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  1. PROFINET: The World’s Leading Industrial Ethernet System

    Weber, 14.01.2020 , Germany

    The latest research from IHS Markit | Technology, now a part of Informa Tech, analyzing industrial communications shows that PROFINET, the industrial...

  2. IODDfinder – The smart solution

    Weber, 13.01.2020 , Germany

    It does not get easier than this. With the IODDfinder, files arrive from the Internet automatically – no fuss, no muss. That’s just the right way to...

  3. New workshop concept also successful in Italy

    Weber, 19.11.2019 , Italy

    On 30 October 2019 an IO-Link user workshop took place in Bologna. The new workshop concept was also successfully implemented in Italy and was able...

  4. PROFIsafe User Workshop at HMS in Ravensburg

    Bohn, 18.10.2019 , Germany

    On September 25, 2019 a PROFIsafe User Workshop took place in Ravensburg. Guests were the PROFIsafe Working Group with 12 exhibitors, the speakers...

  5. Field Testing IO-Link

    Weber, 17.10.2019 , Germany

    On October 1–2, 2019, over 90 representatives from 43 international businesses gathered in Bad Soden for the latest interoperability workshop. The...

  6. Joint PI stand – Into the future with Industry 4.0!

    Weber, 24.09.2019 , Germany

    The central theme of the joint stand of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) at the SPS 2019 trade show in Nuremberg, Germany (Hall 5, Stand...

  7. IO-Link Interop Workshop in Germany

    Weber, 09.08.2019 , Germany

    You have new IO-Link products and would like to test them in advance? Then the IO-Link Interop Workshop on October 1 st /2 nd , 2019 at the...

  8. Confirmed Quality with Automated Tests

    Weber, 11.07.2019 , Germany

    During the development and enhancement of PROFINET devices, developers and system testers have extensively and successfully used the continuously...

  9. Specification of PROFINET with TSN complete

    Weber, 01.07.2019 , Germany

    The goal set by PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) to integrate TSN as additional Layer 2 technology in the PROFINET architecture has been...

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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.

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