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

  1. PROFINET Test System – Quality is the Goal

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    In order to provide optimal support to the members of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) for development of new PROFINET devices, PI offers...

  2. Data is the new gold

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    Cooperation between eCl@ss e.V. and PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI)

  3. New elections to the PNO Board of Directors and Advisory Board

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e. V. (PNO) has traditionally held its General Members Assembly on the first day of the Hannover Messe trade fair, which...

  4. New PA Profile – now for PROFINET too

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    In process automation, rapid installation and easy operation of field devices are important user requirements – consistently across manufacturers....

  5. JTEKT offers future-proof connectivity thanks to a PROFINET Controller

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    The major Japanese manufacturer of auto parts / machine tools JTEKT Corporation has now developed an integrated PROFINET Controller. JTEKT is...

  6. The goals of integration of TSN into PROFINET

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    A promising new IEEE technology for Ethernet that combines the bandwidth of IT (information technology) networks with the latency of OT (operational...

  7. IO-Link Safety Specification Released

    Weber, 21.04.2017 , Germany

    With the release and publication of the IO-Link Safety specification by the IO-Link Community and the successful concept assessment by the TÜV SÜD,...

  8. PI technologies continue very strong market position

    Weber, 11.04.2017 , Germany

    The installed base of devices with interfaces of the communication technologies of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) continues its very...

  9. New Options for Diagnostics

    Weber, 05.04.2017 , Germany

    IO-Link now makes it possible to transfer larger data volumes

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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.