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TE Connectivity to showcase product platforming expertise at Smart Variant CON.
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR190)

TE Connectivity to showcase product platforming expertise at Smart Variant CON.<br>(Source: TE Connectivity, PR190)

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14 June 2017

TE Connectivity to Showcase Product Platforming Expertise at Smart Variant CON

TE’s Steffen Langner speaks on how company minimizes internal and product complexity to better meet customer needs

DARMSTADT, Germany – June 14, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced its participation in the Smart Variant CON in Berlin, Germany from June 19-21, 2017. The Smart Variant CON is the leading event on complexity and variant management addressing a broad range of industries.

Steffen Langner, global leader of platforming at TE, will deliver a paper, “Effective Complexity Management in a Low-Volume, High Mix Environment,” at the annual conference. Steffen outlines the approach TE takes to effectively serve its market with the breadth of product variation required, while minimizing the complexity impact to the organization and customers.

I look forward to presenting and discussing our platforming approach with professionals from a broad range of industries,” said Langner. “TE’s global reach and experience innovating across multiple industries make it the ideal company to present on platforming practices. The discussions at Smart Variant CON help us understand best practices on how product platforming increases the competitiveness in different markets and improves the operational and financial performance of companies.

Smart Variant CON is the meeting point for more than 200 experts in complexity and variant management to exchange knowledge and experience, to network, and discuss key industry topics and create new partnerships.

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Notes For Editors:

The Smart Variant CON is the largest exchange for product variant- and architecture managers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Smart Variant CON 2017 offers a customized platform for decision makers across the DACH-Region in which successful projects to deal with variation are presented, practical methods on calculation and reduction of complexity are discussed and solutions for effective configuration are demonstrated.

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people – including more than 7,000 engineers – working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –