About ifm electronic
ifm electronic is a leading manufacturer in the automation industry worldwide. Since the foundation of the company in 1969, ifm electronic has been setting new standards in almost all industries with the optimisation of technological processes. More than 3,000 employees in more than 70 countries develop cutting-edge solutions for 90,000 customers in the manufacturing industries.
The success story of the family-owned company began with the invention of inductive sensors on the basis of film technology. The entire product range has always been characterised by its high quality. The "ecomat" brand today is synonymous with networking and control systems. Position and fluid sensors, object recognition, diagnostic and identification systems all carry the brand name "efector". ifm electronic stands out due to its high product quality, award-winning ideas, first-class service and extensive expertise. In 2008, the company achieved a turnover of more than € 420 million.
- Focus : Manufacturer
- Employees: 5,001-10,000
- Industry : Production technology