Connectivity

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TE Connectivity
Traded as NYSETEL[1]
S&P 500 Component
Industry Electronics
Founded 2007
Headquarters Schaffhausen, Switzerland (incorporation)[1]
Berwyn, Pennsylvania (executive)
Key people
Tom Lynch, CEO
Products Electronics, Electronic Components, Networking
Revenue ca. USD 12 billion (Fiscal 2014)
Number of employees
nearly 75,000 (2015)
Website http://www.te.com
Footnotes / references

TE Connectivity Ltd. designs and manufactures connectivity and sensor solutions for a variety of industries including automotive, industrial equipment, data communication systems, aerospace, defense, oil and gas, consumer electronics, energy and subsea communications. The company serves customers in more than 150 countries.


On June 29, 2007, Tyco International was split and Tyco Electronics Ltd., along with Covidien, became separate, independently traded public companies. On March 10, 2011, Tyco Electronics Ltd. changed its name to TE Connectivity, which the company says it feels is more relevant to its position as a connectivity and sensor component manufacturer.[2][3] On February 16, 2006, a group of institutional investors, part of an existing lawsuit against Tyco International, sued the company to stop its proposed breakup plan.[4]


As an independent company, TE Connectivity operates through three major segments:

  • Transportation Solutions (50%)
  • Industrial Solutions (28%)
  • Communications Solutions (22%)

Total: USD12 billion

As of 2015, the company has nearly 75,000 employees operating in almost 50 countries.

Sales by region (as of 2015) were: Europe/Middle East/Africa (35%), Americas (30%), Asia—Pacific (35%).

TE Connectivity Ltd. announced on Friday, August 28, 2015, that it has completed the sale of its broadband-networks business to CommScope Holding Co. for about US$3 billion.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Peter Key (15 September 2011), "TE Connectivity cutting 660 jobs worldwide, six in Berwyn", Philadelphia Business Journal (American City Business Journals), archived from the original on 16 September 2011, retrieved 16 September 2011 
  2. ^ "Tyco Electronics Is Now TE Connectivity Ltd." (Press release). TE Connectivity. 10 March 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Seth Jayson (26 February 2011), Does Tyco Electronics Miss the Grade?, The Motley Fool 
  4. ^ manufacturing.net "Investors Sue Tyco Over Proposed Breakup"
  5. ^ te.com

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