German automotive companies back PROFINET


Four leading German automotive companies have stated their commitment to PROFINET, the Industrial Ethernet standard of PROFIBUS International (PI).   Speaking at a breakfast press conference at the SPS/IPC/Drives fair on November 24, 2004, representatives of Audi, BMW, DaimlerChrysler and… Read more »

Industrial Security Guideline published


A brand new guideline has been published by PROFIBUS International (pi), providing an introduction to network security and describing a ‘Security Concept’ for modern automation networks.   This Guideline is available free to members, from Non-members may purchase it… Read more »

Tim Black joins board


Tim Black of Wonderware has been appointed to the Board of the PROFIBUS Trade Organization. Black is Wonderware’s product manager for extensibility products and has been with Wonderware since 2003. He holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering… Read more »

PROFIBUS Bets on Open Engineering Solutions


The large variety of device types and device vendors, and the optimized adoption of complex devices in the plant continue to result in difficult and expensive device configurations that trouble contractors and end-users alike. In 1988, the ZVEI (Central Association… Read more »

PI, HCF and FF Pulling Together for EDD


EDD Technology will be well-rounded by the organizations HART Communication Foundation (HCF), Fieldbus Foundation (FF) and PROFIBUS International (PI) together. For the operation of instruments with different communication systems, a cooperation with the three major organizations was agreed beginning of… Read more »

New AnyBus – PCI PROFIBUS Master & Slave PCI Cards


 HMS has now applied its vast experience from over 200.000 sold embedded Fieldbus interfaces, to produce a new family of PCI cards. The new AnyBus-PCI cards give users a cost-effective solution for connecting Field Devices to Industrial PCs.   The… Read more »

Press Releases

PROFItech Developer Package


PROFItech Developer Package – The right advice, right from the start! Now we have combined our competence in training and our technology components for development into an attractive package!

profichip 10th year anniversary


2009 is a year of anniversaries. profichip GmbH will have their 10th company’s anniversary and the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation (PNO) is going to celebrate their 20th year in business.  The medium-sized company profichip, located in Herzogenaurach proudly looks back on its… Read more »