SIMATIC PCS 7 Distributed Control System

More flexibility, scalability, availability, safety and security in process automation

Trusted for decades, yet continually cutting-edge: the SIMATIC PCS 7 distributed control system is your starting point for exceptional plant performance. Prepare for today's requirements and tomorrow's challenges with PCS 7 – powerful and versatile process control technology from Siemens!

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NEW! PCS 7 video series

Get to Know SIMATIC PCS 7

Our new video series explores the many innovations of the PCS 7 distributed control system – designed to empower operators, improve safety and much more.
DCS of the future

Introducing SIMATIC PCS 7 Version 9.1

Take the next step toward increased plant availability and long-term productivity with the newly released Version 9.1 of the proven SIMATIC PCS 7 distributed control system.

SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.1 prepares your plant for the future with more security, proactive lifecycle management and innovative plant engineering. You benefit from:

  • Reduced operational risks. From new integrated safety-certified I/O to enhanced cyber security protection, PCS 7 V9.1 ensures that your plant's protection levels are consistently maintained.
  • Improved sustainability. PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator V3.1 brings you standardized and reusable technological engineering.
  • Future-proofing. Leveraging standardized and reusable process libraries, PCS 7 V9.1 keeps your operations sustainable for the long term.
  • Increased availability. With automatic inventory management, your plant will have a systematic approach to ensuring all critical hardware, software and network components comprising your PCS 7 installation are always up-to-date.
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See PCS 7 in action at the Virtual Solutions Center!

The Siemens Virtual Process Automation Solutions Center brings the world of process control and measurement to you – and there's no travel required. "Walk" through our interactive 360-degree technology showcase to learn about innovative solutions for your process plant, including PCS 7 V9.1, process safety solutions, integration of smart instrumentation, apps for remote monitoring and support, and much more.

PCS 7 hardware innovations

Digitalization down to the field level

With a portfolio of PROFINET-ready, robust and secure hardware innovations, SIMATIC PCS 7 paves the way for plant-wide digitalization.
PCS 7 in detail

Ready for more? Dive in to SIMATIC PCS 7!

More than 20 years of innovative spirit, thousands of installations worldwide and all the tools you need for integrated engineering and operation. How can the SIMATIC PCS 7 distributed control system support the entire lifecycle of your plant?

Remarkable DCS projects. Unique stories.

Countless companies from a wide variety of industries rely on the SIMATIC PCS 7 distributed control system to optimize their processes. Get to know some of these applications and learn more about the technology, the people and the stories behind them!
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Selecting a process control system depends on more than advanced technology. That's why we offer world-class technical assistance, intelligent online support, and a variety of services.
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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.

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SITRAIN Training Services

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.

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Virtualize your process control systems

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