CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) said it has acquired Filter Sensing Technologies (FST), a start-up founded by two Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Ph. D. graduates.
FST is located in the Boston area with expertise in radio frequency measurement and control sensors for passenger car, commercial vehicle, off-road and other transportation applications. The acquisition also provides CTS with cutting edge intellectual property in this field.
The acquisition of FST provides CTS a core sensing technology utilizing proven radio/microwave frequencies to directly measure particulate levels in vehicle filters. This direct measurement method is superior to existing sensors as it improves the control and diagnostics of after treatment systems.
CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators and electronic components to OEMs in the aerospace, communications, defense, industrial, information technology, medical, and transportation markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia.