Gems Sensors & Controls

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Gems Sensors & Controls Inc.
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1955
Headquarters Plainville, Connecticut, USA
Key people
Anne De Greef-Safft, President[1]
Products Level Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Indicators
Number of employees
Parent Danaher Corporation NYSEDHR
S&P 500 Component
Slogan Our Experience. Your Solution

The Gems Sensors and Controls is a global manufacturer of application engineered sensors. Founded in 1955, it has over 50 years[2] of experience in designing and manufacturing of level, pressure and flow sensors for use in a wide range of fluids across industry.

Gems Sensors operates is a division of Danaher Corporation, a fortune 500[3] company with a presence around the world. The company provides manufacturing services in North America, Europe, and Asia. It also has sales, engineering, and service offices in different parts of the world.


Founded by Edward Moore & Gordon Seigle along with an associate, Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems) has been operational since 1955[4] and is based in Plainville, Connecticut, USA. Gems Sensors received its first commercial acclaim for a bilge switch developed for the small boating industry.


Gems Sensors Inc. designs and manufactures liquid level, flow switches and pressure switches, miniature solenoid valves, and pre-assembled fluidic systems. The company is also into manufacturing customized level sensors, pressure sensors, proximity switches, solenoid valves, fluidic systems, flow sensors, and Warrick controls.[5] It offers its products to different markets like alternative energy, semiconductor manufacturing, process tank gauging, waste water procession and other marine and industrial applications.


  1. ^ "Anne De Greef-Safft Profile - Zoominfo". Zoominfo. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo Marketplace - Gems Sensors". Yahoo Market Place. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "List of Fortune 500 Companies - CNN Money". CNN Money. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Edward H. Moore". Legacy. 3 June 2004. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Gems Sensors - Google Finance". Google Finance. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 

External links[edit]