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Control & Automation Specialist serving industry since 1978

Established in 1978, Long Distributors Ltd supplies world-leading innovative products across switchgear, motor control equipment, sensing and monitoring devices to Industry. Our customers include small to medium enterprises to large multinationals. We work with companies from a wide range of industries including electrical and engineering contractors, agriculture, food and beverage, timber, dairy services, packaging, plastics, woodworking, pharmaceutical, and medical devices.

We also specialise in:

  • Sourcing non-standard products including variations on standard products and alternatives to obsolete items
  • Finding comprehensive solutions to unconventional problems
  • Having a large range of sensors and switchgear in stock from our store based in Cork

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  • sick photoelectric sensors

Upgrading SICK technology

SICK has long played a central role in optimising processes in the sensor industry, and it is now time to introduce the latest W16 and W26 photoelectric sensors, a new generation of technology that will replace the existing W14-2, W18-3, W23-2 and W27-3 sensor families from April.

  • sick sensors press release


Long Distributors are delighted to announce the release of innovative new photoelectric Sick Sensors that thrive in challenging conditions, offering a cost effective way to improve your production and operational processes. The upgraded sensors are new Inox versions of its GR6 rectangular and GR18 cylindrical sensors, designed to provide a durable and reliable solution to the problem of detecting objects in harsh conditions.

  • Contrinex smart sensor

Contrinex’s new cloud-ready smart sensors

Inductive sensors with IO-Link SSP 3.3 for live measurement and data monitoring Contrinex’s new cloud-ready smart sensors are perfect for live data monitoring from the heart of an application. By simply configuring an [...]


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