When it comes to safety for human, machine and the environment, Pilz is your reliable partner. In everything we do, we want to make the world a safer place. Our customers take centre stage. They can count on the quality of scalable, open automation solutions and reliable service from Pilz. Our components, systems and solutions meet worldwide safety standards and also take security aspects into account. Safety in factory automation worldwide - that’s our main goal; and this is evident in each idea, product and solution that's developed at Pilz.
Values. Create. Future.
In 2017, Susanne Kunschert and Thomas Pilz took over the management of the company from their mother Renate Pilz, who had managed and shaped the business for several decades.
They continue to manage the company with respect, based on lived corporate values. In order to help shape the history of safe automation and stay informed about new trends and developments, they are active in many associations and research cooperations.
Susanne Kunschert is responsible for Human Resources, Finance, Sales, Product Management, Marketing and Customer Support. Among other things, she is also a member of the Supervisory Board at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and a member of the Federal Government's Advisory Board for Sustainable Development. She is Deputy Chair of the Board of VDMA (German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association), Baden-Württemberg
Thomas Pilz manages the employees in IT, Purchasing, Research and Development, Quality Management and Production. He is on the Board of Directors of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) and is Chair of the Advisory Board of the German Research Society for Automation and Microelectronics (DFAM). He is also a member of the Supervisory Board at Esslingen Technical Academy (TAE) and Chair of the Board of the Institute for Microelectronics Stuttgart e.V.