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Gerd Marhofer and Robert Buck founded ifm and introduced the first electronic inductive sensors into the marketplace in 1969.

ifm Electronic is a pioneer in automation and digitalization technology. Since the foundation ifm has developed, produced and sold sensors, controllers, software and systems for industrial automation and digitalization worldwide. As a small company, ifm is innovative as well as flexible.

Products Include:

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  • Position Sensors
  • Sensors for Motion Control
  • Vision Sensors
  • Safety Technology
  • Process Sensors
  • Industrial Communication
  • IO-Link
  • Identification Systems
  • Machine Condition Monitoring
  • Systems for Mobile Machines
  • Connection Technology
  • Software
  • Power Supplies

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