SICK named Internet of Things Sensor Company of the Year

Oct. 3, 2022

SICK has received the 2022 Global Industrial Internet of Things Sensor Company of the Year Award by Frost and Sullivan, which recognizes market participants that embody visionary innovation, market-leading performance, and unmatched customer care. “As a global company, it focuses on serving all customers with the same high-quality and comprehensive expertise, regardless of physical location. With this leadership focus, Frost & Sullivan expects SICK to sustain its leadership in the IIoT sensor market,” said Samantha Fisher, best practices research analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

For this award, Frost & Sullivan considered SICK’s dedication to creating innovative products through ongoing customer engagement and feedback, in addition to a strong reputation for innovation and problem solving, they note, adding that this stems from SICK’s commitment to research and development (R&D). This R&D process involves gathering input directly from customers regarding new solutions and service offerings to ensure that roadmap designs meet relevant customer needs and solve important business challenges.

SICK also shares how it routinely monitors market trends and looks for disruptive technologies to incorporate these into existing solutions. This enables it to provide the innovative and forward-thinking technology to solve customers’ problems, they note. 

“SICK’s brand is synonymous with quality, innovation, and leadership. Starting in 2004, the company rebranded itself as 'SICK Sensor Intelligence' to position itself as the data provider for Industry 4.0 and IIoT. This early movement marks SICK’s long-term focus and track-record compared to other manufacturers; the company’s head start enabled it to evolve alongside the market and grow into a strong leadership position,” said Sebastián Trolli, sr. industry analyst, industrial technologies at Frost & Sullivan.