Laird' Wireless Automation and Control Solutions have helped prevent serious injury while increasing efficiency and productivity by allowing machine operators to move to a safer, more efficient location. These products have been used by mining, railway, EOT crane, wind power and a variety of other material handling operators for over 65 years.
In 2010, Laird acquired Cattron, including Cattron-Theimeg. The addition of Cattron-Theimeg's renowned solutions for locomotives, mining and building applications has strengthened Laird into an industry leader for industrial radio remote control systems.
In the international railway industry, Laird is the market leader in the locomotive sector with its radio control systems. The addition of the latest radio control system: TH-EC/LO builds upon the company's success. The TH-EC/LO is the first radio control system for locomotives in the world that has been developed and manufactured to conform to the European Safety Standard EN 50239.