USA CEO: Tony Peet
HQ: Minneapolis, MN
Silicon Valley Robotics member since 2017, SICK has actively supported the California robotics industry. SICK works with robot OEM’s to tune SICK’s LiDAR technology to the emerging AMR market with the TiM family of small LiDAR’s ( and safety versions). SICK has been active in advancing safety to meet the demands of new robots and smart robotics systems under development. Some recent examples are the World’s smallest safety LiDAR, the nanoScan3 which also received a 2020 Silicon Valley Robotics Innovation Award. Also, the first outdoor safety scanner (outdoorScan3), and other products which support flexible safety over Ethernet.
Founded in 1946, SICK now has over 50 subsidiaries and equity investments, as well as numerous agencies around the world. In the 2019 fiscal year, SICK had more than 10,000 employees worldwide and a group revenue of around EUR 1.8 billion. SICK also provides support for the ROS community, sponsoring the annual ROSCON since 2014 and donating hardware to Open Robotics. EandM, SICK’s exclusive West Coast distributor, and SICK are proud collaborators in tens of thousands of new robots and smart robotic machines over the last 10 years.