Our mission is and has always been to offer the best piezoceramic products on the market to power medical and industrial applications. The design expertise, customer partnerships, and flexibility that are hallmarks of our business will continue to flourish as we move into a new business partnership with CTS Corporation, a leading international designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators, and electronic components. We look forward to continuing our growth as a provider of world-class solutions and being able to provide even more value to our customers with the knowledge and support of the CTS team.
A premier developer and manufacturer of high-performance piezoelectric materials and components, CTS’ piezo products come in a variety of compositions, geometries, and dimensions with high-quality standards to meet demanding requirements. Our portfolio encompasses bulk and multilayer ceramics, single crystal, as well as sub-assemblies, composites, and transducers based on these products.
Headquartered in the USA, CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) is a leading designer and manufacturer of products that Sense, Connect, and Move. The company manufactures sensors, actuators, and electronic components in North America, Europe, and Asia, and provides engineered products to customers in the aerospace/defense, industrial, medical, and transportation markets.
For more information on CTS Corporation, please visit www.ctscorp.com.
Ferroperm founded (1952)
Production of iron dust cores and ceramic capacitors
First piezoceramic product based on Barium Titanate (1955)
Registered as a limited company. Optical filters added to product range (1957)
Formation of a separate piezoceramic division (1958)
Developed the first PZT based materials
Developed ultra-high Q material Pz34 — excellent for single element medical transducers
Piezoceramic division moved to Kvistgaard (1989)
Continual development of more new materials — high permittivity Pz21 and high temperature Pz46
Introduced PZT thick film (TF2100) for miniaturisation and high frequency
Generation change in original owner family, Ferroperm Piezoceramics registered as a separate limited company (1998)
Acquired by American Piezoceramics International Inc. (2001)
Management buyout (2002)
Launched InSensor™ product line
Developed a new, porous PZT material
Ferroperm Piezoceramics A/S became part of Meggitt Plc (2008)
Launched PiezoPaint™ product line for integration with low temperature substrates such as textiles, paper plastic etc.
Developed high temperature Sparkonite material for turbine ignition systems
Able to offer “tape casting” capability for multilayer applications
Became part of Meggitt Sensing Systems
Moved to new facility with clean rooms dedicated to medical components (2014)
Joined the CTS Corporation family as Ferroperm Piezoceramics