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Press Releases

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. Joint PI stand at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair – At the center of Industry 4.0

    Weber, 19.09.2018 , Germany

    The joint PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) stand at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany November 27 – 29, 2018 will now be...

  2. IO-Link is coming to Graz

    Weber, 19.07.2018 , Germany

    This year, the IO-Link Community will be holding an IO-Link user workshop in Graz, Austria. On September 26, 2018, users and other interested people...

  3. Into the world of wireless with IO-Link

    Weber, 06.07.2018

    IO-Link Wireless completes the big picture for IO-Link

  4. Device developers in the spotlight

    Weber, 06.07.2018 , Germany

    In June of this year, more than 150 developers met at three PI events focusing on PROFINET device development. Through this series of workshops,...

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

    Weber, 29.06.2018 , Germany

    IO-Link community welcomes its 200th member

  6. 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

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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