First Sensor AG is among the world`s leading providers in the area of sensor technology. Our company develops and manufactures both standardized and tailor-made sensor solutions for applications in the industrial, medical and mobility growth markets. With over 800 employees, we are represented at six German locations and also have development, production and sales sites in the USA, Canada, China, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Sweden and Denmark along with a worldwide partner network.

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Peter-Behrens-Straße 15 , Berlin , 12459 Germany

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Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
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100,000,000 - 1,000,000,000 €

First Sensor AG is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems. Our company develops and manufactures standardized and customized sensor solutions for applications in the Industrial, Medical and Mobility growth markets.

The digitalization pervading practically all areas of life is an integral element not just of industry but also everyone's daily routine. Innovative applications such as smart home products and the Internet of Things create new growth markets. Here sensor systems are taking on the role of a key technology. These enable relevant data to be logged, analyzed and processed into a signal that triggers the required response in an intelligent system. Against this background, we aim to retain our leadership in innovation, expand into selected areas and support our customers as a professional partner in the development of innovative products with genuine unique selling propositions.

A crucial advantage of First Sensor is our ability to handle the entire value chain in sensor technology, from the wafer to the smart sensor system. We also have the in-house technologies needed to combine the properties of materials and components in innovative ways as part of sophisticated processes. Our specialists are committed to researching all aspects of high-quality sensor systems, allowing them to continually spur innovation and make it a reality. This acts as an ideal platform on which to realize high-performance projects and thus consolidate our market leadership.

First Sensor — more than 45 years of experience and success worldwide

First Sensor AG was founded in Berlin in 1991 as Silicon Sensor. In 1999, it was listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange for the first time with an annual turnover of €3 million. Between 2000 and 2010, the company grew along the value chain by purchasing national and international sensor system companies, some of which were founded back in the 1960s. After a change of name, the merger of these companies under the umbrella of First Sensor AG commenced from 2011 onwards. Today, the company generates sales totaling over €120 million annually.