SICK based in Waldkirch, Germany and Founded in 1946.SICK is one of the world’s leading solutions providers for sensor-based applications in the industrial sector. The company is active in the areas of factory and logistics automation and process automation.
The company is particularly well known for its laser scanners, which are used as sensors in the fields of facility protection (security), ports and robotics.
Five LIDARs produced by the SICK were used for short-range detection on Stanley, the autonomous car that won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge; they can be seen on the roof of the vehicle.
SICK/IBEO LIDARs were also used for obstacle avoidance, mapping and pedestrian tracking, the autonomous vehicle that came 4th in the MAGIC 2010 competition. SICK A has ranked among Germany's best employers for several years.
SICK provides sensor intelligence and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely and efficiently, protecting individuals from accidents, and preventing damage to the environment. European Electronics stocks and supplies SICK Products, top Quality with Warranty and Fast Delivery.
The company’s product portfolio includes photoelectric sensors, light grids, inductive, capacitive and magnetic sensors, opto-electronic protective devices, vision sensors, detection, ranging and identification solutions such as bar code scanners and RFID readers, analyzers for gas and liquid analysis as well as gas flow measuring devices.