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PROFINET and PROFIsafe in automation applications 13/05/2014
The returned figures from an PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) initiated count of devices used in the automation market show that, in 2013, the trend of strong growth for PROFINET and PROFIsafe continued while PROFIBUS maintained a high level. Full Story...

Drives and motion with PROFINET 15/01/2013
PROFIBUS & PROFINET International have produced a whitepaper looking at the combined benefits of PROFINET, its Industrial Ethernet communication system based on standard Ethernet, wiht the PROFIdrive drive profile, which is said to form the basis for a high-performance and future-proof drive technology. Full Story...

A fast synchronous network as the basis for achieving a high-performance overall system 23/11/2012
What are the factors for successful automation? Factors such as speed or the performance capability of a particular sensor are often mentioned. However, the outstanding features of an individual component are only an advantage if the design of the overall system is compatible. In practical terms, this means that high-precision sensors are of little use without a fast synchronous network, and vice versa. Full Story...

Potential of PROFIenergy 06/12/2011
A new white paper describes how to save 30% energy in production applications. Full Story...

PROFIenergy - Energy saving potential 01/11/2011
Professor Dr. Frithjof Klasen discusses the results of a PROFIenergy study undertaken at Daimler and Volkswagen which highlighted some potential energy savings for production plants. Full Story...

Fieldbus organisations get together to provide simplified wireless communication 06/09/2011
In a bid to convince the process industry to make the best use of wireless communication technology, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), Fieldbus Foundation (FF) and the HART Communication Foundation are currently working on the development of an architecture for a WirelessHART gateway. Full Story...

PROFINET gains process acceptance 03/06/2011
PROFINET is already a familiar feature of production automation and drive engineering applications. But what about the process automation sector? Dr Peter Wenzel of Profibus and Profinet International (PI) has reported a heightened interest from this sector. Full Story...

Communications equipped for the future 26/04/2011
Process plant operators demand a high level of reliability and profitability in production. Plants must function in a harsh industrial environment over many years without interruption. The automatic interaction of different systems and components of various manufacturers must be ensured on a continuous basis. Communication systems provide the basis for this type of interaction… Full Story...

PROFINET in process automation – application profile completed 06/12/2010
PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) has achieved another important milestone for PROFINET, following the completion of the PROFINET for Process Automation application profile. As a result, PROFINET is now ideally suited for both manufacturing and process automation, claims PI. Full Story...