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KEYENCE is named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for the 6th year in a row
Keyence Corporation of America Posted 09/30/2016
ITASCA, IL – KEYENCE Corporation was ranked #64 in Forbes’s annual list of World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies. Since 1974, KEYENCE has steadily grown and innovated to become a world leader for research and development, manufacturing automation and quality assurance solutions.
The Forbes list, which ranks company’s on their “innovation premium”, consists of firms that investors feel “are most likely to come up with the next big innovation”. KEYENCE has been ranked in the top 100 every year since Forbes began the ranking in 2011.
KEYENCE’s focus on innovation helps to drive its global network of direct sales engineers in providing over 200,000 clients with value-added solutions. KEYENCE’s wide product array consists of everything from presence detection sensors, high-precision measurement sensors, machine vision systems and barcode readers, to microscopes, laser markers and more.
In the past year, KEYENCE has made breakthroughs in technology through the release of these new products (among others):
- Industry’s First Over-Pipe Clamp-On Flow Sensor (FD-Q Series)
- World’s First Complete 3D Measurement and Inspection Solution (XG-X Series)
- World’s First Safety Laser Scanner with Built-In Camera and Detachable Display (SZ-V Series)
At the core of KEYENCE’s drive to innovate is the business philosophy of objective consciousness. By relentlessly questioning the status quo, KEYENCE is able to continuously break new ground.
KEYENCE has steadily grown since 1974 to become an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of automation equipment worldwide. Our products consist of automation sensors, static eliminators, barcode readers, measuring instruments, vision systems, laser markers, and digital microscopes.