Finna Sensors develops advanced industrial sensors and hand-held meters for a variety of manufacturing processes. Most of our sensors enable cloud-based reporting and analysis.
At the end of the day, Finna Sensors is the brand name established to embody the integrated manufacturing business. We are investing heavily in the advancement of our radio frequency, near infrared and hand-held sensors for our target industries. We’re implementing powerful data collection across our product line to enable cloud-based reporting that supports and optimizes next-generation manufacturing. Understanding, innovation, and success are the fundamental principles that define our approach to customer needs.
At every turn, we are excited to earn and keep your business.
Today’s sensors are undergoing massive reinvention as manufacturers demand more real-time data that constantly measures performance and reports to the cloud. The transformation of the entire industry requires suppliers that respond quickly to changing environments. As a team, the employees at Finna Sensors have the combination of talent and passionate desire to meet this challenge.
Finna Sensors started as Signature Control Systems, Inc., in the early 1990’s. Originally focused on rubber and plastic applications, the business grew to include the largest automotive and thermosetting plastic manufacturers in the country. After selling this business to a domestic chemical company, the remaining employees founded SCS Forest Products in 2008 to develop industrial sensors for the forest products industry. At the same time, the company completed its first acquisition, Northern Milltech (NMI) based in Fort St. James, British Columbia. NMI gave SCS Forest Products broader access to online sensors monitoring critical processes in the production of lumber for the largest building products companies in North America. The combined businesses expanded to Europe with its close partnership with Dynalyse, based in Sweden. SCS Forest Products and NMI now provide sensors for almost every major lumber producer in North America.
In 2015, we acquired the assets of Moisture Register Products, a division of Aqua Measure Instruments. This strategic purchase greatly expanded the capabilities of the company with near infrared sensors (NIR) and rugged hand held moisture meters, allowing us to further expand and focus on creating the networked sensor solutions of the future, today.
Finna, pronounced ‘finn-ah’, comes from Old Norse and means, “to find”, “to discover”. It is a good word to describe our people and our culture. At Finna Sensors, we challenge each other to find the best answers, no matter the question. We seek data to deliver greater products. Both as individuals and as a company, we are not happy with the status quo. We embrace persistent innovation. We seek competition to push us harder. We respond with relentless pursuit until our performance meets our high expectations.
Our hiring methods work to nurture the culture we’ve created. It starts by asking applicants what they’ve done to specifically improve their skills over time. At Finna Sensors, you’ll find many individuals that have achieved advanced degrees in engineering, business and accounting. Others are pursuing technical degrees in an effort to constantly progress. We encourage personal growth as a catalyst for greater results at work, and support our team in endeavors in that spirit. When it comes down to it, we truly embrace the meaning of our namesake. We are always on the lookout for new ways to discover, new answers to find. We are always improving, innovating, and ensuring that what we provide you, our customers, solves your problems better than ever before, and better than anything else. That’s the Finna Sensors way.