HSI Sensing Named Small Business of the Year
Chickasha, OK — HSI Sensing (Hermetic Switch, Inc.) was recently named the 2013 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region VI Jeffrey Butland Family-owned Business of the Year. The SBA’s Oklahoma district office presented this and eight other awards at its annual small business awards luncheon May 2 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.
HSI Sensing president David Posey, former president Tom Posey, vice president of operations Ryan Posey, and vice president of strategy Travis Posey were all on hand to accept the award. During the presentation SBA referred to HSI’s success as “a testament to the enduring drive of America’s entrepreneurs and to the power of small businesses to change lives and transform communities.”
“My dad William Posey was an entrepreneur and an engineer,” said David Posey. “He started this company in 1968, and I’m proud that we’re extending his vision today for the betterment of our local community and all the industries and individuals around the world that our products affect.”
According to Posey, HSI Sensing currently employs 230 engineering and manufacturing professionals at its 55,000-square-foot facility in Chickasha.
SBA Region VI represents Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. According to Region VI representatives, “this year marks SBA’s 50th anniversary of recognizing successful entrepreneurs who work hard every day, take risks and succeed at growing a small business, creating 21st century jobs, driving innovation, and increasing America’s global competitiveness.”
Headquartered in Chickasha, Oklahoma, HSI Sensing (Hermetic Switch, Inc.) is the innovative leader in the engineering and precision manufacturing of custom reed switch and sensor technology. The industry experts in solving problems for customers in challenging design applications, they also precision manufacture those solutions to ensure consistent, unmatched quality.
Since 1968 HSI Sensing, an ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 registered company, has been the premier choice for custom and standard reed switches, proximity sensors, and other sensing technologies for an array of industries including fluid control devices, reed relays, implantable medical devices, aerospace, heavy equipment, communications, transportation, and more. Their products are used in a variety of applications including commercial and military jet engines, security systems, commercial lawn mowers, external defibrillators, implantable medical devices, space station equipment, animal tracking, and more.
HSI Sensing is a privately-held company wholly owned by the employees. For more information about HSI Sensing, please call 405.224.4046 or visit www.hsisensing.com.