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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, Sep 29, 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, Sep 27, 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, Sep 6, 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, Aug 25, 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, Aug 9, 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, Aug 3, 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/

Ostfildern, Jul 19, 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, May 31, 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 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, May 9, 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.