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  1. Vegetable oils refinery recovers investment within nine month (Philippines)

    • Food & Beverage

    Vegetable oil refinery recovers investment within just nine month by installing a PROFIBUS / PROFINET network...

  2. Wireless PROFINET provides safety to a 116 meter tall elevator

    • Machine
    • Traffic, Infrastructure, Transportation

    Wireless PROFINET provides superior safety to an immense elevator ...

  3. Sorting Mink Pelts system expanded and optimized (Denmark)

    • Machine

    Mink Pelt sorting system expanded successfully using PROFINET...

  4. Car Plant Claims Technological Lead - PROFINET contributed (Belgium)

    • Car manufacturer

    Equipped with PROFINET, a car plant claims technological lead...

  5. Unified monitoring of PROFINET and PROFIBUS networks (Germany)

    • Cross-industry application

    Unified, plant-wide and cross-protocol network monitoring for PROFIBUS, PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet with only one solution – this every user’s wish has been fullfilled! Get details by reading a reference story from the steel industry …….

  6. "Plug and Play"? Modular automation technology in the automobile industry

    • Car manufacturer

    Following the successful trial of PROFINET at the technical training facility of the Dürr company, the first production system was commissioned at VW in Wolfsburg, Germany, in March 2002. This project involved networking over sixty independent, intelligent devices via PROFIBUS and Ethernet. The communication relationships were planned purely graphically. The modular approach allowed essential savings to be achieved in engineering and commissioning.

  7. Tobacco Factory in China benefits from modularity of PROFINET CBA(China)

    • Food & Beverage

    PROFINET CBA effects substantial cost reductions and faster production adaption to market conditions in Chinese tobacco factory...

  8. Production monitoring and material flow tracking system (Poland)

    • Machine

    In 2006, ASKOM implemented the complex tracing & tracking system for the carbon block production line at RZ Department of SGL CARBON S.A in Racibórz, based on the SCADA ASIX system, SQL database and SIMATIC S7 controllers.

  9. PROFINET provides great advantages in sailing yacht design (Netherlands)

    • Traffic, Infrastructure, Transportation

    PROFINET provides great advantages in sailing yacht designs for on board communication and monitoring...

  10. Reliable operation of PROFINET CBA at Hennessy´s bottling plant (France)

    • Food & Beverage

    PROFINET CBA was selected to modernize the famous "Line 11" at Hennessy´s La Vignerie bottling plant for VS and VSOP cognac...

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