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Industrie 4.0

PI has set itself the target to make Industrie 4.0 reality and easily usable in practice. Lots of progress has already been made andmore highlights of the usage of PROFINET in Industrie 4.0 applications will follow.

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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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Application Stories

Intelligence boost for classic machine tools

Machine tools play a central role in the production of Fig.1: Productionlineparts for the automotive industry, with hundreds of machines of different…

PROFINET-based bottling plant benefits from innovative RIO technology

A well-known plant engineering company develops and manufactures reliable and high-quality bottling plants since more than 50 years. The design is…

PROFINET and Remote IO prove very much in paint shop control

Process Automation systems based on Remote I/O (RIO) technology are installed since years in many paint shops and factories of the automotive industry…

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