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Unite your product expertise with HBK's sensor know-how

The Custom Sensor Solution team is pleased to invite you to an exclusive HBK event hosted at our primary manufacturing facility in Darmstadt, Germany. Your role holds significant importance in designing intelligent products that align with the ever-evolving market demands. Sensors, being a crucial component in this process, sometimes encounter limitations in meeting the dimensions, capacities, and functionalities of your conceptual designs.

The main objective of these upcoming days is to synergize your expertise in innovative product development with the experience of our engineers in designing custom sensor solutions. We also invite you to join dedicated workshops and to explore our strain gauge manufacturing facility, the cornerstone of our sensor systems, where HBK has maintained leadership for over seven decades.

We highly recommend registering for a private session: during these sessions, our engineers will be available to address any queries you may have regarding customized sensors. They will guide you through the process of transforming your current system into an active sensor and assist in determining the most suitable system for your project. Your active participation in these sessions will contribute to the successful collaboration between your expertise and our specialized sensor solutions.

Highlight of the Days

Meet Custom Sensor Expert

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Gain insightful information and advice

Factory tour

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Tour premier Strain Gauge manufacturer

Breakout Sessions

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Discuss your project privately


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Enhance your skills in Strain Gauge

Why Join?

  • Engage with expert engineers in sensor design: Gain insightful information and captivating advice from our globally renowned experts. Immerse yourself in the industrial challenges of your field by interacting with experienced engineers specializing in sensor design.
  • Participate in dedicated workshops in small groups: Enhance your skills in strain gauges interactively, delving into the measurements of force, torque, mass, pressure, and more. Let HBK's expert trainers guide you through workshops, a live demonstration on the correct installation of strain gauges and receive guidance on the initial setup of Custom OEM sensors, including essential do's and don’ts.
  • Receive personalized guidance: Take advantage of private meetings to receive tailored advice addressing your specific needs. Bring your components and engage in confidential discussions about enhancing their design and performance.
  • Explore behind the scenes of sensor design and manufacturing: Discover the possibilities of custom sensor design, rapid prototyping, and streamlined production for evolving volumes. Seize the exceptional opportunity to tour the manufacturing facility of the world's leading strain gauge manufacturer. Dive into HBK's manufacturing processes, gaining a firsthand perspective on the development and production of strain gauges.

Event details


May 14 or 15, 2024
December  3 or 4, 2024

Welcome of attendees at 08:30 AM

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Hottinger Brüel & Kjaer GmbH
Im Tiefen See 45
64293 Darmstadt - Germany

Phone: +49 6151 8030

Meet OEM Sensor Expert Team

Black and white portrait, with rounded image, of Ryan Young, Engineering Manager of OEM Sensors at HBK. Ryan is one of the experts for the OEM Solution Day 2023, which take place on the 21st and 22nd of March at the HBK in Darmstadt, Germany

Ryan Young

Global Head of Engineering - OEM Sensors

Ryan has 10 years of industry experience in electro-mechanical sensor design and manufacturing. 

Black and white portrait, with rounded image, of Maximilian Linardi, Sales Specialist OEM Sensors Central Europe at HBK. Max is one of the experts for the OEM Solution Day 2023, which take place on the 21st and 22nd of March at the HBK in Darmstadt, Germany

Maximilian Linardi

Sales Specialist OEM Sensors Central Europe

Max has many years of experience in various sectors including automation, robotics, and the medical industry

Black and white portrait of Dario Masato, Sales Manager Europe OEM Sensor at HBK

Dario Masato

Sales Manager Europe OEM Sensors

Dario has more than 20 years of experience in sales, 17 of those with HBM (now HBK)

Black and white portrait of Hermann Merz, Head OEM Sensor Sales at HBK

Hermann Merz

Head OEM Sensors Sales

Hermann has over 30 years of experience in technical sales and sales management