Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, Expands Sales Operations in China

Company Appoints Technical Sales Engineers to Shanghai, China Location

St. Louis, Missouri, USA, (PresseBox) - Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it has appointed two Technical Sales Engineers, Allan Sheng and Simon Tang, to its location in Shanghai, China. They will report to Martin Chen, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, Marketing and Sales Manager and be directly responsible for supporting wireless remote control sales to key markets in China.

"Allan and Simon add valuable technical sales experience as well as problem solving skills to Cattron's China operation," said Martin Chen, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, Marketing and Sales Manager. "Their responsibilities include management of strategic channel partners, key end users, and accounts in assigned territories to ensure total customer satisfaction."

Having a bachelor's degree in Automation from Hunan University of Science and Technology, Allan brings more than seven years of experience, some of which with multinational organizations in various sales roles. His prior position was as Sales Manager for ESA Electronic Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

With a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Shashi Industrial Engineering College, Simon possesses over eight years of experience working in the electrical controls industry. His prior position included five years of sales management and development of key customers with Siemens Manufacturing and Engineering Centre Ltd.

"The addition of Allan and Simon to these positions demonstrates Cattron's, a unit of Laird Technologies, continued commitment to China's growing industrial wireless remote control market," said Jim Robertson, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, Executive Director of Business Development. "They bring invaluable technical expertise to the company's operations, and we look forward to working with them in helping grow and expand business in China."

Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, has assembled the most comprehensive collection of radio remote control brands for material handling equipment, mobile equipment, and virtually any equipment where the operator can be moved to a safer, more efficient location. With 65 years of radio frequency (RF) and industrial wireless remote control experience, the company has approximately 7,000 customers with a total installed base of over 150,000 wireless remote control systems throughout the world.

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Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, specialty metal products, signal integrity components, and antenna solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and wireless remote controls and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 12,000 employees in more than 49 facilities located in 16 countries.

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