Why we use PROFINET

PROFINET offers you a lot of benefits. This video shows you why PROFINET is the leading Industrial Ethernet Standard for so many companies and what the technology can provide you.

Application of PROFINET at VW de Mexico

While upgrading the production facilities of one of Volkswagen´s largest factories, located in Puebla/Mexico, PROFINET was introduced plant-wide.

This application shows the strengths and advantages of PROFINET and proofs the technology to be a robust solution even in complex facilities.

Video series: "Using PROFINET Technology"

The PROFI Interface Center in conjunction with PI North America has released a new video series on PROFINET Technology which can help engineers and developers understand how PROFINET technology works and what features are available in quick five minute (or less) sessions.

The first two videos of the series have now been posted which are an "Introduction to PROFINET technology" and about "Using IO" devices with PROFINET".
Future videos will provide information about PROFINET's comprehensive feature list including diagnostics, device replacement, security, safety, proxies, fast start up, wireless and others.
Read more about the PROFI Inteface Center here. Read more about PI North America here.

Please post any feedback you have on the series and future topics/information you would like to see to us (info[at]

PROFINET Benefits and Implementation

These two videos have been filmed on the Hannover Fair 2011. Please find out more about the topics PROFINET benefits and PROFINET implementation.