TE Connectivity acquires Kemtron to expand performance materials offerings

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TE Connectivity (TE) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kemtron (including its subsidiary Kemtron Sarl), a provider of EMI/RFI shielding, environmental sealing, gaskets and components.

The acquisition of Kemtron will further strengthen TE’s capabilities and design solutions for customers needing to meet EMC legislation and RFI/EMI shielding demands in traditional markets and in the growing sectors of EVs, 5G, IOT and renewable energy.

“I am excited to welcome Kemtron to TE,” said Nick Jones, vice president and general manager of TE’s Performance Materials business. “Combining TE’s expertise in heat shrink tubing, manufacturing scale and distribution with Kemtron’s reputation for providing quality and market-leading EMI/RFI solutions, we can significantly enhance the value we bring to our customers.

“The resulting expansion of our advanced materials science and engineering capabilities marks an important milestone in our strategic vision to expand in these critical EMC shielding and sealing markets.”

Commenting David Wall (pictured), Chairman of Kemtron, said, “The acquisition of Kemtron by TE will ensure the future of the company and its staff and with the backing of such a global leader in the electronics industry we will be able to develop innovative new products and materials to meet the growing demands of our customers.”