Schmersal Group

Safety Switches / Safety Sensors / Safe Signal Processing / Optoelectronic Safety Devices / Control and Signaling Units / Safety-related Tactile Sensors / AS-Interface Safety at Work / ATEX Directive / Machine Safety / Programmable safety controller


Safety Engineering and Industrial Safety

Functional machine safety is part of our DNA. Our competence is based on decades of experience in this demanding field. With the most comprehensive range of safety technology worldwide, we are among the international market leaders. Approximately 1,850 employees work at four production sites in Germany and three further sites in South America and Asia. Our customers include global players from a wide range of industries as well as numerous medium-sized companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector.

We support our customers in all aspects of machine safety and offer them everything from a single source: know-how and advice, components and complete systems, hardware and software and, if necessary, project support from A to Z, from analysis to certification.

Good to know: The independent business unit tec.nicum supports machine manufacturers and operators around the globe with a comprehensive range of services. This includes training, manufacturer-neutral consulting, as well as technical planning and execution.


  • Software and automation
  • Component manufacturers


  • Sorting technologies
  • Conveying systems and control technology
  • Packaging container manufacturer
  • Inspection / testing and monitoring technologies
  • Single machines (not plants)
  • Sorting / Feeding
  • Filling / Dosing
  • Final Packaging / Cartoning
  • Palletizing
  • Control systems
  • Robotics
  • Sensors
  • Industrial Image Processing
  • Network technology / connection technology
  • Softwareengineering
  • IoT and industrial cloud solutions

Industries / References

Pharma, Cosmetics, Chemistry, Non-Food, Food, Consumer goods, Print and Paper, Heavy industry


  1. System and solution provider for functional machine and personal protection
  2. Safety components (safe switching and detection / safe signal processing)
  3. Automation Technology
  4. Explosion protected (EX) switchgear
  5. Switchgear for elevator technology
  6. Comprehensive service program for standard-compliant and manufacturer-neutral safety consulting and its technical implementation


K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co KG

Möddinghofe 30
42279 Wuppertal


Phone: 0049 202 6474-0
Fax: 0049 202 6474-100

Key data

Managing Director: Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Schmersal, Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Philip Schmersal, Dipl.-Oec. Michael Ambros

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