Thinking about adding PROFINET to your product?


Thinking about adding PROFINET to your product?  A new white paper in our resources section can help you.  HMS Industrial Networks wrote the white paper “Why It’s Time to Move to PROFINET”.  The paper highlights the success of PROFIBUS and… Read more »

PROFIenergy and PROFINET in Process Automation Webinars


PI North America has scheduled live webinars covering the latest developments in PROFINET technology: PROFIenergy and PROFINET in Process Automation. PROFIenergy provides a unique method for reducing energy consumption during production pauses and providing the tools to shave peak power… Read more »

Join Our PROFINET Group on LinkedIn


PI North America is helping to manage a LinkedIn Group devoted to PROFINET. Join us for news, application stories, and discussions about PROFINET: PROFINET Group.  

PROFInews North American Edition Published


Issue 36 of PROFInews North American Edition was published this week featuring articles about Belgium Audi plant with 450 PROFINET-connected robots New members GE and Chrysler The latest version of the PROFINET spec All Things PROFINET website Social networking by… Read more »

Free Training Schedule for PROFIBUS and PROFINET in 2011


Eighteen free training classes are scheduled for 2011. 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 »

Press Releases

PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite – New Version


NEWBURYPORT, MA– Softing, the world-leading company in providing comprehensive network diagnostic tools, has announced the availability of a new software version of its innovative PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite. The latest update includes novel diagnostic features to execute extensive  tests on a… Read more »

COP-CON 220/PN PROFINET-CANopen gateway


IXXAT introduces the COP-CON 220/ PROFINET-CANopen gateway for connecting CANopen devices and networks to PROFINET systems. The gateway enables bi-directional data exchange allowing for both the integration of existing, low-cost CANopen devices into PROFINET systems as well as the provision of… Read more »