SICK, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN 55438


About SICK, Inc.

SICK meets the demanding requirements of the packaging industry. Whether objects are clear, colored, obtuse or straight… companies can count on SICK for innovative products that are easy to integrate, and top-notch expertise to deliver a wide range of solutions.

Product Summary

Simple to Smart Sensors, Encoders, Safety Solutions, Code Readers, Vision


6900 West 110th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55438
United States

More Info on SICK, Inc.

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industrial sensors, safety controls, bar code scanners, and environmental monitors.

Products & Press Releases


Color Line Scan Camera

Dec. 1, 2023
The ICR890-4 Pro Color is the first camera for track and trace systems that can dynamically adjust its focus and output additional color images. Its applications include 1D and...
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Non-Contact Sensor for Measurement of Speed and Length

Oct. 13, 2020
The Speetec is a sensor solution for moving materials in a linear path and special processes.
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Configurable 2D and 3D Machine Vision System driven by Sick AppSpace

June 29, 2020
Sick's 2D and 3D Machine Vision System powered by Sick AppSpace allows users to solve specific sensor applications, even without programming skills, by configuring and linking...

SICK Adds Flagship Safety Light Curtain, DETEC4, to United States Production Lines

May 1, 2020
Local US production enables a flexible and fast response to customer needs.
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Outdoor Safety Laser Scanner

June 11, 2019
SICK’s outdoorScan3 is certified to IEC 62998 for use in outdoor applications.
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Why Should I Care About Industry 4.0?

May 10, 2019
Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things. These are some of the hottest buzzwords in the world of industrial technology today. But how can you make sense...
At the Sick press event, the company demonstrated how some Daimler factories use a variety of sensors to move car bodies and components around the facilities via AGVs.

Sensor Directions in the Early IIoT Era

Jan. 29, 2019
At a recent Sick Sensor Intelligence event, the company highlighted specific trends impacting the current direction of industry and how it affects their development of sensor ...
The familiar automation pyramid is changing to an automation pillar to better reflect the changing locations of control systems and the ability to share data at all levels rather than sequentially from one layer to the next.

Automation Networks: From Pyramid to Pillar

Nov. 2, 2017
As automation technologies advance with cloud and edge computing, system and device location on the network can, in some cases, become optional. Critical to this development will...
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What Does Industry 4.0 Mean for Supply Chains?

Nov. 23, 2016
With characteristics ranging from visibility and interconnectivity to autonomous performance and predictive analysis, Industry 4.0 supply chains are poised to transform day-to...
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IMF inductive proximity sensors for reliable detection in the food industry

July 8, 2016
New inductive proximity sensor from SICK features high enclosure rating and extended sensing range for use in all areas of food production

Articles & News

Fraunhofer Institute used a Mitsubishi Electric robotic arm, an optical laser scanner and a controller equipped with AI software to develop an AI-driven grinding system for Düspohl, a German manufacturer of wrapping machines. Source: Frauenhofer Institute

Top Industrial Machine Vision Applications

May 12, 2023
From detecting difficult-to-find flaws and missing components to expanding robot applications and improving palletizing operations, machine vision technologies are rapidly moving...
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First 3D Time-of-Flight Performance Level C Safety Sensor on Market

Jan. 10, 2023
The new safeVisionary2 is a compact 3D camera to increase productivity and reimagine 3D safety for mobile robots.
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New Photoelectric Sensor Provides Intelligent Leading-Edge Detection, Reduces Installation Costs

Oct. 13, 2022
Roller Sensor Bar provides a solution to accommodate a variety of packaging shapes and sizes.
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Supplier News

SICK Named Global IIoT Sensor Company of the Year

Oct. 3, 2022
SICK is pleased to announce that it has received the 2022 Global Industrial Internet of Things Sensor Company of the Year Award by Frost and Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan’s Company...
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SICK and Aeva Partner to Bring 4D Lidar to Industrial Sensing Applications

Aug. 5, 2022
Aeva (NYSE: AEVA), a leader in next-generation sensing and perception systems, and SICK announced a strategic multi-year collaboration to bring Aeva’s Frequency Modulated Continuous...
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New Smart Service Web Application for Better Data Visualization

June 14, 2022
SICK is launching Monitoring Box, the latest offering to curate, visualize, and analyze status data from SICK sensors.

Intelligent Solution for Safe Object Differentiation and Identification on Conveying Solutions and Packaging Machines

March 16, 2022
The deTec4 Smart Box Detection allows for safe and intelligent human-material differentiation for rectangular-conveyed objects.
Supplier News

SICK Completes MicroScan3 Portfolio with Industry-Leading Functionality in Pro I/O Variant

Feb. 9, 2022
The microScan3 Pro I/O solves complex applications with powerful features and universal I/O integration.
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Remote Access Cybersecurity Management

Dec. 21, 2021
The next big cybersecurity challenge for manufacturers is how to secure the remote access points that have been implemented on the plant floor during the pandemic before hackers...

3 Robotics Industry Predictions

Oct. 7, 2021
TÜV Rheinland’s predictions for the robotics industry reflect changes in consumer and manufacturing trends brought about by the pandemic.

Videos & Resources

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All-in-One Code Reader System

Oct. 27, 2023
At Pack Expo 2023, Kevin Welsch with Sick Inc. showed off the company’s newest vision sensor system, which comes with everything need in one box. The Lector One Box for barcode...
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Sensors ensure worker safety with cobots

Sept. 26, 2019
SICK’s microScan3 safety laser scanners control the speed of cobots to keep workers safe while maintaining productivity.
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Cost effective, high-performing 3D camera

Oct. 30, 2018
SICK demonstrates its new Trispector camera, which provides 3D inspection even when part color, height, or position varies.
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Improve Machine Safety - New EtherNet/IP Safety Laser Scanner

Dec. 7, 2017
New from SICK, the EtherNet/IP version of the microScan3 safety laser scanner - it integrates directly with a safety PLC and is ideal for area and access guarding.
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Get the Benefits of 3D Without the Cost

Nov. 14, 2017
Introducing a new cost-effective vision sensor for inspection and measurement applications - the TriSpector1000 from SICK. • It's simple - No previous knowledge of programming...
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Where Does RFID offer Maximum ROI in Distribution Centers? 

Oct. 31, 2017
Used as a stand-alone or as a complementary technology to camera and laser-based data capture, Radio-Frequency Identification technologies offer an increasingly affordable and...
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Get Powerful Technology for Reading 1D, 2D, DPM Codes & More

Sept. 28, 2017
Watch this short video to see why the Lector family is a powerful solution for all your automatic identification applications.
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Reduce Accidents and Minimize Costs from Damage and Downtime

Nov. 4, 2016
Learn the available types of backup sensing solutions on manned forklifts, their respective advantages and disadvantages, the most common applications, and key considerations ...
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Get Tips From the Experts - Choose the Right Technology for Your Safety Application

Oct. 17, 2016
Get a better understanding about two common machine safeguarding solutions - which one is better for your applications? Download the white paper to get tips and important considerations...
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What Industry 4.0 Means for Your Business & How To Become Industry 4.0-ready

Sept. 16, 2016
Industry 4.0-empowered supply chains are characterized by four capabilities. What are they? Read the white paper to find out how to reap the benefits of an interconnected, Industry...



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The core components of IO-Link communication, the implementations of the protocol layer and the functions remain unchanged.

Can IO-Link and SPE Work Together?

Sept. 17, 2020
Integrating an existing industrial communication standard with an up-and-coming method often creates headaches. But several industry experts see an easy path to integrating IO...
Ron Stuver, director, business consulting and Industry 4.0, Sick

Maximizing Productivity with the Power of Data

May 21, 2020
Bringing your manufacturing processes into the fourth industrial revolution.
Ron Stuver, director of business consulting and Industry 4.0, Sick

Three Steps to Leveraging the Power of Your Data

April 11, 2020
Pursuing Industry 4.0 solutions should begin with a clear understanding of your business strategy. This approach will ensure consensus and provide a common foundation when creating...
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Technology Innovations at Automate

April 20, 2017
As usual, there was an abundance of new automation technologies on display at the Automate event in Chicago. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
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IQG Inductive Proximity Sensor Offers Reliable Detection and Adaptability

May 11, 2016
SICK has announced the IQG inductive proximity sensor for reliable detection in a wide variety of applications.
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SICK Launches microScan3 Core Safety Laser Scanner

April 20, 2016
SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process ...
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SICK Launches DFS60S Pro Incremental Encoder for Functional Safety

March 10, 2016
SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process ...
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The Lector63x Image-Based Code Reader Delivers High Reading Performance

March 7, 2016
SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process ...
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TriSpector1000 Vision Sensor from SICK Provides Cost-Efficient 3D Inspection

Feb. 29, 2016
SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process ...