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PI - STANDARDS FOR INTEROPERABILITY

 

PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) is the world's leading industry association, the active Community for the standardization and dissemination of industrial communication and information technologies, a core topic of digitalization, automation and Industry 4.0.

 

With its core technologies PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link and omlox, PI is responsible for the development of its market-leading, open standards for all fields of application in industrial manufacturing. PI achieves this goal with its 24 regional PI associations (RPAs), all of which are members of the international umbrella organization PI, and their 1,700 members.

 

PI is continuously expanding its technology portfolio for the discrete manufacturing industry, the process industry and other sectors.

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Next Trainings

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Application Stories

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PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology.

MTP Module Type Package enables modular production in which individual components can be flexibly combined.

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with all automation technologies.

omlox is an open technology standard for real-time indoor localization systems for industrial manufacturing.