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Rich Carpenter, GE, Joins Board of Directors

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PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Richard Carpenter, GE, to its Board of Directors. Carpenter is the Product General Manager for GE Energy Connections’… Read more »


PI North America PROFINET Plugfest

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PROFINET devices and controllers successfully put through their paces SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America in cooperation with the PROFI Interface Center created the first North American PROFINET plugfest, hosted by Phoenix Contact in Ann Arbor, MI on August 3-4…. Read more »


Philip Marshall, Hilscher, Joins Board of Directors

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Philip Marshall, CEO of Hilscher North America, to its Board of Directors. The Board voted… Read more »


PI North America Announces New Board Member

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Ken Hoover, Softing, Joins Board of Directors SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Ken Hoover, President of Softing North America, to… Read more »


PROFINET now has a ‘wall of fame’

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PROFINET now has a ‘wall of fame’ in North America A real-world test bed and reference network JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE – The PROFI Interface Center (PIC) has completed a PROFINET ‘wall of fame’ in its Test Lab that features PROFINET… Read more »


50th PI Competence Center Established

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50th PI Competence Center Established KW Software to Support PROFINET in American Markets SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA: PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) has appointed its 50th PI Competence Center (PICC) for PROFIBUS and PROFINET. The latest organization to have successfully passed the… Read more »


PROFINET/PROFIBUS Training Center Targets 1000th Graduate

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Twice as many PROFINET Network Engineers Certified in 2012 as PROFIBUS DP/PA   The PROFI Interface Center (PIC) in Johnson City, TN, North America’s only organization dedicated to Certifying “Network Engineers” for PROFIBUS and PROFINET, has made a significant investment… Read more »


Free Training Schedule for PROFIBUS and PROFINET in 2013

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Eighteen free training classes are scheduled for 2013. There are two different curricula: PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Specific dates and venues are selected at least 30 days prior to the class. If you are interested in attending this year, bookmark this… Read more »


PROFINET GROWTH”ESCALATES” AS PROFIBUS CONTINUES TO FLOURISH

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GAM keynote by Ford Powertrain highlights importance of standardization in manufacturing SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, October 11th 2012: The 18th General Assembly Meeting (GAM) of PI North America, which took place September 26-27th 2012, benefited from “one of the most impressive PROFINET… Read more »



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ProSoft Technology Connects Industrial Automation’s Biggest Protocols

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 ProSoft Technology Connects Industrial Automation’s Biggest Protocols Bakersfield, Calif., May 31, 2017 –EtherNet/IP™, Modbus®, and PROFINET have become increasingly prevalent across the automation industry – and so has the need to connect them. With its newest gateway solutions, ProSoft Technology… Read more »



Binder 12-Pin Harsh Environment Connector

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Camarillo, CA – Binder has expanded its M12 X-coded product family with new receptacles, cordsets and feed-through connectors. The X-coded products meet CAT6A specifications with data transmission rates up to 10 Gbps. These high-speed connectors are designed for industrial communications… Read more »



Introducing the EtherNet/IP to PROFINET IO Device (slave) Gateway

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Bakersfield, Calif., September 17, 2014 — ProSoft Technology® is pleased to announce the release of the EtherNet/IP™ to PROFINET IO Device (slave) Gateway (PLX31-EIP-PND). The gateway can be used in a variety of applications, including those involving PLC-to-PLC interlocking, a… Read more »


In-Chassis PROFIBUS Interface at the Cost of a Gateway

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Bakersfield, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 – If you need the convenience and functionality of an in-chassis PROFIBUS® interface at the cost of a gateway, then ProSoft Technology’s new PROFIBUS DPV1 Master and Slave modules for CompactLogix™ give you just that…. Read more »