FRABA is a group of enterprises focused on providing advanced products for the motion control and industrial automation markets. POSITAL has been a leading manufacturer of absolute rotary encoders for over 40 years and the last years has expanded its business to inclination and non-contact length and velocity sensors.
The company was founded by Franz Baumgartner in Cologne in 1918. Until the 1960s, FRABA's main product was mechanical relays. This business was supported by the company's systems engineering division, which was responsible for over 13,000 machine control systems. FRABA developed one of the first absolute rotary encoders in 1973. Today, FRABA companies specialize in innovative products that use advanced technologies to deliver exceptional performance and value.
FRABA products are manufactured in advanced production facilities located in Europe. The computer-guided semi-automated production system tracks each device from order, through assembly and testing, to final delivery. Even with thousands of unique configurations available, standard products are ready to ship within five working days of receiving an order.