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Written by Vivek   
Friday, 21 October 2011
Pune: Automation technology company, Pilz GmbH & Co launched its wholly-owned subsidiary in India -  Pilz India Pvt. Ltd - to provide safety systems and services for industrial automation. In addition to the sales office in Pune, the company will set up a sales office in Delhi and a development centre in Chennai by March 2012 end.

Pilz will focus on automotive, wind energy, oil and gas, machinery automation, steel and aluminium, packaging and railway sectors in India.

Renate Pilz, president and CEO of Pilz GmbH & Co said that the company would initially focus on technology and engineering services for safety in India. Services constitute approximately a third of the company's revenues. The company realised India's rising demand for automation in all sectors of the manufacturing industry, after closely studying the Indian market for the past few years. "There is a need of safety awareness over here and will follow the international standards," she added.

Sanjay Kulkarni, managing director, Pilz India said that Pilz provides viable solutions to the most complex safety issues and thus helps companies to apply the best manufacturing practises. The company follows principal of redundancy and diversity.

Pilz competes with Siemens, Omron and Rockwell in the Indian market. The company's existing clients in India include Tata Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Ford, Daimler and General Motors.

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