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  1. From 4-20mA to PROFIBUS and PROFINET in a continuous partnership

    • Paints, Chemical, Pharma

    Use of PROFIBUS DP/PA strengthens competiveness of a chemical company …

  2. PROFIBUS supports Locomotive Refueling in an iron ore mine

    • Metal, Mining, Glass, Cement

    Locomotive refueling, a very new PROFIBUS application …

  3. Fortescue Metals once more trusts in PROFIBUS and PROFINET

    • Metal, Mining, Glass, Cement

    Australia´s Fortescue Group once more trusts in PROFIBUS and PROFINET …..

  4. Indonesian Flour mill moves from PROFIBUS to PROFINET (Indonesia)

    • Food & Beverage

    Flour mill migrates its PROFIBUS network to PROFINET to increase the reliability...

  5. Cost efficient fieldbus-based plant expansion using trunk cable wires

    • Cross-industry application
    • Paints, Chemical, Pharma

    Expansion of conventional process plants by fieldbus (PROFIBUS) segments can be realized very cost efficient using free wires of the trunk cable …

  6. PROFIBUS ensures smooth sugar refinery Start Up (USA)

    • Food & Beverage

    Sugar refinery start up benefits very much from PROFIBUS...

  7. Pfänder Tunnel supervised 24/7 by redundant PROFIBUS DP system (Austria)

    • Traffic, Infrastructure, Transportation

    Redundant PROFIBUS DP as heart of the new 24/7 traffic supervising system in the Pfänder Tunnel in Austria...

  8. PROFIBUS and PROFINET to automate fat and oil plant in the Philippines

    • Oil & Gas

    PROFIBUS PA and PROFINET deliver high performance in speciality fat refineries automation in the Philippines...

  9. Clean water due to reliable plant control by using PROFIBUS (Germany)

    • Water & Wastewater
    • Traffic, Infrastructure, Transportation

    A german water/waste water company increased plant availability by using support from a specialized PI member company …..

  10. PROFIBUS helped to build a new iron ore shiploading facility in record time (Australia)

    • Metal, Mining, Glass, Cement

    An iron ore shipping facility was built in Australia in record time. PROFIBUS was specified as communication technology and proofed as very reliable in harsh operating conditions ….

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