Sensata Technologies, Inc.
-The Company is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and controls for a wide variety of markets, including the automotive market.
-The Company organizes its operations into two businesses, Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Performance Sensing business is a leading supplier of automotive and HVOR sensors, including pressure sensors, speed and position sensors, temperature sensors, and pressure switches. The Performance Sensing business accounted for approximately 74% of the Company’s net sales in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.
Performance Sensing business
|Product categories||Key applications/solutions||Key end-markets|
|Pressure sensors||Air conditioning systems, transmission, engine oil, suspension, fuel rail, braking, tire pressure monitoring, exhaust after treatment||Automotive
HVOR (Heavy vehicle on- and off-road)
|Speed and position sensors||Transmission, braking, engine||Automotive
|Temperature sensors||Exhaust after treatment||Automotive
|Pressure switches||Air conditioning systems, power steering, transmission||Automotive
-Approximately 61.7% of the Company’s net sales in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 was derived from the automotive market.
-The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
-As of January 13, 2017, there was one holder of record of the Company's ordinary shares, Cede & Co., and approximately 43,900 beneficial owners, including beneficial owners whose shares are held in "street name" by banks, brokers, and other financial institutions.
-CNG fuel system sensors
-LPG fuel system sensors
-Cylinder pressure only sensors (CPOS)
-Sensor-NITE high pressure electronic and electro-mechanical sensors
-Relative humidity and temperature sensors
- APsquared pressure sensors for high-efficiency air conditioning systems
- APsquared pressure sensors for fuel pressure
- APsquared pressure sensors for oil pressure
- Automotive pressure transducers
- Microfused silicon strain gauges
- Capacitive acceleration sensors
- Pressure switch manifolds
- Internal mode switches
- Transmission range sensors
-Fuel cut-off sensors
-Steering angle sensors
-Air classification modules
-Crash sensors and modules
-SolarWatch solar sensors
-Battery cut-off switches
|1916||Founded as the General Plate Company to provide gold plate to the jewelry industry in Rhode Island.|
|1931||Merged with Spencer Thermostat Company to create the Metals and Controls Corporation.|
|1959||Merged with Texas Instruments (TI) as a new division within TI.|
|2006||Separately acquired from TI as the Sensors and Controls division by Bain Capital. Formed into a private company and renamed as Sensata Technologies.|
|Acquired Honeywell's First Technology Automotive and Special Products (FTAS) business, which develops automotive sensors, electromechanical control devices, and crash switch devices.|
|2010||Held Initial Public Offering (IPO) and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.|
|2011||Acquire Honeywell's "Automotive on Board" sensors business.|
|Acquired ElexGroup's Sensor-NITE business, which manufactures high-temperature sensors used in exhaust aftertreatment.|
|2014||Acquired Wabash Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of custom sensors, including rotary and linear position, speed, and engine timing sensors.|
|Acquired Schrader International, a developer and manufacturer of tire pressure monitoring sensors.|
|Acquired DeltaTech Controls, a leader on electronic controls based on magnetic position sensing technology.|
|2015||Acquired Custom Sensors & Technologies Ltd.|
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Data such as financial figures and the number of employees are based on information released by Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.