Baumer has been synonymous with partnership, precision, and pioneering spirit since its inception in 1952 by Herbert Baumer in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Originally starting with the production of microswitches to enhance production efficiencies, Baumer has evolved into a global high-tech entity, leading the way in smart sensor solutions for factory and process automation. This transition marks Baumer’s commitment to not only advancing technological frontiers but also to fostering sustainable manufacturing practices. Their expansive product range is designed to help customers conserve resources and optimise production processes, embodying the company’s dedication to sustainable and trustworthy cooperation. This approach allows Baumer to promptly and flexibly address customer challenges with tailor-made solutions, thereby reinforcing their role as a pivotal partner in the journey towards smart factories.
Over seven decades, Baumer has transformed from a Swiss specialist in precision mechanics into a global powerhouse in the manufacturing of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments, and automated image-processing components. As a family-owned business, Baumer is proud of its heritage and continues to operate with a workforce of about 2,800 across 39 subsidiaries in 19 countries. Their commitment to innovation, quality, and customer service has made them a preferred partner for a diverse range of clients, from specialised small-scale operations to large industrial conglomerates worldwide. The Baumer brand is a testament to enduring values of precision, partnership, and innovation, ensuring that every product and service offered not only meets the highest standards but also contributes to a sustainable future. As Baumer embarks on the next chapter of its journey, it remains driven by the same zeal for innovation and excellence that has defined its legacy.