SIMATIC PCS 7 – the distributed control system with proven performance

The leading process control system is ideally suited to your plant thanks to its flexible adaptability as a robust system. It ensures smooth processes, optimal availability, and maximum efficiency throughout the entire lifecycle.
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Proven – and ready for the future!

SIMATIC PCS 7 has already proven itself to countless satisfied customers and in tens of thousands of installations worldwide. The system architecture stands for standardized and efficient engineering. The control system excels as a genuine all-rounder and, when the right applications are integrated, ensures maximum reliability in plant operation. Straightforward visualizations also support intuitive operation. SIMATIC PCS 7 is already powerful today, but also serves as a gateway to the digital future of process control technology thanks to an innovative hardware platform!

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A powerful process control system – and so much more!

With its variety of features, flexibility, and high performance, SIMATIC PCS 7 goes beyond the boundaries of a typical process control system. Thanks to its technological expansions, it offers you many additional options and opens up new perspectives.

Ongoing development


SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.1 updates your plant to the current state of the art! You can count on a robust system that operates more efficiently and seamlessly over the long term thanks to proactive lifecycle management and standardized plant engineering.


The innovations in Version 9.1 at a glance:

  • Fail-safe applications with the high-performance SIMATIC ET 200SP HA I/O system
  • Supports Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 and Windows Server 2019 – for higher IT security and more viability for the future
  • Technological engineering with the SIMATIC PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator V3.1
  • Efficient upgrade strategies thanks to customized tools and services for proactive lifecycle management

Innovative I/O system

The future-proof I/O solution that meets every requirement in the process industries

With our SIMATIC DCS hardware portfolio, you have everything you need for a customized process control system.


A large all-rounder becomes a compact professional: SIMATIC ET 200SP HA

The modular I/O system with a highly scalable design allows you to precisely configure your control cabinet to meet your actual requirements – when necessary, with the new intrinsically safe Ex I/O modules that can be installed in hazardous areas up to Ex Zone 2/20. Brochure

Digital assistants

Digital assistants for SIMATIC PCS 7

In the process industries, digital assistants make work, and plant operation in general, even more efficient and reliable.


SIMATIC eaSie – your digital companion

With your digital assistant for SIMATIC PCS 7 voice control or chatbot, you gain new perspectives on interaction. Watch the video.


Concept & Design Tool (CDT)

Quick cost estimation for your SIMATIC PCS 7 configuration, including bill of material creation – go directly to our CDT.

A wide range of information

Become informed, make your decision, and implement it

You can access freely available knowledge about process control technology, including practical solutions, examples of best practices, and technical videos.


Topic page

Here you’ll find all product-related technical information, downloads, and solutions, including training courses and services, theme-based articles with sample applications, and version-specific content.


Media system

The SIMATIC PCS 7 media system offers you a comprehensive library of information with numerous technical videos, providing you with an overview of the most important topics.


Application examples

See examples of practical solutions that focus on interactions within an overall system and be inspired by new products, functionalities, and use cases.


Technical documentation

Here you’ll find manuals for current versions of SIMATIC PCS 7.


Playlist – See the latest presentations

Visit our YouTube channel and find out what experts are saying about the possibilities of SIMATIC PCS 7.

Customers on SIMATIC PCS 7


Remarkable success stories – written by SIMATIC PCS 7

Around the world, numerous companies from a variety of industries rely on SIMATIC PCS 7 to optimize their processes. Learn about some of these applications and find out more about the technology, the people, and the stories behind them!

The SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system – powerful, flexible, and scalable

SIMATIC PCS 7 is paving the way to the digital transformation for the process industries, step by step. Discover our many individual components and seamless integration in Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) and generate your own SIMATIC PCS 7 system – as individual and flexible as your plant!

System hardware

More than the sum of its parts

Modular system hardware forms the basis for a tailored system that can be adapted to individual requirements.

Technological components

Ready for the extraordinary

If you want to achieve the extraordinary, you need something special – including when it comes to control technology. Supplementary features expand your control system while maintaining the same exceptional ease of use.

System Lifecycle Management

Everything under control

To enable you to operate your process control system efficiently and reliably over the long term, we offer you a comprehensive portfolio of migration, update, and lifecycle services – all information at a glance!

Industry-specific solutions and add-ons

Uniquely different

SIMATIC PCS 7 add-on products and industry-specific solutions are optimally aligned with your specific area of application and enable special automation tasks.



Experience the commitment and dedication of the people at Siemens. We push ourselves to the limit to meet your challenges. SIMATIC PCS neo is our completely web-based process control system. But what does this new development mean for customers with our proven SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system? Find out more about our unique market approach and our passion for process control technology.

We are there for you 24/7

Searching for support or help? Rely on us!

We are of the opinion that the selection of a distributed control system does not only depend on advanced technology. That's why we offer world-class technical assistance, intelligent online support, and a variety of services.

The fastest way to the experts

Proposed solutions for your queries and direct access to our experts in Technical Support.

Service offers

To remain competitive over the long term, companies of all industries must ensure – and ideally increase – the availability and productivity of  machines and plants. As your partner, we offer a unique range of services and support based on our extensive technology and industry expertise.

Trainings and -Learnings for SIMATIC PCS 7

The SIMATIC PCS 7 training program from SITRAIN is a winner: every SIMATIC PCS 7 course gives you thorough skills to ensure maximum efficiency throughout the entire life cycle of your plant.

Virtualize your process control systems

Minimum downtime and an optimal deployment of personnel and resources are key to successful plant operation. 

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We will be happy to answer any questions you may have

Here you’ll find contact information for the sales person in your region for all questions regarding our process control systems and customized solutions for your company.

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