Sensata Technologies
RSF Elektronik
Pepperl+Fuchs Inc.
PCM Products, Inc.
Onexia, Inc.
Newall Electronics, Inc.
Measurement Technologies

26 Linear Encoder Manufacturers in 2023

This section provides an overview for linear encoders as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 26 linear encoder manufacturers and their company rankings.

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List of 26 Linear Encoder Manufacturers

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    • Sensata Technologies
      • Address: 29 Pleasant Street Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Onexia, Inc.
      • Address: 750 Springdale DriveExton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

      Company Overview

      ONExia Inc is based in Exton, Pennsylvania and is a robotics integrator, custom machine builder, and industrial distributor. ONExia specializing in manual process automation and assists manufacturers of all sizes increase throughput with cutting edge technology. ONExia works with customers to develop turnkey custom machines including 2D & 3D vision system integration, software design & development, and machine safety services. ONExia uses robotics to automate line packaging. ONExia also offers robot palletizers that are compatible with new or existing packaging lines.

    • Kinequip, Inc.
      • Address: 365 Old Niagara Falls Blvd.Buffalo, New York, United States of America

      Company Overview

      Kinequip, Inc. was founded in 1946 in Buffalo, NY as a distributor of industrial parts, accessories, and kits. Today these offerings have grown to include motors, compressors, blower systems, clams, pumps, various fittings, gauges, and sensors, as well as pneumatic and high-pressure devices. Kinequip also serves as a distributor for individual device and parts manufacturers. Kinequip additionally offers custom-designed solutions ranging from R&D to unique components and special-made parts, as well as value added designs on demand.

    • Pilz
      • Address: Felix-Wankel-Strasse 2, Ostfildern, Germany

      Company Overview

      Pilz is headquartered in Ostfildern, Germany. Pilz designs components, systems, and services to assist industrial plant and machinery customers globally. Customers include many industries such as metals, pharmaceutical, food, presses, and robotics. Pilz serves customers through 4 venues: products and industries, services, support, and training. Products and services include everything from sensor technology and small controllers to robotics to software and operation monitoring. Services include machinery and workplace safety and international compliance. Support is offered 24/7. Training is available through courses and qualification programs.

    • Pepperl+Fuchs Inc.

      Company Overview

      Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc. was founded in Mannheim, Germany in 1945 developing the forerunner of the proximity switch. Pepperl+Fuchs continues to develop proximity sensors as well as other industrial sensors including ultrasonic sensors, rotary encoders, positioning systems, display and signal processing, vibration monitoring, industrial communication, and signal processing as well as related accessories and software. Explosive protection products include safety barriers, surge protection, wireless solutions, HMI systems, power supplies, electrical explosion protection equipment, level measurement, and related software.

Linear Encoder Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Ranking as of March 2023 Globally

Derivation Method
Rank Company Click Share
1 Measurement Technologies 25%
2 Lika Electronic 25%
3 Pilz 25%
4 Sensata Technologies 25%

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the linear encoder page as of March 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. Sensata Technologies: 21,000
  2. Heidenhain Corporation: 8,600
  3. Renishaw: 5,000

Newly Established Company

  1. Sensata Technologies: 2006 (17 years ago)
  2. TR-Electronic: 1983 (40 years ago)
  3. Lika Electronic: 1982 (41 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Pilz: 1948 (75 years ago)
  2. Renishaw: 1973 (50 years ago)
  3. Lika Electronic: 1982 (41 years ago)

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