"In order to grow, we needed to increase production capacity in the form of a second machine, which would require a larger building and a second shift," explained Bruce Pellegrino, Vice President of Marketing at Sensor Networks, Inc. (SNI). "To start that domino effect, we needed assistance to acquire a second machine."
Pellegrino also emphasized access to a local workforce in order for SNI to continue its growth trajectory.
"Our ability to serve the customer is based on access to engineers and machinists," Pellegrino noted.
SNI is a modern-day manufacturer, constructing sensors that send data to companies such as Southwest Airlines in order to keep a plane engine's fan blades working properly. The transducers that SNI manufactures are either permanently affixed to send data remotely or are brought in for routine testing purposes. SNI's international clients, like General Electric-Aviation, rely on the sensors to keep people safe and to keep equipment in proper working order. This means safer travelling conditions for people flying worldwide – and into Centre County.