PROFIBUS and PROFINET International (PI) operates through the PI Support Center (PISC) based in Germany/Karlsruhe and coordinates the activities of a network of REGIONAL PI ASSOCIATIONS (RPAs), PI COMPETENCE CENTERS (PICCs), PI TRAINING CENTERS (PITCs) and PI TEST LABS (PITLs) in major industrialized countries. Furthermore PI hosts a large number of active Working Groups having the responsibility for developing, standardizing and maintaining PROFIBUS and PROFINET.
- Regional PI Associations: Responsible for the regional support of PROFIBUS and PROFINET and localized marketing activities. Currently there are 27 RPAs.
- PI Competence Centers: Deliver quality technical support to developers and users of PROFIBUS and PROFINET products and systems. Currently there are 50 PICCs.
- PI Training Centers: Deliver high-quality training to engineers and users. Currently there are 27 PITCs.
- PI Test Labs: Provide test and certification services to guarantee the quality and performance of PROFIBUS and PROFINET products. Currently there are 11 PITLs.