ifm efector is a subsidiary of the global company, ifm electronic gmbh, Germany. Since 1969, ifm has developed, manufactured and marketed sensors and controls technology to industries that include assembly and robotics, automotive, material handling, metal forming, mobile equipment, plastics, and food and beverage.
In 1985, a USA sales and marketing company, ifm efector, was established in Chester County, PA. Since then, we’ve experienced tremendous growth with more than 200 employees from the surrounding area, the expansion of ten branches offices throughout the US, the opening of a manufacturing and technology center, ifm prover, in Malvern, PA (2012), and the building of a new 55,000 square-foot stocking and distribution facility in Downingtown, PA (May 2022).
Today, roughly 330 dedicated individuals drive innovation and productivity and successfully service 23,000 customers resulting in $260 Million in annual sales (2022).
ifm has built a business model that focuses on working directly with our customers.
|Located throughout the US, our sales team of trained engineers are knowledgeable about our products and can offer solutions to application challenges on the factory floor.||Our Customer Support Team is comprised of technical engineers and customer service representatives who strive to provide first-time call resolution.||Our logistics process is designed to reduce lead-time from the time an order is received to delivery. It’s our goal that you receive a confirmation and tracking number within an hour. 90% of our orders are shipped complete within 24 hours.||You can count on ifm anywhere in the world. From any employee in 180 countries, you will experience the same dedication to understanding your business and finding solutions to your needs.|