Christian Wolf, Managing Director, Turck

Turck is one of the leading manufacturers in industrial automation

With more than 4,500 employees in over 30 subsidiaries as well as sales partners in further 60 countries, the family-owned company is a one-stop shop for RFID Systems.

  • Holistic, modular RFID systems for production and logistics processes
  • Variety of HF and UHF read/write heads and data carriers for standard and special uses, such as carriers for high temperature conditions up to 210 degrees Celsius, for engine production or use in autoclaves
  • Parallel operation of proven HF and far-ranging UHF technology

As an international developer of industrial automation solutions, Turck offers sensor, fieldbus, connection, and interface technology in addition to HMI and RFID products. The company is represented in engineering and construction, the automotive industry, transportation and logistics, the food and packaging industry, and the pharmaceutical industry. After expansion of our palette of UHF products in recent years, Turck has plans to advance and add to this operating area in the next five years.

Christian Wolf, Managing Director, Turck

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The Company

Turck is one of the leading manufacturers in industrial automation. With more than 4,500 employees in over 30 subsidiaries as well as sales partners in further 60 countries, the family-owned company is always close to its customers. As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, connection and interface technology, and also human-machine interfaces (HMI) and RFID systems, Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation.

With their data and communication solutions, they are among the pioneers of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT/Industry 4.0).

The Industries

No matter if applied in machine and plant construction, in the sectors of automotive, mobile equipment, transport and handling, food and packaging or in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry, automation solutions and products by Turck increase the availability and efficiency of machines and plants. Industry-specific knowledge, gained through intensive dialog with customers ensure optimal solutions for customer’s automation tasks.

Turck's RFID System BL ident

The BL ident complete RFID system from Turck provides a robust identification solution for use in the production and process automation industries, including everything from production control to distribution and logistics to the whole supply chain management. The RFID system can be implemented effortlessly into nearly every existing automation infrastructure without any programming.

Thanks to protection class IP67 it can also be implemented directly in the machine or system on site. Without the need for control boxes or long signal paths Turck customers save a lot of wiring and installation time.

Since 2017, Turck offers its customers inhouse RFID turnkey solutions. With Turck Vilant Systems the company is able to offer complete system solutions including software, integration and maintenance services. More than 1,000 RFID system installations in 35 countries prove the experience and expertise of Turck Vilant Systems.

+23% Growth in RFID Business

Industry 4.0 and RFID are accelerants for our business! Turck's Managing Director Christian Wolf recently gave a detailed insight into the business developments along the surrounding market situations worldwide. In addition to the facts and figures, the managing director outlined the initial steps the company has taken to react to existing and future challenges. In order to break new ground, Turck will place the "corporate DNA" on a global foundation. RFID & Wireless IoT Global inquired about how Turck assesses the current situation in the field of industrial automation - also in the context of global developments.

Turck builds additional production facility in Poland

Turck Automation Technology (TAT), based in Lublin, Poland, aims to better meet the requirements of European customers and shorten supply routes. Turck is optimizing its global supply chain structure with a new production facility in Europe. The additional production facility in Lublin in Eastern Poland, will enable the automation specialists to meet the requirements of regional markets faster and more efficiently and reduce any inefficient logistics routes. Production in Lublin will thus include connectivity solutions for the European market, which have so far been manufactured in China or the USA and transported by ship to Europe.

Turck Presents Extended RFID Product Portfolio

Linux Expansion for RFID-UHF Readers Turck is presenting a Linux variant of its versatile Q300 RFID-UHF reader. The operating system particularly offers benefits for system integrators who can carry out extensive programming on the read/write head – for example, for the decentralized preprocessing of data or for connecting to higher-level goods management systems.

Turck Expects a Turnover of Around 640 Million Euros

Automation specialist predicts a consolidated turnover for 2019 slightly below the previous year In spite of the difficult economic climate in its core markets of machine building and the automobile industry, Turck expects a consolidated total turnover of 640 million euros that is virtually the same as that of the previous year. Compared to the 660 million euros of 2018, this represents a slight decrease of around three percent.

Turck Sponsors the RFID & Wireless IoT tomorrow 2019

Turck is one of the leading global companies in the industrial automation sector. As a specialist for sensor, fieldbus, connection and interface technology as well as HMI (Human Machine Interfaces) and RFID, Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation. Don't miss the opportunity to visit them at Booth 19 at the RFID & Wireless IoT tomorrow 2019 on Oct 29th & 30th in Darmstadt, Germany.

Klaus Albers
Director Marketing Services & Public Relations
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
Bernd Wieseler
Bernd Wieseler
Director Product Management RFID Systems
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
Jan-Oliver Uhlmann
Project Management Identification Systems
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
René Steiner
René Steiner
Business Development Manager for RIFD Systems
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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