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5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-56Alliance Sensors Takes Over LVDT Products of Everight Sensors II-56Symmetry and CambridgeIC Ink Distribution Agreement II-56Tri-Tronics Takes Over Photocraft II-57CTS Acquires D&R Technology II-57Curtiss-Wright Extends Agreement with Boeing CommercialAirplanes II-57Stoneridge Extends Joint Venture Agreement with Minda II-58Measurement Specialties Acquires Timesquest II-58Sensata Technologies Takes Over Honeywell's Automotive onBoard' Sensors II-58API Technologies Bags Order for Precision Position Sensors II-59HLR Series LVDT Linear Position Sensors Approved to Perform inHazardous Locations II-59Sensata Acquires Sensor-NITE II-59BEI Duncan Electronics Merged and Renamed as BEI Sensors II-59Macro Sensors Deploys HSTAR 750 Sensors for DefenseApplications II-60

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-61Allegro MicroSystems Inc. ( USA) II-61ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH ( Germany) II-61Balluff Inc. ( USA) II-61Bourns Inc. ( USA) II-62CTS Corporation ( USA) II-62Custom Sensors and Technologies Inc. ( USA) II-63Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. ( USA) II-63DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH ( Germany) II-63Gentech International Ltd. (UK) II-64Honeywell International Inc. ( USA) II-64IFM Electronic Gmbh ( Germany) II-65Infineon Technologies AG ( Germany) II-65Macro Sensors ( USA) II-66Melexis Microelectronic Integrated Systems N.V ( Belgium) II-66Micro-Epsilon ( USA) II-66MTS Systems Corporation ( USA) II-66Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. ( Japan) II-67Novotechnik ( Germany) II-67Panasonic Corporation ( Japan) II-67Piher Sensors & Controls SA ( Spain) II-67SICK AG ( Germany) II-68Siemens AG ( Germany) II-68Sensata Technologies Holdings N.V ( The Netherlands) II-68Stoneridge Inc. ( USA) II-69TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. ( USA) II-69Truck Inc. ( USA) II-70Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. ( USA) II-70

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-71Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forPosition Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 16: World Historic Review for Position Sensors byGeographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Position Sensors byGeographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of DollarSales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

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