PS Automation is now certified in accordance with ISO 14001

In 2018, PS Automation was tested and certified in accordance with ISO 14001 for the first time. ISO 14001 specifies requirements for an environmental management system that relates to the production and service process and their environmental impact.


Introduction of a knowledge management system linked to existing systems in the company

Following a comprehensive requirement analysis, the competence center Kaiserslautern has evaluated multiple issues within the knowledge management systems of the value chain of PS Automation GmbH. Based on these results, specific improvements have been derived.


Fit for the future: PS Automation develops new digital strategy with the help of Kompetenzzentrum Kaiserslautern

The Mittelstand 4.0 Kompetenzzentrum Kaiserslautern is a regional initiative supported by the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie. It aims to give small and medium-sized companies a better understanding of the future topic „Industry 4.0“. When cooperating with the Kompentenzzentrum Kaiserslautern, companies are empowered to develop and implement digital strategies in order to make them fit for the future.


Well connected with the new intelligent quarter-turn actuator series PSQ-S

Bad Duerkheim. The intelligent integration of facilities, machines and devices, e.g. by sensors or digital systems, is understood as Industry 4.0. It becomes increasingly present in the manufacturing industry and enables a closer networking between human beings and machines. Against this background PS Automation has focused on developing an intelligent quarter-turn actuator with more power and shorter operating times that is able to integrate facilities by fieldbus or mobile devices by WLAN.


Introducing the new explosion-proof linear actuator PSF-EX

Bad Duerkheim. PS Automation GmbH extends its latest linear actuator range PSF/PSF-M with mechanical fail-safe function or manual override by an explosion-proof model. The prototype of the new model PSF-EX will be introduced at the Valve World Expo 2016 in Düsseldorf for the first time.


PS Automation India offers internship für Parineeti graduate

The Parineeti-Project of the TESI foundation in Koeln supports jung people in the Indian metropolis Pune who are living in families with low income. The project offers them the possiblity to prepare for the job environment. One of this year's graduates is Ashish. Supported by TESI and the chamber of foreign trade in Pune he is now passing an internship at PS Automation Pvt. Ltd.


Better Protection, more Power!

Improved protection:
PSL and PSR-E successfully tested acc. to BS EN 60529 „protection against water“

Our proven linear actuators PSL and the economy quarter-turn actuator series PSR-E are now available with an increased protection class:

  • PSL201-214: IP68
  • PSL320-325 and PSL320-325AMS: IP67
  • PSR-E: IP67

More Power:
The new PSL330 with 30 kN and the new PSL325 with 24 VDC

NEW! The powerful PSL330 with a thrust of 30 kN and PSL325 with 24 VDC power supply.


PS Automation to Supply Quarter-Turn Actuators for KSB Valves in Fire-Extinguishing Systems

In March 2016, PS Automation GmbH won a contract for the supply of 150 quarter-turn actuators Type PSR-E50 with a supply voltage of 24 VDC.

Mounted on butterfly valves Type BOAX manufactured by KSB, PS Automation’s actuators will be used in fire-extinguishing systems in Germany and France. As a special feature of this application, the actuators are required to run continuously for up to 4 hours in case of fire. This function has been successfully tested and proved during two tests, carried out independently by PS Automation and the plant operators.


The robust quarter-turn actuator PSQx03 with improved retrofitting

PS Automation GmbH is continuously developing new products as well as improving already existing actuator series. We are proud to present you today our latest improvement for our quarter-turn actuators type PSQx02, which will now become the next generation PSQx03.The improvement mainly refers to the design of the mainframe, the mainboard and the retrofitting of the additional limit switches.

This results in the following benefits:


PS Automation GmbH launches New Generation of Management: Dipl.-Ing. Christian Schmidhuber is new Managing Director

Bad Duerkheim, Germany – Dipl.-Ing. Christian Schmidhuber (35) is the new managing director of PS Automation GmbH in Bad Duerkheim, Germany. As of 1 May 2015, founder Max Schmidhuber handed over the company’s operative management to his son. PS Automation GmbH specialises in electric and electronic actuators and has been successful in the market for more than 25 years.