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Stay up to date! Here are the latest regional and international news from PI and PI member companies.

  1. New security white paper

    Weber, 01.04.2019 , Germany

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is publishing a new security white paper documenting the basic concepts for protecting the PROFINET...

  2. PROFIsafe and IO-Link pass the 10 million mark

    Weber, 01.04.2019 , Germany

    PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) has concluded its annual notarial count of the installed base of devices with interfaces using...

  3. TSN certification for PROFINET

    Weber, 01.04.2019 , Germany

    PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) is working rigorously on implementing the integration of TSN (Time-Sensitive Networking) in PROFINET. ...

  4. PI receives Milestones of Automation award for industrial communication

    Weber, 29.03.2019 , Germany

    On the occasion of the 100-year anniversary of the elektrotechnik AUTOMATISIERUNG magazine (Vogel Communications Group), 12 companies were honored...

  5. PI Konferenz sees record attendance

    Weber, 27.03.2019 , Germany

    The 2019 PI Konferenz, which was held in Frankfurt/Germany at the House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) on March 19 and 20, set a new record for...

  6. Moving into the Future of Industry 4.0 with PI Technologies

    Weber, 22.02.2019 , Germany

    The implementation of industrial communication for Industry 4.0 is the central theme of the joint PI stand at the Hanover Fair (Hall 9, Stand D68). ...

  7. PROFIBUS & PROFINET International at SPS IPC Drives 2018

    MM, 05.12.2018 , Germany

    Convince yourself from our well-attended booth at SPS IPC Drives 2018 in Nuremberg!

  8. Technology Providers Implement PROFINET with TSN

    Weber, 28.11.2018 , Germany

    A live demo with solutions from three different manufacturers, which was introduced to the public for the first time at SPS IPC Drives 2018, shows how easily TSN can be integrated in PROFINET in view of different technologies.

  9. Safety over OPC UA Based on PROFIsafe – Ready for Review

    Weber, 28.11.2018 , Germany

    Within just a short period of time, the joint working group between PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) and the OPC Foundation has managed to draft a review version of the specification “Safety over OPC UA Based on PROFIsafe” for controller-to-controller communication. The crucial steps in the fundamental design and detailed specification development have thus been accomplished.

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PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

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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.