Schmersal is a world class designer and manufacturer of machine safety products, industrial switches, position sensors, and related control accessories for a wide variety of applications. Schmersal offers over 250 safety interlocks and a wide range of application accessories.
Schmersal safety product lines include:
Schmersal safety products feature unique actuating mechanisms that resist bypassing or overriding, positive-break NC contacts, fail-to-safe electrical design, positive-guided relays, and rugged sealed industrial housings - to satisfy the highest levels of assessed risk. All Schmersal safety products are third-party certified to the relevant directives and standards and have cULus recognition and carry the CE mark.
In addition, the company provides informative safety literature, safety videos, and tutorial handbooks regarding machine guarding safety requirements. On-staff engineers provide application assistance, while a network of technical Sales Representatives are available across the country to perform in-house safety seminars, focusing on ways to protect machinery operators and maintenance personnel from recognized hazards in compliance with current local and international standards, without compromising productivity.
The company was founded in Germany, in 1945, and is now represented in more than twenty-two countries, with direct operations in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, China, India, Great Britain, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Schmersal’s North American operation is focused on supplying machinery builders and users with safety components to meet the new and emerging machine guarding safety requirements of OSHA, ANSI, Robotic Industries Association, and the European Machinery Directive. Schmersal products are available at more than 120 stocking distributors throughout the U.S. and Canada.