About Welotec Sensors

Welotec Laser Distance Sensors

Welotec Sensors is solving challenging applications with contactless sensor technology since 1969. Our focus is the precision, measuring speed, miniaturization, and durability of our high-quality laser distance sensors.

“precision for sensors”


Our Focus

We provide future-proof solutions empowering industrial automation in the areas of factory automation, machine building and infrastructures. Our longtime experience and in-depth market understanding make us a reliable Partner in overcoming complex challenges for precision measurements. Here we combine different types of technologies for optimal performance. However, our long-term success lies in building strong relationships with our customers and partners.

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Founded in 1969 in Essen, Germany, the company started as a pioneer in the field of factory and machine automation. Today Welotec Sensors has established it position as global provider for industrial laser distance sensors. When looking back on the success story, there are various factors which continuously helped to stay ahead over the long period of time. The right choice of corporations with other market pioneers and established companies brought new technologies and sources for innovation and new products. The regular realignment and re-visiting of the business model enabled flexibility to react on market conditions. But in the core, it´s about the down-to-earth approach with the openness to try new things and challenge the status quo.


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Our Values


Together we are strong! No I without the WE


We enjoy what we do and have fun interacting with each other.

Development Culture

We enable ourselves to develop professionally and personally.


We love what we do and want to be successful together.


We live an open, honest and respectful relationship with each other.


We agree on clear and binding goals and objectives and have the will to reach them.


We want to improve what already exists, to develop something new, and to shaping the future with responsibility.


We are curious and treat the world with attention and respect


We have clear common ideas about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for.


We are prepared to take responsibility for our actions.

Laser Distance Sensors
are our expertise

With our experience and technology know-how, we´re the right partner to join our customers on their automation journey. In our doing, we constantly follow industry trends and anticipate possible challenges. Based on this we derive solutions which enable our customers to achieve their business opportunities. Our Portfolio covers a broad field of laser distance sensors. This includes standard products or product adoptions, comprehensive solutions and OEM partnerships.

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Partners and Cooperations

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Unternehmernetzwerk Laer
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Alliance for Cyber Security
Unternehmernetzwerk Laer

Meet the Welotec team

Welotec Management Board

Management Board

Welotec Management Board
  • Dr. Reinhard Lülff

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Jos Zenner

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

  • Daniel Maurice

    Director Global Accounts

Team Leaders

  • Valentin Zenner

  • Carolin Voss

  • Nora-Nadine Horst

  • Carsten Pels

  • Hanno Moers

  • Jan Hille

  • Jürgen Röschenbleck

  • Michael Gwozdz