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PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International)

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GERMANY

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Email : pi@profibus.com
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Editorial archive;

The IO-Link success story continues 01/08/2016
After a surprisingly high number of installed IO-Link nodes was reported in the market survey of the technologies of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) in 2014, its rate of increase in the 2015 survey has again been impressive.  Full Story...

CLPA and PI to cooperate for a transparent network infrastructure 08/12/2015
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) and PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) are set to more closely collaborate with the aims of promoting and disseminating the use of open industrial networks.  Full Story...

PROFINET and Ethernet/IP are the Industrial Ethernet leaders 17/04/2013
A new IMS Research study, entitled ‘The World Market for Industrial Ethernet & Fieldbus Technologies – 2013 Edition’, confirms that PROFINET has a leading position alongside Ethernet/IP, both having a market share of 30% of the globally established Industrial Ethernet solutions. Full Story...

Profinews 66, February 2009 02/03/2009
Representatives of NAMUR Working Group 2.6 ‘Fieldbus’ have welcomed the innovations delivered by the new PROFIBUS PA Profile V3.02, and have given it their full support. Full Story...

Which Ethernet system is the right one? 24/02/2009
Ever more complex drive tasks are forcing a switchover to industrial Ethernet buses. But, asks motor and drive manufacturer, Lenze, which system will come out on top? Full Story...

MTEC pushes for common wireless standard 23/12/2008
Speakers at MTEC will propel the industry towards a common wireless standard, according to Canon Communications, which has organised an education programme titled ‘Wireless Solutions for Automation. The event, to be held on March 25, 2009, will feature speakers from ABB Instrumentation, Emerson Process Control, Honeywell, Siemens and Yokogawa. Full Story...

Profinews 65, December 2008 19/12/2008
PI is now confident that by 2012, 50 million Profibus devices will be installed. The prediction by Jörg Freitag was made during a major press conference held at the SPS/IPC/Drives fair in Nuremberg, November 2008. Freitag also reported on developments such as the enhancement of PROFINET’s performance in line networks when small data telegrams are being transmitted. This often occurs in motion control and fast IO applications and is a key segment of the industrial market. Full Story...

Tutorial: Instrumentation / DCS integration languages, EDDL 24/11/2008
One of the tools that can help you get more from your instrumentation and other process control devices are integration languages, such as EDDL and FDT. Full Story...

FDI achievement result of co-operation with process control suppliers 14/11/2008
The FDI (Field Device Integration) team has completed the draft architecture and inventory of use case analysis, describing the achievements as a milestone. The Steering Committee of the EDDL Co-operation Team has worked closely with the FDT Group to advance a common solution for field device integration. Full Story...

Rexroth gives car manufacturers a lift 14/11/2008
As the automotive industry becomes more competitive, car manufacturers are increasingly looking for ways to boost efficiency, reduce costs and enhance productivity. Full Story...

Profinews 64, October 2008 28/10/2008
At SPS/IPC/DRIVES, this year’s joint PI booth focuses on functional safety with PROFIsafe, which was launched exactly 10 years ago. Full Story...

Profinews 63, August 2008 18/09/2008
PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) is basking in yet another success! Current market figures confirm that the number of installed PROFIBUS nodes in manufacturing and process plants has broken the 25 million barrier! Full Story...