Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® Interviews Harting to Discuss Their Pioneering Work in the Industrial Connectivity Industry

Tune in to Fox Business Network as sponsored programming on January 15, 2017 and Bloomberg International on January 22, 2017. See market-by-market listings below.

Los Angeles, CA – January 10, 2017 — Harting President and CEO, Jon DeSouza is featured on the award-winning, global TV show, Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®. The segment’s topic is the company’s durable, reliable connectivity products.

Harting is a global leader in the connector industry. The company develops, manufactures and sells the world’s most durable and reliable products and solutions for use in mechanical and plant engineering, broadcast and entertainment, factory automation, power generation and distribution, as well as industrial electronics and telecommunication. Harting’s products include electrical and electronic connectors, device terminations, backplanes, network components, as well as cable harnesses for networks and machinery, and for power and data application in factories. Harting was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Espelkamp, Germany. The company currently has 4,200 employees worldwide, offices in 40 countries, and 15 manufacturing facilities.

DeSouza says that Harting has become the leader in industrial connectivity. He explains, “About sixty-five years ago, we invented the rectangular-shaped industrial connector, which is now known as the Harting connector. Our products can be seen with so many applications, from transportation to machinery to robotics. We’ve really taken connectivity to the next level.”

JL Haber, Vice President of Programming for Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®, is proud to feature Harting. He says, “Harting brings an amazing amount of experience and expertise to the industrial connectivity industry. Today, because of their hard work and innovation, they are the global leader in the connector industry. We have loved watching their growth over the years and we can’t wait to see what they do next. We’re so excited to have such an inspiring company as Harting on our show.”

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Tune in to see Harting on Fox Business Network as sponsored programming on January 15, 2017 at 5:30pm ET and Bloomberg International on January 22, 2017 at 7:30am GMT, 10:30am CST D.F. and 3:00pm HKT.

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