HAMILTON, UK, OCTOBER 1ST 2020 – NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Analysis, Modelling and Simulation Community, is delighted to welcome TE Connectivity, the global industrial technology leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, as a new member. This new affiliation means that all TE Connectivity employees worldwide are now part of the NAFEMS community, giving them access to a host of professional development and collaboration opportunities.
“It’s great to see an organization with the global reputation of TE Connectivity become part of NAFEMS at this time,” commented Tim Morris, NAFEMS CEO. “This new partnership emphasizes the fact that global collaboration is especially important right now, and that associations such as NAFEMS are vitally important to industry.”
The agreement officially starts on October 1st, 2020. It encompasses all TE Connectivity employees, meaning that they can take part in all NAFEMS activities as full members of the organization. “TE is committed to engineering innovation,” said Alan Amici, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of TE Connectivity Transportation Solutions. “In our Transportation Solutions business, our engineers are creating connectivity products that help usher in advances in automation, connectivity, electrification and shared mobility, as well as sensors that are critical to new developments in IoT and medical devices. We are excited to join NAFEMS as this affiliation will allow us to increase our proficiency in simulation, which in turn will enable us to create innovative products more effectively and get them into the market sooner.”
TE Connectivity employs over 8,000 engineers worldwide, and now every one of them is part of the NAFEMS community. “We are excited to start our partnership with TE.,” said Paul Steward, Head of Business Development at NAFEMS. “We’ve already seen how global organizations can benefit from being part of the NAFEMS family. We look forward to collaborating with TE to help increase and improve their existing simulation capability. The wider simulation community will also benefit from TE’s presence, given the opportunities available from our global events programme and working group structure.”
Currently, over 1,400 organizations worldwide are a part of the NAFEMS community, ranging from larger companies such as TE to small one-person consultancies. “NAFEMS is for everyone,” added Tim Morris. “We welcome independent SMEs alongside global conglomerates as part of one association, which we are proud to lead. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with TE.”
NAFEMS is a not for profit organization aimed at promoting best practices and fostering education and awareness in the engineering analysis community. In line with its objectives to promote the effective use of simulation technologies, NAFEMS continually seeks to create awareness of new analysis methodologies, deliver education & training, and stimulate the adoption of best practices and standards by offering a platform for continuous professional development. For more information, visit www.nafems.org.
About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
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