Sensata Technologies Announces The Acquisition of DeltaTech Controls

July 7, 2014

ALMELO, The Netherlands, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) announced today that a subsidiary has agreed to acquire DeltaTech Controls for a total enterprise value of $190 million.  DeltaTech Controls is a global leader in customized electronic operator controls based on magnetic position sensing technology for the construction, agriculture and other industries.  The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close by the end of the third quarter.  DeltaTech will be integrated into Sensata's heavy vehicle and off-road business within our Sensors global business unit.

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DeltaTech Controls has design and sales offices in the United States, Germany, France, Japan, China and South Korea.  Manufacturing facilities are located in Mexico, Poland and China.  DeltaTech is expected to achieve $125 million in revenue in 2014.  DeltaTech has grown revenue rapidly, driven by global trends of increased productivity, energy efficiency, safety, emission reduction and overall increased electronic content in machines.

"DeltaTech Controls is well-aligned to our core business and expands Sensata's ability to grow content beyond automotive with key new and existing customers in the heavy vehicle and off-road market," said Martha Sullivan, Sensata Technologies' President and Chief Executive Officer. "After integration and financing costs, we expect the acquisition of DeltaTech to be slightly accretive to earnings per share in 2014 and provide $0.11-$0.13 of accretion once fully integrated."

About Sensata Technologies
Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with operations and business centers in 11 countries.  Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.  For more information, please visit Sensata's web site at

About DeltaTech Controls
DeltaTech Controls, a subsidiary of CoActive Technologies, is a global leader for advanced operator controls and integrated systems in construction, agriculture, material handling, aerial work platform, motorbike, medical, material handling and other market segments.  DeltaTech serves leading global OEMs in these industries, providing differentiating next generation operator controls in mission critical applications.  DeltaTech products impact machine productivity, safety, fuel efficiency and the overall operator experience. 

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