Building a Strong Future: Witt Sensoric GmbH Joins Pepperl+Fuchs Group
At the turn of the year, the Berlin-based company Witt Sensoric GmbH becomes part of the Pepperl+Fuchs Group. Witt Sensoric specializes in the development and production of safety sensor technology for the gate industry. "With the acquisition of Witt Sensoric, we want to expand and strengthen our position in the field of entrance automation," says Dr. Gunther Kegel, CEO of Pepperl+Fuchs SE.
Jörg Brech, founder and managing partner of Witt Sensoric affirms, "The agreement gives Witt Sensoric access to Pepperl+Fuchs' international sales channels, which will help accelerate growth. At the same time, we also see the partnership as an opportunity to use existing Pepperl+Fuchs technologies for new sensors for safeguarding and controlling industrial doors”.
About Witt Sensoric GmbH
Witt Sensoric GmbH was founded in 1993 and is a specialist for safety sensors on gate systems. With over 60 employees, Witt Sensoric is characterized above all by its performance in the field of photoelectric sensor development, mechanical design, and the production of large series. Witt Sensoric supplies almost all well-known European door manufacturers with initial equipment. The decades of experience are reflected in a very extensive, standard-compliant product portfolio of safety sensor technology and accessories.
As one of the leading companies in the automation industry, Pepperl+Fuchs is considered a pioneer in its markets worldwide with groundbreaking technologies. For conventional and innovative applications, the Mannheim-based company offers a comprehensive portfolio for factory automation and for the process industry. At the same time, Pepperl+Fuchs continues to drive forward pioneering technologies, paving the way for its customers to meet the coming challenges of Industry 4.0.
Founded in Mannheim in 1945, Pepperl+Fuchs today employs around 6,000 people and generates approximately €780 million in sales in global markets with industrial sensors and products for explosion protection.