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QUALITY MADE IN BAVARIA

A modern, medium-sized manufacturer of capacitive sensors and optical sensors, CAPTRON Electronic GmbH has been designing the future of human-machine interaction since 1983. That applies to complete sensor systems and bespoke special sensors to suit customers' specific requirements.

CAPTRON is a global manufacturer and as such it develops, produces and supplies small and medium-sized companies as well as large concerns in the most diverse industries and areas of use. This applies both to its standard business and also to project business.

In addition to its German headquarters in Bavaria, CAPTRON has another site in China as well as sales partners around the globe. We guarantee to be close to our customers and provide the best conditions for good partnerships. Innovative internal developments, our modern in-house production, fast response times and quick, competent service have always been the main pillars of our success. We attach particular value to maintaining Germany as our production site - true to our mission statement "QUALITY MADE IN BAVARIA".


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IN FAMILY HANDS SINCE 1983

A modern, medium-sized family-run company since 1983, CAPTRON has been combining tradition with a high level of quality, flexibility and innovation as well as a global presence. At two sites in Germany and China with over 100 employees, CAPTRON is a well-known manufacturer of innovative, capacitive sensors, optical sensors and complete control systems for a very wide range of industries and areas of use such as the automation industry, traffic and transport, building engineering and much more.

"QUALITY MADE IN BAVARIA" defines the mission statement of being close to the user and open to customer wishes for innovative and sustainable products and solutions.

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INNOVATIVE SENSORS & SENSOR SYSTEMS

Technology follows requirements – not vice versa. We are a solution-based partner with more than 30 years of experience and expertise and have managed to solve numerous challenges to improve and integrate technical procedures using sensors, LED signal systems and complete control systems. This has enabled us to create an extensive product portfolio and we can also tailor existing products for our customers to suit their precise technical requirements.

Our extremely modern mechanical and production systems enable us to provide our customers with the best possible technical and moral support from the product idea to its actual production.

Take advantage of our expertise for your benefit. Place your trust in the CAPTRON specialists who speak your language and know your problems.

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Industries & applications

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Industrial Automation
For more productivity and safety.

Having to incorporate downtimes? Not with our products. CAPTRON understands the key role of sensor technology in the production process and fills that role in every aspect.

Plant & Machines
Machines work better this way.

We are regarded as experts in the core sector of processing industry. This is the perfect place for us - we known the market, the machinery and we offer high-quality sensor technology that does exactly what's needed.

Traffic & Transport
By land, sea and in the air.

More than 20 years of experience in the transport industry have taught us many things. We have successfully been designing sensors for specialist transport requirements for decades.

Food & beverage
Germs have no chance!

In food technology, hygiene is a top priority. Especially in all the processing steps.

Commercial & Special Vehicles
Strong and individual for each application.

The complexity of sensor technology in utility and specialist vehicles demands specialist expertise. Our sensor technology experts are familiar with the technical and kinematic contexts.

Building technology
We help you to open doors.

We understand the many and varied demands of the healthcare sector, as well as of public buildings and the industrial sector.

Leisure & Entertainment
Relax thanks to our sensor products.

The world of theme parks, thermal spas and water parks, holiday parks and children's adventure playgrounds demands (child-friendly) individuality and maximum reliability - and this is exactly what we offer.

UAV electronic
For applications in the industry & agriculture

Optimised flight properties thanks to CAPTRON’s intelligent stabilisation sensors. Remote-controlled (industrial) helicopters are our passion.

Model making RC electronic
For leisure & entertainment.

CAPTRON is regarded as the pioneer of this technology - and with good reason. We are the inventors and manufacturers of one of the best stabilisation systems available on the market.

AWARDS AND PRIZES

Our corporate culture is dominated by expertise and experience and has made CAPTRON the global innovation leader in sensor technology. We have received several awards and prizes for unique product developments. A sign of our quality and our pioneering spirit.

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CAPTRON AS AN EMPLOYER

Our workforce is our most valuable asset which is why our success is due in no small part to the motivation and energy of our employees who now number over 100. With this in mind we always strive to form a homogeneous team. With growth in mind, we are therefore permanently on the look-out for new smart people with lots of team spirit and commitment for a very wide range of different specialities Are you interested? Then find out more about your opportunities

„We are a family-run company and as such we regard ourselves as a caring company and our jobs as part of our lives. Together we will build up CAPTRON to a place where everybody can feel comfortable and at home.“

Petra Bellm
Managing Director | CAPTRON Electronic

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