ifm efector, inc. develops, manufactures, and markets electronic sensors for assembly and robotics, automotive, material handling, packaging, metal forming, plastics, and food and beverage industries. It offers position sensors, such as inductive, capacitive, cylinder, magnetic, photoelectric, optical forks and angle, laser and distance measurement, fiber optic, photoelectric, and valve position sensors, as well as feedback systems and switching amplifiers; sensors for motion control, including encoders, speed sensors, inclination sensors, and pulse evaluation systems; and vision sensors, which include inspection sensors, 3D sensors, 3D cameras, and illumination products. The company also provides safety products, such as fail-safe inductive sensors, safety light curtains, safety light grids, safety relays, safety controllers, and AS-interface safety at work; process sensors, including pressure sensors, vacuum sensors, flow sensors/flow meters, level sensors, temperature sensors, signal evaluation systems, and valve position sensors; and industrial networks, which include AS-interface controllers/gateways, interface power supplies/earth fault monitors, interface I/O modules, interface airboxes for pneumatics, interface sensors, interface valve position sensors, i cable and wiring accessories, interface expansion, fieldbus components, and IO-link components. In addition, it offers identification systems, machine condition monitoring products, systems for mobile machines, and accessories. ifm efector’s products are used in food and beverages, water treatment, automotive industry, pharmaceutical industry, building automation, and mobile applications. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania. It has distribution centers in Pennsylvania and Mexico. The company has locations in the United States and internationally. ifm efector, inc. operates as a subsidiary of ifm electronic gmbh.
ifm efector, inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 certified.