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About the Frauscher Company

Setting new standards in global railway markets by being future-oriented and customer-focused

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Our Journey to Success

About Frauscher

Frauscher makes it easier for system integrators and railway operators to obtain the information they need to run, monitor and protect their trains and operational networks. Main lines, urban and mass transit or industrial transport: Our wheel sensors, wheel detection systems and axle counters are essential components of various applications ensuring their safe and reliable functioning. 

High quality and functionality as well as several decades of expertise and know-how are the success factors that many customers worldwide trust in: And that’s exactly what awaits you at Frauscher. Future-proof and tailor-made solutions, competitive prices and comprehensive customer service throughout the entire project life cycle make Frauscher a reliable, long-term partner. 

When was the company founded and by whom? What characterises Frauscher and sets it apart from its competitors? Which values guide the direction that the company is going? The Frauscher company introduces itself. 

A Look Back in Time

The Company History of Frauscher

When Josef Frauscher founded Frauscher Sensortechnik GmbH in 1987, an innovative business idea was initiated. What followed were several decades of successful sensor development. Since 2010, international expansion was one of the primary items on the company’s agenda. Since 2019, Frauscher is part of the Delachaux Group. 

Responsible for the company’s success – both then and now: pioneering spirit, a generous amount of passion for technological innovation and lots of bright ideas. It’s this highly productive combination that makes Frauscher what it is today. 

Frauscher at Present

Facts and Figures about Frauscher

In more than 35 years of company history, a lot has happened. What characterises Frauscher as a company today? There are a number of facts and figures that we are proud of. Among them: 

  • more than 35 years of successful sensor development 
  • more than 560 employees worldwide 
  • staff at more than 15 locations 
  • an annual production volume of around 35,000 wheel sensors 
  • more than 200,000 wheel sensor installed in more than 100 countries around the globe 


The signs still point to technological progress and continuous development. Facts and figures are great, but shared values matter even more to us. What motivates us during our daily work at Frauscher and in our interactions with customers? Let’s find out! 

At Frauscher, we act based on the core principle of generating more relevant information with less effort. In other words: The company strives to guarantee simple handling while maximising performance and output. The goal at all times is to support system integrators and railway operators in the best possible way. But in doing what? Especially in the challenging task of running their specific operational network with maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness. 

Since the company’s founding, enduring innovative strength has been the driving force behind what we do. Existing Frauscher products are consistently optimised and new solutions are being developed on the basis of state-of-the-art technology. That’s how we are always on the cutting edge of innovation – and our customers around the world are optimally equipped to meet the demands and challenges of the future. 

Our business philosophy has piqued your interest?  


Frauscher as Technology Leader of the Industry

Frauscher renders an extensive field of important and precise information accessible to its customers. Our industry-leading solutions are based on inductive sensor technology and combine tried and tested concepts with digital ideas. 

Easy Integration and Handling

Products and System Solutions by Frauscher

It has to be simple and easy – that’s the motto. And that’s why all Frauscher products can be optimally integrated into existing infrastructure on various levels. Open interfaces constitute the reliable basis for this. An intelligent system architecture allows for customised configurations. 

virtual experience

Digital Production Tour

Take a tour through our production site at Frauscher Austria and experience all the highlights virtually. Find out more about the production of our wheel sensors, axle counters and much more!

Your Job in the Railway Industry

Careers at Frauscher

From Europe to America, India and other parts of Asia: Products and solutions by Frauscher are being used worldwide. Our experts on site support numerous customers and partners in their individual projects – from one of our 15+ locations. What constitutes successful collaboration in our view? Take a look at our various reference projects! 

An exciting and future-proof work environment is exactly what you’re looking for? Go ahead and kick start your career at Frauscher!