SICK AG's company profile
Founded in 1946, the company now has more than 50 subsidiaries and equity investments as well as numerous agencies around the globe. In the fiscal year 2016, SICK had more than 8,000 employees worldwide and achieved Group sales of just under EUR 1.4 billion.
From factory automation to logistics automation and process automation, SICK is one of the leading sensor manufacturers. As a technology and market leader, SICK provides sensors and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely and efficiently, protecting individuals from accidents, and preventing damage to the environment.
Our innovative capacity and flexibility are part of who we are. Our mission statement acts as a framework for everything we do. It lays out our values, ideas, and plans for the future. Together with the principles for leadership and cooperation, it represents a binding international framework for all employees and management. The code of conduct also sets standards when it comes to our business activities, providing a guideline on how to behave appropriately in the workplace.
For any company to safeguard their leading position in a strong competitive environment, it is absolutely vital to promote ongoing investment into research and development. Whether it's products, systems, or services, the solutions offered by SICK have one primary objective – to make life easier for customers by helping them to manage complex issues. In doing so, they offer customers benefits that competitors simply cannot provide, such as greater productivity, increased flexibility, or more efficient use of resources.
Research and development