HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Exhibitor 2017


Safe Automation

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Company Data

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

Felix-Wankel-Str. 2
73760 Ostfildern
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Fax: +49 711 3409 133


Mr. Martin Kurth
Manger Public Relations
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Type of company

Year founded

No. of employees
1.001-10.000 (Status: 2016)

Annual turnover
between 100M and 1 billion EUR (Status: 2016)

Renate Pilz, President;
Susanne Kunschert, Managing Partner;
Thomas Pilz, Managing Partner

Company profile

Pilz is an innovative automation technology company operating internationally. Pilz uses its solutions to create safety for man, machine and the environment. In addition to the head office in Ostfildern near Stuttgart, the family business is represented with over 2,000 staff in 31 subsidiaries and branches on all continents.
The company's products include sensor technology, electronic monitoring relays, safety relays, configurable and programmable control systems, automation solutions with motion control, systems for industrial communication as well as visualisation solutions and operator terminals.
Pilz solutions can be used in all areas of mechanical engineering, including the packaging and automotive industry, plus the railway technology, press and wind energy sector. These solutions ensure that baggage handling systems run safely at airports and funiculars. Pilz also provides a comprehensive range of services worldwide and seminars on the subject of machinery safety.

Company website


Industrie 4.0

With Industry 4.0, highly networked system structures will emerge. New challenges open up with regard to modularisation, networking and the distribution of control functions into ever smaller subfunctions. With the Industry-4.0-compatible automation system PSS 4000 Pilz is rigorously pursuing the modular, more


Pilz Services for Automation, Plant and Machinery Safetyread more

CMSE®-Certified Machinery Safety Expert

The CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert - qualification covers complex technical issues in the field of machinery safety. It provides extensive knowledge about the machine lifecycle - from international standards and directives through to functional safety. CMSE qualification is certified by TÜV more

Operator and visualisation system

Professional operating and monitoringread more

Drive technology

Pilz drive technology provides overall solutions for the safe, energy-efficient automation of drives - from operation via the controller through to the movement of highly dynamic drives, including all safety aspects. Performance range, drive technology - Motion control systems - Servo amplifiers - Servo more

Control and communication

Pilz control technology - For safety and standardread more

PSEN sensor technology

When there's a high degree of automation, safety sensors are absolutely essential in ensuring the highest level of cost effectiveness and process safety. Used in conjunction with Pilz safe control technology, Pilz safe sensor technology PSEN provides cost efficient protection for man and machine, in more


With Pilz's automation software you can rely on innovative software solutions for automation. Design, programming, configuration and commissioning can be achieved quickly and simply using Pilz automation software. Users can work effectively thanks to intuitive operation. Simple, user-friendly diagnostics more

The automation system PSS 4000

The automation system PSS 4000 stands for optimum interaction between hardware and software components, network devices and the real-time Ethernet. The system is characterised by the most varied functions and potential combinations, distinguishing it from classic automation. It has already been tried more

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