ITT Cannon Joins CharIN e.V. to Support Next-Generation Electric Vehicle Charging

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 17, 2016 – CharIN e.V. has expanded its membership to include ITT Corporation’s subsidiary, ITT Cannon GmbH, one of the world’s foremost developers of high-performance electrical interconnect technologies.

ITT Cannon will contribute the sophisticated connector mating expertise and custom engineering acumen essential to developing unprecedented high-performance charging solutions for the electric vehicle (EV) market.

Backed by a 100-year legacy of breakthrough invention and connector design, ITT Cannon brings more than two decades of EV expertise to support CharIN’s vision to develop a Combined Charging System (CCS) based on open, universal standards for electric vehicles.

“Our ability to rapidly design customized interconnect concepts has helped EV and hybrid mobility technologists develop innovative new products for their customers,” said Gary Ashurst, vice president and general manger, transportation and industrial for ITT Cannon. “At CharIN we will work with some of the biggest players in the industry to apply our experience in charging interface and vehicle connector design, along with our passion for the future of clean, efficient transportation.”


About ITT Cannon GmbH

ITT Corporation’s Cannon brand is a global manufacturer of connector products for international customers in the aerospace and defense, medical, energy, transportation and industrial markets. ITT Cannon has developed an extensive set of electric vehicle interconnect capabilities that includes AC and DC charging, charger interface development and vehicle-side power and data connectors, designed to enable the future of clean, energy efficient and powerful transportation globally. ITT Corporation has a revenue of $2.5bn and employs more than 10,000 people in 125 countries around the world.