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Product overview Safety in system: Protection for man and machine. 1 5CHmER5HL Safe solutions for your industry

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Heinz and Philip Schmersal, Executive Directors of the Schmersal Group How does one introduce a new customer or an interested designer to a portfolio of around 25,000 products and diverse but always complex services? Our sales engineers are faced with this question whenever they need to talk about our company and its range of services. This brochure should give you an initial overview of what you can expect from us. It describes the company and the individual product groups where we have been developing complete solutions for machine safety over recent years. We are ever more focused on the...

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Introduction___________________________________________________________Page 02 Content______________________________________________________________Page 03 1. History ____________________________________________________________Page 04 2. Schmersal Worldwide 2.1 Offices _______________________________________________________Page 05 2.2 Offices in Germany _____________________________________________Page 06 2.3 International Offices_____________________________________________Page 07 3. Strategic Development ________________________________________________ Page 08 4. Commitments and...

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Startup of the new central warehouse in 2013 The brothers Kurt Andreas Schmersal and Ernst Schmersal form the company in Wuppertal. The product portfolio is continuously expanded. Many switchgears are used in safety related applications such as in explosive areas. Schmersal is one of the first companies to begin development and production of electronic proximity switches. ACE Schmersal is formed in Boituva, Brazil. Generational change: Heinz and Stefan Schmersal take over the company from their fathers. ELAN Schaltelemente GmbH & Co. KG based in Wettenberg is acquired. The production...

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With its own affiliates in around 20 countries and capable sales and service partners in 30 more countries, the Schmersal Group has operations worldwide. We started quite early with the internationalisation of sales, consultancy and production. This is also one of the reasons that we are a favoured global partner for machinery and plant construction and also an approved partner for many medium sized engineering companies with local presence. Wherever there are machines that work with Schmersal safety switches, the nearest branch or representative is not far away. ■ Argentina, Buenos Aires ■...

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K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG ■ Founded in 1945 ■ Around 700 employees Focal points ■ Headquarters of the Schmersal Group ■ Development and manufacture of switchgears and switching systems for safety, automation and lift engineering ■ Accredited test laboratory ■ Central research and development ■ Logistics centre for European markets ■ Founded in 1952 (1997) ■ Around 180 employees Focal points ■Development and manufacture of switchgears for operation and monitoring, safety-related relay modules and controls as well as switchgears for explosion protection Muhldorf / Inn Safety Control GmbH ■...

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ACE Schmersal ■ Founded in 1974 ■ Around 400 employees Focal points ■ Manufacture of electromechanical and electronic switchgears ■Customer-specific control systems for the North and South American market Shanghai / China Schmersal Industrial Switchgear Co. Ltd ■ Founded in 1999 ■ Around 165 employees Focal points ■ Development and manufacture of switchgears for safety, automation and lift engineering for the Asian market Pune / India Schmersal India Private Limited ■ Founded in 2013 ■ Around 60 employees Focal points ■ Development and manufacture of switchgears for safety, automation and...

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Provider of systems and solutions for machine safety The Schmersal Group – Provider of systems and solutions for machine safety The Schmersal Group offers its customers around the world systems and solutions for machine safety, work protection and sub-areas of automation technology. Our focus here is on industrial automation, conveying and elevator technology. With its extensive range of services – comprising training courses, consultation, technical planning and execution – our business area, tec.nicum, contributes decisively towards our range of solutions. The chief aim of tec.nicum here...

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Environmental protection worldwide One of the objectives of the Schmersal Group is to adhere to the principles of a sustainable economy and to consider environmental and social issues as of equal value in conjunction with economic aspirations. For this reason, over the last years we have been making the best use of energy generation on our Wuppertal site and, among other things, have commissioned our own combined heat and power unit (CHP), installed a new condensing boiler, refurbished the air-conditioning and heat recovery systems in the injection moulding station and compressed air...

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5. Industrial Solutions 5.1 Food Harvesting, drying, filleting, heating, shredding, mixing, filling, packing: the foodstuff production process has many process steps which are generally taken over by machine automation. Not only do machine safety standards and guidelines need to be followed during these processes, safety switchgear or control gear at the human-machine interface also have to meet strict hygiene requirements. In other areas, a high degree of temperature resistance or resistance to moisture is required. Explosion protection also plays a role in the processing of powdered raw...

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5. Industrial Solutions 5.2 Packaging Machines and systems used in the packaging industry are often operated at high speed and with short cycle times. They are frequently integrated into the entire production and/or packaging lines. For this reason, guard systems should only interrupt production processes or negatively influence system productivity when absolutely necessary. They must also work with extreme accuracy on a 24/7 basis. Many safety switchgears from the Schmersal Group - especially those preferred in the packaging machine building industry are designed so that unplanned...

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