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Thomas & Betts Strut Metal Channel Packaging System Provides Superior Protection, Mobility

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 4, 2013 – Thomas & Betts’ new Strut Packaging System, for metal channel products, provides superior protection and mobility for shipment and storage. The Strut Packaging System incorporates corrosion-resistant polypropylene footers and low-friction contact points with the floor.

“The footers ensure that the GoldGalv® and SilverGalv® zinc finishes on our Kindorf® and Superstrut® metal channel products remain unblemished in shipping and receiving,” said Chad Smith, vice president, product management at Thomas & Betts. “The low-friction contact points with the truck floor make moving the packages with hand trucks and fork lifts safe and easy.”

The Strut Packaging System also provides clearance for lift-truck fork tines. Other features include high-grade steel banding that prevents materials from shifting.

Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn.