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At InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, will be highlighting its latest application-focused solutions for the railway industry, including contactless connectors a revolution in connectivity.
From September 23 26, visitors to Booth #222 Hall 10.1 are invited to see how TEs decades of experience in the rail industry can help customers achieve greater efficiency and reliability in train and trackside applications, both today and in the future. A highlight at the booth is the preview of its innovative contactless connectivity solution, smart connectivity which allows more freedom in design and brings new benefits for the railway industry.
Helping customers meet regulatory requirements, TE has added a number of new powerful wire and cable products to its already broad EN45545 compliant product range, which will be on display at InnoTrans 2014. See those products and more, including:
FXP Traction Connector offering time saving during installation and maintenance
RSTI 68 Roofline Connector offering the latest stress control technology from TE
With significant global experience in addressing the sectors connectivity, safety and manufacturing challenges, TE Connectivity currently offers the broadest portfolio of solutions to address the needs of train companies, engineers and passengers. The company strengthened its commitment to the rail industry with the acquisition of DEUTSCH in 2012, and is set to partner with a leading global designer of sensors and sensor-based systems.
TE Connectivity supports railway customers by focusing on safety, reliability and innovation backed by decades of experience and a deep understanding of applications, says Wesley Gilbert, head of MarketingRail at TE. Our objective is to provide each customer with an extraordinary experience and at InnoTrans our team of railway experts is ready to talk business.2
Gilbert adds: We are well-placed to support the increasing trend toward localized manufacturing within the industry, with global locations and a presence in new and emerging markets. We are also excited to bring a future view to application development, which we believe can be achieved through close customer relationships and engineering collaboration.
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