Belfast Telegraph

2. Schrader Electronics

  • Managing director: Graeme Thompson
  • Pre-tax profit: £61.7m
  • Employment: 1,390
  • Pay bill: £54.6m

Schrader Electronics, based in Antrim, is a pioneer in tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), a vehicle safety feature that is standard in all cars. The company is a world leader in the design and manufacture of valve, mechanical and electronic system components and sensing technologies. It has been part of Sensata Technologies since October 2014.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) incorporated in the Netherlands, is a global industrial technology company, a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of sensors and controls. Sensata produce a wide range of customised, innovative sensors and controls for mission-critical applications such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. Sensata has business centres and manufacturing sites in 16 countries, plus sales and marketing offices worldwide employing 20,300 employees worldwide.

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