Ono Sokki
OMRON Industrial Automation
Omega Engineering, Inc.

10 Linear Gauge Manufacturers in 2023

This section provides an overview for linear gauges as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 10 linear gauge manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked linear gauge companies as of June, 2023: 1.Omega Engineering, Inc., 2.HEIDENHAIN, 3.Magnescale.

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List of 10 Linear Gauge Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • Omega Engineering, Inc.
      • Address: 800 Connecticut Ave. Suite 5N01, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

      Company Overview

      OMEGA Engineering, Inc. was founded in 1962 and based in Norwalk, Connecticut as a manufacturer of ultra-fine gauge thermocouples. Today the company delivers on 13 full product lines manufactured in an ISO 9001-2015 compliant laboratory. The company offers services such as repair, calibration, and custom engineering. Calibration services include temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, and others. The company offers three levels of custom engineering: custom modifications, new product designs, and complete systems engineering.


      Company Overview

      CITIZEN FINEDEVICE CO., LTD. is a Japanese manufacturer headquartered in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi. It was established in 1959 through the merger of three Japanese companies: Citizen Miyota Co., Ltd., Citizen Finetech Co., Ltd., and Citizen Seimitsu Co., Ltd. The company specializes in precise metal parts for automobiles and other products, including quartz oscillators and ceramic components. Production processes are supported by various technologies, such as precise metal part machining, thin-film technology, and sealing technology, catering to different applications. Since 2019, CITIZEN FINEDEVICE, along with its holding company CITIZEN Group, has actively implemented Responsible Minerals Procurement Policy and Environmental Policy.

    • Marposs
      • Address: Via Saliceto 13 , Bentivoglio, Italy

      Company Overview

      Marposs S.p.A. is headquartered in Bentivoglio, Italy. The company serves industries such asa aerospace, semiconductors, machine tooling, and biomedical as a manufacturer and as a service provider. The company’s products vary by industry but include tools for gauging, profiling, and monitoring, as well as data management systems and machines for testing and automation. The company’s services include after sales service, customer training, original spare parts, retrofit and upgrade of existing machinery, and project management consulting services.

    • Mitutoyo

      Company Overview

      Mitutoyo was founded in 1934 and headquartered in Kawasaki City, Japan. The company is a manufacturer and seller of precision measuring instruments including software, optics, machinery, and electronics. The company is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited for calibration services for measuring instruments. The company’s product lines include Micrometers, Calipers, Calibration Equipment, Vision Measuring Systems, and many others. The company’s coordinate measuring machines and roundness/cylindricity measuring machines are sol in over 60 countries worldwide.

    • OMRON Industrial Automation

      Company Overview

      OMRON Industrial Automation is the UK branch of OMRON, originally founded in Japan in 1933. OMRON Industrial Automation serves food and beverage industry, panel board design, automotive manufacturing industries among others. OMRON Industrial Automation products categories include automation systems such as industrial PCs and human machine interfaces (HMI), safety such as safety switches and safety logic control systems, switching components such as solid state relays, motion & drives such as motion controllers, sensing such as photoelectric sensors, software, robotics, quality control & inspection systems, as well as control components including power supplies and digital panel indicators.

      • Address: 4-2-51 Shimaya Konohana-ku Osaka Techno Park Shimaya, Osaka, Japan

      Company Overview

      SANTEST (STC) is a manufacturer of sensors, transducers, and other mechatronic products based in Osaka, Japan. Founded in 1953, the company's products are used in various industrial applications such as robotics, injection molding, hydraulic systems, and machine tooling. The company's product lineup includes pressure and magnetostrictive transducers for assessing process variables, servo valves for controlling flow rates or pressure ranges using electronic signals, and ultrasonic sensors for precise measurement using ultrasonic waves. STC also provides its clients with after-sales services such as calibration, maintenance, and repair.

Linear Gauge Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Ranking as of June 2023 in United States of America

Derivation Method
Rank Company Click Share
1 Omega Engineering, Inc. 50%
3 Magnescale 16.7%

Ranking as of June 2023 Globally

Derivation Method
Rank Company Click Share
1 Omega Engineering, Inc. 25%
3 Magnescale 16.7%
4 Unipulse 8.3%
5 OMRON Industrial Automation 8.3%
6 Marposs 8.3%
8 SANTEST (STC) 8.3%

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the linear gauge page as of June 2023. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. HEIDENHAIN: 8,600
  2. Ono Sokki: 613

Newly Established Company

  1. Magnescale: 1965 (58 years ago)
  2. Omega Engineering, Inc.: 1962 (61 years ago)
  3. CITIZEN FINEDEVICE CO.,LTD.: 1959 (64 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. HEIDENHAIN: 1889 (134 years ago)
  2. Marposs: 1952 (71 years ago)
  3. Ono Sokki: 1954 (69 years ago)

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