GE Sensing - Amphenol Advanced SensorsGE Sensing is now Amphenol Advanced Sensors.
GE Sensing offers a broad range of sensing elements, devices, instruments, and systems that enable its customers to monitor, protect, control, and validate their critical processes and applications.
The company offers products such as NTC/PTC Thermistors (for temperature sensing), Pressure Sensors, Humidity Sensors, Infrared sensors, Ultrasonic flow sensors besides providing the complete solution for the customers. The company has grown in recent years by making a number of strategic acquisitions in key sensor areas such as temperature, pressure, level, and flow sensors. Acquisitions include leading temperature sensor manufacturers Thermometrics, pressure sensor manufacturers Druck and so on.
Wallingford, Connecticut. November 15, 2013. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE : APH) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Advanced Sensors Business of GE (NYSE : GE) for approximately $318 million (subject to a post closing working capital adjustment) . The sale is subject to certain regulatory approval s and other customary closing conditions and is expected to close prior to year end . GE Advanced Sensors, headquartered in St . Mary's, Pennsylvania, is a supplier of highly engineered sensors and sensor-based instruments. GE Advanced Sensors sells its products primarily to the transportation and automotive, medical and other industrial markets . GE Advanced Sensors has facilities in North America, Europe and As ia and employs approximately 1,600 people worldwide.