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Press Releases


This section is mainly for the media, and includes press releases from PI and the PI Community in general.  For local press releases please go to the individual pages of each PROFIBUS & PROFINET organization.

  1. Technical work on OPC UA Safety completed

    Weber, 27.11.2019 , Germany

    Modularization and interoperability are playing an ever-increasing role in modern systems and are the core requirements for Industry 4.0. PROFIBUS...

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

    Weber, 25.11.2019 , Germany

    Base Standards approved as Emerson Joins APL Project group promoting developments for Industrial Ethernet to expand use of EtherNet/IP™, HART-IP™ and...

  3. PROFIsafe User Workshop at HMS in Ravensburg

    Bohn, 18.10.2019 , Germany

    On September 25, 2019 a PROFIsafe User Workshop took place in Ravensburg. Guests were the PROFIsafe Working Group with 12 exhibitors, the speakers...

  4. Field Testing IO-Link

    Weber, 17.10.2019 , Germany

    On October 1–2, 2019, over 90 representatives from 43 international businesses gathered in Bad Soden for the latest interoperability workshop. The...

  5. Joint PI stand – Into the future with Industry 4.0!

    Weber, 24.09.2019 , Germany

    The central theme of the joint stand of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) at the SPS 2019 trade show in Nuremberg, Germany (Hall 5, Stand...

  6. Confirmed Quality with Automated Tests

    Weber, 11.07.2019 , Germany

    During the development and enhancement of PROFINET devices, developers and system testers have extensively and successfully used the continuously...

  7. Specification of PROFINET with TSN complete

    Weber, 01.07.2019 , Germany

    The goal set by PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) to integrate TSN as additional Layer 2 technology in the PROFINET architecture has been...

  8. Successful PROFINET Plugfest at SEW-EURODRIVE

    Weber, 07.06.2019 , Germany

    The PROFINET developer community’s well-established Plugfest is the ideal opportunity to test new developments in a simple way and while sharing...

  9. General Members Assembly: The big picture and new Advisory Board members of the PNO

    Weber, 02.04.2019 , Germany

    As part of this year’s annual members meeting of the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) on April 01, 2019, the PNO’s Board of Directors reported...

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