Bihl+Wiedemann GmbH was founded in 1992 in Mannheim, Germany by Jochen Bihl and Bernhard Wiedemann. The highly specialized engineering firm is among the leading providers of safety technology and electronic components for automation technology using AS-Interface.
In 1995 Bihl+Wiedemann was the first company to receive a certificate from AS-International for their AS-i Master. The Master is now used as a reference for the certification for AS-i slaves. Other milestones in the company's history include the introduction of the first AS-i Master for specification 3.0, the release of the first AS-i Master in a stainless steel housing with expanded diagnostic functions (2004), and the membership in AS-Interface's Safety Consortium (2005). Since then Bihl+Wiedemann is among the top names in the field of safety technology using AS-i Safety at Work.
By choosing products from Bihl+Wiedemann, you are in the company of many well-known users in factory, process, and building automation, as well as in the fields of machine building and transportation (ship, rail, road). The products from Bihl+Wiedemann are used for safety and non-safety applications in machines and systems of all sizes, including conveyor lines, high-rise racking system, packaging machines or machine tools.
Assuring consistent quality has always been of utmost importance for Bihl+Wiedemann. The company is DIN EN ISO 9001 certified.
The current certificate can be viewed here (PDF)