TE Connectivity named a 'Top 100 Global Innovator' for seventh consecutive year HARRISBURG, Pa. – Jan. 25, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, has been named a 2017 Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics. The annual report highlights the most successful organizations in the world that are active in innovation through research and development, protection of their IP and the achievement of commercial success.
This is the seventh consecutive year TE has been recognized. "Innovation is at the heart of our culture and our company values, so we are proud to be recognized as a global innovator for the seventh straight year," said CEO Terrence Curtin. "We continually challenge ourselves to develop new and improved technologies for our customers and to drive the innovation that creates a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future."
TE Connectivity helps customers in nearly 150 countries create the technology of tomorrow in industries including transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and home appliances. The company has more than 7,000 global engineers, over 14,000 patents and approximately $650 million invested into R&D and engineering annually.
The 2017 Top 100 Global Innovators report honors the most innovative corporations and institutions in the world as determined by analyzing proprietary data including patent volume, patent-grant success rates, global reach and invention influence. To view the full list and report on the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator program, go to www.top100innovators.com.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.