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With the new generation PSSuniversal 2, Pilz is continuing the success story of the universal remote I/O systems and control systems from Pilz.

Ostfildern, 28/11/2016

New generation: Remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 - Safety and automation right up to the periphery

Pilz is launching a new generation of field level devices with the decentralised I/O system PSSuniversal 2. It consists of the PROFINET communication module and a selection of I/O modules. PSSuniversal 2 provides flexibility, openness and granularity in one system – for safety and automation. The merging of automation and safety functions along with both technical and mechanical improvements help users to save time and costs right from the planning phase.

Maximum design of the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2: – up to 12 safe expansion modules and a new standard output module are now available for automation.

Ostfildern, 21/11/2016

Configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2 for safety and automation with even more connection options - More, faster, greater flexibility

The base unit of the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 has grown: up to 12 safe expansion modules can now be connected on the right-hand side; a new output module with 14 semiconductor outputs for standard applications is also available. So larger projects can now be implemented simply and flexibly with PNOZmulti 2; several projects can also be managed in parallel.

With PMCprimo MC, Pilz presents a new external control solution, which can now also be used in more complex plant and machinery thanks to its increased performance.

Ostfildern, 29/09/2016

Pilz presents a new stand-alone motion control system - More power to move!

With PMCprimo MC Pilz now offers a new, stand-alone motion control solution. With a 1.3 GHz processor, PMCprimo MC provides the very high performance needed for higher productivity and process quality. Thanks to its increased performance, the scalable motion control solution can now also be used in more complex plant and machinery.

At SPS IPC Drives 2016 Pilz will be exhibiting automation solutions for the smart factory. The modular production line illustrates how distributed automation systems communicate with sensor and actuator technology.

Ostfildern, 27/09/2016

Pilz at SPS IPC Drives 2016: Focus on safe robotics and smart factory - Safe answers for automation

How can genuine human-robot collaboration (HRC) be implemented safely? And how do design engineers and users maintain an overview, particularly with modular and distributed plant and machinery? Visitors to the Pilz stand at SPS IPC Drives 2016 will receive specific answers to these questions. In Nuremberg the automation solution supplier will be exhibiting new products and services for safe robotics and for automation in the smart factory.

New trainees and dual system students on their first day at Pilz.

Ostfildern, 6/09/2016

Start of the new training year at Pilz in Ostfildern – Education without limits

The new training year started at the automation company Pilz in Ostfildern on 5 September. A total of six trainees and 6 students from the dual system offered by the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (DHBW) are starting their professional careers. In addition to the training places, Pilz also offers a wide range of internships, providing support with career choice orientation. This traditional company is deeply rooted in the region, acting as mentor and providing support as a member of the "Society of Friends of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences".

Pilz celebrated the opening of its newest subsidiary - Pilz South East Asia - in Singapore. Together with Minister of State Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman (right), Renate Pilz - Chair of the Board - signed a plaque in commemoration.

Ostfildern, 25/08/2016

Reliable automation solutions for Southeast Asia – Pilz opens a subsidiary in Singapore

The automation company Pilz is expanding support to its customers in Southeast Asia: Together with guests from the worlds of politics and business, Pilz celebrated the opening of its newest subsidiary - Pilz South East Asia - in Singapore. From Singapore, customers in the ASEAN region will receive comprehensive support from a dedicated sales and service organisation.

The automated table football from Pilz combines sensor, control and drive technology.

Ostfildern, 9/08/2016

Pilz at Motek 2016 – safe drive solutions for assembly and handling technology – Move it like Pilz!

At this year's Motek, the automation company Pilz will be exhibiting products and solutions for complete automation – from sensor and control technology to drive technology, including operation and visualisation. The stand in Stuttgart will focus on safe drive solutions with safe motion and safe sensor technology PSEN. Visitors to the stand will also be able to obtain comprehensive information about machinery safety and the corresponding range of services, including for drive solutions.

WindEnergy Hamburg 2016: Pilz offers reliable components and solutions that are already proven in wind energy. Operators benefit from the simple integration of safety systems, remote diagnostic options, remote maintenance and rugged product types.

Ostfildern, 3/08/2016

Pilz at WindEnergy Hamburg (27-30 September 2016), Hall B6, Stand B6.342 – Simple, safe automation of wind turbines

At WindEnergy Hamburg Pilz will be exhibiting automation solutions that can be used to monitor safety functions and operating modes on wind turbines. The main focus of the Pilz stand will be on safe speed monitoring, which allows wind turbines to operate efficiently in compliance with the standards. Some of the innovations on display include an I/O module for safe speed monitoring in the automation system PSS 4000. In Hamburg Pilz will also be providing information about its range of services en route to CE marking.

The automation company Pilz provides industry-proven solutions for monitoring level crossings, safe point setting and protection for passenger transportation.   Photo: vitalytitov/Depositphotos.com

Ostfildern, 19/07/2016

Pilz at InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin (20-23 September), Hall 6.2, Stand 405 – Digital control technology for railways: safe and economical

At the InnoTrans 2016 exhibition the automation company Pilz will be showing how industry-proven automation technology can be used in the railway sector. The stand will focus on the automation system PSS 4000-R, which enables Industrie 4.0 mechanisms to be transferred to railway technology. Pilz solutions can be used in applications up to the highest safety integrity level SIL 4; they also meet the normative requirements of CENELEC and support the open RaSTA protocol. Pilz uses virtual reality to help exhibition visitors experience the wide range of application areas for Pilz control solutions.

The CMSE® Community is a global community of machinery safety experts.

Ostfildern, 31/05/2016

Pilz launches international online community for CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Experts Strong community for worldwide machinery safety

Since 2013 the automation company Pilz has been working with TÜV Nord to offer the CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert qualification. More than 1,800 experts in over 40 countries have passed the corresponding examination. Now they can all use www.cmse.com to network, with access to exclusive, practical content.

The path to safe human-robot-collaboration: On the Automatica 2016 Pilz shows what to take into account during implementation.

Ostfildern, 9/05/2016

Pilz on the Automatica 2016 in Munich (21.-24. June), hall B4, stand 500 - With safety man and robot come closer

On the Automatica fair, Pilz puts the focus on the safe human-robot-collaboration (HRC). Based on two model plants, the automation company shows the practicable ways today to safe HRC and it also gives an outlook on future safety technologies. For the first time, Pilz presents its collision measurement device for standard-compliant validation of HRC in accordance with the new ISO/TS 15066.

The new product range PMI (Pilz Machine Interface) 6 Control from Pilz is equipped with a soft PLC. This terminal goes beyond professional diagnostics and visualisation so that now it is also possible to control the entire plant process.

Ostfildern, 22/04/2016

New operating and monitoring product range PMI 6 Control from Pilz - Visualisation and control in one package

With its new product range PMI (Pilz Machine Interface) 6 Control, the automation company Pilz is introducing its first operator terminal to be equipped with a soft PLC in accordance with IEC 61131-3 as standard. This terminal goes beyond professional diagnostics and visualisation, making it possible to control the entire plant process in just one unit. So PMI 6 Control not only offers comprehensive diagnostics but also helps to increase the productivity of the "plant in view".

Martin Frey (51) is the new Head of Sales Germany in the Automation company Pilz in Ostfildern.

Ostfildern, 21/04/2016

Pilz strengthens greater proximity to the customers by expanding its sales network – Martin Frey new Head of sales at Pilz in Germany

Since 1. April 2016 Martin Frey has been the new Head of sales at Pilz. Frey used to work as the head of the Southwest Sales Region at Pilz. He follows Stefan Olding, who left the company of his own accord. Frey wants to expand the sales network of Pilz in Germany, and intensify customer contact together with his sales staff on site.

Pilz is presenting the light grids PSENopt II at the 2016 Hannover Messe as a world first that enable applications from the category PL d in accordance with EN 61496 as type 3 light grids.

Ostfildern, 6/04/2016

New light grids PSENopt II for applications up to PL d - Just the type you need!

The automation company Pilz is presenting a world first for this industry with the first type 3 light grids: As of now, the new light grids PSENopt II enable applications from the category performance level d (PL d). The new light grid type thereby closes the "type gap" of the revised version of IEC 61496-1. With PSENopt II it is no longer necessary to switch to type 4 when PL d is required. The level that precisely matches the safety requirement can now be implemented with the new light grids. This saves costs in the end as overdimensioning is not necessary.

The family-owned company Pilz posted a new record revenue total of 288 million Euros in 2015. Pilz develops automation solutions for the digital factory. These are also used on its own integrated production line at the headquarters in Ostfildern.

Ostfildern, 6/04/2016

Pilz increases revenue, employees and export share in 2015 - "Healthy growth under own momentum"

The group of companies under Pilz GmbH & Co. KG, with its headquarters in Ostfildern near Stuttgart, can look back on the 2015 fiscal year with satisfaction. The family-owned business increased its revenue by 11 percent to 288 million Euros. The employee total also reached a new record level last year: it was up 6 percent at 2,030. With an R&D ratio of 19.8 percent of revenue in 2015, Pilz reaffirms its credentials as one of the most innovative businesses in the field of automation technology.

The robust safety gate system PSENmlock from Pilz combines safe guard locking with personnel and process protection in one device and is particularly suitable for machines with a hazardous overrun.

Ostfildern, 18/03/2016

Pilz introduces a new safety gate system PSENmlock - Reliable door guard

Pilz is adding PSENmlock to its range of safety gate systems with immediate effect. PSENmlock offers safety gate monitoring and safe guard locking for the protection of personnel and processes to the highest category PL e in one device. The slimline yet robust design and the many different installation options make PSENmlock both flexible to use and easy to install.

Pilz's innovations at the Hannover Messe 2016  include the new diagnostic solution

Ostfildern, 11/03/2016

New diagnostic solution: "Safety Device Diagnostics" from Pilz - Reliable diagnostics!

The automation company Pilz is expanding its portfolio to include the diagnostic solution "Safety Device Diagnostics", which comprises a fieldbus module, junction and safe sensor technology PSEN. The new diagnostic solution enables a wide range of sensor data to be called up simply, including over distance. Service operations can be considerably reduced as a result, significantly increasing productivity.

Under the motto

Ostfildern, 23/02/2016

Pilz at the Hannover Messe 2016, Halle 9, Stand D17 - Your way of Automation!

Under the motto "We automate. Safely." Pilz will be presenting industry solutions and services for safety and automation at this year's Hannover Messe from 25 - 29.4.2016. The automation company will also be presenting its product innovations from the fields of "Sensor technology" – including a world first – and "Operating and monitoring".

Absolute novelty in the failsafe section: The "Non-persistent online change" function can be used to transfer individual changes in the user programs to the control system of the automation system PSS 4000.

Ostfildern, 14/01/2016

Release 13 of the automation system PSS 4000 from Pilz enables changes at runtime for safety applications – "Online Change" for safe automation for the first time

The "Non-persistent online change" function" can be used to transfer individual changes in the user programs to the control system. Now Pilz provides this function in the automation system PSS 4000 also for safety applications. Users will save time, because there is no need to compile and load the whole program during commissioning. The function is a component of release 13 of the automation system PSS 4000. Among the further innovations there is a device interface for communication with Profinet networks.

"Pilz is at the very pulse of development": EU Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger (centre) and Guido Wolf (MdL) (left) visited the automation company Pilz to find out more about the status of Industrie 4.0 among SMEs. Lucas Fischer (right) from Pilz, an electronics student at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, showed the EU Commissioner how whole plants can be controlled safely using software from Pilz.

Ostfildern, 27/11/2015

Information exchange on the subject of Industrie 4.0, between Pilz and EU Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger: "MSEs must take an aggressive approach to digitalisation"

Industrie 4.0 was the focus when Günther H. Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, visited the automation company Pilz in Ostfildern. At Pilz's headquarters he opened the new training workshop, in which professionals for the industry of the future will train for their qualifications. During his visit, EU Commissioner Oettinger also learned about control solutions for the networked factory. Finally, as a manufacturing company Pilz provided some insights into the opportunities and challenges for SMEs in the area of Industrie 4.0. The EU Commissioner was accompanied by Guido Wolf (MdL), the CDU's front runner for the state elections in Baden-Württemberg in 2016, as well as Andreas Deuschle (MdL).

Safe drive solutions PMC from Pilz can be used flexibly and independently of the higher-level operational control system. PMC is even more open now through the new PROFINET interface for the servo amplifiers PMCprotego D and PMCprotego DD5.

Ostfildern, 23/11/2015

Safe Motion from Pilz now also for PROFINET

Safe drive solutions from Pilz Pilz PMC (Pilz Motion Control) now have an interface also for PROFINET. This new communication connection is available for the servo amplifiers PMCprotego D and PMCtendo DD5. With the safety card PMCprotego S, PMCprotego D can be additionally expanded with Safe Motion functions. Safe Motion reduces setup times and maintenance costs and so increases productivity.

Pilz is adding a new base unit to its range of configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2  PNOZ m B1.

Ostfildern, 23/11/2015

New base unit in the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 from Pilz – Basis for large projects!

Standards for safety, more connections and simpler project management – Pilz is adding its new base unit PNOZ m B1 to the range of configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2. Not only does it offer higher performance for machines with a larger function range, i.e. for larger projects, but it also provides a connection to all common fieldbus systems via the corresponding expansion modules.

Politics and enterprises in dialogue: The chairman of the FDP Christian Lindner (middle) asked about the activities of the automation company Pilz with the FDP Landtag candidates Stefanie Knecht (second from left) and Erdal Özdogan (second from right). Managing partner Thomas Pilz (right) and Head of Marketing Horst-Dieter Kraus (left) were available to answer questions.

Ostfildern, 13/11/2015

Christian Lindner "Politics must strengthen medium-size enterprises" – FDP head Lindner visits Pilz

The automation company Pilz in Ostfildern received a visit from the federal chairman of the FDP, Christian Lindner, on 11. November 2015. The focus of the visit was the open exchange of experiences between the family business and the Liberal Democrats. Christian Lindner was accompanied by the FDP Landtag candidates for Ludwigsburg (Stefanie Knecht) and Esslingen (Erdal Özdogan).

In building the new Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre, Pilz is expanding its headquarters in Ostfildern into the Pilz Campus. Pilz is introducing intelligent production as its contribution to Industrie 4.0.

Ostfildern, 1/10/2015

Expansion of headquarters into Pilz Campus – Renate Pilz: “Values create future.” Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre opened

The automation company Pilz has opened the Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre at its headquarters in Ostfildern. The new building covers a total area of around 13,500 m2 and at EUR 20 million is the largest single investment in the history of this family business. As a result, not only is the company enlarging its production area by 50 per cent, it is also expanding its headquarters into the Pilz Campus.

Armin Glaser, Vice President Product Management Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Ostfildern, 1/10/2015

Digitisation, internationalism and the role of humans are in the spotlight – the future of automation is safe

It is always expected to be present, but only when it is absent is it actually noticed: safety has the task of protecting people, machinery and the environment. In the past, safety and automation were usually regarded as two separate systems with at least partly conflicting goals. Practice shows that considering the safety functions together with automation technology creates a distinctly better starting position. The challenges of automation can thus be tackled with much greater ease.

Renate Pilz, Chair of the Board of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Ostfildern, 1/10/2015

Value orientation for success – values create future

The year 2015 is an especially memorable one for Pilz: - Opening of the first production site outside Europe – in Jintan, China - Construction of new Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre in Ostfildern and expansion into Pilz Campus - New logo visually underlines positioning as a supplier of complete solutions for safety and automation. - Pilz brings own web-based visualisation software PASvisu onto the market - The number of employees will exceed 2000 this year for the first time ever. So the signs point to growth at Pilz. Its values and core beliefs are the springboard.

Dirk Sonder, Senior Vice President Production, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Ostfildern, 1/10/2015

Pilz creating basis for further growth with new production sites – exemplary manufacturing in the model state

Dirk Sonder, Senior Vice President Production Pilz GmbH & Co. KG In building the new Peter Pilz Production and Logistics Centre, Pilz is not only expanding its production area at its headquarters in Ostfildern: flexible, production-centred hall design, energy efficiency, integrative design of processes and working environment as well as a clear Industrie 4.0 focus are establishing the basis for the further growth of the company.

Pilz offers manufacturers and operators complete solutions for safety and automation. At SPS IPC Drives 2015 in Nuremberg Pilz will be showing scalable solutions with sensor, control and drive technology, completed by the appropriate operator and visualisation systems.

Ostfildern, 24/09/2015

Pilz at SPS IPC Drives (Hall 9, Stand 370) – One-stop safety and automation

At this year's SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg (24. - 26.11.2015), Pilz will be showing its range of complete solutions for automation tasks: from sensor technology to control and drive technology – one-stop safety and automation! Pilz will also be exhibiting automation concepts for Industrie 4.0 along with other partners of the research platform SmartFactory KL, on a shared stand in Hall 3a.

For each cohort of trainees the automation company Pilz, from Ostfildern near Stuttgart, offers not only apprenticeships as “Mechatronics Engineers” and “Electronics Engineers for Equipment and Systems”, but also dual courses of study in partnership with the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University

Ostfildern, 14/09/2015

As well as apprenticeships, Pilz also offers dual courses of study – the opportunity to start training at Pilz

The new training year has started at Pilz in Ostfildern. A total of five apprentices and nine students of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) are starting their careers at the automation company.

The new compact I/O module PSSu K F EI with local fast shutdown now enables advanced motion monitoring functions with the control systems PSSuniversal PLC and PSSuniversal multi from the automation system PSS 4000. The new compact module monitors safe speed, direction of movement and stop functions.

Ostfildern, 13/07/2015

Pilz completes its solutions portfolio for safe motion monitoring - New module for motion monitoring

Pilz is expanding the performance range of its automation system PSS 4000 for safe motion monitoring: the new, compact I/O module PSSu K F EI monitors safe speed, direction of movement and stop functions. Users benefit from reduced reaction times and higher productivity, as well as simpler maintenance repair of their plant and machinery.

Stuttgart/Ostfildern, 3/07/2015

Staufer Gold Medal for Renate Pilz – Prime Minister Kretschmann: Model family business that creates values by living its values

On 03.07.2015, Renate Pilz, Chair of the Board of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG, was awarded the Staufer Gold Medal. The Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg Winfried Kretschmann presented the medal at a ceremony in Stuttgart. The Staufer Medal is a special, personal honour awarded by the Prime Minister for services to the State of Baden-Württemberg and its people.

Pilz supplies Industry 4.0-compatible control systems to plant and machine builders all over the world. Complete

Ostfildern, 25/06/2015

Pilz achieves new record values for turnover and number of employees – Strong foundation for cutting edge technology

The Pilz group of companies based in Ostfildern near Stuttgart enjoyed a successful end to the 2014 financial year. The family business increased its turnover to the new record value of 259.3 million Euro. This means an increase of 11.3 per cent over 2013 for the world market leader in safety relays and safety control systems. The number of employees also rose last year: by 6.3 per cent to 1,922.

With an an official ceremony Pilz opens its first production site in Asia, in the Chinese city of Jintan. From left: Rachel Wang (General Manager of Pilz China), Li Hao (Deputy Mayor of Jintan), Thomas Pilz (Managing Partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG), Di Zhi Qiang (Mayor of Jintan), Renate Pilz (Chair of the Board, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG), Shen Xin Feng (Party Secretary of the Administrative Committee of JTDZ), Susanne Kunschert (Managing Partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG)

Ostfildern, 17/06/2015

Safe automation for Chinese industry – Pilz opens production site in China

The automation company Pilz has opened a production site in the Chinese city of Jintan. In its first production site outside of Europe, the family business from Baden-Württemberg will produce PNOZ safety relays to its company-wide quality standards. As a result, Pilz will be able to supply the growing Chinese market more quickly and consolidate its position there.

Congratulations: In Sydney, Australia Electrical engineer Rod Burton (right) from Machinery Automation & Robotics, receives the 1000th accreditation of CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert after successfully passing the end-of-course exam.  Scott Moffat (left), Managing Director of Pilz Australia and New Zealand, presents the certificate.

Ostfildern/Sydney, 20/05/2015

CMSE® sets standards for certified, international machinery safety qualification 1,000 CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Experts – powered by Pilz

In 2013 Pilz worked with TÜV NORD to develop the international qualification CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert. This qualification programme teaches extensive knowledge of the machine lifecycle in 22 countries worldwide. In Australia, the 1,000th delegate has now obtained the qualification. That's just one of the reasons why CMSE® has become an international standard for certified training in machinery safety.

During their tour of the exhibition at the Hannover Messe, Chancellor Angela Merkel (3rd from left) and Narendra Damodardas Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India (centre), visited the automation company Pilz. Both were welcomed by Renate Pilz, Chair of the Board (3rd from right), daughter Susanne Kunschert (2nd from right) and son Thomas Pilz (right), both Managing Partners in the family business.

Ostfildern/Hannover, 13/04/2015

Renate Pilz: "Safe automation is a success factor for the industry of the future" – Chancellor Merkel visits Pilz at the Hannover Messe

As part of her opening tour of the Hannover Messe 2015, Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visited the stand of the automation company Pilz. She was accompanied by Narendra Damodardas Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, this year's partner country of the exhibition. Renate Pilz, Chair of the Board, welcomed the guests and introduced the family business and its global commitment to the safe automation of plant and machinery.

From April 2015 Pilz will have a new logo. The new logo puts automation firmly back in the spotlight alongside safety as the core competency.

, 10/04/2015

Safety and automation: Pilz underlines its positioning – New logo highlights "All in One" in automation

Automation company Pilz renews its brand identity. The family business from Ostfildern is introducing its new logo at the Hannover Messe. The intention of Pilz is to underline visually its positioning as a supplier of complete solutions for safety and automation.

Pilz is expanding the safety gate system PSENslock to include two new product types: Expanded diagnostic functions are now available, plus the ability to switch OSSD outputs (Output Signal Switching Device) independently from the respective guard locking device.

Ostfildern, 9/04/2015

A plus for diagnostics and design freedom

Pilz is expanding the safety gate system PSENslock to include two new product types: one type offers expanded diagnostic functions, while the other type enables OSSD outputs (Output Signal Switching Device) to be switched independently from the guard locking device. So PSENslock can either provide faster diagnostics or greater design freedom, depending on the task.

Communication modules are now available for the configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2, for connection to Ethernet-based systems.

Ostfildern, 24/02/2015

Configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2 for PROFINET and Ethernet/IP

The configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 for safety and automation from Pilz has two new communication modules for connection to Ethernet-based systems. With these, the base unit can now be expanded on the left-hand side and can easily be connected to PROFINET or Ethernet/IP networks. As an open, configurable control system, PNOZmulti 2 can be used flexibly across industry, independently of the higher-level operational control system.

With its automation system PSS 4000, Pilz is pursuing a consistently mechatronic approach. The modular design of a plant can be mapped in the software platform PAS4000.

Ostfildern, 6/02/2015

Pilz is a new member of the research platform SmartFactory KL – Working together for standards with Industry 4.0

Pilz is a new member of the demonstration and research platform SmartFactory KL. As such, the complete safe automation supplier will be actively involved in formulating unified standards for Industry 4.0. The first joint project is to implement a storage module for the smart factory demonstrator at the Hannover Messe 2015.

The automation system PSS 4000 works in conjunction with safe sensor technology PSEN to guarantee safety in the laser welding laboratory for high-performance laser welding technology at MEYER WERFT.

Ostfildern, 12/11/2014

MEYER WERFT uses safety solution from Pilz

MEYER WERFT in Papenburg has equipped its laser welding laboratory for high-performance laser welding technology with a safety solution comprising the automation system PSS 4000, safe sensor technology PSEN and control and signal devices from Pilz. In conjunction with the safety gate system PSENsgate and the operating mode selector switch PITmode, PSS 4000 controls and monitors all the safety functions in the laser welding laboratory, meeting the highest safety requirements up to Performance Level e and Safety Integrity Level 3.

The new web-based visualisation software from Pilz is based on the latest web technologies and represents a high-performance, easy-to-use solution for operating and monitoring.

Ostfildern, 11/11/2014

New web-based visualisation software PASvisu by Pilz - Your automation at a glance

With the web-based visualisation software PASvisu Pilz is launching a high-performance yet simple to use software package for operating and monitoring. The company has developed a platform-independent visualisation package based on the latest web technologies such as HTML 5, CSS3 and JavaScript PASvisu is operated intuitively and provides design freedom for projects: it gives users of Pilz control solutions a complete view of their plant. With PASvisu, Pilz is underlining its claim as a complete safe automation supplier.

The components of the automation system PSS 4000 from Pilz are now approved as safety components for lift applications by TÜV Austria. As a result, lifts and lifting equipment can now be safeguarded safely and efficiently.

Ostfildern, 12/06/2014

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.

Drives can be monitored safely and efficiently using the new motion monitoring modules for the configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 from Pilz, the complete safe automation supplier.

Ostfildern, 17/04/2014

New modules for configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2 – Safe motion monitoring for up to two axes

Pilz is expanding its range of configurable control systems PNOZmulti 2 with new safe motion monitoring modules. The two new modules provide safe monitoring of one or two axes in drives; safety functions can be created and monitored with ease. The modules can be used in any industry, but are a particular advantage in machine tool manufacturing.

With the new safety relay PNOZ c2 from the product range PNOZcompact from Pilz, standard type 4 light beam devices or sensors with safe switching devices (OSSD outputs) can be monitored quickly and safely.

Ostfildern, 4/04/2014

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.

In the automation system PSS 4000 from Pilz it is now possible to create safety-related and automation programs for the control systems PSSuniversal PLC using the Editor PAS LD in accordance with EN/IEC 61131-3.

Ostfildern, 27/03/2014

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.

The operating mode selector switch PITmode from Pilz is now available with optional pictograms for machine tools.

Ostfildern, 6/03/2014

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, 19/02/2014

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.

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