Schmersal Newsletter

Welcome to the newsletter issue 01-2017

Latest news from the Schmersal Group



For a good start of the new year, we have a lot of novelties and good news to offer! This issue of our newsletter informs you about the innovations presented by Schmersal in Nuremberg, Germany, at SPS IPC Drives 2016. In addition, we will show you video interviews with Schmersal managers, who explain our new products in front of the camera. How the Schmersal Group is successfully operating as a system and solution provider for machine safety, is demonstrated by a project that we are running in Hong Kong. Last but not least: we present you a practical safety solution for the packaging industry. All this and more in this newsletter...

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We wish you a happy, healthy and successful new year 2017 and look forward to a continued good cooperation.

Schmersal News

SPS IPC Drives 2016: exhibition film and video interviews

The Schmersal stand at SPS IPC Drives 2016 was very busy on all three days and the sales team had a great number of interesting discussions. Our exhibition film gives a lively impression of our stand. The innovations we presented at the trade fair are explained by experts from Schmersal, including  Christian Heller, Head of Product Management, Roland Schmidt, Head of Sales, Siegfried Rüttger, Manager Packaging and Food Industries, and Udo Weber, Product Manager. All video interviews and the exhibition film can be found at this Link (in German).

Schmersal Safety Control with new address

The business with optoelectronic security products is growing and thriving – and since Safety Control GmbH, which is part of the Schmersal Group, is on an expansion course, it has now obtained a larger building. More…

New products for your safety

The right solution for every application: Schmersal safety installation systems

The Schmersal group is launching new installation aids for safeguarding complex machine systems, which allow quick and simple wiring of safety switchgear of series-connected safety switchgear: the Schmersal safety installation systems. The new installation aids significantly reduce the wiring involved and wiring errors are avoided. More…

The smallest safety light barriers in the world: SLB 240/440/450

The new SLB 240/440/450 range of safety light barriers have built-in analysis and impressively small dimensions. One major advantage of the new range is that it can be used for a wide range of applications in processing centres for assembly/handling and in the wood, paper and printing industry, high-shelf warehouses or packaging machines. The single beam safety light barriers are particularly useful for securing smaller hazard areas. More…

Robust and hygiene compliant: new NK/RK joystick switches

The Schmersal Group has developed a new range of joystick switches which will be launched in spring 2017. This new development has a variety of uses: because of their hygiene-compliant design, the NK joystick switches are perfect for the food processing industry. The RK joystick switches are ideal for use in the outdoor sector and under difficult environmental conditions, such as systems in process technology, utility vehicles, aircraft tractors and lifting platforms. More…


Safety systems from Schmersal for the mass transit railway in Hong Kong

In the megacity of Hong Kong, millions of people use railway, which is among the busiest and most modern in the world, every day. For operator company MTR (Mass Transit Railway), passenger safety is the top priority. This is why the transport company charged the Schmersal Group with kitting out some of the platforms in the aboveground stations with safety systems. More…

Flexible packaging machines with hygiene-compliant safety equipment

The German-based company Meypack specialises in the production of individual final packaging systems. These are based on a Clean Design principle which extends as far as the machine safety. The position of the transparent safety doors is monitored on a contactless basis by compact, hygiene-compliant Schmersal sensors using RFID technology. More…



K.A. Schmersal Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Möddinghofe 30, 42279 Wuppertal

Phone: +49 202 6474-0
Fax: +49 202 6474-100

General Manager: Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Schmersal, Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Philip Schmersal

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Editors: Sylvia Blömker, Uwe Franke

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