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Port / ship automation

Container ships are the main artery of the global economic cycle. All the processes involved in unloading and loading cargo in the ports around the world have to be correspondingly efficient and reliable to prevent widespread delays.

Port / Ship automation

We offer the right solutions and products for this demanding task - from collision avoidance and twistlock checks on the spreader to autonomously operating transport vehicles on the port site: where reliability and safety are important, ifm is on board.

The right choice for any connection

The product range is structured according to application areas

ifm's ecolink series comprises sockets, cable plugs, jumper cables and splitter boxes in M8 and M12 design. Even when fastened by hand, a perfect lasting seal of sensor, actuator and splitter connections is guaranteed. Connection technology is available for general industrial applications, for use in hygienic and wet areas in the food and beverage industry, for machine tool and metalworking applications and for use in welding systems, mobile machines or hazardous areas.

The latest success stories

The inspiring application reports, case studies and video reports from all industries show how our customers successfully save costs with solutions from ifm. At the same time, the efficiency and functionality of machines can often be increased.