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Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls. On average, Sensata manufactures over 17,000 different products and ships over 1.3 billion units a year under the Sensata brand and more than 12 other familiar brand names.

Our devices are used in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air conditioning, data and telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications and help satisfy the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment, improving safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.
Two Major Business Segments

Sensing Solutions: a major player in worldwide electrical and power protection industries.

Performance Sensing: a market leader in automotive, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and industrial markets.
2015 REVENUES: $3.0 BILLION

Revenues by Region

33% Europe

41% Americas

26% Asia
Corporate Credit Ratings

Moody’s: Ba2

Standard & Poor’s: BB+

Locations

Business centers and manufacturing sites in 16 countries, plus sales and marketing offices worldwide.
Employment

19,000 employees worldwide as of December 31, 2015
Brief History

  • 1916: We got our start when businessman RathbunWillard founded the General Plate Company in Attleboro, MA to provide gold plate to the Rhode Island jewelry industry
  • 1931: General Plate merged with Spencer Thermostat Company to create the Metals and Controls Corp
  • 1959: We merged with Texas Instruments (TI) and became a new TI division
  • 2006: We were reborn as a private company named Sensata Technologies; acquired First Technology
  • 2007: Acquired AirpaxHoldings and its four operating units
  • 2010: Held our Initial Public Offering (IPO); began trading on NYSE under “ST”
  • 2011: Bought Honeywell’s “Automotive on Board” Sensors business and ElexGroup’s Sensor-NITE
  • 2012: We acquired Wells-CTI test socket and thermal control product lines
  • 2014: We acquired Wabash Technologies, DeltaTech Controls and Schrader International
  • 2015: We acquired Custom Sensors & Technologies’ sensing portfolio
  • 2016: Celebrating Sensata’s Centennial. 100 years of improving safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people
 
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