The medium-sized family-owned company Pepperl+Fuchs is counted among the leading companies in industrial sensors and explosion protection.
Explosion Protection—The division Process Automation is world-market leader in the field of explosion protection in hazardous areas by intrinsic safety. Furthermore, the division offers large varieties of application-oriented system solutions for process industries. The portfolio consists of analog isolation barriers, fieldbus topology systems, remote I/O systems, HART interfaces, level control sensors, purge systems, HMI devices, electrical explosion protection equipment as well as power supplies and signaling devices.
Industrial Sensors—With the invention of the industrial inductive proximity sensor in 1958, the company set a milestone in the history of automation technology. The target markets are machine builders, the automotive industry, handling and warehousing systems, pulp+paper, packing machines, doors, gates+elevators, mobile equipment and renewable energies. The division offers customized sensor solutions such as inductive and photoelectric proximity sensors, ultrasonic sensors, rotary encoders, RFID-systems, data matrix readers, vision sensors and laser devices.