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Thomas & Betts Brochure Highlights Electrical Solutions for Pulp and Paper Processing

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 6, 2014 – The Thomas & Betts (T&B) brochure, “Electrical Solutions for Pulp and Paper Processing Facilities,” outlines the company’s product solutions for the maintenance and operation of electrical systems in pulp and paper processing facilities.

The brochure is organized around product groupings that provide solutions to specific challenges encountered in pulp and paper processing, such as hazardous location protection, continuous operation, sustainability, corrosion and harsh environment protection, extreme temperature protection, and liquid ingress protection, among others. It also indicates which T&B product lines are designed to address each of these issues, as well as the services and training T&B offers to support many of these lines. 

“Pulp and paper processing facilities face increasing costs for energy, raw materials, shipping, insurance, regulatory compliance and environmental remediation, while dealing with flattening demand and foreign competition,” said Chad Smith, vice president, product management and engineering, at T&B. “T&B’s product solutions are designed to ensure that a facility’s electrical system is efficient, cost effective, sustainable and safe.”

Examples of product solutions highlighted in the brochure are Russellstoll® pin and sleeve connectors; T&B® Fittings conduit bodies, boxes and fittings; and Ty-Rap® cable ties in stainless steel or high temperature-resistant nylon, among many other products.

“Electrical Solutions for the Pulp and Paper Processing Facilities” is available through T&B sales representatives or may be read online at http://www For more information, call (800) 816-7809.

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. For more information, please visit