TE Connectivity buys DRI Relays to boost expertise in hermetically sealed relays for harsh environments

Nov. 3, 2020
DRI designs electro-mechanically hermetically sealed relays, time delay devices, and sockets for high reliability in harsh environments.

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Cabling and connectors specialist TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is boosting the company's expertise in electrical relays for aerospace and defense applications with the acquisition of DRI Relays Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y.

DRI specializes in the design and manufacturing of electro-mechanically hermetically sealed relays, time delay devices, and making sockets for applications that require high reliability and long life in harsh environments.

"DRI will offer a strong strategic and complementary fit with TE's aerospace, defense, and marine business," says Peter Lieffrig, vice president and general manager of the TE Connectivity Global High Performance Group Aerospace Defense and Marine group.

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"With this deal, TE strengthens our presence in the midrange power segment with an expanded product offering that will further enhance our ability to provide industry-leading engineering and product solutions to address the needs of our customers," Leiffrig says.

DRI Relays has operations in the U.S. and India. DRI will be reported as part of TE's Aerospace, Defense, and Marine business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

For more information contact TE Connectivity online at www.te.com, or DRI Relays at www.rsi-cri.com/dri-relays.html.

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