SICK surpasses $100 million revenue milestone

JANUARY 24--SICK Inc. (Minneapolis, MN; www.sick.com), a provider of sensors, safety systems, and automatic identification products for industrial applications in North America, achieved record revenues in 2005, exceeding $100 million in sales, a 27% increase over 2004 revenues.

Jan 24th, 2006

JANUARY 24--SICK Inc. (Minneapolis, MN; www.sick.com), a provider of sensors, safety systems, and automatic identification products for industrial applications in North America, achieved record revenues in 2005, exceeding $100 million in sales, a 27% increase over 2004 revenues. In addition, the company will celebrate its 30th anniversary by holding a special celebration at its North American headquarters in Bloomington, MN, on Feb. 3. Also, SICK is also recognizing recertification to the ISO 9001:2000 and 14001:2004 standards.

"We're very proud to celebrate these important milestones in our history," commented Alberto Bertomeu, president of SICK. "We look forward to the next 30 years of innovation--providing cost-effective solutions for our factory-automation customers around the world."

With nearly 450 patents, SICK has been a technology leader for 60 years. Leveraging a history of innovation, the company has pioneered a long line of industry firsts--such as the first safety light curtain, the first barcode reader, the first color sensor, and many more. SICK AG was founded in 1946 in Germany and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.

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