SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for Factory Automation, Logistic Automation and Process Automation applications. Whether automating factories or optimizing distribution centres, or monitoring emissions from a stack, SICK provides cost-effective solutions.
Our company has pioneered a long line of industry firsts – such as the first safety light curtain, the first colour sensor, and many more. These innovations provide solutions to virtually every industry application.
SICK Pty Ltd was established in Australia as a wholly owned subsidiary of SICK AG, Germany in September 1982 with our New Zealand Sales Office established in March 1998. Our position as market leader for sensors has been built and continues to be built on the reputation of the quality of our products and our know-how to solve complex applications.
Our parent company, SICK AG founded in 1946, and has grown a global presence with almost 50 national and international subsidiaries and sales offices. SICK currently employs more than 6,000 employees worldwide.
The VHD Pro (Vehicle Hot Spot Detector) profiling system combines thermal imaging cameras and laser measurement scanners to detect overheated vehicles. It is installed before critical road sections such as tunnels, or ferry and train boarding areas.