The PROFIBUS/PROFINET Association South East Asia has conducted it’s first successful PROFIBUS/PROFINET Seminar of the year 2013. The seminar was conducted in Cikarang, Indonesia and a total of 110 people attended.
The Seminar was supported by Siemens, Pepperl + Fuchs, Procentec, VEGA, Leoni Cable and Turck. These companies provided live demonstrations of their products and solutions at a Microfair, giving Seminar participants the chance to discuss these face to face with experts.
The brand new PROFINET multivendor demo was introduced. This showed the wireless integration of PROFIBUS-DP/PA into PROFINET, also the integration of different products and protocols. The live engineering of an IO-System was demonstrated along with PROFINET’s web diagnostic functions and remote services.
Bernd Lieberth, President of the Regional PROFIBUS/PROFINET Association, presented latest news, including the world sales figures. PROFIBUS increased its installed base by 5 Mio nodes in 2012, which means the total installed base is now in excess of 40 Mio nodes. PROFINET also grew, from 3 Mio nodes last year in 2011 to 4,2 Mio nodes in 2012. He also introduced the PROFIenergy profile, which is the first networking standard for energy management and energy saving. It runs on PROFINET.
The Seminar in Cikarang is part of a continuing Seminar series in ASEAN countries. Bernd Lieberth said: “We achieved a high participation rate thanks to the support of our members. We will continue our Seminar Series this year, with Malaysia and Vietnam on the schedule.”
For more details about the next Seminars visit www.sea.profinet.com