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Measurement Specialties, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems for original equipment manufacturers and end users. Its sensor products comprise pressure components, sensors, and transducers; load cells; linear variable differential transformers, rotary position transducers, and magneto-resistive sensors and magnetic encoders; long stroke linear displacement, magnetostrictive, and hi-rel rotary sensors; traffic and custom piezoelectric film sensors; accelerometers; relative humidity sensors; fluid monitoring sensors; thermistors and resistance temperature detectors; pulse oximetry and X-ray detection sensors; angular rate measurement sensors; and static and dynamic torque/force sensors. The company’s technologies comprise piezoresistive silicon, polymer and ceramic piezoelectric materials, application specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems, foil strain gauges, electromagnetic force balance systems, fluid capacitive sensors, linear and rotational variable differential transformers, anisotropic magneto-resistive devices, electromagnetic displacement sensors, hygroscopic capacitive structures, ultrasonic measurement systems, optical and infrared measurement systems, negative thermal coefficient ceramic sensors, 3-6 degree of freedom force/torque structures, complex mechanical resonators, magnetic reed switches, high frequency multipoint scanning algorithms, and high precision submersible hydrostatic level detection technologies. Its sensors are used for engine and vehicle, medical, general industrial, consumer and home appliance, military/aerospace, environmental water monitoring, and test and measurement applications. Measurement Specialties, Inc. sells its products under the MEAS brand name through regional sales managers, distributors, and outside sales representatives primarily in North America, Asia, and Western Europe. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Hampton, Virginia.

3,721 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/3/14
Founded in 1981

measurement specialties inc (MEAS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $522.9K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $298.3K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $254.6K
Chief Technology Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $208.1K
Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $239.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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Measurement Specialties Inc. Announces Launch of U5300 Industrial Pressure Transducer

Measurement Specialties Inc. announced that it now offers the U5300, a industrial pressure transducer that features superior accuracy with a total error band (TEB) of +/-0.5% F.S. for demanding commercial and heavy duty applications. The compact unit offers maximum design flexibility with a variety of pressure ports and electrical configurations available for low to medium volume OEM applications. The U5300 accurately measures liquid or gas pressure in difficult media, such as contaminated water, steam and mildly corrosive fluids, in high end, high accuracy applications. These include military, aerospace and automotive test stands as well as calibration equipment, stationary motor fuel control and industrial machinery. Measurement Specialties' unique UltraStable technology enables the pressure transducer to provide excellent performance and long-term stability over an extended operating temperature range of -40 degrees C to +125 degrees C. Each unit's internal circuitry is protected from reverse wiring at input and short circuit at output for added reliability. The U5300 offers exceptional accuracy of +/-0.1% accuracy F.S. BFSL. Standard pressures range from 0 psi to 15 psi through 0 psi to 10,000 psi, with intermediate ranges available. This rugged pressure transducer can withstand shock to 50 g for 11 msec half sine per MIL-STD-202G as well as vibration of +/-20 g according to MIL-STD-810C. The weatherproof U5300 comes in gage, sealed, absolute or compound configurations, and exceeds current heavy industrial CE requirements, including surge protection. The durable device is made of 316L stainless steel, has no O-rings or welds and no organics are exposed.

Measurement Specialties Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014

Measurement Specialties Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $114.129 million compared to $100.512 million a year ago. Operating income was $4.783 million compared to $12.612 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $1.218 million compared to $11.667 million a year ago. Net income was $0.968 million or $0.06 per basic and diluted share compared to $9.161 million or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $6.748 million compared to $13.510 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $4.685 million compared to $4.058 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $18.849 million compared to $19.105 million a year ago. Free cash flow was $2.063 million compared to $9.452 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $9.273 million or $0.55 per diluted share compared to $11.480 million or $0.70 per diluted share a year ago.

Measurement Specialties Vibration Facility Receives ISO 17025 Accredited Certification from the China National Accreditation Service

Measurement Specialties announced that its vibration sensor calibration laboratory in China has achieved ISO 17025 certification from the China National Accreditation Service (CNAS). In addition to being ISO 9001 and ANSI Z540-1 compliant, all Measurement Specialties plug & play vibration sensors shipped from the China manufacturing facility will now also conform to the globally accepted laboratory quality accreditation, ISO 17025. The vibration sensors group of Measurement Specialties operates its business unit out of California, with three manufacturing locations in the USA, China and France that offer factory calibration and test services for accelerometers. Specific types of sensors serviced at the facilities include piezo-resistive, variable capacitance, piezoelectric (PE) and integrated electronics piezoelectric (IEPE). By accurately measuring areas such as pressure, temperature, position, level, tilt, force, vibration, torque, humidity, fluid properties, mass airflow and photo optics, sensors enhance product functionality, efficiency and safety.


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