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One-day Training Schedule for 2010

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The PTO and PROFI Interface Center will be holding free one-day training classes throughout North America. There are 18 cities in the initial schedule. There are two different curricula centering on PROFIBUS, and PROFINET. Specific dates and venues are selected at… Read more »


Latest PTO Newsletter Features 11 New Product Announcements

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PROFInews North American Edition issue 32 was published this week.  Check out the 11 new products announced and the North American PROFIBUS application story that integrates IO-Link.  For all the news, check the Newsletters menu item.  You can subscribe there,… Read more »


PTO Announces 16th Annual General Assembly Meeting

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PTO will host its 16th Annual General Assembly Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ beginning August 3 and concluding August 5. It kicks off with a Welcome Reception on Tuesday evening and continues through a Thursday evening pool party. In between are… Read more »


New Ethernet Basics Webinar Available

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Although Ethernet is becoming more and more prevalent in industrial automation, it can be difficult for a control engineer to find an Ethernet introduction on his terms.  This webinar fills that void.  A condensed version of our first three webinars, this one… Read more »


New Issue of PROFInews North American edition

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Issue 31 of PROFInews North American Edition was published yesterday with news of a new webinar on PROFIsafe and a new white paper on PROFIenergy.  There are also three application stories.  See all the news on the Newsletter menu item.


PROFIsafe webinar scheduled

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PTO and the PROFI Interface Center announced that they have scheduled a webinar on PROFIsafe scheduled for April 1 at 2:00pm Eastern Time.  PROFIsafe will be explained and background on its permissible use in the US will be presented.


New Issue of PROFInews North American Edition Published

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What do a water system in Australia and a traffic control system in Norway have in common?  Both use PROFIBUS.  And stories about both are included in issue 30 of PROFInews North American Edition, published January 13. Other articles coverSaving… Read more »


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One-day Training Schedule for 2010 Venue Confirmations

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The PTO has confirmed some dates and locations for the 2010 no-cost one-day training classes.  The following venues have been confirmed, and registration for these events is open. March 2, 2010 PROFINET One-day Training Class- Atlanta Marriott Atlanta Gwinett Place… Read more »


Trade Show Report about PROFIBUS and PROFINET

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One of the biggest trade shows for the automation world concluded last week in Nuremberg, Germany.  Almost 50,000 visitors visited over 1200 vendors during the three-day event.  PI, the umbrella organization for global PROFIBUS and PROFINET Associations like PTO, had… Read more »


Press Releases


ERTEC 200 – Now available in a new package size

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Siemens’ PROFINET ASIC ERTEC 200 is now available in a new package size with 3,472 pieces. PROFINET is fast developing and the number of available devices is increasing almost every day. Therefore, the ERTEC 200 is now available in a… Read more »


S.I. Tech Expands Profibus Fiber Optic Product Line

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S.I. Tech has developed a new “Profibus-DP-Ring” and auto speed detection of the bus to Fiber Optic Bit-Driver®. This new product model 2147 is added to the RS485 family of products offered by S.I. Tech which also includes various media… Read more »




HARTING har-speed M12 X-Coding Connectors

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With the har-speed M12, HARTING bases the Ethernet network on a sustainable M12 foundation.  The har-speed M12 differs significantly from today’s M12 connectors for Ethernet because it is based on a 4-pair connector face with paired shielding.  This allows the… Read more »


Beamex releases version 2.7 of the Beamex® CMX Calibration Software

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Press Release                                       February 22, 2012   Beamex Inc. 2152 Northwest Parkway Suite A Marietta, GA 30067   Phone: 770-951-1927 Fax: 770-951-1928 E-mail: beamex.inc@nullbeamex.com Internet: www.beamex.com   Beamex releases version 2.7 of the Beamex® CMX Calibration Software   Beamex has released new… Read more »


Beamex introduces a new measurement industry benchmark – an advanced field calibrator and communicator

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Press Release                                             February 22, 2012   Beamex Inc. 2152 Northwest Parkway Suite A Marietta, GA 30067   Phone: 770-951-1927 Fax: 770-951-1928 E-mail: beamex.inc@nullbeamex.com Internet: www.beamex.com Beamex introduces a new measurement industry benchmark – an advanced field calibrator and communicator   The… Read more »