Our mission is to:
Finally, we want to be recognised as the most flexible provider of piezoelectric products.
Meggitt A/S is part of ME&E, one of the world’s leading providers of high performance sensing, monitoring, power and motion systems. The division’s capabilities include power generation and conversion; air data systems and flight displays; ignition systems; motion and position sensors; as well as sensing and machinery monitoring.
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. We employ approximately 11,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.
There are five operating divisions:
By cooperating both within and across divisions, we can provide a comprehensive portfolio of products and solutions for any new programme.
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)