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ifm celebrates 50 years of exceptional innovation!

On 29 October 1969 with the development of the inductive proximity switches for 220 V supply voltage for direct triggering of a contactor, ifm electronic geräte gmbh+co kg was born. At first, ifm's product portfolio consisted of inductive sensors with a sensing range of 10 and 20 mm. The motivation was to do it in a different way than all the others – and better: with quality, reliability and customer service. Today, half a century later, ifm's exceptionally wide product portfolio does not only cover all relevant standard solutions but also the special requirements of individual industries. In addition to position and process sensors, sensors for motion control and safety technology are part of the product range. Furthermore ifm offers products for industrial imaging and communication as well as identification systems and systems for mobile machines. Besides, ifm has been developing more and more innovative Industry 4.0 solutions.

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Exhibitor: ifm – Head Office Gauteng – South Africa


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