Wireless Applications

CTS Awarded $5 million Telecom Contract

June 9, 2009

The electronic-components provider will supply ActiPlex filters for micro-cell base stations, used in 3G and 4G wireless infrastructures, over the three-year life of the program. Initial shipments will begin mid-year 2009.

ELKHART, IN /BUSINESS WIRE/ -- CTS Corp., a global leader in the design and manufacture of electronic components, announced it has been selected to provide its ActiPlex Series of filters in micro-cell base stations.

The awarded program was from a large U.S.-based telecommunications company that has developed single board, multi-band, micro-cell base stations, using CTS' patented monoblock ActiPlex filters. Total sales from this award are expected to reach approximately $5 million over the three-year life of the program with initial shipments beginning mid-year 2009.

ActiPlex filters provide competitive performance to air cavity filters at a fraction of the size and weight. CTS' highly engineered electronic components products, such as the ActiPlex Series of filters, support the demand for high-speed data services and mobile broadband applications that continue to fuel the rollout of 3G and 4G infrastructures around the world.

For more information on ActiPlex filtering solutions, please contact Ike Ortega at 505-348-4208.

About CTS Electronic Components
CTS Electronic Components is a leading provider of engineered electronic components used in communications, computing, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and consumer applications for OEMs and Contract Manufacturers worldwide. The Company has manufacturing locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Tucson, Arizona; Nogales, Mexico; Singapore; Zhongshan and Tianjin, China; and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

About CTS
CTS Corp. is a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors and a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to OEMs in the automotive, computer, communications, medical, defense and aerospace and industrial markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia. CTS' stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "CTS."

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