AMP CorporationAMP, with annual revenues of approximately $5.5 billion, designs, manufactures and markets a broad range of electronic, electrical, wireless and electro-optic connection devices and an expanding number of interconnection systems and connector-intensive assemblies. AMP's products have potential uses wherever an electronic, electrical, computer or telecommunications system is involved, and are becoming increasingly critical to the performance of these systems as voice, data, and video communications converge. The leader in its markets, AMP sells into the consumer and industrial, communications, automotive and personal computer markets.
Tyco International Ltd. completed the $12.22 billion purchase of AMP Inc. APRIL 6, 1999, adding the world's biggest maker of electronic connectors to its array of industrial businesses.
Tyco International Ltd., a diversified manufacturing and service company, is the world's largest manufacturer, installer, and provider of fire protection systems and electronic security services, the largest manufacturer and servicer of electrical and electronic components and underwater telecommunications systems, the largest manufacturer of flow control valves, and has strong leadership positions in disposable medical products and plastics and adhesives. The Company operates in more than 80 countries around the world and has expected fiscal 1999 revenues in excess of $22 billion.
In July 2007, Tyco separated into three publicly independent companies, Covidien Ltd (formerly Tyco Healthcare), Tyco Electronics Ltd, and Tyco International Ltd.
On March 10, 2011, Tyco Electronics Ltd changed its name to TE Connectivity, which the company said felt more relevant to its position as a connectivity and sensor component manufacturer.
TE Connectivity Ltd, formerly Tyco Electronics Ltd, designs and manufactures connectivity and sensor solutions for a variety of industries including automotive, industrial equipment, data communication systems, aerospace, defense, oil and gas, consumer electronics, energy and subsea communications. The company serves customers in more than 150 countries.