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Starting from 1971 M.D. Micro Detectors S.p.A. is designing and manufacturing a wide range of industrial sensors.

M.D. Micro Detectors is rich in Tradition and Human, Professional and Material Resources, meaning Technology, Quality, Reliability, Continuity, Service and Innovation worldwide.

As many other successful business stories typical of our region, M.D. Micro Detectors was born in a garage following the inspiration of a Physics teacher of a Techincal Institute in Modena and constantly developed over the years, up to the present days. Our town, Modena, is located in the Motor Valley (great brands such as Ferrari, Maserati, Pagani, De Tomaso were born and have developed in this territory), that’s an area with a great spirit of enterprise. Modena is part of Emilia Romagna and North-Eastern Italy, that is to say one of the most advanced area worldwide in terms of industrialization, work culture and quality of life.

To better understand our technological level just think that MD, for example, was the first industry to produce photoelectric sensors in the M18 cylindrical shape, become an international standard, as well as to realize different types of Area Sensors.

Technology, Quality and Reliability of our products, as well as the Customer Orientation, have always been the main drivers of our Company Strategy.

Our Products Portfolio is composed by:

- Photoelectric Sensors
- Proximity Sensors
- Ultrasonic Sensors
- Area Sensors
- Safety Devices
- Accessories


M.D. Micro Detectors is also able to offer and realize Customization of Catalogue Product, based on customers’ specific needs, as well as to develop and realize innovative solutions for industrial applications using its own technology.

All design and production processes, based on Lean Thinking Principles, are subject to constant surveys and all the products are tested twice.

M.D. Micro Detectors’ quality is confirmed by many certifications got by our Company got during the years: the System is ISO 9001:2008 and many products are CE, ATEX, cULus, Diversey, TÜV amd ECOLAB certified. Our Food and Harsh Environment Products comply with IP69K protection parameters.

Since 1990 we are situated in a comfortable plant of 6.733 mq in Strada Santa Caterina 235 in Modena. Now the entire industrial process (from the development of the products up to the delivery to customers) all of our activities are completely carried out in our head-seat by our people.

We strongly believe in the importance of having internally the competence and control of all processes as well as production and product technologies. We strongly believe that the Italian character of our products and our technology, is a treasure of inestimable value for our customers and for our Stakeholders.