Tri-Star Electronics International, Inc.

Tri-Star Electronics International joined the CarlisleIT family in December 2011, and has been providing a wide range of high reliability contacts and low cost solutions for Mil-Aero contacts and specialty connectors since 1976.

Reliable, Cost-Effective Solutions

Tri-Star's industry expertise complements Carlisle Interconnect Technologies' (CarlisleIT) robust range of capabilities, positioning them to offer a new level of vertical integration to customers.

Designing and manufacturing contacts in-house ensures a high quality product, while saving the customer valuable time and resources. With a full understanding of the cost pressures of the marketplace, CarlisleIT works closely with customers to determine their specific needs and is often able to offer alternate solutions to meet the requirements at a lower total cost. Reliability is key in every application; CarlisleIT's California-based internal qualification lab is certified by the U.S. Navy to provide full qualification testing, continued periodic verification testing, and ensured process reliability.

Together with Tri-Star, CarlisleIT is focused on continuous improvement:

  • Supply over 90% of the world’s leading aerospace, avionics and electronics OEMs
  • Feature cost-effective manufacturing through custom designed automation
  • Known for consistently excellent quality and on-time delivery
  • First to be fully compliant with the stringent requirements of SAE AS39029 (Mil-C-39029)
  • QPL approved for almost 400 different contacts (nearly double the number of any other contact manufacturer)
  • ISO9001/AS9100C third party qualified and registered

Global Leaders

CarlisleIT remains the world’s largest independent manufacturer of high reliability contacts, maintaining nearly 400 QPL approvals for AS39029 contacts - far more than any other manufacturer. In addition to Mil-Std contacts, offerings include a full line of AECMA, EN (including EN3155 contacts), BACC, ESC, and BAN contacts as well as a full range of Crimp, Printed Circuit Tail, Thermocouple, Coaxial, Solder Cup & Wire Wrap, Twinax & Quadrax Contacts and specialized custom designs.

With Tri-Star's track record of independently manufacturing contacts since 1976, the CarlisleIT team is established as the "contact specialists," featuring the lowest-cost solution for high reliability contacts. Over the years, the processes have been perfected and expanded to feature internal design and development, custom manufacturing and automated assembly/plating equipment.

CarlisleIT's extensive network of distribution, sales and technical experts is large enough to handle complex problems, but small enough to allocate dedicated engineering and production efforts to any program.

Specialty Connectors

Tri-Star International’s Specialty Connectors are the industry standard for quality and reliability.

How to Order

To order Tri-Star products, please contact CarlisleIT Sales:

2201 Rosecrans Ave.
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 536-0444


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