All the best for 2019!

This year, staff at Contrinex HQ in Switzerland celebrated the holiday season with a retro-style chalet party in the nearby resort of Charmey. Dressed in antiquated ski-wear, everyone had plenty of traditional specialities to eat, drink and fortify themselves against the winter snow!

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Visitors to our stand at this year’s SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg help Contrinex raise EUR 10,247 for charity The charity SOS Children’s Villages is the world’s largest non-governmental organization focussed on supporting children without parental care and families at risk. Since Contrinex places a particular emphasis on corporate social responsibility, it was decided to…

Contrinex announces collaboration with Molex

Contrinex announces a collaboration with Molex, a global provider of device connectivity that offers end-to-end solutions for industrial automation. With the growing demand for integration of sensor data into higher-level and cloud-based applications, this collaboration further strengthens Contrinex’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution offering. It also confirms the company’s position as a key provider…

New generation of IO-Link-enabled smart sensors

IO-Link inductive sensors with Smart Sensor Profile are easier to integrate into existing systems and can enhance maintenance strategies Contrinex announces a new generation of cloud-ready sensors that takes standardization to the next level. Thanks to their Smart Sensor Profile (SSP), data from these new inductive IO-Link sensors has a highly uniform structure for greater…

C23 with UV LED

During automated packaging of medical products in sterile conditions, conveyors deliver clear plastic tray bases to loading stations. Miniature transparent-object sensors with patented UV technology detect the presence of trays as they arrive, enabling the loading cycle to proceed without risk of a line stoppage occurring. Manual intervention is avoided, ensuring contamination-free, reliable operation with…

Photoelectric M18 Sensors With IO-Link; Complete family

Many of today’s industries and applications rely on photoelectric sensor technology. Contactless operation and long sensing ranges are ideal for numerous automation tasks, including in the packaging industry. With an integral IO-Link interface, Contrinex sensors bridge the gap between production machines and the digital world for the future industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Small, flexible…

Interview Norbert Matthes

More and more RFID customers are choosing Contrinex’s HF RWMs with IO-Link. This comes as no surprise at all to Norbert Matthes, Technical Sales Manager with Contrinex Sensor GmbH in Germany and RFID workshop specialist. Who better then to answer our questions and explain the special appeal of the IO-Link RWMs? 1. Which features of…

New VP Global Sales for Contrinex!

Albert van Wyk has been appointed Vice President Contrinex Global Sales with effect from 1st August 2018. Based at the Group’s Swiss headquarters, he now leads the worldwide Contrinex sales channel with overall responsibility for Contrinex labelled distributors and the direct sales force. The Directors of Sales and Key Account Management and the Head of…

Miniature photoelectric sensor detects presence of bagged candy during secondary packaging operations

During high-speed production of retail items, a confectionery manufacturer conveys individual bags of candy to a pick-and-place packing robot for secondary packaging. A highly reliable diffuse-mode photoelectric sensor, mounted beside the conveyor, detects the presence of bags as they approach the packing station and inhibits the pick-and-place sequence if no bags are queued for packing.…