The name ifm stands for a large range of different sensors and systems for automation technology worldwide. For more than fifty years the family-run company has been researching, developing, and producing with the aim of optimizing technical processes and saving resources.

An extremely wide product range provides sufficient flexibility to meet customer requirements in the port industry. Everything in container handling must be done quickly, safely and reliably, otherwise the tight schedule of the container carriers cannot be maintained. We know how to achieve maximum uptime of cranes, spreaders, reach stackers, straddle carriers or AGVs. These special purpose vehicles are exposed to extreme shock and vibration and the conditions at the coast – wind, salt and strong sun. ifm has the solution: sensors and control systems with waterproof protection rating IP 68/69K, shock and vibration resistance up to 120 g and temperature ranges from -40 to 85 °C. In addition, they feature a robust metal housing with excellent EMC compatibility. Of course, all relevant approvals are available. As one of the global players, ifm guarantees worldwide availability of its products.

More than 70 branch offices worldwide ensure competent advice on-site.

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