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A reliable partner
for more than 130 years

1887

Franz Klein locksmith’s shop is founded in Pirmasens.


1949

Pfalzstahlbau GmbH is founded, managed by Robert F. Klein.
Manufacture of transport equipment and appliances for the domestic footwear industry.


1964

Dipl.-Ing. Robert Klein takes over the management of the company. Extension of the transport equipment range and the system range in production.


1970

psb becomes a supplier of integrated systems for production and distribution. Implementation of the first industry-specific material flow and warehousing solutions.


1977

Development of electronic control technology with integrated operating data acquisition – CIM.


1984

Development and realisation of computer-integrated conveyor and distribution systems for flexible production control.


1995

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Werner Klein is appointed Managing Director.


1999

With a combination of storage and retrieval equipment and overhead conveyor technology, psb becomes the world market leader for hanging goods high-bay warehouses.


2009

Development of the multiple award-winning high-performance rotapick picking system.


2012

psb receives the prestigious VDI Innovation Award for the development of an integrated solution consisting of the rotapick high-performance picking system and the vario.sprinter shuttle system.


2013

Successful market launch of the psb micro-trolley, and extension to create the system family.