Sensata Crydom

Sensata Crydom
Crydom was established in 1960 and has since become a world leading manufacturer of solid state technology products. Their portfolio offers the widest range of solid state relays, contactors and related products. Custom designed solutions for solid state switching are also available through Crydom. 

Quality is core priority at Crydom. To accomplish the best results everything is done in house to maintain full control over manufacturing processes and delivery. This is further reinforced by having product design, development, manufacturing and management teams working in the same premises to achieve a swift response to any requirement. This foundation together with extensive technical knowledge and experience allows Crydom to manufacture world-class solid state relays. 

Commitment to quality means that great attention is put towards UL, IEC, CSA, VDE and TUV agency approvals. Crydom products carry CE marking as they conform to European directives. Compliance to RoSH, China RoSH and other latest environmental directives gives Crydom a competitive edge over other relay manufacturers. 

Ongoing and extensive research and development projects allow Crydom to bring out new and improved products to the market. Constant innovation of the product circuitry and technology-related modernization guarantees that switching requirements are fulfilled for all applications. 

History of Crydom:

  • In 1960 Crydom was founded in Anaheim, CA.
  • In 1968 International Rectifier Corporation acquires Crydom, a manufacturer of high power DC motor drives.
  • In 1971 The Crydom Controls division of International Rectifiers invents the first Solid State Relay.
  • In 1972 Crydom began SSR manufacturing and marketing. Crydom’s first panel mount Solid State Relay later became the industry standard for solid state relays.
  • In 1987 Crydom was sold to Silicon Power Cube Corporation.
  • In 2006 Crydom was acquired by Schneider Electric to combine the Crydom assets with its existing offer, through Crouzet.
  • Schneider Electric formed the Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) Division which grouped several companies which later consolidated into one company with several product lines and brands.
  • In 2014 Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) was acquired by PAI Partners SAS (~35%) and The Carlyle Group [NASDAQ:CG] (~35%). Schneider Electric remained a minority shareholder (~30%).In 2015 Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) acquired the sensing portfolio of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) including the Kavlico, BEI, Crydom and Newall brands.
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