Balluff Automation

Balluff is a medium-sized company. Family-run for four generations, it was founded in Neuhausen on the Filder near Stuttgart and has grown into a world-oriented, leading global player. It is a sensor and automation specialist with tradition and customer relationships established over years, which acts simultaneously as an important partner in innovations and as a pacesetter for its customers.
As a future-oriented company, we not only focus on the traditional areas of automation but are also dedicated to developing holistic applications for an increasingly digital and connected world. When it comes to quality, we have our own particular ideas. We call it Balluff Quality – a higher standard which goes beyond applicable official standards, not only in production but also in consulting and services.
Balluff Automation has well established roots in the automotive sector with a special emphasis on lithium ion battery manufacturers and their related equipment providers.
Our focus is on delivering distinct customer value via innovating automation throughout the machine manufacturing process. We work closely with our customers in offering product solutions to both sensing and automation challenges with the emphasis on increased productivity, reduced CAPEX/OPEX and minimised overall risk.

Areas of expertise

  • Electrode, cell, module and pack traceability & tracking solutions – HF and UHF RFID systems
  • Condition monitoring solutions from mixing to formation – vibration, temperature, humidity, ambient pressure
  • Data driven machine control with IO-Link down to the sensor level  in electrode manufacturing, cell assembly and formation
  • Comprehensive and specialised sensing technologies
  • Machine vision systems for quality controls and inspection routine


  • Top 5 producers in Asia – for electrode production to formation, aging & testing and pack assembly
  • Top producers in Europe – for cell assembly, module and pack assembly
  • Top New Energy Vehicle producers in the US – for vehicles operation, cell production and module 2 pack