Fluid Components International LLC. (FCI)
Fluid Components International (FCI) designs and manufactures thermal mass flow meters, flow switches and level switches for industrial process measurement applications utilizing patented thermal dispersion flow measurement technologies. FCI products deliver accuracy and reliability to the world`s most demanding processes and industries including chemical, oil and gas, power and energy, water and wastewater, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, nuclear power, aerospace, and many more. All FCI products are tested and calibrated to rigorous standards to ensure you get the instrument that does the job you specified. To design and produce the highest quality flow instrumentation, FCI operates a world-class, fully NIST traceable flow calibration laboratory that is certified to meet such stringent standards as MIL-STD 45662A and ANSI/NCSL Z-540.
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- Energy Monitoring and Testing
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
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Fluid Components International solves flow and level measurement applications for industrial process and plant applications using patented thermal dispersion flow measurement technologies. With more than 50 years experience and the world’s largest installed base of thermal flow meters, flow switches and level switches, you can count on FCI to know your application and have the proven solutions that will save you time and expense.
FCI is committed to high quality, local support and service throughout the world. Factory authorized sales and service centers are staffed with knowledgeable staff comprehensively trained on FCI instrumentation.
With more than 5 decades of experience and the world’s largest installed base of thermal dispersion instruments, you can count on FCI to know your application and have proven sensor solutions that will save you time and expense.
For more than five decades FCI has been a world leading manufacturer of sensors and instrumentation solutions for industrial processes and plant operations, on-board aircraft and nuclear power plants applications. For each of these segments, FCI offers an array of products with superior performance and quality, longest service life and with the pedigrees and certifications that meet or exceed the industry norms and the application conditions.
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FCI continuously invests in R&D, manufacturing automation, quality improvement and services to ensure you receive superior value and a best-in-class investment. Our calibration laboratory, with 19 different flow stands, all with NIST and ISO/IEC 17025 traceable equipment, is unmatched by any other manufacturer of thermal flow meters.
As a pioneer in thermal dispersion measurement technology, FCI thermal mass flow meters, thermal flow switches and level switches are the industry most recognized and installed, throughout the world. FCI has developed and is the market leader in constant power technology, has innovated techniques such as equal mass sensor and is the sole provider of the industry’s Vortab® tab-type flow conditioners. FCI’s standard product line and vast selection of options are provided to ensure a solution matched to your application. And if you need something special, know that FCI loves a challenge and has engineered custom solutions for thousands of customers… please ask us.
Sales and service support for FCI thermal dispersion products is unequaled. With over 50 local sales organizations, our 600 sales representatives are extensively trained and equipped with advanced flow meter sizing tools to ensure the best engineered solutions for your needs.
In addition to headquarters in USA, FCI has subsidiaries in Europe and China which can provide post-sales service assistance and trouble-shooting help, can perform depot level service/repair and can deploy credentialed field service technicians anywhere in the world.
Careers at Fluid Components International LLC
Fluid Components International (FCI) provides measurement solutions that help improve air and water quality, reduce green-house gases, reduce energy consumption and conserve the use of natural resources throughout the world. Our Industrial division delivers instruments that ensure its customers' processes and equipment are running effectively and efficiently to increase their productivity and minimize waste. Our Aerospace division sensors provide aircraft operators and pilots with real-time feedback about their aircraft's operation to ensure both passenger comfort and safety. FCI Nuclear division instruments provide clean energy producing nuclear power plants operators with measurement data that helps ensure reliable and safe operation within the processes and around the plant.
FCI offers a competitive compensation package, including a company bonus plan. Our total rewards package includes medical, dental, vision and EAP coverage, a 401(k) plan with company matching and Roth option, company paid life and disability insurance, minimum 10 days of vacation, minimum 56 sick hours, 9 observed holidays, and wellness benefits.
Additional employee benefits include:
- Flexibility of privately held company
- 4-Day work week for most positions (4/10)
- Access to nearby gym, with discounted membership and reimbursement through wellness program
- Community support (relief effort assistance, charity fund raisers, student scholarship programs, local team sponsorships)
- Great location- North San Diego County (map)
- On-site, private 15-acre park
- Company-wide events
- Leadership training and development programs
- Tuition reimbursement
- Close access to local daycare
Our flow, level and temperature instrumentation have been approved by the most widely recognized international quality approval and certification agencies.
(Hazardous Areas / General Industrial Use)
- CE Mark
- EAC/TR CU
- Kazakhstan MPA
Industry Certifications and Compliance
- ISO 9001
- HART (membership)
- FDT DTM, HART (ST100 Series)
- SIL (Safety Instrumented System)
- Foundation Fieldbus
- CEMS (Emissions Monitoring)
- NQA-1, IEEE (Nuclear)
- HAF604 (Nuclear, China)
With hundreds of thousands of FCI instruments in use throughout the world, you can count on FCI to deliver long lasting value recognized by our customers and industry alike. From innovative, highest quality products, to pre-sale support and post-sale services, you can be confident in specifying FCI flow and level measurement instrumentation in your applications.
- American Petroleum Institute (API)
- HART Communications Foundation
- Fieldcomm Group
- Instrument Society of America (ISA)
- Measurement & Control Automation Association (MCAA)
- Profibus Organization
- Vortab Flow Conditioners
- Water Environment Federation (WEF)
- Chemical Engineering
- Control Magazine
- Control Design Magazine
- Control Engineering
- Control Engineering Europe
- Environmental Technology
- Global Spec
- New Equipment Digest
- PCN Europe
- Petro Industry News
- Processing Magazine
- Sensors Magazine
- Water and Wastewater International
- Water & Wastewater Digest