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MTS Sensors becomes Temposonics brand

June 16, 2021
Amphenol completes acquisition of sensor company

Amphenol, a global provider of high-technology interconnect, antenna and sensor solutions, completed its acquisition of MTS Systems. “The combined strength and breadth of our companies’ highly complementary sensor product portfolios will allow us to offer our customers an expanded array of innovative technologies across multiple end markets,” R. Adam Norwitt, Amphenol’s president and CEO said. “We look forward to the new opportunities created by the collective strengths of Amphenol and MTS Sensors as we further capitalize on the long-term growth potential of the electronics revolution.”

Temposonics provides magnetostrictive sensing technologies and solutions. With Amphenol’s support, Temposonics is dedicated to continuous research, development and production of sensor systems that constantly enable new solutions for measuring tasks in the industrial, mobile hydraulics and process technology fields.

The MTS Sensors business will be operated under the brand Temposonics, and the company logo has been updated.

As previously announced, Amphenol has entered into an agreement to sell the MTS Test & Simulation business to Illinois Tool Works. The agreed sale price for the transaction is $750 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments and excluding transaction-related expenses. The sale of the Test & Simulation business is expected to close following the receipt of all required regulatory approvals. Until that time, Amphenol will account for and report the Test & Simulation business as a discontinued operation.

Temposonics has 443 employees worldwide who serve global customers with a focus on superior regional support. Its sensing technologies and solutions permit precise and dynamic position and speed measurement in advanced automation and safety-relevant applications. With a versatile and ever-increasing product portfolio, Temposonics works closely with customers to optimize performance and reduce downtime.

Amphenol is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of electrical, electronic and fiberoptic connectors and interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor-based products and coaxial and high-speed specialty cable.

Amphenol designs, manufactures and assembles its products at facilities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa and sells its products through its own global sales force, independent representatives and a global network of electronics distributors. Amphenol has a diversified presence as a leader in high-growth areas of the interconnect market including automotive, broadband communications, commercial aerospace, industrial, information technology and data communications, military, mobile devices and mobile networks.

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