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  1. PI standardizes Ethernet in the field of process automation

    Weber, 29.11.2017 , Germany

    NAMUR, the User Association of Automation Technology in Process Industries, has outlined requirements for the application of Ethernet in the field in...

  2. IO-Link “Big Picture” is being completed step by step

    Weber, 29.11.2017 , Germany

    IO-Link is well received by the market. This is verified impressively by the annual statistics of IO-Link nodes installed in the field. The...

  3. PROFIsafe for OPC UA – The networking of machines becomes fail-safe

    Weber, 27.11.2017

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) already developed PROFIsafe in the 1990s, making fail-safe communication and transfer of process data...

  4. Integration von TSN in PROFINET schreitet voran

    Weber, 27.11.2017 , Germany

    Auf der Hannover Messe 2017 gab PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) bekannt, TSN (Time-Sensitive Networking) für PROFINET nutzen zu wollen....

  5. Joint PI and OPC Foundation Working Group Displays PROFINET in OPC UA

    Weber, 27.11.2017 , Germany

    The PI and OPC Foundation Joint Working Group is making good progress in the preparation of an OPC UA Companion Specification for PROFINET. This team...

  6. Gemeinsames Update der FieldComm Group, ODVA und PI zum Advanced Physical Layer für Industrial Ethernet

    Weber, 10.11.2017

    Die genannten Organisationen kooperieren an der Entwicklung von Industrial Ethernet, zur Nutzung von EtherNet/IP™, HART-IP™ und PROFINET™ in explosionsgefährdeten Bereichen in der Prozessindustrie.

  7. FieldComm Group, ODVA and PI Provide Joint Update on an Advanced Physical Layer for Industrial Ethernet

    Weber, 10.11.2017 , Germany

    Organizations are cooperating to promote developments for Industrial Ethernet to expand use of EtherNet/IP™, HART-IP™ and PROFINET™ into hazardous locations in the process industry

  8. PI UK to support Connected Manufacturing at Advanced Engineering 2017

    Bob Squirrell, 01.11.2017 , United Kingdom

    Birmingham NEC

  9. SOFTING: Integrazione diretta di segmenti PROFIBUS PA in reti PROFINET

    SOFTING Italia, 30.10.2017 , Italy

    Nella gestione degli impianti industriali spesso sorge la necessità di disporre di elementi che siano in grado di mettere in comunicazione,...

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.