Schmersal Newsletter

Welcome to the newsletter issue 06-2017

Latest news from the Schmersal Group



Lots has happened at Schmersal in the first half of 2017. This newsletter keeps you informed about all the latest news.

  • New faces: Schmersal has expanded its management team and appointed new managers.
  • New products: We have launched new ranges of position switches and belt alignment switches.
  • New records: Schmersal India produced its millionth switch and, at the same time, celebrated its ten-year anniversary.
  • New initiatives: As a member of the Mechanical Engineering Future Alliance, we are right on the pulse when it comes to digital transformation. And you can find out whether Schmersal safety technology is already Industry 4.0 compliant in our interview with Philip Schmersal.
  • New projects: A Thai machine manufacturer charged our service division tec.nicum with conducting a risk assessment for a new packaging machine that the company is delivering to the food multinational Mondelez.

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Schmersal News

Michael Ambros new managing director of Schmersal

The Schmersal Group is expanding its management team and has appointed Michael Ambros as managing director of K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG. In his new role, which he took over on 1 May 2017, Michael Ambros is responsible for the divisions of Administration and Sales & Marketing on a global basis, while managing director Michael Mandel runs the technical divisions at Schmersal. More…

Schmersal Group names new leading manager for Asia

The Schmersal Group has appointed Uwe Seeger its Director for Asia Pacific Middle East (APME). In this newly created role, he will be responsible for the further development of markets and for expanding customer relationships in the APME region. More…

Schmersal celebrates ten-year anniversary in India

Schmersal India Private Limited, a subsidiary of the Schmersal Group, celebrates ten years of existence this year. Some 200 guests from politics and business joined the celebrations on 2 June 2017 in Ranjangaon. The company was initially founded in 2007 as a sales organisation in order to participate in the growing Indian market for machine safety. More…

New products for your safety

The right option for all conveyor equipment

The Schmersal Group is extending its range of belt alignment switches to include new models and now offers a complete range of products for monitoring conveyor systems with a wide variety of options to cover different requirements. At the same time, the new belt alignment switches in this range are longer-lasting, enable reduction of failures and downtimes and thus improve plant availability. More…

Industry 4.0

Schmersal is now a member of the “Mechanical Engineering Future Alliance”

The Schmersal Group is now a member of the “Mechanical Engineering Future Alliance”. The national innovation network has set itself the target of reinforcing the position of small and medium-sized companies in mechanical engineering and industrial automation technology amid global competition. The member companies receive constant innovation impetus for the development of new technologies, especially with respect to the digital revolution and Industry 4.0. More…


No Industry 4.0 without machine safety

Interview with Philip Schmersal, Managing Director and Shareholder, Schmersal Group: “The prevailing issues of Industry 4.0 / IIoT are communication and data exchange, intelligent networking and flexibility. In this respect, our safety controller PSC1 is Industry 4.0 compliant. ” More…


Objective and fast: global service division for machine safety

In early 2016, the Schmersal Group founded an independent business division for safety services. This business division is called tec.nicum and consists of a global network of certified Functional Safety Engineers. Trident Pack and Engineering Co. Ltd. in Bangkok is the latest to benefit from tec.nicum’s expertise. The Thai machine manufacturer charged tec.nicum with drawing up a risk assessment for a new packaging machine that the company is delivering to the world-leading food multinational Mondelez. 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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