Founder and Supervisory Board Chairman
As founder of CAPTRON, Reinhard Bellm is a technical expert, innovator, and mentor all in one. Until he moved from the Management Board to the Supervisory Board in January 2022, he was responsible for the Production, Product Development, and Innovation Management departments.
As a master electrical mechanic and sales engineer, he spent many years working for renowned sensor manufacturers in Germany, developing technical expertise in the area of capacitive sensor development and production. In 1983, he went into business for himself with the production and sale of fill level sensors for industrial automation. Over his entire professional career, Bellm has launched numerous inventions on the market, successfully filed for patents, and used his know-how to advance the company.
In the years 2003, 2006, and 2017, he was awarded the Bavarian State Prize for outstanding achievements and innovations at the Internationale Handwerksmesse München. Reinhard Bellm has imparted his core competence and greatest strength for custom, innovative sensor solutions to CAPTRON, which has played a major role in the success of today’s product portfolio.