Gems Sensors & Controls

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Gems Sensors & Controls Inc.
Subsidiary of Fortive
Traded as
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1955
Founders
Headquarters Plainville, Connecticut,
United States
Area served
Worldwide
Products Fluidic Systems,
Flow Switches,
Level Sensors,
Pressure Sensors,
Pressure Switches,
Pressure Transducers,
Solenoid Valves
Number of employees
200-500
Parent Fortive
Website http://www.gemssensors.com

The Gems Sensors and Controls is a global manufacturer of application engineered sensors. Founded in 1955, it has over 60 years[1] of experience in designing and manufacturing of level, pressure and flow sensors for use in a wide range of fluids across industry.

Gems Sensors is a division of Fortive Corporation, a 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.

History[edit]

Founded by Edward Moore & Gordon Seigle along with an associate, Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems) has been operational since 1955[2] and is based in Plainville, Connecticut, USA. Gems Sensors received its first commercial acclaim for a bilge switch developed for the small boating industry.

Products[edit]

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.[3] It offers its products to different markets like alternative energy, semiconductor manufacturing, process tank gauging, waste water procession and other marine and industrial applications.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yahoo Marketplace - Gems Sensors". Yahoo Market Place. Retrieved 26 June 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Edward H. Moore". Legacy. 3 June 2004. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gems Sensors - Google Finance". Google Finance. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 

External links[edit]