Rochester Gauges Acquires FPI Sensors

June 24, 2019 (Dallas, Texas) – Rochester Gauges, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of FPI Sensors. The acquisition of FPI Sensors further expands Rochester’s market share in the liquid level sensor space. Since the acquisition by Renovo, Rochester continues to build on its legacy of providing quality product and industry-leading customer service in addition to growing through development of leading-edge technologies and additional acquisitions in the liquid level measurement space.

Founded in 1997, Eagan, Minneapolis-based FPI is a manufacturer of sensors that measure liquid levels. The company has a strong reputation of being a very customer-centric organization that designs and manufacturers high-quality products that fit the needs of each customer.
Ben Lease, President at Rochester Gauges commented, “We are excited about the acquisition of FPI as it provides us with additional product offering for our current customers as well as allows FPI’s existing customer base to leverage our extensive resources in liquid level measurement, including additional products and deep design and engineering resources. We look forward to continuing to serve the FPI customer base with high quality product.”

About FPI Sensors

FPI Sensors is a manufacturer of float level switches and liquid level sensors primarily utilizing reed switch technology. Based in Eagan, MN, FPI serves customers utilizing many different end use applications including oil and water separators, wastewater treatment, fuel tanks, marine application, chemical processing and heavy construction equipment.

About Rochester Gauges

Rochester Gauges is a manufacturer of gauges and sensors that measure liquid levels of various fuels, including propane, gasoline and diesel for various applications, such as residential and commercial propane tanks, forklifts, RV’s, lawn and garden equipment, tractors and personal aircraft. Rochester has manufacturing facilities in Dallas, Texas; Mexico City, Mexico; Brussels, Belgium with a sales office in Shanghai, China. Learn more at

About Renovo

Renovo Capital, LLC ( is a Dallas-based private equity fund that partners with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in specialty manufacturing and business service companies. Renovo’s principals and network of operating professionals have decades of experience providing operational and strategic leadership to drive long term business value creation. Renovo Capital has offices in Dallas and Denver.

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