VEGA Grieshaber KG is a world-leading supplier of level, switching and pressure instrumentation. On the journey to achieve this strong position, the company always had one basic objective: the development of innovative, market leading products. Established in 1959 in the Black Forest, VEGA today employs 1,100 people world-wide, 600 of whom are at the company’s headquarters in Schiltach.
In more than 70 countries, VEGA is actively represented with subsidiary companies and sales partners. In Europe alone, VEGA is present in 34 countries, in North and South America in 10 countries and in Africa, Asia and Australia in 36 countries. VEGA is a reliable partner for all industries from both a technical and commercial viewpoint. VEGA sensors work reliably and accurately in very different and challenging applications, for example: in the petrochemical, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries, in food processing and drinking water treatment, in sewage treatment plants, landfills, mining and energy generation, on drilling platforms, ships and even in aircrafts.
In 1997, VEGA introduced the first two-wire radar sensor in the world. Two years later VEGA advanced to international market leader in radar level measurement. Since 2003 the VEGA product system, plics demonstrates how good design can effectively reduce time and cost expenditures when using modern measuring technologies. These savings concern the complete lifecycle of the measuring instruments: from selection, ordering, right through to installation, set-up, operation and service.
In November 2004 VEGA produced the 100.000th radar instrument. In the same year VEGA introduced the first radar sensor specially developed for level measurement of bulk solids. Reliable level measurement is guaranteed even under most difficult process conditions of extreme dust generation, heat and filling noise. VEGA sets new standards for bulk solids measurement. Stay on course with the technology leader.