April 2008. Laird Technologies MMP. The Laird Group PLC Overview. Founded in mid 1800’s Headquartered in London, UK Quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol LARD) and a member of the FTSE 250 index Employer of 10,000+ people in North America, Europe and Asia
Laird Technologies MMP
Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Annual revenue almost $1B dollars
Over 10,000 employees globally in engineering, manufacturing and sales
Industry Business Units:
50 sites around the world
Not all sites are represented in this graphic. Some sites are close together
“To be the leader in design and supply
of customized performance-critical
products for wireless and other
advanced electronics applications.”
Revenue by Origin
Revenue by Destination
global solutions: local support
Program Support StructureTopics Today
Board Level Shielding
Decorative / Visual Metals
Stainless Steel Tin Plated
Tin Plate Phos bronze
ALL materials used are RoHs compliantMaterials used for BLS
Shielding of various functionsCellular Handsets
FEA of Design
Standard Contacts Packaged in Tape and Reel for Automatic Placement on SMT Lines
Custom Contacts Packaged in Tape and Reel for Automatic Placement on SMT Lines
-Deliver High Quality Parts at the Lowest Cost
Simulation of Draw Forming
Stockholm, Sweden (Business Development)
Liberec, Czech Republic (Manufacturing)
Tianjin, China (Manufacturing BLS and Combo)
Shanghai, China (Business Development, Manufacturing)
Chennai, India (BLS Manufacturing)
San Jose, CA (Business Development)
Shenzhen, China (Business Development, Manufacturing Decorative Metals)
Typically has a class 1 finish.
May be plated, colored, etch, etc.
Provides ASTHETIC appeal to end customer product
Can also be an enclosure for the applicationWhat is a decorative metal?
Decorative Finishing Technologies
Plasma Vapor Deposition of metals and finishes
Chrome, Gold, other platings
Ni/Cr free coatingsAreas of Technology Development
ALL Possible either internal or through supply
LT - Vendor
LT- Planned 2008
Core Decoration Tech.
Painting Line 1
Process: Al 6061 , stamping, polishing, anodizing, bright surface cutting.
Process: surface cutting. SUS304 BA, stamping, polishing, Hairline, PVD, Laser marking.
Process: surface cutting. SUS304 BA, stamping, 3 coatings, soft touch.
Laser Coloring on Stainless Steel surface cutting.Decorative Metals
Complex Forming surface cutting.
Electro PolishingDecorative Metals
Process: Sus304 BA, stamping, polishing, PVD (Black, Silver, golden)
LCD Flip Retainer surface cutting.
Stamped from stainless steel
Selectively colored electro coated (selectivity allows for surface conductivity of grounding finger).Decorative Metals
Mg die casting + Passivation + Cu plating + Powder coating surface cutting.
Mg die casting + Passivation + Cu plating + bright Cr plating + PVD
Speaker Details + PVD
Photo Etching, secondary forming, electro polishing
Stamping + ED coating + laser etching
Process: SUS316L,stamping, Photo Etching, stamping, electro polishing, Etch.
Process: Sus304 BA, stamping, polishing, PVD (Black), Laser.
Hinges provides handheld devices the ability to fold, rotate or slide to allow access to screens or keypads. These capabilities are key aspects to allow these devices to become smaller now and in the future
MAP comes from 2007 Acquisition of M2Sys, a Korean company.MAP