SICK, Inc. - North America
SICK, Inc., the North American subsidiary of SICK was established in 1976. SICK Product & Competence Center Americas, LLC (PCA), the shared services, manufacturing and production subsidiary was established in 2017. Our U.S. headquarters are located in Minneapolis, MN and we have sales offices throughout the U.S. In addition, SICK has more than 50 subsidiaries worldwide.
Our goal is to help our clients achieve their goals: high production rates, short processing times, safe environments and consistent high quality. We design and manufacture our cost-effective products to achieve a high level of precision, reliability and versatility.
SICK is a leading manufacturer of factory, logistics and process automation technology worldwide. With more than 1,000 patents for its products, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, consumer goods, logistics, parcel, material handling, oil and gas, chemical/HPI , power, and cement industries.
SICK’s expansive product portfolio includes:
- Industrial Sensors
- Safety Solutions
- Automatic Identification
- Gas, Dust, and Flow Analyzers
In addition, we have more than 70 years of application experience and a full-service support organization with 24/7 telephone assistance to meet the emerging needs of our customers.
Since our inception, we have led the world in opto-electronic safety solutions for hazardous machines and work areas. SICK continues to develop innovative point-of-operation devices, optical perimeter and area guards. Advanced functions of our safety control devices include fixed, floating, and multiple point floating blanking, Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) and multiple configurable muting controls.
With an innovative line of bar code line scanners, omni scanners, vision-based reading systems, integration software, and dimensioning products, SICK offers the industry's broadest range of solutions for automatic identification applications. And, we have more than 50 years of application experience and a full-service support organization with 24/7 telephone assistance to meet the emerging needs of our customers. High-performance, flexibility and simplicity are the hallmarks of SICK's bar code scanners and systems.
Our Environmental Monitors division is a worldwide supplier of opacity, gas, dust and flow analyzers. SICK's equipment utilizes in-situ technologies to provide the most cost-effective installation, operation and maintenance.
Tony Peet joined SICK, Inc. in March 2012 as President of Sales. He is responsible for the growth of sales and marketing within the U.S. with a focus on strategic industries, regional sales and new marketing initiatives.
Peet graduated from West Cumbria College, England with a degree in electrical engineering. He has global experience in general management, strategic marketing and sales leadership. Peet previously worked as the Managing Partner for Pazro Business Consulting and as the Vice President of Minco Products Inc. before coming to SICK, Inc.
President, SICK, Inc.
Steve Ryan joined SICK, Inc. in January 2017. He serves as the President of SICK, Inc., a member of the Management Board, and is responsible for overall growth and operations of the business. Ryan, along with the other board members, focus on sales, marketing, product management, customer care, and services in order to deliver an Amazing Customer Experience.
Ryan graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with a BSEE. He has taken related course work towards a MSCS from Fairleigh Dickinson University and been through extensive Executive Leadership training in previous roles. He has 25+ years of experience in Industrial Automation and deep expertise in the process, hybrid process, and discrete industries.
Before coming to SICK, Ryan was the Business Lead at Rockwell Automation, Lead Process Business at General Electric, and most recently, was President at M+W Automation (part of M+W Group EPC) where he deliver significant growth.
Ryan's leadership style combines a strong passion for accelerated business growth, deep strategic development, and execution rigor with a solid understanding, belief, and leverage of The SICK Way; our company's culture.
CFO, SICK, Inc. and SICK PCA.
Bill joined SICK, Inc. in February 2015. He serves as the CFO for SICK, Inc., SICK PCA and for SICK Ltd. (Canada), and he is responsible for leading and managing the Regional Shared Services organization for North America.
Cooley graduated from Peru State College, Nebraska with degrees in accounting and business administration. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Findlay, Ohio. Prior to joining SICK, he held the position of VP of Finance at Lindsay Corporation.
SICK Product & Competence Center Americas, LLC - Management
Marty Greimel joined SICK, Inc. in August 2003 as Director, DIV01. He is responsible for both the Regional Product Center and Regional Competency Center for SICK in North and South America. Having experience with many SICK divisions and Corporate Solutions Centers, Greimel works with SICK AG to create the most effective development/production of new products and solutions for the region.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Greimel received a degree in mechanical engineering. Prior to joining SICK, he worked at Honeywell where he was responsible for the Building Systems business and the Commercial OEM business.
President, SICK PCA
Bob Lomicka joined SICK in November of 2001 as Engineering Manager, then moving on to Senior VP of Engineering and Production, and most recently in 2017 as President of SICK PCA. He is responsible for the operation and the engineering teams within SICK PCA.
A graduate of North Dakota State University, Bob received a degree in mechanical engineering. Prior to joining SICK, he worked at Honeywell for seventeen years.
Quality at SICK
Quality and Environmental Policy
SICK embodies quality in its commitment to completely satisfy the current and future expectations of our customers. To meet this commitment we establish long term relationships with both our suppliers and customers.
SICK commits to comply with all standard requirements and utilize continuous improvement as means to improve the effectiveness of the quality management system.
SICK, being aware of our responsibility to the environment, is dedicated to continual improvement and the prevention of pollution through the setting and reviewing of our environmental objectives and targets, and promises to comply with all applicable environmental legislation and regulations. In addition, we are committed to the economical use of resources, minimization of emissions, and the development of environmentally friendly products.
SICK management ensures that all SICK personnel, who are key to the achievement of our goals, have the awareness and skills to participate in and carry out this policy.
SICK is proud to be certified to the ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 standards.
Voluntarily pursued by organizations committed to customer satisfaction, ISO 9001 certification ensures the quality of our design, manufacturing and service process. It verifies that our products and services are produced with documented quality control procedures that meet global standards.
SICK products are designed using the latest available technologies and cost-effective manufacturing methods for exceptional customer value. We recognize that each application requires absolute dependability and the products we sell must fit into a wide range of environments. That's why we design our products using state-of-the-art hardware platforms, the best available designs and the latest in communications capabilities. The result is products that are more compact, easier to install and maintain and packed with the latest technological advances for maximum ongoing performance and reliability. Our industrial sensors, automatic identification solutions, machine vision, and safety systems lead the industry in new technology and innovation.