Florian Hermle, Managing Director, Balluff
Balluff

With over 30 years of experience in the area of RFID, Balluff holds a position as a global leader with industry-proven LF, RF, and UHF solutions for extremely rough environments. The product portfolio includes

  • Customer-specific developments
  • Complete system solutions
  • Extensive selection of robust transponders, also for use with metal and at high temperatures

We improve our customers' competitiveness by accompanying them long-term in their business processes and offering all parties new perspectives through our passion for automation. Through the engagement of our colleagues, we succeed in offering our customers innovative, comprehensive solutions and have become the world leader in industrial automation.

Florian Hermle, Managing Director, Balluff

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Balluff

Global leader with industry-proven LF, HF, UHF solutions

With over 30 years of experience in the area of RFID, Balluff holds a position as a global leader with industry-proven LF, HF and UHF solutions for extremely rough environments. The product portfolio includes stationary and mobile read / write devices, controllers, antennas and transponders.

Robust RFID solutions for industrial use

Balluff RFID systems help solve nearly every application problem. They are used, for example, in production control, counterfeit protection, container management, tool identification, kanban systems, or goods tracking and traceability solutions. Long-term experience in RFID applications with profound technological knowhow provides the basis for individually tailored RFID systems.

With the connection of sensors, bus and network components and the creation of software solutions Balluff also offers professional industrial automation concepts and thereby creates prerequisite for the realization of Industry 4.0.gh environments.

The product portfolio includes stationary and mobile read / write devices, controllers, antennas and transponders.

IO-Link Converter for RS232 Devices

The simple and practical solution for connecting RS232 with IO-Link Contrary to popular belief, serial RS232 communication is still used in many industrial applications. A typical example is the use of barcode scanners in the automobile or packaging industry. Integrating RS232 interfaces into the existing control architecture is, however, often expensive and time-consuming because special components are often necessary, such as RS232 cards for the controller. This represents an obstacle for many in switching to IO-Link, with the result that they are unable to consistently take advantage of the benefits of this modern communication standard.

Record growth at Balluff: Group turnover rises in 2017 to €459 million

Rapid sales growth continues in the first quarter of 2018 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is behind some happy faces in Neuhausen: the high demand for industrial automation solutions has resulted in record growth for the Balluff Group in 2017. Together with the sales figures from two companies brought into the fold during the past fiscal year the sensor and automation specialist from Neuhausen near Stuttgart showed an increase of 21.4 percent to €459 million. Sales in 2016 were €378 million. Even without the new companies the increase of 16 percent would have represented a record.

Balluff Extends Company Headquarters

Automation specialist Balluff presents the plans for its new extended company headquarters in Neuhausen. Construction start is planned for 2019. The new campus will provide jobs for 1250 employees. Since its foundation almost a century ago, the automation specialist, Balluff has been based in Neuhausen. Due to company growth it was already clear in 2013 that the headquarters would soon be stretched to the limits. The initial idea was to extend the premises on Schurwaldstraße with a focus on logistics and office space. However, since 2015 the emphasis has shifted to the long-term development of the Balluff headquarters. The company decided on an architecture competition to acquire a diverse selection of sustainable and viable solution proposals. From the call issue in August 2017 it took just four months to reach a decision.

Oliver Pütz-Gerbig
Oliver Pütz-Gerbig
BU Identification Product Manager
Neuhausen a.d.F., Germany
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