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Pilz Automation Technology* is a world-leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of machinery safety products and systems. The range consists of: safety relays; PNOZmulti configurable safety controllers; PSS programmable safety systems (safety PLCs); SafetyBUS p and SafetyNET p safety fieldbus components; guard switches; safety light barriers; emergency stop switches; and conventional and touchscreen operator interfaces (HMIs). In addition, Pilz supplies the SafetyEYE vision-based machinery safety monitoring system, control and monitoring relays for non-safety applications, plus motion controllers, servo drives and servo motors. The PSS and PNOZmulti can additionally be used to perform non-safety-related control functions.
A wide variety of independent consultancy services is offered, including risk assessments, plant assessments, CE marking, SIL determination, safety checks and safety advice. Engineering services range from the design of safety systems and the production of schematics, to software development, the production of validation/verification documentation, and general application support.
Pilz provides a number of training courses focusing on compliance with regulations and standards, and further courses relating to its own products and systems. Pilz is an approved City & Guilds Training Centre and offers several unique City & Guilds machinery safety courses. Pilz also runs a Certified Machinery Safety Expert (CMSE) course that is internationally recognised and provides a sustainable 360-degree approach to machinery safety. Most courses are run at the Pilz training facility in Corby and some City & Guilds Courses are run at regional venues. If required, Pilz can hold a training course at a client's site and bespoke training courses can be created to cater for the specific needs of organisations and trainees.
* Pilz Automation Technology is the UK daughter company of Pilz GmbH & Co KG, a family-owned German company with global operations.