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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. 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. 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...

  7. New Options for Diagnostics

    Weber, 05.04.2017 , Germany

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

  8. Significant Increase in Certificates for PROFINET Devices

    Weber, 30.03.2017 , Germany

    Practical and high-quality certification tests for communication interfaces are among the key factors for acceptance of an open communication...

  9. Shaping the Future

    Weber, 29.03.2017 , Germany

    PI Conference in the Field of Tension between Established Technology and Networks of the Future

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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.