Peter Heimlicher
Peter Heimlicher

Founder
Senior Consultant Research and Development

1945, Dipl.Ing ETH

Peter founded Contrinex in 1972 and built it into a global high-technology group with market leadership in inductive and photoelectric sensors. He ensured the company’s technological lead through ongoing innovative sensing solutions protected by patents and chip design. At the same time, he positioned Contrinex as a major player in the market for premium sensors. Starting in the late nineties, Peter pursued global expansion by founding sales subsidiaries in all major industrial markets (currently 14 sales companies). In 2016 he stepped down from the Management Board. He continues to work for Contrinex as Senior Consultant in R&D.