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Lifting innovation. Lifting experience.

VPG Transducers has provided a wide range of standard and custom weighing and force measurement solutions for decades; we offer proven experience and well-established design capabilities. Our load cells and force sensors use the most advanced foil-based strain gage technology, which we produce internally. Our customers trust us to deliver uncompromised quality, attention and services to improve operations and improve ROI.

Engineered to move you.

The escalator and elevator lift have come a long way since the first recorded hoist system in 236 BC Greece. Today, these are part of our daily life in this modern world. The heart of any reliable and efficient people-mover system lies in its sensor. VPG Transducers keep things moving along safely, with our reliable and robust load cells, reducing undue stress that can cause premature failures, which may result in injury and even fatality.

We understand because we listen.

As a leading load cell and force sensor manufacturer, we are committed to providing the best products and solutions to the market. Our products are manufactured at our state-of-the-art facility and comply with many international standards. We have the right profile and decades of experience to be your one-stop resource, and can design a custom solution that will meet your special application needs.  

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Traction and compression control

Challenge: Traction and compression control for elevators and cranes
Solution: Because of our extensive knowledge and expertise in designing a unique sensor for every application, VPG Transducers has the ability to address the unique requirements for an application like the dead end hitch or traction cable terminals on elevators and cranes. Our OEM custom solution team is always ready to exchange knowledge and work towards the best solution for our customers. 

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Load measurement

Challenge: Load measurement in elevator lifts
Solution: VPG Transducers provided a robust load cell construction that is installed under the elevator's car. The four sensors precisely measure load with and without motion within the car, and maintain repeatable results at all times.