Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.

Twinsburg, OH 44087


About Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.

Known around the world as a pioneer and innovator in electrical explosion protection and sensor technology, your individual requirements are at the heart of everything we do: with a passion for automation and groundbreaking technology, we understand the demands of your markets—developing specific solutions and integrating them into your processes.
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Product Summary

Our product portfolio consists of inductive, photoelectric, capacitive, magnetic, and ultrasonic sensors. Additionally, we offer components such as rotary encoders, positioning and identification systems (RFID, Data Matrix, Barcode), AS-Interface, as well as suitable accessories. Industrial vision systems and vision sensors round off the factory automation portfolio.  We also specialize in process automation, such as fieldbus, HART interfacing, purge and pressurization, surge suppression, remote I/O, signal conditioning, industrial HMI displays and interfaces, electrical explosion protection, and intrinsically safe mobile devices.


1600 Enterprise Parkway
Twinsburg, OH 44087
United States

More Info on Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.

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As a pioneer in electrical explosion protection and a recognized expert in functional safety, Pepperl+Fuchs has been developing components and solutions for over 70 years. Our expertise in hazardous areas enables us to offer a complete range of technologically advanced solutions that are tailored to individual applications and geared toward future requirements.

Our wide-ranging process automation portfolio includes intrinsic safety isolators, Zener barriers, signal conditioners, fieldbus technology, remote I/O, HART interfaces, level measurement, purge and pressurization systems, Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) for hazardous environments, mobile computing and communications for hazardous areas, surge protection, custom cabinets, and junction boxes.

In addition, the Pepperl+Fuchs Solution Engineering Centers (SECs) around the world offer customized system solutions complete with hazardous-location certification and documentation. We create customer-focused solutions for a large variety of industries including oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, and pharmaceutical, as well as wastewater treatment plants and power technology.

Whether conventional applications or complex tasks—turning forward-looking concepts such as Ethernet-APL into real innovations, integrating mobile devices for hazardous areas into your processes, and providing new digital products and services for automation—this is how we pave the way for the future of automation.

Pepperl+Fuchs continuously optimizes its processes to supply you with state-of-the-art technology and high-end products you can count on. Our technical experts provide automation solutions to virtually every area of the world in our more than 40 subsidiaries on 6 continents. Around the world and in our own backyard, Pepperl+Fuchs sets the benchmark for excellence in automation, and has been named by the ARC Advisory Group—the leading technology research and advisory firm for industry, infrastructure, and cities—as one of the Top 50 Global Automation Companies.

Products & Press Releases


Rugged Tablet

May 22, 2024
Based on the rugged Samsung Galaxy TabActive4 Pro, the Tab-Ex 04 Pro D2 from Pepperl+Fuchs features a brighter, 550 nit 10-in touch screen paired with new hardware and connectivity...

Rugged Smartphone

Jan. 9, 2024
The Ex-Cover 6 Pro D2 rugged smartphone builds on the Samsung Galaxy XCover6 Pro. It has a 6.6-in. display with Gorilla Glas Victus+ and enhanced touch capability to provide functionali...
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Switch Amplifiers

May 16, 2023
Pepperl+Fuchs has released the new KFU8-SR-EX universal powered switch amplifier, which can be used in intrinsically safe applications and functional safety up to SIL 2. The new...
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Pepperl+Fuchs’ ecom Introduces New Smartphone Smart-Ex 02 for Hazardous Areas

Oct. 6, 2020
The explosion-proof smartphone for Zone 1/21 and Div. 1 is an AT&T Network Ready Device.
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Pepperl+Fuchs Reveals Newly Integrated DeviceMaster Products

Sept. 17, 2020
DeviceMaster gateways link the world of serial communication to Internet of Things.
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Industrial Box Thin Client

Feb. 3, 2020
The BTC14 Box Thin Client from Pepperl+Fuchs is for use in harsh conditions and 24/7 operation in industrial environments.
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3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Feb. 3, 2020
The R2300 from Pepperl+Fuchs analyzes a total of four scan planes and can detect and measure the length, width, and height of objects.
Inductive Safety Sensors

Inductive Safety Sensors

June 11, 2019
The new family from Pepperl+Fuchs includes four cylindrical and rectangular series with cable and plug connection.
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The Pros and Cons of Smart Instruments

Automation World has launched its new podcast series aimed at answering reader questions. The first question addressed in the series focuses on the difference between smart and...
The four layers of the OI4 platform.

Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

Announced at Hannover Messe 2019, the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance is a group designed for technology suppliers and end users of all sizes to collaborate around an open framework...

Articles & News

An exploded view of Pepperl+Fuchs' SmartRunner Explorer 3D time-of-flight vision sensor technology.

Vision Sensors for Inspection, Packaging and Robotics

Pepperl+Fuchs’ VOS 2D and SmartRunner Explorer 3D vision sensors highlight onboard processing and pre-calibrated capabilities for immediate use.
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Digital Transformation

Unpacking the Reasons Behind Failed Digital Transformations

The manufacturing industry finds itself amid a seismic change shaped by data-driven intelligent systems and cutting-edge technologies such as the Industrial Internet of Things...
Endress+Hauser’s Open Integration partner program tested its field level devices, along with products from Pepperl+Fuchs, Honeywell and ABB, to verify Ethernet-APL's capabilities.

Multi-Vendor Ethernet-APL Test Proves the Technology’s Market Readiness

March 31, 2023
Ethernet-APL load tests conducted as part of Endress+Hauser’s Open Integration partner program proved that Ethernet-APL can be used in real world scenarios using components from...
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Supplier News

NEW Visor-Ex® 01 at OTC 2022

May 1, 2022
Pepperl+Fuchs is excited to introduce the all-new Visor-Ex 01 industrial-grade smart glasses at OTC 2022. This uniquely designed set of smart glasses is combined with a versatile...
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Pepperl+Fuchs’ New M-LB-2000 System Easily Protects Against Surge Transients

July 19, 2021
Protect equipment against the number one underestimated cause of damage.
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Supplier News

Pepperl+Fuchs, the Experts on Purge and Pressurization, Offers New Technology-Based Guide for Engineers

July 13, 2021
Pepperl+Fuchs Bebco EPS® – the global leader in purging expertise and hazardous area protection – now offers a concise collection of information covering all aspects of purging...
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Supplier News

ECOM Presents Tab-Ex® 03 D2—The Third Generation of its 8-Inch Android Tablet Series

June 2, 2021
The Pepperl+Fuchs brand ECOM Instruments continues its successful 8-inch Tab-Ex® series with the intrinsically safe Tab-Ex® 03 D2 tablet. The successor to the Tab-Ex® 02 D2 is...
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Supplier News

Pepperl+Fuchs Introduces the New Ex-Cover Pro Smartphone for Division 2

April 26, 2021
The premium, rugged, multi-purpose smartphone is based off of the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro.
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Supplier News

Pepperl+Fuchs Introduces New PS1000 Industrial Power Supplies

March 30, 2021
Providing considerably increased plant availability and minimal downtime.

Videos & Resources

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Pepperl+Fuchs' 2D and 3D Sensors

Perry Hudson, packaging market manager at Pepperl+Fuchs, explains how the VOS and SmartRunner vision sensors can be used for positioning, barcode reading, quality control and ...
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Hazardous Location Certifications

June 29, 2017
Understanding the guidelines for hazardous location certifications can be a complex endeavor. With decades of hazardous location experience, Pepperl+Fuchs can provide customers...
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Remote monitoring for industrial work stations—virtualized environment out in the field.

Oct. 22, 2013
Pepperl + Fuchs offers remote monitoring to interface with Emerson Delta V or Sincaid for MES. Serves tank farms, oil and gas facilities, chemical plants, water/wastewater—even...


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Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol and Callisto Offer IoT Solutions to Manufacturers

Dec. 6, 2019
Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol, a leading industrial networking and sensor connectivity manufacturer, and Callisto Integration, a leading manufacturing technology Systems Integrator, have...
Making the Plant a Safe Place

Making the Plant a Safe Place

Sept. 15, 2019
Manufacturers and OEMs must understand that there are many sides to machine safety, including standards, regulations, functional requirements, technology, and even unforeseen ...
19-Inch Remote Monitor for Outdoor Use from Pepperl+Fuchs

19-Inch Remote Monitor for Outdoor Use

March 20, 2019
The VisuNet IXD 2100 from Pepperl+Fuchs is for IECEx/ATEX Zone 1/21 rated hazardous locations.
The G200 CNC machine displayed in the SAP booth at SPS to highlight SAP's remote asset management technology for OEMs.

SAP Stakes Claim in New OEM Business Model

The transfer of sensor data to the cloud is opening up new business model opportunities for OEMs. From the offer of new maintenance services to different payment options, SAP ...
The BTC12 from Pepperl+Fuchs features the RM Shell 5.0 thin client firmware

Industrial Thin Client for Virtualized HMI Systems

Nov. 8, 2018
The BTC12 from Pepperl+Fuchs features the RM Shell 5.0 thin client firmware for industrial-grade security and stability.
Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

Aug. 15, 2018
The R200 and R201 from Pepperl+Fuchs makes possible applications with longer operating distances.
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Ethernet I/O Modules with Multiprotocol Functionality and M12 Power Plugs

Nov. 26, 2017
The new Ethernet I/O modules from Pepperl+Fuchs support all common Ethernet protocols, such as PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, and EtherCAT, in a single device.
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Universal Code Reader Reads All Common 1D and 2-D Codes

Nov. 3, 2016
The MAC335 from Pepperl+Fuchs quickly reads small and large codes at distances from 20 to 300 mm.
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The BULLET Proof Adapter for Explosive Environments

Oct. 31, 2016
Low power WirelessHART adapter links eight devices