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|     Written By: Jenney Grover     |     Date Posted: 05-05-2016     |

Key Takeaways

  • Customer satisfaction is our first priority
  • Striving to innovate new products
  • Continuous improvement along with future thinking has helped our continued growth
  • Our community mission is "Better Jobs for a Better Community"

MaxBotix Inc., Continues Strong Growth

August 12, 2015, Inc. 5000 recognized MaxBotix Inc., with a rank of #3616 overall. Our growth from 2011 to 2014 was 87% with revenues at $2.5 million in 2014. Our 2015 year increased another $1.4 million reaching a total of $3.9 million. The three year growth rate for 2012 to 2015 is estimated at 212%.

We could not have continued this growth rate without our valued customers. Customer satisfaction is our first priority. We partner with our customers through each phase of the design process which includes product selection, design, development, ordering, shipping, and technical support.

We also recognize that our employees are an integral part to our success. Our sales continue to grow, while our employee base has remained fairly constant at about 30 employees. We appreciate their growth, effort, and consistency in maintaining high quality standards.

Lastly, to our distributors at home and abroad, a big thank you! You have helped us become a leader in the ultrasonic sensor world market. We appreciate your being an integral part of our distribution channel supplying your customers with our sensors.

MaxBotix Inc., Mission Statement

Be the sensor company of choice by providing high quality, easy-to-use, cost effective sensors that meet the customer's requirements.

Our mission statement drives each of our departments to be better and do better. Our teams strive to live our mission in all aspects of the company. It is not just a few employees or one department, but the company as a whole where our mission has truly become a culture.

MaxBotix Inc., Quality Concept

Meet the requirements and expectations of our customers by continuously improving our products, services, and business processes.

With this culture in mind, natural, dynamic changes occur. Our customers are ever evolving as are their sensor needs. As we strive to meet customer requirements, we also see a need for ongoing growth. That continuity of change provides an atmosphere of learning and growth. The brainstorming pools are not stagnant, but instead are active and vibrant. We enjoy hearing from our customers with their concepts and projects.

We have years of product design and development producing 20+ product lines and over 200 products. Our Engineering department continues to work on new and innovative concepts.

Our Assembly department uses factory calibrations and programming methods to ensure that your ultrasonic sensor performs the exact same as your 100th sensor.

If you have a project that needs a custom sensor, contact our sales team for your custom solution.

MaxBotix Inc., Industry Vision

Creating vision for the future.

MaxBotix Inc., started out in a garage. The vision then is the same today -- we're always thinking innovation and how we can impact the future of ultrasonic sensors. This forward thinking drives all business decisions. From the move to our now 22,000 sq ft building, to new product lines, to the purchase of three new machines for production. We are always thinking of the future.

MaxBotix Inc., Community Vision

Our community mission is "Better Jobs for a Better Community".

We are proudly a "Made in the USA" company, and we strive to buy as local as possible. This includes local printing shops, office supplies, furniture, etc. The community has been so good to us, that we give back as much as possible.

Since we are always "creating a vision for the future", we are researching ways to be more involved with our community's future.

MaxBotix Inc., Locations Through the Years


MaxBotix Inc., began in 2004 in the basement of this house. 1st Location: Basement


MaxBotix Inc., moved in 2007 to the garage of this house. 2nd Location: Garage


MaxBotix Inc., moved in 2008 to this industrial office space. 3rd Location: Industrial Bldg


MaxBotix Inc., moved in 2009 to this steel building. They continued to make improvements to the building including building a second floor inside. 4th Location: Steel Out Bldg


In 2013, MaxBotix Inc., moved into 10,000 square feet of this building. The grand opening of the additional 12,000 square feet happened in April 2016. 5th Location: Current


MaxBotix Inc., expanded to South Carolina during the summer of 2015. 5th Location: Current


The South Carolina branch moved to a new 3,000 sqft location June 23, 2016. 5th Location: Current


South Carolina has an official sign in front of their new location. 5th Location: Current



Author: Kathy Kostal  Date: 08-31-2016
Inc 5000 Maxbotix Logo Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies–the Inc. 5000. MaxBotix Inc., Ranks No. 1752 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three–Year Sales Growth of 213%.
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Author: Cody Carlson  Date: 08-02-2016
Raspberry Pi 2 board MaxSonar sensors offer a variety of outputs including TTL serial data. This tutorial guides you through the process of setting up your Raspberry Pi 3 with a MaxBotix sensor. Click here for full article.
Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-26-2016
Full Horn Housing MaxBotix offers an expanded range of packaging options for many of our sensors. Each option provides unique benefits to certain mounting integrations. This article provides a brief overview of each option.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-18-2016
Sensor is Tested When providing support, our technical support team may determine that further testing at our facility is the best way to help resolve the issue that you are facing. At this point, they will start the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) process. This article will explain what you can expect as your ultrasonic sensor travels through our RMA process.
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Author: Scott Wielenberg  Date: 07-11-2016
Typical Wall Pipe Many customers have requested the option to mount an ultrasonic sensor in a pipe. During the testing and development cycle, we discovered a number of considerations and requirements that must be met for the application to be successful. When all of these are met, a user may be able to achieve the desired level of success for measuring the liquid level inside of a pipe.
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Author: Jenney Grover  Date: 06-28-2016
one of the options for outputs On April 19th, we welcomed our supporters to join us for the Grand Opening of the Build Out. Bob and Nita Gross gave a tour of the build out and their vision for the space. We continue to be in awe of the support from our community, our employees, our distributors, and our customers. Thank you for the many years of support, and we look forward to serving you in the years to come.
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