Certified and safe: The series10 Touch Hygiene meets highest requirements for the food and pharmaceutical industry.
// The new CANEO series10CAPTRON presents IO-Link switches for all HMI applications
// TCP laser center unitsAbsolute process competence in the dosing systems of bdtronic
// Food & BeverageYour partner for hygienic, efficient and fail-safe sensors
// CUSTOMIZED CONFIGURATIONWe produce probes within a millimeter of your tolerance
// Customized operating comfortCapacitive stop request button with touch function for public transport

News 05/25/2021: With the subsidiary in Poznań, Poland, established in November 2020, CAPTRON fosters its strategic development.


News 03/10/2021: CAPTRON has been a member of the logistics network of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) e.V. since January 2021.


News 01/27/2021: On January 1, 2021, Philip Bellm takes over as chairman of CAPTRON and continues the family tradition in the second generation.


News 01/18/2021: CAPTRON concludes the past year, although marked by the corona pandemic, with a positive note and confirms its position as the world's leading premium manufacturer of capacitive sensor switches.


News 10/07/2020: As a company, we are aware of our responsibility to society to conduct sustainable, climate-friendly business.


News 04/14/2020: The building progress at our new CAPTRON's headquarters in Olching is becoming increasingly visible.


Picking systems in comparison
November 16th, 2020 | 7 minute read

How complex the logistics process behind each order is depends to a large extent on the selected picking method and the picking system. The requirements and benefits differ depending on the warehouse structure, industry, noise level, article weight, etc. But which procedures are there - and above all, which system is worthwhile?

Which is the best fill level method to measure my medium?
August 5th, 2020 | 11 minute read

To be able to take economic decisions today´s industrial automation requires reliable measurement data in order to provide management information: This is especially in the field of filling level measurement. But which measurement method or technology is the best for my medium?

Contactless switching instead of spreading viruses
June 06th, 2020 | 4 minute read

After all, according to the Federal Centre for Health Education, up to 80 percent of infectious diseases are transmitted via the hands. And according to an overview in the "Journal of Hospital Infection", corona viruses, for example, can be detected on surfaces for up to nine days.

Food industry: permanent tightening
of hygiene standards
May 05 2020 | 2 minute read

All manufacturing processes in the food industry and applications in medical and pharmaceutical technology are subject to strict hygiene requirements. Infection prevention currently plays a special role.

Hygienic sensors for
cleanrooms and cleanroom systems
May 26 2020 | 6 minute read

Combined with solutions from Ortner, CAPTRON products have proven effective in a wide range of practical applications. Ortner relies on CAPTRON solutions in many of its products.

Infection prevention in the health care sector
- not only since Corona
May 15 2020 | 3 minute read

The corona virus has greatly changed behavior in areas with members of different risk groups in hospitals, nursing homes or homes for the elderly.

CAPTRON Products and solutions

With capacitive touch function

Since 1994, CAPTRON has successfully been developing and producing capacitive switches for the opening of doors and the actuation and control of machinery and systems.

Two-Hand control safeCAP
Safe and ergonomical

safeCAP is CAPTRON’s solution for maximum safety and ergonomics when operating heavy machinery with a high risk of injury such as presses, shears and punches.

Level Sensors
CAPselect - free configuration of your probe

With the CAPselect system for level sensors, you are able to freely configure the probe of your choice depending on the application, container type and sensor properties.

Optical sensors
Customised to your application

CAPTRON produces customised light barriers with red light, infra-red and laser light as well as laser TCP measuring units for maximum-precision tool calibration by industrial robots.

LED signalling units
Long-lasting and robust

Maximum reliability - even under the most adverse conditions - is needed for intuitive orientation in buildings, in public transport or the control of machinery.

The ideal add-on

From the ideal holder to dismantling and assembly tools. Our accessories offer an extensive range of add-on products for our sensors and systems for virtually all applications.


The CAPTRON manufacture

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CAPTRON - Manufacturer of high-quality sensors in Bavaria, Germany

CAPTRON is the world market leader for capacitive sensor switches and manufacturer of high-quality sensors for level measurement, optical object detection and LED signaling. CAPTRON sensors and sensor systems are used in a wide variety of industries and have been shaping the future between man-machine and machine-machine interface since 1983. Our customers benefit from more than four decades of experience, best service and reliable products - true to our maxim: Quality made in Bavaria.

This is what you can expect from us:

  • Top quality made in Germany
  • ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System (English | International)
  • ISO 14001:2015 certified Environmental Management System (English | International)
  • short delivery times due to own production
  • personal customer service
  • customized products also in small quantities