Thomas and Betts was founded in 1898 and is a designer and manufacturer of connectors and components for the electrical and communication markets. Thomas and Betts products and solutions cover industries such as: Chemical processing Civil infrastructure Commercial & institutional facilities Data centers Food & beverage processing Metals & mining Oil & gas Panel builders & system integrators Power generation Pulp & paper Rail Renewable energy Single & multi-family housing Transmission & distribution Water/ wastewater
The company’s product portfolio includes surge protection, safety technology, cable protection systems, cable glands, conduit systems, fittings, power connection and control, cable accessories, apparatus, connectors and grounding and wire termination.
ABB acquired Thomas & Betts in 2012 to become a major player in the North American low-voltage products market.
Thomas and Betts is known as the inventor of cable ties in 1958 which facilitated assembling wire harnesses in airplanes.
Thomas and Betts focuses on Renewable energy as a product helping others to achieve competence while guiding them. Elements of sustainability fall under their primary goal and they intend to expand that to be able to support sustainable continuous operations in an eco-friendly way.