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. Notably, the Company is the market leader for pressure and high temperature sensors in the automotive systems.
-The Company organizes its operations into two businesses, Performance Sensing (formerly referred to as "Sensors") and Sensing Solutions (formerly referred to as "Controls"). 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 2016 net revenue.
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
-Total net revenue for 2016 was USD 3,202.3 million, of which 63% came from sales of automotive products.
-The net revenue for 2016 was derived from the following endmarkets: 25.2% from European automotive, 20.1% from North American automotive, 17.8% from Asia and rest of world automotive.
-The Company expanded its business further by acquiring Schrader, DeltaTech Controls, Magnum and Wabash Technologies during 2014, and Custom Sensors & Technologies Ltd. in 2015.
-Listed on New York Stock Exchange.
-As of January 13, 2017, there was one holder of record of our ordinary shares, Cede & Co., and approximately 31,600 beneficial owners, including beneficial owners whose shares are held in "street name" by banks, brokers, and other financial institutions.
- Air conditioning systems
- Engine oil
- Fuel rail
- Tire pressure monitoring
- Exhaust after treatment
Speed and position sensors
- Exhaust after-treatment
- Air conditioning systems
- Power steering
|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.|