Setra was founded in 1967 by Dr. Y.T. Li and Dr. S.Y. Lee, Professors of Engineering at MIT and co-developers of the Variable Capacitance Transduction Principle. Since then Setra has designed and developed one of the most comprehensive portfolio of sensors in the world. Setra has nearly 50 years of experience in critical applications in many industries, so we understand how important it is to deliver superior quality.
Setra is part of the Fortive Corporation, a Fortune 500 science and technology leader that designs, manufactures and markets innovative products and services in the most challenging applications. Fueled by Fortive's core values, the Fortive Business System (FBS) engine drives the company through a never-ending cycle of change and improvement: exceptional people develop plans and successfully execute them to construct sustainable processes, resulting in superior business and product performance. Superior performance and high expectations attract exceptional talent, who continue the cycle. FBS leverages the engineering expertise and manufacturing processes of other FBS companies to ensure that quality and repeatability are absolutely guaranteed.
Setra is an ISO 9001-2008 certified manufacturer with robust and mature processes that continually optimize team performance. From ideation and design, to validation and test, to volume production, quality is built in. At each stage in Setra’s production process there are embedded verification's to ensure our products are of the highest quality. The Setra team has created innovative manufacturing techniques and tools to catch, track and prevent failures. Issues learned from the field, engineering labs, validation testing and even from the production line are reviewed on a regular basis and corrective actions are implemented quickly and efficiently to exceed our customers’ expectations.