From factory automation to logistics automation and process automation, SICK is one of the leading sensor manufacturers. As a technology and market leader, SICK provides sensors and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely and efficiently, protecting individuals from accidents, and preventing damage to the environment.
Founded in 1946 by Dr.-Ing. h. c. Erwin Sick, the company with headquarters in Waldkirch/Germany ranks among the technological market leaders. With more than 50 subsidiaries and equity investments as well as numerous agencies, SICK maintains a presence all around the globe. In the fiscal year 2016, SICK had more than 8,000 employees worldwide and achieved Group sales of just under EUR 1.4 billion.
SICK would like to contribute its automation know-how through the SAVE FOOD Initiative membership to support the development of new packaging solutions. Easy to handle machine concepts with predictive maintenance as well as easy and fast format change help to make the supply chain safer against losses. In addition, new and resource-saving packaging solutions minimize food losses. Here, we want to contribute proactively and use our sensors and sensor solutions effectively to optimize production along the entire value chain.