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Industrie 4.0

PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is purposefully driving the subject of Industrie 4.0 and is laying out the steps for future-proof further development of today's proven solutions.

Product Finder

Our Product Finder lets you easily and quickly locate products conforming to the PROFIBUS and PROFINET specifications. You can search using different criteria. The finder contains upwards of 2800 products at the moment and this number is growing all the time. A lot of technical information is included to help you specify in detail, and many products also have GSD files and other engineering resources attached for download.

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  1. Certified PROFIBUS Engineer (3Tage)

    Certified PROFIBUS Engineer Ergänzen Sie Ihre Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten. Werden Sie ein zertifizierter PROFIBUS...
  2. Certified PROFINET Engineer

    PROFINET stellt spezielle Anforderungen, die bei der Planung, Programmierung und Inbetriebnahme des Systems zu beachten...
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    Zielsetzung: Der Teilnehmer erhält eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des PROFINET. Teilnehmer : Personen, die im...

Application Stories

Wireless PROFINET to control a giant Tunnel Boring Machine

Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are extensive, highly automated and mobile "factories", which are able to perform all stages of a tunnel construction in...

PROFINET and PROFIBUS PA jointly provide best value in bottling plant control

The Food and Beverage industry is among the first to utilize the value provided by the next level of automation performance with PROFINET and PROFIBUS...

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.

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