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Ostfildern, August 5, 2014
Safety gate system PSENsgate includes new system types
The safety gate system PSENsgate from Pilz now offers even greater flexibility thanks to selectable operator elements: A wide range of system types are now available with optional, integratable control and actuating elements such as pushbuttons, key switches, illuminated pushbuttons, section stop, emergency stop or escape release to choose from. PSENsgate combines safety gate monitoring with safe guard locking for personnel and plant protection in just one safety gate system. The safety gate system can be used up to the highest category PL e.

Ostfildern, July 29, 2014
Automation specialist Pilz at Innotrans 2014 in Berlin (23 – 26.09.2014) – Industrial control technology on railways
Pilz will be exhibiting safe control technology for railways at Innotrans 2014 in Berlin. The complete automation supplier will be focusing on the R-modules from the automation system PSS 4000. These can be used to resolve control tasks on the track, on the train and on rail-related applications.

Ostfildern, July 24, 2014
Pilz at WindEnergy Hamburg 2014 (23.- 26.09.2014) – Safe, efficient automation of wind turbines
Products and solutions for the safe automation of wind turbines are the focus of Pilz's exhibition stand at WindEnergy Hamburg 2014. The complete safe automation supplier will be showing scalable, safe solutions for both new and existing wind turbines. Pilz will also be providing information on its range of services en route to CE marking.

Ostfildern, July 16, 2014
Mobile Safety Inspector PASmsi – Safe machinery via app
The free PASmsi app from Pilz supports users of smartphones and other mobile end devices with risk assessments. Various calculations can be made in four clear categories, including risk estimation, determining the achievable performance level or checking a machine for significant changes. The data can be saved or exported to projects for later use.

Ostfildern, June 12, 2014
Automation system PSS 4000 safeguards lift applications
The components of the automation system PSS 4000 are now approved as safety components for lift applications by TÜV Austria. Lift operators and manufacturers can implement the strict safety regulations and specific requirements that are applicable for these applications using the PSS 4000, in a way that's technically independent, flexible and easy to implement.

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, April 2, 2014
Pilz at "Components for processing and packaging" 2014 in Düsseldorf, Congress Centre South, CS 418 - Complete and simple automation for packaging machines
Pilz, the complete safe automation supplier, will be exhibiting its comprehensive and universal product portfolio for sensor, control and drive technology, including visualisation, at the "Components for processing and packaging" exhibition. The focus will be on customised, safety-related solutions for the packaging industry: from smaller, stand-alone machines to large interlinked plants. The company will also be presenting its services portfolio, which includes risk analysis and CE certification of packaging machines.

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.

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