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  1. IO-Link General Meeting sets course for the future

    Weber, 29.06.2018 , Germany

    IO-Link community welcomes its 200th member

  2. New Specification - High Availibility for PROFINET IO

    Weber, 28.06.2018 , Germany

    High availability is one of the most important requirements in industrial automation systems, as well in factory and process automation. High...

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

    Weber, 08.06.2018 , 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

  4. PA Profile V4.0 Adopted

    Weber, 08.06.2018 , Germany

    PROFINET, as an Ethernet-based communication technology, is increasingly evolving into a pillar for automation concepts of the future, as the...

  5. PROFIBUS & PROFINET International at Hannover Fair 2018

    MM, 15.05.2018 , Germany

    The Hanover Fair 2018 was a complete success! Take a tour of our booth.

  6. SEW-Eurodrive becomes new PNO Advisory Board Member

    Weber, 24.04.2018 , Germany

    On April 23, 2018, the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) held its annual members assembly meeting in Hanover, Germany, at which the PNO Board of...

  7. More than 20 million PROFINET devices on the market

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    Each year, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) conducts a notarized survey of the number of installed devices with interfaces equipped with...

  8. IO-Link integrated in OPC UA

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    On the basis of existing use cases, the IO-Link Community developed a method for implementing an integration of IO-Link in OPC UA in 2017. OPC UA,...

  9. IO-Link Wireless Developer Workshop in Hamburg

    Weber, 20.04.2018 , Germany

    The IO-Link Community is holding an IO-Link Wireless Developer Workshop in June 2018. This workshop will be held on June 27 and 28, 2018, at the...

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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.