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  1. Hannover Messe 2018: Dominated by Industry 4.0

    Weber, 20.03.2018

    The PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) joint booth focuses on concrete steps for the implementation of industrial communication for Industry...

  2. Certified PROFINET Engineer (CPNE)

    Hernán Bertotto, 19.03.2018 , Argentina

    Centro de entrenamiento y Competencia AUTEX S.A.

  3. New PROFINET Competence Center in North America

    Weber, 02.03.2018 , United States

    PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is pleased to welcome a new PROFINET Cometence Center in the USA. MESCO Engineering, Inc. has been...

  4. New IRT Basic Technology for PROFINET Controllers

    Weber, 29.11.2017 , Germany

    In addition to dedicated work on the integration of new standards such as TSN, the PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) community also drives...

  5. Integration of TSN in PROFINET makes great strides

    Weber, 29.11.2017 , Germany

    At the 2017 Hannover Fair, PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) announced their intention to use TSN (Time Sensitive Networking) for PROFINET....

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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.