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2018-09-17 ifm at AMB 2018

ifm at AMB 2018
From 18 to 22 September, AMB 2018 will take place in Stuttgart – and as a cooperation partner of the companies Weiler and Steinmeyer, ifm will take part. Go to press info

2018-09-13 Your invitation to VISION 2018

Your invitation to VISION 2018
BE VISIONARY - Visit us at VISION 2018 in Stuttgart, the world's leading trade fair for industrial image processing. From 6 to 8 November we will present innovations and top products from the world of image processing components at our fair stand in hall 1, stand 1E10. Go to press info

2018-09-07 Chinese Secretary of Education pays a visit to ifm in Essen

Chinese Secretary of Education pays a visit to ifm in Essen
The ifm group has been closely cooperating with FOM since 2013 and, among other things, regularly offers lectures and workshops to Chinese students and their professors. On September 3, 2018, the Chinese Secretary of Education seized the chance to get to know the ifm group. Go to press info

2017-11-10 "Hauberg meets high tech"

The new building "THE SUMMIT" turns Siegen into an international high-tech location. End of October the foundation stone of the new home of GIB mbH, pmdtechnologies ag, QOSIT Informationstechnik GmbH and TiSC AG was laid. Go to press info

2017-10-04 ifm wins video award together with the PIRATAS agency

ifm wins video award together with the PIRATAS agency
The ifm product video "Knocking without touching" about the Kplus inductive sensor wins the silver dolphin in the category "Integrated communication" at this year's Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards. Go to press info

2017-08-31 Minister of Economy Andreas Pinkwart visits ifm

Minister of Economy Andreas Pinkwart visits ifm
During the tour of the new logistics centre, Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart was impressed by the warehouse's high level of automation. He was particularly interested in ifm's Industry 4.0 solutions. Michael Marhofer, Chairman of the ifm group of companies, underlined the necessity to expand digital infrastructures in Germany. Go to press info

2017-08-08 From a two-man start-up to "Germany's biggest medium-sized company"

From a two-man start-up to
ifm electronic gmbh, founded by Robert Buck and Gerd Marhofer in 1969, has become "Germany's biggest medium-sized company" in 48 years. This is the result of the "Mittelstand 10.000" ranking by the portal "Die Deutsche Wirtschaft". Go to press info

2017-06-14 ifm at TOC Europe in Amsterdam

ifm at TOC Europe in Amsterdam
At TOC Europe (27 - 29 June) in Amsterdam we show our award-winning O3M with various applications. Visit us at our booth F22 in hall 8. Go to press info

2017-01-30 Inductive Kplus sensors for factory automation with correction factor 1

Inductive Kplus sensors for factory automation with correction factor 1
One sensing range for all metals; uniform sensing range for the reliable detection of all metals, compact dimensions for use in the smallest of space... Go to press info

2017-01-25 Completeness monitoring for the packaging technology

Completeness monitoring for the packaging technology
Innovative operating concepts for intuitive handling; different handling units can be taught, reliable detection of underfill or overfill... Go to press info

2016-11-30 First mobile 3D sensor system with integrated 2D camera and overlay function

First mobile 3D sensor system with integrated 2D camera and overlay function
This 3D smart camera from ifm electronic designed for mobile applications is the first 3D sensor system with integrated additional 2D camera. The overlay function allows to show obstacles and display warnings, symbols and even complex drawings in real time... Go to press info

2016-11-28 New miniature photoelectric sensor - small but effective!

New miniature photoelectric sensor - small but effective!
With their new miniature design O8 and an extremely reliable background suppression ifm electronic has developed a device that is particularly suited for handling technology and robotics. Moreover it features range up to 80 mm - and this is independent of the object's colour... Go to press info

2016-10-05 New ifm sensors for intelligent position monitoring

New ifm sensors for intelligent position monitoring
Besides the precise position monitoring the new inductive sensors from ifm electronic transmit the distance as a linearised process value... Go to press info

2016-06-16 New AS-i repeater for long cables

New AS-i repeater for long cables
AS-i systems can now be extended up to 1,000 m using the new repeaters from ifm electronic. The device is perfectly suited for installation in small control cabinets... Go to press info

2016-06-10 All in one box - new compact TN temperature sensors

All in one box - new compact TN temperature sensors
Control monitor and process connections are integrated, adapter / mounting kits as well as Pt100 / Pt1000 probe sensors are no longer required... Go to press info

2016-04-27 Merkel and Obama visit ifm's trade fair stand

Merkel and Obama visit ifm's trade fair stand
The American President, Barack Obama, and the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, have visited the exhibition stand of the ifm group of companies at the Hannover Messe... Go to press info