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Innovative qSCALE MAESTRO Replaces the PAT Hirschmann DS 350

More than 30,000 PAT Hirschmann DS 350 consoles have been installed worldwide. Now the innovative new qSCALE MAESTRO is taking this success story to another level.

cSCALE Controllers: Both SAFE and SECURE!

cSCALE controllers ensure not only safety but also a new level of security.


Greater Flexibility for PRS 90 Multi-Sensor Display

Hirschmann MCS has released a new version of the PRS 90 multi-sensor display that works with wireless or wired sensors.

Hirschmann supplies rated capacity indicator solution for Volvo’s pipelayers

Volvo has partnered with Hirschmann MCS to install a cSCALE-rated capacity indicator on its PL4809E and PL3005E pipelayers.

System solution for Elliott’s aerial work platforms

Elliott Equipment Company is equipping their E145 & E190 aerial work platforms with a complete Hirschmann MCS iSCALE Control System.

Hirschmann MCS at TOC Europe 2017

At this year’s TOC Europe in Amsterdam, Hirschmann MCS will present itself as a major partner to ports and terminals for weight verification and overload protection.

New Product: CI55 Inclination Indicator

Hirschmann MCS has introduced the new CI55 for monitoring inclination and tilt angle values previously measured by a sensor.


2016 Top Sales Awards

On a roll: for the eighth consecutive time, the Hirschmann MCS Top Sales Award for North America has gone to Crane Warning Systems Inc. in Lakeland, Florida.

Container Weighing Solution Commissioned in Duisburger Port

Hirschmann MCS has installed a new system for weighing containers in ports.


Instructional videos on qSCALE Ix are online now

Hirschmann has produced and released seven videos explaining different settings and functions of the qSCALE Ix safe load indicator. Now this complex information is available in a simple, understandable and user-friendly way.

Factory Passes Audit by TÜV SÜD

The yearly reaudit of the Hirschmann MCS production plant in Ettlingen, Germany was carried out in March. Multiple departments were checked.



To benefit from latest-generation safe load indication, JIGE INTERNATIONAL has installed the qSCALE I2 system in a tow truck for heavy vehicles.

Hirschmann MCS will be exhibiting at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas

Hirschmann MCS will be exhibiting at CONEXPO-CON/AGG at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV on March 7-11. According to show organizers, 2,500+ exhibitors and over 130,000 attendees will be in attendance to see the latest trends in the construction industry.

Highlights in 2016: an End-of-the-Year Review

An eventful year is approaching its end. Over the past 12 months, Hirschmann MCS has been extremely busy implementing a large number of exciting new solutions.

Certified: Innovative Complete Concept for Overload Protection in Cranes

A certified complete overload protection concept from Hirschmann saves crane manufacturers and operators the expense and trouble of obtaining individual certificates when initially equipping or re-equipping cranes.

trueSafety at SPS IPC Drives

This year Hirschmann MCS is presenting innovative, reliable trueSafety solutions at Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation.


Hirschmann MCS presents new Camera Indicator

System provides a direct view of the application.


Hirschmann MCS hosts 2016 Dealer Conference in Chambersburg

Approximately 25 dealers from the US and Canada were in attendance.


ZPMC Pioneers Certified Overload Protection System

Hirschmann MCS has installed its first new certified complete overload protection solution in a gantry crane for world’s largest port crane producer in Shanghai.

Johannes Pfeffer to Focus on Strategic Market Expansion

Managing Director Johannes Pfeffer will now be focusing on the activities of the Hirschmann MCS business unit in Ettlingen, Germany. His goal is to continue strengthening its emphasis on developing innovative new solutions for future market requirements.

Hirschmann MCS Attended ICHCA Seminar on Ship-Port Interfaces

ICHCA International recently held a three-day industry conference on safety and efficiency at the ship/port interface.

Review of TOC and ICHCA: Two Events, One Topic

Hirschmann MCS made a big splash at TOC in Hamburg with its new fSENS MLS sensor used as the core of an innovative solution for complying with the new SOLAS rules.

WLAN Communication for the Karis Pro Research Project

Hirschmann MCS is involved in a project to develop an innovative intralogistics system for production.


Hirschmann Wins "100 Places for Industry 4.0" Competition

Hirschmann is one of the winners of the "100 Places for Industry 4.0 in Baden-Württemberg" competition held by this German state to honor companies that develop and implement exemplary Industry 4.0 solutions.

New Magnetic Force Sensor: fSENS MLS

Hirschmann MCS is now offering a new sensor concept for contactlessly measuring forces at the twistlock. That makes it easy to verify the weight of freight containers as required by the new SOLAS regulations (Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea).

Hirschmann MCS at TOC Europe 2016 in Hamburg

From June 14 to 16, Hirschmann MCS will meet up with the leading port and terminal professionals at TOC Europe 2016 in Hamburg.

Test Installation at PNC in South Korea

On July 1st the new SOLAS (Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) regulations on verifying the weight of freight containers will take effect worldwide. For that reason the new system from Hirschmann MCS was recently tested at PNC (Pusan Newport International Terminal) in South Korea.

Hirschmann MCS organises partner event in Ettlingen

An EMEA partner event with participants from Europe, the Near East and Turkey was organised at Hirschmann MCS from 7th to 9th April. Apart from product introductions and presentation of system solutions, the platform "Partner for Partner" has been set up.

Hirschmann MCS – Partnering with customers to provide innovative solutions

Everything from one source - from vision to market launch: As a reliable solution-oriented partner, Hirschmann MCS supports its customers through the entire system integration process.

Top Sales Award 2015

Hirschmann MCS Presents Top Sales Award to Crane Warning Systems Inc. for 7th Consecutive Year.


Now TÜV certified: cSCALE S6 control

Top safety with high availability: With its trueSafety control cSCALE S6 Hirschmann MCS meets all current and future safety requirements in mobile machines.

The trade press being guests at Hirschmann MCS

“Mobile Safety Automation - trends in a networked world”: Hirschmann MCS presented itself during an evening event within the framework of Karlsruhe Trade Press Days.

Weight verification at the harbor with components of Hirschmann MCS

Compulsory in four months already - the obligatory weight verification of freight containers before loading the ship.

Introducing the Wireless Multi-Sensor Indicator

Hirschmann Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) has introduced the innovative PRS90 wireless indicator. This system was designed to improve productivity in lifting applications and meet industry standards for indicating devices.

allcons relies on Hirschmann MCS safety system

While working on a steep incline, the topic of safety is critical - a challenge, for which allcons Maschinenbau GmbH, located in the German town of Ladenburg, relies on the redundant fSENS MA of Hirschmann MCS for assistance.

Product portfolio is picking up speed in Turkey

“The latest product introductions of Hirschmann MCS to the Turkish market have been very successful in the OEM and retrofit markets”, reports Vinçmak, the Turkish partner of Hirschmann MCS. The qSCALE I2 has already been installed on five cranes.

Hirschmann MCS receives EG-AEO certificate

Terrorism, globalisation and the international security situation have caused the World Customs Organisation to set up a world-wide risk management in the customs administrations. In the EU, the approved economic operators (AEOs) constitute an important element in the safety concept.

B2RUN sponsored run for a good cause

“Lebenshilfe” counselling foundation receives donation from Hirschmann MCS. Several employees of Hirschmann MCS have participated in this year’s B2RUN corporate run in the German town of Karlsruhe. Incentive and stimulus for the athletic employees: For every kilometre run by its employees, the company wanted to donate Euro 10 for a good cause.

Nominated: Leading innovator in environmental technology

The Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Energy Industry of the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg has nominated Hirschmann MCS with an certificate for the production process of its fSENS force sensors on July 7, 2015.

cSCALE control for rail excavator and hoisting machines

Work with excavating and hoisting machines on railroad tracks is carried out at night in most cases so that rail operation is not disturbed unnecessarily. Next morning the rails have to be cleared again in order to ensure smooth operation in rail transport.