The heart of the WSA:Automation is the programming of tailor-made PLC controls. Michael Würzburg-Stöcklein heads the automation technology department of the WSA:Automation in the Karlsruhe region with more than 20 years of professional experience. In addition to software development, the WSA has focused on the creation of digital twins for virtual commissioning. These can be used for testing the software beforehand. It also helps to instruct operating personnel in advance and to simulate modifications in the case of modifications. In order to present the customer with a holistic offer, the WSA also offers a digitization concept for production systems and special machines.