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Short Business Description

ifm is one of the world leader in sensor technology and one of the pioneers in the field of Industry 4.0.

General information

Company profile

Measuring, controlling, regulating and evaluating – when it comes to groundbreaking automation and digitisation technology, the ifm group of companies is the ideal partner.Since the company was founded in 1969, ifm has been developing, producing and distributing sensors, controls, software and systems for industrial automation worldwide. As one of the pioneers in the fi eld of Industry 4.0, ifm develops and implements holistic solutions for the digitisation of the entire value chain “from sensor to ERP”. Today, the second-generation family-run ifm group of companies with more than 8,700 employees in 90 countries is one of the global industry leaders.The medium-sized group combines the internationality and innovative strength of a growing group of companies with the fl exibility and customer proximity of a medium-sized company.

Products & Services

Products & Services ifm stands for products of extraordinary quality and an honest service promise to you. Benefit from our high quality standards as world market leader to ensure your success. Let us shape the automation of the future! ifm is at your side to meet today’s demands and cope with tomorrow’s challenges. For us, topics such as Industry 4.0 and IO-Link are more than mere words – we actively push them! That is how you get efficiently and safely on your way towards your future.

References and export activities

From Germany to the world, ifm collaborates with customers in over 90 countries, represented by more than 8,700 employees who will bring you to the future of automation, always in close contact, always, close to you.
ifm is represented in the automotive, food, mining, machine tools, mobile machinery, steel industry, packaging machines, conveyor technology and metal processing industry.

Target group

Mining, Steel industry, Metal processing, Food industry, Water industry, Electrical design for conveyor technology.

Competitive advantages

ifm is a full-service provider of automation solutions. Over 1150 active patents. 97% ability to deliver on the desired date.
5 years warranty on all ifm products!

Company information

Company name

ifm electronic gmbh


Friedrichstrasse 1

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Contact person




Hansjörg Hopp


Senior Director Mining


English, Deutsch


Project List

GAB Brasilien 2024 Bergbau & Smart Mining

Projects WebSite

GAB Kanada 2024 Bergbau
GAB Brasilien 2024 Bergbau & Smart Mining



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