Inductive sensors: Sensors that make perfect sense


SICK has been blazing a trail in the field of opto-electronics for decades and is currently the technological and market leader in many areas of industrial sensors. In recent years, SICK has transferred its sensor knowledge from the field of opto-electronics to inductive proximity sensors. Today, it offers a broad portfolio of products serving the needs of this specialist area. These sensors are in use worldwide,  for example in a pumped storage plant in China.   Continue reading

Fast, flexible, efficient

Large portfolio in tissue production


Photoelectric proximity sensors from various product families, fiber-optic sensors, inductive proximity sensors, laser sensors, and safety locking devices – SICK sensor technology plays a crucial role in Flowtos tissue machines from Winkler+Dünnebier. High detection quality, simple integration, incorporation of custom requirements, successful cooperation over many years, and close consultation with SICK right from the design phase were the main reasons why this engineering company opted to buy all the devices it needed from a single source. Continue reading

Packaging machines for tea bags

This is how tea should taste


Tea with a pure, natural taste: That is every tea drinker’s dream. And now, thanks to the Italian company TEAMAC, that dream can become reality. The machine manufacturer provides environmentally friendly packaging solutions for tea, which preserve the natural, unadulterated flavor of the beverage. All of the sensor technology in the packaging machines is supplied by SICK. Continue reading

Easing the burden on machine controllers, boosting productivity

Start benefitting from the advantages of Sensor Intelligence. today.


The Industrial Internet is only made possible thanks to intelligent, communicative sensors: With its Smart Sensor Solutions, SICK places great emphasis on the use of state-of-the-art sensor technologies in connection with complete integration into the control level via IO-Link. Particular attention in this regard is placed on the decentralization of certain automation functions into the sensor, both to ease the burden on the control and increase machine productivity. Continue reading