ITT’s Interconnect Solutions business honored by Arrow Electronics


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) announced that its Interconnect Solutions (ICS) business was honored by Arrow Electronics with its “2013 Largest Growth Supplier” award in the “Connectors” category for North America.
Previously, Arrow honored ICS with its Partner of the Year and Largest Sales Growth, Connector Products, awards in 2012. ICS was also named Fastest Growing Supplier in the Asia region by Arrow in 2010.
“At ITT, we continually focus on providing a premier customer experience and enhancing our relationships with our partners so we are honored to receive this award, which is a direct result of the close collaboration between our two companies,” said ICS President Neil Yeargin. “The growth for which we are being recognized also demonstrates the strength of our portfolio, which reflects a legacy of innovation and the power of our leading Cannon, VEAM and BIW Connector System brands.”
The award was presented at EDS, a premier electronics distribution event where manufacturers, distributors and representatives meet to discuss strategies and to strengthen partnerships.
“Over the past several years, the ITT connectors team has provided comprehensive support to Arrow and our customers, assisting them with growing faster than the market and faster than their competition,” said Alan Bird, president of Arrow’s America’s Components segment.  “This recognition is a testament to a combination of great teamwork and ITT’s ability to align its working process and methods with the needs of its customers. On behalf of Arrow, I am pleased to recognize ITT with the ‘Largest North American Growth Supplier’ award in the Connectors category.”
ITT’s Interconnect Solutions business is a leading global manufacturer of connector products serving global customers in the aerospace and defense, medical, energy, and transportation and industrial markets. The business provides a variety of connectors and interconnects that make it possible to transfer data, signal and power in an increasingly connected world through its Cannon, VEAM and BIW Connector Systems brands. For more information, visit
About ITT
ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2013 revenues of $2.5 billion. For more information, visit