Balluff is one of the leading providers of high-quality sensor, identification and network solutions as well as software for integrated system solutions for your automation requirements. We live our motto ‘innovating automation’: we are automation pacesetters, developers and technological pioneers – while always keep sustainability in mind. We give our all to provide top services for innovative solutions to increase your competitive edge and lead you to a successful future. Through the competence of a manufacturer, production skills and high personal motivation. Family-run for more than 90 years, the company now employs around 3600 employees worldwide, all working towards the highest quality standards so you always get the best. This is how we empower you to always receive the best.
Broad array of sensing principles matched to a variety of applications
In the realm of sensing applications, no single technology can perform equally well in all situations. A diverse array of sensor operating principles, modes, and form factors is needed to deliver dependable performance across a broad spectrum of application requirements.
Balluff offers premium sensors for a wide range of application requirements, from presence detection and position measurement to level detection and pressure, for general industrial use or for tough applications in critical environments. To complete the solution, Balluff puts it all together with leading-edge networking and connection technology and a comprehensive sensor accessory program including mounting hardware and power supplies.
Balluff’s quality management system is certified under DIN EN ISO 9001:2015; all Balluff products are tested in our own accredited labs. Balluff products meet many regional as well as international standards and are installed throughout the world.
Gain visibility into the manufacturing process
For over 30 years Balluff RFID systems have provided customers all over the globe with actionable data. In turn, these organizations were equipped with reliable information which is required to make complex business decisions.
Balluff RFID systems are designed for some of the toughest environments and can connect to just about any control network. With the widest selection of tags, antennas, and processors, Balluff can address just about any identification application in the plant. From the stalwart BIS C system, which has revolutionized the machining center, to the BIS U, which can read tags at distances up to about 6m, Balluff has the system that is right for the job.
Machine safety with Balluff quality
Automation requires safety. Safety based on reliability. Balluff quality guarantees you exceptional reliability: With a variety of solutions that make machines and equipment more reliable and therefore safer and more productive. Our safety technology combined with safe control technology enables innovative concepts for your machine safety — with consistently high quality sustained over time. The Balluff safety solution for automation includes a continually growing number of products and components that help minimize the danger for worker and machine. These components can easily be integrated into the control system.
Industrial network technology
Networks with IO-Link optimize the exchange of information
The requirements for industrial networks are extensive and diverse. Increasingly higher data volumes and complex communication require powerful and reliable components that are capable of transporting information across all levels.
This is especially true if high protection types, robustness, use at high temperatures or special interfaces and connections for maximum security are needed.
The intelligent combination of powerful industrial networks with the IO-Link communications standard enables reliable and flexible information exchange under the most diverse areas of application.
Passive solutions for automation
Balluff‘s line of connectivity solutions complements the entire line of Balluff’s automation components portfolio and more. Our connectivity portfolio assures reliable operations that everyone has come to expect from Balluff, with over 90 years of automation experience. Our solutions are tailored for a wide variety of industries and applications including: welding, stamping, food, and automation. Many combinations of solutions are available and are presented below to facilitate connectivity designs.