February 2023
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Founded: 1982
Based In: Wilmington, MA, USA | Reynosa, Mexico
Team Members: 200
Markets: Aerospace / Transport / Aeronautics / Oil & Gas

AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) products help the world's major aeronautics and space programs take flight. A leader in the design of advanced sensors and aircraft fuel measurement systems, SFMS rides high from rigorous commitment to quality, safety, and sustainability that sets it apart from the competition. Consequently, SFMS products have flown on nearly all major aircraft and space programs across the world. SFMS’s technological pedigree, close collaboration with major engine & aircraft manufacturers, rigorous design and testing procedures, commitment to quality, safety and sustainability is what sets their products apart from our competition. Most importantly, the SFMS team works closely with customers to monitor, and ensure the highest levels of performance, reliability, dependability, and robustness of our products.

Team members collaborate in the SFMS Wilmington, MA office

The difference we make

For over 60 years, SFMS has supplied sensor suites and fuel measurements that make the mission-critical difference to commercial jets, business jets, and space modules. With constant investment in sophisticated test equipment during the qualification of the products, SFMS maintains the high innovation edge customers expect and demand. With their compact, high-precision measurement technologies recently integrated into the new Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X Nacelle project and the European Service Module of NASA's new Orion spacecraft, SFMS is flying high.

SFMS products have flown on nearly all major aircraft and space programs around the world

Meet the team

The expertise and experience of their team is key to the success of AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems. With 37 years at SFMS under his belt, Mike has managed the Pressure & Motion group since 2018.

A hands-on engineer with deep knowledge of electronics, metallurgy, and physics, Mike emphasizes the value of teamwork. “Coaching other engineers is the most rewarding part of my job," he says. "It’s how we apply our expertise to create the most accurate, rugged, and reliable sensors around that makes the difference.”

“Our customers have the most demanding application requirements and trust us to deliver. We won't let them down."

Supporting the next generation of engineers

Inspiring the next generation of aerospace engineers is a passion for AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems. Offering company-wide support for STEM student events and educational projects, SFMS hosts regular student workshops at its Wilmington office. A long-term partnership with Boston University backs its summer program introducing teenagers to engineering concepts. SFMS is passionate about firing up the scientific and engineering minds of the future.

Find out more about SFMS at ameteksfms.com

About Sensors and Fluid Management Systems

AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems designs and manufactures aircraft sensors. We are aircraft sensor experts serving both the military and commercial markets with a complete sensor suite that measures anywhere in the aircraft: temperature, pressure, flow, fluid level, acceleration, proximity, speed and position.

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