TE Connectivity completed its acquisition of the Kissling Group, an industry-leading provider of high-power and high-voltage relays and ruggedized switches for the commercial transportation, industrial, military, and aviation industries with a longstanding reputation as a trusted source for mission-critical applications and demanding environmental operating conditions, on May 24. Kissing Group products will be integrated into TE’s existing portfolio of hybrid and electric mobility solutions (HEMS) to support the needs of industrial and commercial transportation customers, including truck, bus, construction vehicle, and other specialized vehicle manufacturers.

Aaron Stucki, Senior Vice President and General Manager of TE’s Industrial & Commercial Transportation business unit, said: “Kissling has an established reputation as an innovation leader in building mission-critical hardware with products that have a solid performance track record in the commercial vehicle, transportation and industrial markets.

“Their specialty relays and ruggedized switches and expertise in electronics for smart relays and power distribution, combined with TE’s broad portfolio, global footprint and close customer partnerships, will allow us to strengthen our support for customers in markets around the world.”

The business will now be reported as part of TE’s Industrial & Commercial Transportation business.