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The Easy Way to PROFINET Technology



PROFINET is the open, multivendor Industrial Ethernet standard for factory and process automation.

Would you like to:

  • Take part in the success of PROFINET?
  • Equip your field devices with PROFINET interfaces?
  • Learn how easy it is to integrate PROFINET into your products?
  • Who can support your PROFINET development?

Please find all adequate information in this brochure.



German (version 2018) - Order No.: 4.271

English (version 2018) - Order No.: 4.272

Chinese (version 2014)

Japanese (version 2013)


Special edition:
PI North America (version 2011)

# Date Filename Type Size
19/11/2018 PROFINET_Technologie_Der_einfache_Weg_dt_2018.pdf pdf 4 MB
19/11/2018 PROFINET_Technology_The_Easy_Way_engl_2018.pdf pdf 4 MB
11/08/2014 The_easy_way_to_PROFINET_Chinese_web.pdf pdf 2 MB
02/07/2013 EasyWayPROFINET_japan_2013.pdf pdf 2 MB
03/04/2012 EasyWayPROFINET_North_America_2011.PDF PDF 2 MB

Our well-known PI technologies

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.