Novotechnik develops and produces a wide variety of rotary sensors and linear transducers of contacting and non-contacting technologies. These are used in a wide range of motion control applications in automotive, renewable energy, machine engineering, plastics, hydraulic, pneumatic, and medical equipment industries. Novotechnik introduced the potentiometer to the machine controls industry in the 1950s. . Since then, the company has developed rotary and linear position sensing technologies that set the standard with outstanding linearity and reliability over an extended operating life. Today, Novotechnik has developed new technologies that raise the standards, bringing a new level of linearity and reliability to non-contacting applications. These technologies include NOVOSTRICTIVE® magnetostrictive technology, INDRES® inductive-resistive technology, and Vert-X® Hall technology. An international company, Novotechnik’s US operations are headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts while the Mobile Division is located in Livonia, Michigan. Novotechnik and it's sister company Contelec are both divisions of the Siedle Group. Novotechnik is one of the first companies certified to Quality System ISO/TS-16949, and is also certified to ISO 9001.