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Ostfildern, May 15, 2014
Pilz at Automatica 2014 (Hall A4, Stand 441) – At the service of robot safety
At the 2014 Automatica exhibition, the complete safe automation supplier, Pilz, will be showing services, products and systems for safe robot applications. In addition to the solutions already available, Pilz will be working with the Fraunhofer IFF to show how tactile sensors will soon be used to guarantee the safety of operators.

Ostfildern, April 28, 2014
Automation supplier increases its turnover again in 2013 and invests in head office – Pilz sets a course for growth
The Pilz GmbH & Co. KG group of companies based in Ostfildern near Stuttgart has again ended the financial year 2013 with an increase in turnover: turnover increased by 3 percent to 233 million Euro. As a result the complete safe automation supplier is again above the industry average. With currently 1,800 staff, Pilz was also able to record growth of over seven per cent in this area. In the past year the company has also expanded its global presence by opening three new subsidiaries. The ground-breaking ceremony for the new Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre marks the expansion of the company's headquarters for the Pilz Campus.

Ostfildern, April 24, 2014
Supplying the Asian market more quickly – Building work starts on the new production site in China
The automation company Pilz marked the start of building work for its own production site in China with an official ground-breaking ceremony. The new plant will be built in Jintan (Jiangsu province). This base will enable the complete safe automation company to supply its customers in the Asia/Pacific region even more quickly in future.

Ostfildern, April 4, 2014
New safety relay PNOZ c2 from Pilz - Fast light beam device monitoring
Pilz is now supplying the safety relay PNOZ c2 from the product range PNOZcompact for safe monitoring of all standard type 4 light beam devices or sensors with safe switching devices (OSSD outputs) in accordance with EN 61496. The short reaction time of no more than 12 milliseconds provides added flexibility as light beam devices can be mounted nearer to the hazardous movement. The new PNOZ c2 can be used in all fields of mechanical engineering and meets the highest safety requirements up to Performance Level (PL) e and Safety Integrity Level Claim Limit (SIL CL) 3. The safety relay brings benefits for the series production of machines in particular.

Ostfildern, March 27, 2014
Pilz expands its selection of editors in the automation system PSS 4000 – New editor PAS LD for safety and automation functions
Pilz is expanding the range of programming tools in the automation system PSS 4000 with the editor PAS LD (Ladder Diagram). It can be used to create safety-related programs, programs for automation tasks or a combination of the two. Within the Pilz automation system the new editor can be freely combined with the other EN/IEC 61131-3 PLC programming languages, so that even complex automation tasks can be handled simply and consistently.

Ostfildern, March 6, 2014
New design for Pilz operating mode selector switch PITmode for machine tools - suitable for international use
The proven operating mode selector switch PITmode from Pilz is now available in a new design, with optional pictograms for machine tools. The use of standard symbols makes it ideal for international use. PITmode provides two functions in one compact unit: safe selection of defined operating modes and access authorisation for the machine.

Ostfildern, February 19, 2014
Prime Minister Kretschmann visits Pilz, the technology leaders – Renate Pilz: "Education is the key to safeguarding the future".
The automation company Pilz in Ostfildern received a visit today from the Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg Winfried Kretschmann. During his visit he learned about its research and development activities and saw the training facilities set up by this medium-sized enterprise. The Prime Minister singled out the achievements of the family-run business. The Management Team emphasised the importance of an education policy that was both technically sound and ethically oriented.

Ostfildern, February 11, 2014
Pilz at the Hannover Messe 2014 in Hall 9; Stand D17 - Automation: complete and simple!
Pilz is exhibiting at the 2014 Hannover Messe under the motto "Automation: complete and simple", showing industry solutions and product innovations from the fields of sensor, control and drive technology, including software. The Pilz range of services with tailor-made solutions complete our presentations at the exhibition.

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