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Industry 4.0 is more than a vision of the future. Intelligent networking is a huge opportunity for industry. Flexible production can help to optimise the use of industrial plants. Customised products can be made on mass production terms, increasing the productivity of the plant.

Nevertheless, many companies are still hesitant to embrace Industry 4.0 for their own production operations. According to the McKinsey Institute study Industry 4.0 — How to navigate digitization of the manufacturing sector, 2015 only six out of 10 companies in Germany feel they are ready for Industry 4.0, even though 91 per cent perceive the digitisation of industrial production as an opportunity. We would like to change all that, and offer solutions and products for Industry 4.0 to companies worldwide. Because the topic of Industry 4.0 is coming increasingly sharply into focus in the international arena, too: the continuing process of globalisation in particular renders it necessary to prepare the way for integration through the digitisation of production processes along the entire value chain.

Pilz Automation Technology

Pilz Automation technology offers a wide range of machinery safety components from PLC systems to safety sensors and servo drives, alongside their range of machinery safety consulting and engineering services and their extensive range of machinery safety training courses. Pilz has many years of experience in a variety of industries such as Food & Beverage, Packaging, Automotive, Paper and Automation, combined with the knowledge and experience of it’s machinery safety experts, Pilz is well equipped to be your machinery safety partners.

Since its formation, Pilz UK has been at the forefront of the UK machinery safety market, based in Corby, Northamptonshire since 1987, Pilz UK employs of over 35 people, many of whom are considered to be machinery and functional safety experts.
More than Machinery Safety Products
Pilz UK’s wide range of products including safety relays, PLC’s, light curtains, servo drives, gate locking systems and more are stocked and shipped from their purpose-built premises in Corby. The state of the art building is equipped with an engineering workshop to compliment the company’s safety services range including PUWER Inspections, Safety Concepts, CE Marking and Engineering. Pilz also has a dedicated training facility where courses such as the popular one day Basic Machinery Safety Course, City & Guilds 4 day Machinery Safety and the TUV accreditedCMSE (Certified Machinery Safety Expert) are delivered.
Experts in Machinery Safety
Pilz has built up expertise and a strong reputation in many industries such as print and paper, food and beverage, packaging, steel, nuclear and process, that is largely due to the in depth knowledge and competency of our staff. With over 14 members of staff having achieved CMSE qualification and an average of 22 years experience in safety and automation, our team are well equipped with knowledge on safety standards, legislation, applications and functional safety to provide our customers with practical solutions.
Pilz UK looks forward to becoming your partner in Machinery Safety and Automation

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