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Transtector Celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day

Monday, May 2, 2011

Hayden, Id. (May 2, 2011) – Transtector Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of global power and signal integrity protection products, recognized Earth Day and Arbor Day with a community tree planting effort despite a record-breaking late spring snow.
 
For the past several years, Transtector has purchased young trees in observance of Earth Day and Arbor Day, and provided them to employees for planting throughout the area. This year the company donated over 200 trees in varieties native to the Northwest region.
 
“Transtector is proud to continually find ways to improve our environmental impact and community support,” said Shawn Thompson, the company’s President. “Our products protect communications networks in an electronic environment, but our company also feels responsibility to protect the natural environment.”
 
Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, 2011, was founded in the 1970’s to inspire awareness and preservation of the Earth’s natural environment. Arbor Day is a national celebration on the last Friday in April with a 135-year history of encouraging tree planting and care.
 
“We are committed to conducting our business using best practices in conservation, recycling and waste handling,” said Colleen Krajack, Director of Human Resources. “Encouraging tree planting in our community is one more way we can have a positive effect.”
 About Transtector Systems, A Smiths Group Business
Transtector is an international provider of power quality products including AC, DC, data and signal surge protection, communications power cabinets, EMP protection, lightning protection, and power quality engineering services. Established in 1967, Transtector was the first surge suppression designer to use non-degrading silicon diodes. Our patented, proprietary silicon avalanche suppressor diode (SASD) technology allows for less let-through voltage and lower clamp levels than other surge protection products. No one understands suppression and power quality issues like Transtector.
 
About Smiths Interconnect
Smiths Interconnect, part of the global technology company Smiths Group, designs and manufactures specialized electronic and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical systems for the wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defense, space and medical markets. For further information visitwww.smithsinterconnect.com.
 
Kristin Howard 208.762.6513
kristin.howard@protectiongroup.com