Top 10 Global Manufacturers And Suppliers Of Industrial Sensors

The industrial sensors are devices that help in detecting and respond to the events or changes in the environment and provide the corresponding output. These sensors can sense physical input such as gas, image humidity, position, pressure, force, level, flow, motion, and temperature. They respond by producing an output on a display or show the information in electronic form for further processing. These industrial sensors are widely adopted in oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, mining, and energy and power. This classifies its major applications in environmental monitoring, flood and water level monitoring systems, traffic monitoring and controlling, energy saving in artificial lighting, precision agriculture and animal tracking, and remote system monitoring and equipment fault diagnostics.

Industrial Sensors Market Overview:

Owing to the rising demand for industrial sensors by the growing Industrial 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and raising awareness about industrial sensors measures among all end-user industries, the global industrial sensors market is likely to experience significant growth over the upcoming years. In 2018, the global industrial sensors market was USD 16 billion and is expected to reach around USD 24.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.16% between 2019 and 2025.

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Top Industrial Sensor Manufacturers And Suppliers

Some of the prominent players operating in the global industrial sensors market are Honeywell International, Rockwell Automation, NXP Semiconductors, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Amphenol Corporation, Siemens, First Sensor, Denso Corp, and Bosch.

Honeywell International

Honeywell International whose headquarters is in North Carolina, United States reported annual revenue of US$41.802 billion. Commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems are offered by Honeywell.

The company's product range includes -

  • fans, heaters, thermostats, ceiling fans
  • air coolers and air conditioners, LED light bulbs & fixtures
  • humidifiers, air purifiers, dehumidifiers, humidifier, and air purifier filters, furnace HVAC filters, commercial air filters
  • cameras, smart home, safes & door locks
  • light switch timers, shredders, door chimes    
  • water alarms, security, and floodlights, portable and standby generators
  • RTS transfer switches, maintenance kits
  • eye, hearing, head & face, fall, personal, respiratory protection
  • electronic & media air cleaners, water coolers
  • boots (work, women's, sports & outdoors, and kids)
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Texas Instruments

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Texas Instruments (TI), reported annual revenue of US$14.961 billion. Texas Instruments focuses on developing analog chips and embedded processors. TI's breakthroughs in analog and embedded processing semiconductors help companies produce innovative, differentiated applications. The company's technologies are at work in every type of electronic system in markets that include:

  • Industrial
  • Automotive
  • Personal Electronics
  • Communication Equipment
  • Enterprise Systems

TI designs, manufactures, tests and sells semiconductors. From robots to refrigerators, from drones to door locks, the company's products include -

  • Analog
  • Embedded Processing
  • DLP Technology
  • Education Technology

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation reported the fiscal year 2019 global sales at US$6.69 billion. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation specializes in -

  • Advanced Process Control
  • Condition Monitoring and I/O
  • Distributed Control Systems
  • Drives
  • Drive systems
  • FactoryTalk Software
  • Human Machine Interface
  • Industrial Control Products
  • Industrial Network Products
  • Industrial Sensors
  • Motion Control
  • Motor Control Centers
  • Programmable Controllers
  • Safety Components
  • Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Training

The services offered by the company are asset management consulting, repair, and remote support centers and training.


Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Siemens is the largest industrial manufacturing company with annual revenue of EUR 86.849 billion. The company offers a wide range of electrical engineering and electronics-related products and services. Its range of portfolio includes -

  • Building Technology
  • Energy
  • Drive Technology
  • Financing
  • Healthineers
  • Industrial Automation
  • Siemens Mobility
  • Industry Software

The electrical installation systems and home automation to security systems and hearing instruments as well as investment funds are the diverse product portfolio offered to customers by Siemens and its affiliated companies. Apart from these, it also provides the best and most appropriate products, services, and solutions that can effectively and efficiently be used in your market. The extensive electrification and automation portfolio are widely broadened with Siemens digital solutions "Mindsphere" that gives long-term reliability for your investments.


STMicroelectronics is the multinational electronics and semiconductor manufacturer with annual revenue of US$9.66 billion. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, ST is a leading supplier of many of the main technologies going into the next generations of consumer devices:

  • Microcontrollers for low and ultra-low power processing
  • Secure solutions
  • Industrial Sensors and Actuators
  • Connectivity
  • Conditioning and Protection
  • Motor Control
  • Power & Energy Management

NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors reported annual revenue of US$9.41 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Eindhoven, Netherlands, NXP Semiconductors is the leading semiconductor supplier for the automotive, secure identification, and digital networking industries. Based on the identification, security, networking, automotive, analog signal, radiofrequency, and power management expertise, NXP Semiconductors provides mixed signals and standard products. NXP specializes in products for the automotive, wired and wireless infrastructure, identification, industrial, consumer, and lightning, mobile and computing applications. Types of products produced by NXP Semiconductors are -

  • Audio
  • Interfaces
  • Peripherals and logic
  • Power Management
  • Industrial Sensors
  • RF
  • Security and Authentication'
  • Wireless Connectivity

Amphenol Corporation

Amphenol Corporation reported annual revenue of US$ 7.011 billion. Headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut, Amphenol Corp is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. Electronic, electrical and fiber optic connectors, coaxial and flat-ribbon cable, and interconnect systems are designed, manufactured and marketed by the company.

Communications and information processing markets are the main end markets for the company's products including -

  • Information processing systems and cellular telephone and data communication
  • Cable television
  • Aerospace and military electronics
  • Rail, automotive and other transportation and industrial applications.

First Sensor

Headquartered in Germany, First Sensor is one of the world's leading suppliers in the field of sensor systems with annual revenue of EUR 155.1 million. Both standardized and tailor-made sensor solutions are developed and manufactured by First Sensor for applications in the Medical, Industrial, and Mobility growth markets. For the detection of radiation, light, pressure, flow, level, and acceleration, high-quality, customer-specific sensor solutions are developed and manufactured by First Sensor. Some of the sensor products produced by First Sensor are -

  • optical
  • radiation
  • pressure
  • level
  • flow
  • inertial sensors
  • cameras
  • power semiconductors
  • IMS
  • Systems for ADAS

Denso Corp

Denso Corp is a global automotive components manufacturer with annual revenue of YEN 5,108.291 billion. Headquartered in Japan, Denso Corp develops and manufactures different auto parts, including -

  • hybrid vehicle components
  • climate control systems
  • gasoline and diesel engine components
  • air-bag systems
  • instrument clusters
  • spark plugs
  • pre-crash radar systems.

Non-automotive components, such as household heating equipment, the QR code, and industrial robots are developed and manufactured by Denso.

Bosch Sensortec

Last on the list is Bosch, with annual revenue of EUR 78.5 billion. Bosch Sensortec is headquartered in Germany. The company develops and markets a broad portfolio of MEMS sensors and solutions for applications in smartphones, AR/VR devices, tablets, smart homes, wearables, drones, robots, and the Internet of Things. The product portfolio includes motion sensors such as -

  • Gyroscopes
  • Magnetometers
  • 3-axis accelerometers
  • Integrated 6- and 9-axis sensors
  • Smart and also environmental sensors for measuring barometric pressure, humidity, temperature, and gases.

A comprehensive variety of software and tools and optical microsystems are also offered by Bosch Sensortec.