SICK Automotive Days 2017

Propelling progress

Great events are often foreshadowed: e-mobility, digitalization and calls for modular, flexible production concepts will have major effects on the future of the automotive industry. More than one hundred guests from business and research met at the 9th SICK Automotive Days on 20 & 21 June 2017 to discuss the future of the automobile. Continue reading

Displacement measurement sensors: Custom quality

The ultimate inspection authority and guarantor of quality for every stage of the process

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Within the electronics industry, quality and precision are key factors when it comes to intelligent production concepts: The only way to ensure high levels of quality – from the individual components right through to the end product – is to keep tabs on the value creation process by continuously evaluating measurement results. Optical measurement technology from SICK combines precision and quality in one – by offering measuring instruments that are integrated directly into the production process. In an industry where high measurement accuracy is required in conjunction with short sensing ranges and the tiniest of objects, displacement measurement sensors are really able to show their strengths. Continue reading

The new generation of safety laser scanners

Award-winning: The microScan3 is a three-time winner

After winning the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 and the GIT SICHERHEIT AWARD 2017, the microScan3 became a three-time winner by taking the iF DESIGN AWARD. The microScan3 was awarded the prize in the “Product” discipline in the “Industry / Skilled Trades” category. The iF DESIGN AWARD is given out once a year by Germany’s oldest independent design institution, iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover.   Continue reading

Extractive dust measuring systems ready for China

Environmental Measurement Technology from SICK Certified for China

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The China Association of Environmental Protection Industry (CAEPI) has certified SICK products such as the extractive dust measuring systems of the FWE200 product family according to the Chinese requirements. CAEPI audits and certifies the quality standards of manufacturers and the product quality.   Continue reading

Film presents the innovative history of SICK

70 years of innovation in 612 seconds

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What lies behind SICK’s success? How did a small engineering firm near Munich become a world market leader for intelligent sensor solutions? Gisela Sick, the widow of company founder Dr. Erwin Sick, recalls the milestones in the company’s history on the occasion of its 70th anniversary in fall 2016 – from its founding in 1946 to today. Immerse yourself in 70 years of innovation at SICK.   Continue reading