HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
Logo Pilz


Safe Automation

Logo Pilz
Exhibition stand
Hall 8, Stand D20
Co-exhibitor with
Technologie-Initiative SmartFactory KL

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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Fax: +49 711 3409 9158
Ms. Sabine Karrer
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

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CMSE®-Certified Machinery Safety Expert

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Operator and visualisation system

Professional operating and monitoringread more

Drive technology

Drive technology - Safe automation of drivesread more

Control and communication

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PSEN sensor technology

Sensor technology PSEN from Pilz - Comprehensive, individualread more


Automation software, from design to diagnosticsread 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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