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IO-Link white paper - the industrial revolution easily explained

What are the advantages of IO-Link and why is this standard called a bridge technology for Industry 4.0? How exactly does the technology of the future work? You will find the most important information at a glance in the free white paper.

Finding the right product using the selector

ifm's exceptionally large product range does not only consider all relevant standard solutions, but also the specific requirements of individual industries. Apart from position and process sensors, this product range also includes sensors for motion control and safety technology. In addition to this, ifm offers products for industrial image processing and communication as well as identification systems for mobile machines.

We want you to be satisfied

ifm products are distinguished by highest precision and above-average reliability. You have our word on that - and a 5-year warranty. In addition, we are there for you at any time with advice, support and know-how as a reliable partner. We want you to use our products with the feeling of confidence that ifm is the right partner for your automation goals.

50 years of ifm - a real success story

On 29 October 1969 the time had come: today's ifm group of companies was founded as ifm electronic geräte gmbh+co kg. With the invention of inductive proximity sensors for 220 volts our success began which is reflected today in over 8,000 products, 750 patents and more than 165,000 satisfied customers worldwide.