On this episode of SPOT radio, Charlie Webb speaks with Ehsan Mokhbery from FUTEK about the wide range of force and torque sensing systems that FUTEX offers. With smaller sensing system, many new opportunities to utilize this technology is opening up for a medical device developers.
Ehsan Mokhberi joined FUTEK in 2005, focused on the development of FUTEK's organizational systems and sales. He has spearheaded various successful internal and customer relations programs and is the main liaison between FUTEK’s headquarters and its national and global customers and representatives.
FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology is a leading provider of strain gauge sensor solutions (force, torque, pressure), instrumentation, software, and calibration services that are at the forefront of sensor technology.
With its headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in Irvine, Southern California, FUTEK products are designed and manufactured under one umbrella, allowing for a highly efficient and innovative ecosystem that includes multidisciplinary engineering teams, a high precision machining center, exceptionally advanced calibration facilities, and state of the art quality assurance systems.
The company was founded in 1988 by Javad Mokhbery, who left his career as a senior engineer at Rockwell to fulfill his ambition to create high-quality sensor solutions that would help advance the future of technology. Three decades later, his American dream has come to fruition. FUTEK has grown from a one-man operation in a small apartment to an industry powerhouse with 150 team members, 100,000 sq ft manufacturing space, 3,400 off-the-shelf products, and a client roster that includes the likes of NASA, Google, MIT, and J&J. With offerings that include standard catalog items, OEM sensors, and fully custom solutions, FUTEK employs unparalleled and all-encompassing quality assurance processes that meet and exceed stringent ISO certification standards. “Failure is not an option” is a popular expression among team members.
Another cornerstone of FUTEK’s culture is the confidence and drive to take on challenging and unique applications, giving the team a greater appreciation of potential sensor capabilities, pushing them to continuously find new areas to innovate, and motivating each member to perform to their fullest potential.