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Sensata Technologies engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of sensors and electronic controls. The company's sensor products include airflow sensors, analytical sensors, automotive sensors, pressure sensors, and switches. Its control products include battery protectors, circuit breakers, thermal controllers, motor controls, and thermostats. Sensata Technologies also offers power control products that include semiconductor burn-in test sockets, DC to AC power converters, fuses, and circuit interrupters. 

HQAttleboro, US
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)21,650(-2%)
Job Openings200
Revenue (FY, 2018)$3.5 B(+7%)
Share Price (Dec 2019)$51.7 (+2%)

Key People/Management at Sensata

Martha Sullivan

Martha Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer
Steve Beringhause

Steve Beringhause

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Jeffrey Cote

Jeffrey Cote

President and Chief Operating Officer
Paul Vasington

Paul Vasington

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Allisha Elliott

Allisha Elliott

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Paul Chawla

Paul Chawla

Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing Automotive
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Sensata Office Locations

Sensata has offices in Attleboro, Altavista, Bloomington, Cambridge and in 28 other locations
Attleboro, US (HQ)
529 Pleasant St
Altavista, US
205 Frazier Rd
Attleboro, US
533 Pleasant St
Bloomington, US
5775 W Old Shakopee Rd #100
Cambridge, US
807 Woods Rd
Everett, US
2211 W Casino Rd
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Sensata Financials and Metrics

Sensata Revenue

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Sensata's revenue was reported to be $3.52 b in FY, 2018 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.

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Sensata's current market capitalization is $8.2 b.
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Sensata Operating Metrics

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Patents (US)

298 315 324

Patents (Foreign)

314 370 450

Patent Applications (US)

46 41 34

Patent Applications (Foreign)

275 227 209
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Sensata Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
GIGAVACOctober 31, 2018$233 m
Custom Sensors & TechnologiesDecember 01, 2015$1 b
SchraderOctober 14, 2014$1 b
DeltaTech ControlsJuly 04, 2014$177.80 m
MagnumMay 29, 2014$60.60 m
WabashJanuary 02, 2014$59.60 m
Airpax CorporationJuly 14, 2007
Airpax Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
August Brazil Holding Company S.á.r.l.
August Lux Holding Company S.á.r.l.
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Sensata Revenue Breakdown

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Sensata revenue breakdown by business segment: 74.6% from Performance Sensing and 25.4% from Sensing Solutions

Sensata revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 42.0% from Americas, 29.2% from Europe and 28.8% from Asia and Rest of World

Sensata Online and Social Media Presence

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Sensata News and Updates

Sensata Technologies to Present at the Baird 2019 Global Industrial Conference

Company to Webcast Presentation Live at 5:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, November 6th Company to Webcast Presentation Live at 5:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, November 6th

Meritor Names Steven Beringhause, CTO of Sensata Technologies, to its Board of Directors

TROY, Mich., Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has appointed Steven Beringhause as a Class II director with a term expiring at the 2020 annual meeting of shareholders. His appointment is effective on Dec. 1, 2019 and will increase the size of...

Sensata Technologies Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

SWINDON, United Kingdom, Oct. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensor-rich solutions that create insights for customers, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2019.

Sensata Technologies Announces Date and Time of Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Webcast

SWINDON, United Kingdom, Oct. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) today announced that it will disclose its third quarter 2019 financial results on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time. 

Sensata Technologies Holding plc Announces Offering of $450 Million of Senior Notes by Sensata Technologies, Inc.

SWINDON, United Kingdom, Sept. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies Holding plc (NYSE: ST) (“Sensata Technologies”) today announced that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Sensata Technologies, Inc. (the “Issuer”), intends to offer, subject to market and other customary conditions,…

Sensata Technologies to Present at the Citi 2019 Global Technology Conference

Company to Webcast Presentation Live at 3:40 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 5th Company to Webcast Presentation Live at 3:40 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 5th
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Sensata Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sensata founded?

    Sensata was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Sensata key executives?

    Sensata's key executives are Martha Sullivan, Steve Beringhause and Jeffrey Cote.

  • How many employees does Sensata have?

    Sensata has 21,650 employees.

  • What is Sensata revenue?

    Latest Sensata annual revenue is $3.5 b.

  • What is Sensata revenue per employee?

    Latest Sensata revenue per employee is $162.7 k.

  • Who are Sensata competitors?

    Competitors of Sensata include TE Connectivity, Teledyne Technologies and STMicroelectronics.

  • Where is Sensata headquarters?

    Sensata headquarters is located at 529 Pleasant St, Attleboro.

  • Where are Sensata offices?

    Sensata has offices in Attleboro, Altavista, Bloomington, Cambridge and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sensata have?

    Sensata has 37 offices.