American Sensor Technologies (AST) specializes in pressure and position sensing solutions with 2013 revenues of approximately $20 million. The acquisition further expands TE's growing portfolio of sensors and sensor systems, company officials say.
AST specializes in manufacturing products incorporating their proprietary technologies for use in high-performance, harsh and extreme environments such as high corrosion, high and low temperatures, and toxic and hazardous materials settings.
AST's products serve several industries including marine and offshore oil and gas, energy and power generation, industrial controls, aerospace and defense, and industrial and commercial transportation.
The organization will become part of the TE Sensor Solutions business, which reports into TE's Transportation Solutions segment.