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Free Training Schedule for PROFIBUS and PROFINET in 2011

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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 »


Have you discovered the PROFIblogger channel on YouTube?

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The latest video on the PROFIblogger YouTube channel is an animated introduction to PROFINET. It joins other videos on PROFINET plus videos on PROFIBUS, PROFIsafe, and PROFIenergy. Visit the channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/ThePROFIblogger


Certified Network Engineer Classes for 2011

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PI North America and PROFI Interface Center announce the 11th year of Certified Network Engineer classes. These classes result in certification of the student who passes the theoretical and practical exams. Three types of classes are offered: PROFIBUS DP, PROFIBUS… Read more »


News from the SPS/IPC/Drives Show

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The PROFIblog has a series of reports on PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link news from the recent SPS/IPC/Drives Show. The reports include photos and videos. Highlights include new products available for PROFIenergy, PROFINET for Process Automation, and IO-Link standardization: http://www.profiblog.com/




PROFIBUS at ISA Automation Week

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PI North America handled questions about PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and PROFIsafe at the recent ISA Automation Week. For an overview of PROFIsafe and some views of ISA Automation Week, visit the PROFIblog post”PROFIsafe at ISA.”


COMMISSIONING GUIDELINE FOR PROFINET

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This commissioning guideline is available for members and non-members from the PI Website, together with checklists for individual adaptation. Guidelines for cabling and assembly are also available. They describe how to properly install and commission PROFINET wiring and provide practical… Read more »


GE Chooses PROFINET, App Stories, New Products

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Issue 34 of PROFInews North American Edition is now available online with several application stories, a host of new products, and details from the General Assembly Meeting. One highlight from the meeting was Connie Chick of GE describing why GE… Read more »


Announcing All Things PROFINET website

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Are you ready to start a PROFINET project? Or do you just need a single source for information about this all-encompassing Industrial Ethernet? Now there is a single location that can serve as your starting point: The PROFINET Technology section… Read more »


Press Releases



Profinet Stacks with System Redundancy for Process Automation

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(Ann Arbor, MI, December 2012) Profinet communication stacks from KW-Software have been used successfully for many years in sophisticated automation solutions. The new release 3.7 supports Profinet system redundancy for the special requirements of process automation.   System redundancy in… Read more »



Emerson FIELDVUE™ digital valve controller line with PROFIBUS PA

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Marshalltown, Iowa (November 8, 2012) – Emerson has extended the Fisher® FIELDVUE™ digital valve controller family with the addition of the FIELDVUE DVC6200p PROFIBUS PA digital positioner. The Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200p digital valve controller is built on Fisher’s highly successful… Read more »