Discover Germany, Issue 49, April 2017

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Discover Germany  |  Special Theme  |  HANNOVER MESSE 2017

Leuze electronic headquarters in Owen/Teck.

Smart Sensor Business 4.0 made by Leuze electronic Sensor expert Leuze is playing a pioneering role as far as Industry 4.0 is concerned In the early 1960s, Leuze textile founded Leuze electronic in a former weaving mill to develop sensors for the company’s textile machines. This marked the beginning of the family-owned company with its headquarters in Owen/Teck, which has grown into a global success story over the past 50 years. Leuze electronic stands for forward-thinking entrepreneurship and innovative product development and, with regard to Industry 4.0, the sensor expert that deals with the exchange of data on a daily basis is adopting an active pioneering role and driving force. TEXT & PHOTOS: LEUZE ELECTRONIC GMBH + CO. KG, TRANSLATION: NANE STEINHOFF

Shortly after the first switching and measuring sensors were developed, new sensors and system solutions were developed for safety at work as well as solutions for identification, industrial image processing and data transmission. It is not an advertising slogan but rather corporate philosophy that offers clients an Industry 80  |  Issue 49  |  April 2017

4.0-capable smart sensor business. Leuze electronic is intensely focused on smarter product usability in its product developments, which means extremely simple and uncomplicated usability of all devices: be it installation and alignment or configuration and integration in all of the most popular fieldbus systems.

Due to many years of experience, expert knowledge and in-depth smart application know-how in intralogistics, the packaging industry, the automotive industry, machine tool manufacturing and medical engineering, Leuze electronic will actively and globally drive forward innovative developments in all growth markets. Furthermore, Leuze electronic is also committed to Smarter Customer Service and is continuously developing its range of services for the entire life cycle of a machine or system, as well as always finding new ways of providing the best possible customer service worldwide. Think global, act local – always there where a client needs help. Smart sensor