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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, May 20, 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, Apr 13, 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.

, Apr 10, 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, Apr 9, 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, Feb 24, 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.

At the Hannover Messe 2015 Pilz will be showing complete automation solutions comprising sensor, control and drive technology, including modern diagnostic and visualisation systems.

Ostfildern, Feb 18, 2015

Pilz at the Hannover Messe 2015 in Hall 9, Stand D17 – All-in-One: Safety & Automation

Under the motto "All-in-One: Safety & Automation", Pilz will be presenting industry solutions, product innovations and services for complete automation solutions at this year's Hannover Messe from 13-17.4.2015. Visitors can also experience how the challenges of Industry 4.0 can be resolved even today and how Pilz is promoting safe automation in the exhibition’s partner country, India.

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, Feb 6, 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.