Press Releases


ProSoft Technology Connects Industrial Automation’s Biggest Protocols

by ProSoft Technology Inc.

 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

by Binder USA

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

by ProSoft Technology Inc.

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

by ProSoft Technology Inc.

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 »



HARTING launches major expansion of M8, M12, 7/8” cable assemblies

by HARTING Inc. of North America

Elgin, IL December 2014 – HARTING has unveiled a major expansion of its M8, M12 and 7/8” overmolded cable assembly lineup for data and signal applications, providing customers with the convenience of one-stop shopping for reliable, robust connectivity. This largest-ever… Read more »








Professional PROFIBUS Diagnostic Tool

by Softing North America

Softing Newsletter   Dear Colleagues: Professional PROFIBUS Diagnostic Tool Today, Softing’s PROFIBUS Tester 4 has solidified its position as the de-facto industry-standard for analyzing PROFIBUS networks. Companies like Husky Injection Molding, Robert Bosch, and BMW rely on this tester from… Read more »



Softing Launches new CompactPCI PROFIBUS Board

by Softing North America

NEWBURYPORT, MA – Softing, the technological leader in providing ruggedized components for industrial automation, has expanded its PROFIBUS interface board family with a CompactPCI type interface board. This new PROFIBUS board (PBpro CompactPCI) is based on the 19″ CompactPCI technology… Read more »


Moxa Launches PROFINET-Enabled Industrial Managed Switches

by Moxa, Inc

Moxa is pleased to release the EDS-405A/408A-PN series of PROFINET-enabled managed switches for industrial PLC network applications. With the plug-n-play feature, users can directly integrate and manage the switches in existing SCADA systems without the need for additional configurations and modifications. Fast network recovery… Read more »



Higher Performance for PROFINET Monitoring

by Trebing & Himstedt, Inc.

Trebing + Himstedt introduces the new generation of TH LINK for PROFINET Beginning immediately, Trebing + Himstedt, international supplier of products and services for the optimal use of IT in the production environment, is expanding its range of services for… Read more »


Kuebler Group opens US Subsidiary in Charlotte, NC

by Kuebler Inc.

We are excited to announce that as of April 1, 2013 Kuebler Inc., the newest member of the Kuebler Group, is open for business. We are located in Charlotte, NC to provide our North American customers with the enhanced level… Read more »



PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite – New Version

by Softing North America

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

by IXXAT, Inc.

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 »




Profinet Stacks with System Redundancy for Process Automation

by KW-Software

(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

by Emerson Process Management

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 »








Softing’s PROFIdtm now included in Weidmueller’s WI-Manager

by Softing North America

PROFIdtm now included in Weidmueller’s WI-Manager   Newburyport, MA – Softing, one of the technological leaders in providing PROFIBUS communication technology, has announced that Weidmueller has decided to include Softings’ free-of-charge PROFIdtm (communications or commDTM) with its WI-Manager.   Weidmueller’s… Read more »



ERTEC 200 – Now available in a new package size

by PROFI Interface Center (PIC)

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

by S. I. Tech, Inc.

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 »


Oscilloscope View: Sophisticated Troubleshooting Feature for Experts

by Softing North America

  PROFIBUS Tester 4 Softing’s unique PROFIBUS Tester 4 is the first all-in-one diagnostic tool that takes an integrated view of both electrical signal characteristics and network communications.     In this Issue: 5. Oscilloscope View: Sophisticated Troubleshooting Feature for… Read more »



HARTING har-speed M12 X-Coding Connectors

by HARTING Inc. of North America

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

by Beamex, Inc.

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 »


Beamex releases version 2.7 of the Beamex® CMX Calibration Software

by Beamex, Inc.

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 »




Trebing + Himstedt: Monitoring of Ethernet Networks

by Trebing + Himstedt, Inc.

The cross-network diagnostics concept provided by Trebing + Himstedt has been enhanced with the two Ethernet protocols EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP and is now able to cover more than 80 percent of the Industrial Ethernet market*. With PROFINET, EtherNet/IP and… Read more »



Balluff introduces distributed modular I/O for PROFINET

by Balluff, Inc.

Balluff introduces distributed modular I/O for PROFINET Balluff’s new generation of distributed modular I/O can be used in a cost effective way to replace standard slice I/O and distributed I/O solutions. Offering IP67 protection and industry standard connectors, many types… Read more »



HARTING adds to line of Fast Track Technology Ethernet Switches

by HARTING Inc. of North America

The Fast Track Switch family from HARTING now boasts three members. The configurable FTS 3100s-A combines Fast Track Switching functionality with extremely simple operation, because the unmanaged switch can be set up with a free software tool. For example, this… Read more »


HARTING establishes subsidiary in Canada

by HARTING Inc. of North America

A substantial part of the 25 year old success story of the HARTING Technology Group in North America has been its commitment to the customers in Canada. To further deepen this relationship HARTING has decided to open HARTING Canada, Inc…. Read more »



Trebing + Himstedt announces plans to launch subsidary

by Trebing + Himstedt, Inc.

Initially only focusing on the US market, Trebing + Himstedt in the US will provide local Sales and Application support in addition to local inventory supporting the US market. In the Industrial Communications business unit, Trebing + Himstedt offers Industrial… Read more »



Tool ID and I/O in One

by Balluff, Inc.

Tool ID and I/O in One Collect I/O data as well as provide die identification information all in one simple-to-implement package. In a metalforming and stamping facility, there is usually the need to change out dies and tooling in the… Read more »


CommDTM for PROFIBUS free-of-charge

by Softing North America

  CommDTM for PROFIBUS free-of-charge       NEWBURYPORT, MA -Softing, a leading provider of PROFIBUS technology, has announced a new version of its PROFIBUS Communication Device Type Manager (PROFIdtm). The new version 2.11 is free-of-charge and is available for… Read more »



COMbricks modular repeaters using ProfiTrace

by Grid Connect Inc.

August 15, 2011 COMbricks – modular PROFIBUS Repeaters with Remote Diagonstics using ProfiTrace Grid Connect is pleased to announce the arrival of the new ProfiTrace™ software for the COMbricks™  product line from PROCENTEC.  Grid Connect is the authorized distributor for… Read more »





Updated Brad Direct-Link Industrial Ethernet Switches from Molex

by MOLEX Incorporated

The B series Brad Direct-Link Ethernet switches feature new enclosure designs, broader operating temperature range and more compact 16- and 18-port designs.  They are ideal for industrial-control applications with complex networks, high data-rates and time-sensitive devices.   Built in accordance to UL508 and UL1604… Read more »


LIVE e-Learning for Profibus

by Automation Training

Automation Training LIVE e-Learning Classroom for Profibus Enjoy all the benefits of our hands-on PLC training using WebEx.  Use our software and equipment to interact remotely with Siemens S7:300/400 or Allen-Bradley ControlLogix/SST equipment while getting personal training from an instructor. … Read more »


Emerson adds Profibus to Rosemount 2051 pressure transmitter

by Emerson Process Management

June 13, 2011 – Emerson Process Management announced the Rosemount 2051 pressure transmitter is available with PROFIBUS PA profile V3.02. PROFIBUS PA is the latest addition to the Rosemount 2051 pressure transmitter, which now includes a Local Operator Interface (LOI) option that… Read more »





Hilscher’s netLINK PROFINET Proxy now certified

by Hilscher North America, Inc.

Hilscher North America Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the netLINK Proxy, a PROFINET certified product.   netLINK PROXY integrates any PROFIBUS-DP Slave device into any existing PROFINET network. By plugging the netLINK directly on the PROFIBUS-DP 9-pin connector,… Read more »


Balluff introduces analog I/O for IO-Link

by Balluff, Inc.

Balluff introduces analog I/O for IO-Link Florence, KY (February 23, 2011): In most typical industrial I/O applications, 90% of the I/O count is discrete, leaving 10% of the I/O as analog.  Most engineers have cost effective means to gather their… Read more »


Independent Industrial Ethernet Solution

by Softing North America

  Independent Industrial Ethernet SolutionSofting’s Evaluation Kit is a perfect starting point for any integration project. Use it to verify the implementation of the protocol functionality and to evaluate different approaches to integrate the stack into a device.    … Read more »


PROFIBUS TESTER 4

by Softing North America

  PROFIBUS Tester 4 Softing’s unique PROFIBUS Tester 4 is the first all-in-one diagnostic tool that takes an integrated view of both electrical signal characteristics and network communications.     In this Issue: 1. Stand-Alone-Mode: Network Diagnostics in Hand-Held Mode… Read more »


A smarter way to calibrate temperature

by Beamex, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A smarter way to calibrate temperature Beamex enters the temperature calibration business with a broad range of products and services. Beamex has concentrated on developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling calibration products and services for process industries since… Read more »


Successful TH SCOPE Product Launch

by Trebing + Himstedt, Inc.

TH SCOPE, the latest Trebing + Himstedt product innovation, was met with widespread interest from the market at its first presentation in Nuremberg.  The diagnostics software for unified monitoring of PROFIBUS, PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet networks convinced mainly with its… Read more »


Balluff adds more I/O to IO-Link

by Balluff, Inc.

Balluff adds more I/O to IO-Link Florence, KY (January 2, 2011): As part of its expanding package of control connectivity solutions, Balluff has introduced a full line of I/O Hubs to their IO-Link device offering. Balluff understands that one size… Read more »


PROFIBUS Diagnostic Suite: Free software upgrade for PROFIBUS Tester 3

by Softing North America

/* */ PROFIBUS Diagnostic Suite: Free software upgradefor PROFIBUS Tester 3 All Softing diagnostic tools are part of the “bus-check” product family. Currently, the “bus-check” product portfolio for PROFIBUS includes: PROFIBUS Tester 4 “All in one” PROFIBUS Tester 3 (PB-T3)(PROFIBUS… Read more »



TH SCOPE nominated for Automation Award 2010

by Trebing + Himstedt, Inc.

Among numerous product innovations, the jury of the automation industry’s major prize has selected the TH SCOPE as one of the TOP10 products which are being voted on by visitors of the SPS/IPC/DRIVES (Booth 6-258). At the exhibition, Trebing +… Read more »



Delta Reduces Motion Controller Cost with PROFINET IO

by Delta Computer Systems Inc.

Delta Computer Systems, Inc. announces the addition of PROFINET IO as yet another communication option for RMC motion controllers. Customers now can choose options such as PROFINET IO, PROFIBUS DP, EtherNet/IP or many other protocols for communication to PLCs and… Read more »


The fastest way to support PROFIenergy

by HMS Industrial Networks, Inc.

HMS Industrial Networks announces the release of an embedded Profinet communication module with integrated PROFIenergy profile server.  With this new release HMS supports the efforts of the AIDA group of automobile manufacturers (Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen) to reduce… Read more »


Hilscher’s netBRICK Gateway for Harsh environments

by Hilscher North America, Inc.

Hilscher North America Inc. is pleased to announce the release of netBRICK, an IP67 rated gateway designed to provide industrial network connectivity in harsh environments. Each unit utilizes M12 connectors for connectivity to leading industrial automation networks like CANopen, DeviceNet, PROFIBUS,… Read more »


Diagnostics Product for all Networks

by Trebing + Himstedt, Inc.

For the very first time, the new Trebing + Himstedt diagnostics solution enables monitoring of networks with different protocols in one single system. Trebing + Himstedt, pioneers in the field of fieldbus diagnostics with cutting-edge solutions, are thus continuously expanding… Read more »









Announcing ProfinetCommander version 3.1

by PROFI Interface Center (PIC)

Johnson City, TN (April 27, 2010): The PROFI Interface Center announces the availability of a new version of ProfinetCommander, the development and testing tool for PROFINET. With ProfinetCommander, users such as engineers, maintenance personnel, integrators, and developers can test and… Read more »




New ERTEC200 based PNIO Starter Kit

by PROFI Interface Center (PIC)

Johnson City, TN (March 24, 2010): The PROFI Interface Center announces the availability of the new ERTEC200 based PNIO Starter Kit. The kit provides an easy start in adding PROFINET to automation devices.     It’s a complete kit, including… Read more »


Profinet IO Connectivity to Fuji Electric FRENIC-Eco Inverters Now Available

by Industrial Control Communications, Inc.

Madison, WI (February 8, 2010) — Industrial Control Communications, Inc. announces the release of the OPC-F1-ETH multiprotocol Ethernet interface for the Fuji Electric FRENIC-Eco family of inverters.  Key features of this flexible and powerful interface include:



ICC, Inc. Announces Release of Multiprotocol Ethernet / RS-485 Gateway with Profinet Support

by Industrial Control Communications, Inc.

Madison,WI, USA (December 4, 2009) — Industrial Control Communications, Inc. announces the release of the ETH-1000 multiprotocol Ethernet communications gateway.  The ETH-1000 gateway allows information to be transferred seamlessly among various Ethernet and RS-485 networks with minimal configuration requirements. The ETH-1000 supports… Read more »







Profibus to Modbus Converter from HMS Industrial Networks

by HMS Industrial Networks, Inc.

The Anybus Communicator is an intelligent protocol converter which connects automation devices via their serial Modbus interface to Profibus networks. The Communicator provides instant Profibus connectivity. The automation device remains unchanged and there is no need for hardware or software… Read more »


Profinet IO Connectivity to Fuji Electric Inverters Now Available

by Industrial Control Communications, Inc.

Madison,WI (July 14, 2009) — Industrial Control Communications, Inc. announces the release of the OPC-E1-ETH multiprotocol Ethernet interface for the Fuji Electric FRENIC-Multi family of inverters.  Key features of this flexible and powerful interface include:





PROFItech Developer Package

by PROFI Interface Center (PIC)

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

by PROFICHIP USA

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 »




POSITAL Profibus encoders

by POSITAL-FRABA Inc.

OPTOCODE Profibus encoders with M12 connection   Hamilton, NJ – FRABA POSITAL‘s Profibus DP encoders, part of the OPTOCODE series, are now also available with integrated M12 plug connectors. Thanks to this improvement, the new models are particularly easy to… Read more »


Husky Standardized on Softing’s Electrical Tester for PROFIBUS

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us   More diagnostic tools from Softing PROFIBUS DP/PA Data Analyzer PROFIBUS PA Monitor (PA Signal Tester) CAN-bus Electrical Tester CAN-bus… Read more »





Softing’s PROFIBUS Boards are used to Control Sub-Sea Production Systems

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us   PROFIBUS Components Interface Boards Diagnostic Tools Ethernet Gateways OPC Servers FDT/DTM PROFIBUS Protocol Software PROFIBUS DP PROFIBUS PA PROFINET… Read more »



Softing releases BC-230-PB PROFIBUS PA diagnostic monitor

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us   PROFIBUS Diagnostic for Professionals Diagnostic Bundles CAN-bus Diagnostic Products Electrical Tester for CAN-bus Protocol Analyzer for CAN-bus (and derivates… Read more »


Automation Training Announces Profibus using ControlLogix

by Automation Training

Profibus using ControlLogix Course Outline Module 1 This module covers all aspects for using PROFIBUS with ControlLogix and the Woodhead SST PROFIBUS card.  An overview is given to provide the terminology and advantages of PROFIBUS.  The hardware side is reviewed… Read more »



Softing’s advanced PROFIBUS Diagnostic Tools receive a software update

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comhttp://www.softing.us/   More Fieldbus Diagnostic Products CAN-bus Electrical Tester CAN-bus Protocol Analyzer (support for e.g. SAE J1939 or DeviceNet included)  … Read more »


Machine Mount Ethernet Gateways for PROFINET Systems

by TURCK, Inc.

Machine Mount Ethernet Gateways for PROFINET Systems TURCK introduces a new BL67 Ethernet gateway available for use on PROFINET network systems. PROFINET is the fastest industrial Ethernet I/O network, and the only Ethernet I/O network that can successfully accomplish a… Read more »



Free Configuration Software from TURCK

by TURCK, Inc.

Free Configuration Software from TURCK Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK has launched the latest version of its popular I/Oassistant software, V3.0. “We are proud to announce that our new I/Oassistant V3.0 package is now available for download completely free of charge… Read more »


SOFTING announces the availability of its PROFINET Controller Stack for Siemens’ ERTEC 200/400 series

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comhttp://www.softing.us/ Real-Time Ethernet Solutions for Field Devices Protocol Software System-on-a-Chip:Altera Cyclone III FPGA PROFINET EtherNet/IP Communications Board More Protocol Stacks by… Read more »


Woodhead Industries joins Molex Incorporated

by MOLEX Incorporated

Woodhead Industries, acquired by Molex Incorporated, is known for its Woodhead® family of electrical products and Brad® family of automation products that include BradConnectivity™, BradCommunications™, BradControl™, BradPower™, Brad Harrison®, applicom® and SST™. With this acquisition, the Woodhead and Brad product… Read more »



Profinet IO Connectivity to Mitsubishi Inverters Now Available

by Industrial Control Communications, Inc.

Madison,WI (November 20, 2007) — Industrial Control Communications, Inc. announces the release of the FR-A7N-ETH Multiprotocol Ethernet Interface for Mitsubishi 700-series inverters. Key features of this flexible and powerful interface include:   Supported Protocols – Modbus TCP/IP – BACNet/IP – Ethernet IP… Read more »


Profinet IO Connectivity to Toshiba Drives Now Available

by Industrial Control Communications, Inc.

Madison,WI (November 20, 2007) — Industrial Control Communications, Inc. announces the release of the ASD-G9ETH Multiprotocol Ethernet Interface for Toshiba VF-AS1 and G9 adjustable speed drives. Key features of this flexible and powerful interface include:   Supported Protocols – Modbus TCP/IP – BACNet/IP –… Read more »



Open TCP/IP Interface to Softing’s Ethernet to PROFIBUS Gateways

by Softing North America

          Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comhttp://www.softing.us/ More PROFIBUS products by Softing Interface Boards Software Drivers OPC Servers FDT / DTM PROFIBUS Configurator Protocol Stacks    


PROFIBUS-DP® IP20 I/O Stations

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK Inc is expanding its line of PROFIBUS-DP I/O stations with the addition of FDP20 I/O stations. This station is superb for automotive, pharmaceutical, chemical and material handling industries where I/O needs to be integrated onto PROFIBUS-DP… Read more »


New Networks/Fieldbus Overview Guide from TURCK

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK introduces the new Networks/Fieldbus Overview Guide; the first in its series of overview guides to better assist customer’s understanding of fi eldbus networks. The Overview Guide contains system descriptions for FOUNDATION ™ fieldbus, DeviceNet ™, AS-interface… Read more »




Softing introduces a “new generation” PROFIBUS Protocol Analyzer

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comhttp://www.softing.us/ More Fieldbus Diagnostic Products Electrical Tester for PROFIBUS Electrical Tester for CAN-bus Protocol Analyzer for CAN-bus (and derivates e.g. SAE… Read more »


Softing introduces a new DP/PA Gateway DTM

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us More PROFIBUS PA Products PA Starter Kit Device Integration Protocol Software     New DP/PA Gateway DTMFDT/DTM support for Siemens’… Read more »



Softing introduces new PROFIBUS PA ASIC

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us More PROFIBUS Products PA Starter Kit Device Integration Protocol Software     New PROFIBUS PA ASICfor bus-powered Field Devices  … Read more »


SIEMENS STEP 7 TOPOLOGY EDITOR SIMPLIFIES PROFINET CONFIGURATION

by Siemens Industry, Inc.

“As Ethernet networks become more popular on the factory floor, there is a growing need for accessible network infrastructure tools in the automation programming environment,” said Eric Kaczor, Siemens Engineering Software Marketing Manager. “By integrating the Topology Editor within the… Read more »


Phoenix Contact Upgrades Fiber-Optic Media Converter Line

by Phoenix Contact

For release: February 2007 Phoenix Contact Upgrades Fiber-Optic Media Converter Line MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Phoenix Contact announces two changes to its PSI-MOS fiber-optic media converters, making the line suitable for a wider variety of industries. The company has introduced two… Read more »



IP 67 24 VDC Power Supply by TURCK

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK introduces new IP 67 rated power supplies to complement its extensive line of modular I/O systems. PSU67 power supplies incorporate features that reduce their size and eliminate the need for an enclosure, providing unparalleled functionality and… Read more »


Versatile, Low-Cost I/O Management from TURCK

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK introduces a versatile, low-cost way to distribute field devices for FOUNDATION ™ fieldbus and PROFIBUS ® -PA. The JRBS line of spur blocks provides the convenience of DIN-rail mounting in a rugged IP 20 design. The… Read more »


Softing, a leading technology provider for PROFIBUS/PROFINET protocol stacks, announces the availability of its comprehensive PROFINET IO Evaluation Kit

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us More Softing PROFINET products: PROFINET IO Controller SW PROFINET IO Device Development Kit XS PROFINET IO Device Integration Kit XS… Read more »


Softing, a leading technology provider for PROFIBUS/PROFINET protocol stacks, announces the availability of its PROFINET IO Device Development Kit.

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us More Softing products: PROFINET IO Controller SW PROFINET IO Device Evaluation Kit XS PROFINET IO Device Integration Kit XS  … Read more »


PROFIBUS ®-DP Retractile Cordsets from TURCK

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK introduces new retractile cordsets for PROFIBUS ®-DP networks. The retractile cordsets are the fi rst in the market designed for PROFIBUS-DP networks, and may be extended up to 4 times their original retracted length. This length… Read more »


Safety Leaders Launch Educational Roadshow

by Siemens Industry, Inc.

Safety Leaders Launch Educational Roadshow               CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2006  – Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. announced the launch of a new, innovative learning experience titled, “SAFETY: Uncover the Competitive Advantage”.  The safety events will be held in movie… Read more »


NEW SINGLE-AXIS SINAMICS S120 AC DRIVE ON PROFINET

by Siemens Industry, Inc.

December 2006 — Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. announces the availability of the new Sinamics S120 AC Drive with PROFIBUS and PROFINET communication interfaces for high-performance single-axis applications. The new drive expands the Sinamics S120 system into the industry’s first… Read more »


Woodhead Industries Introduces New Gateway for PROFIBUS-DP

by MOLEX Incorporated

Lisle, IL – (November, 17), 2006 – Woodhead Industries, a division of Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX AND MOLXA), introduces the BradCommunications Direct-Link Modbus Serial to PROFIBUS-DP gateway.   The new BradCommunications Direct-Link Modbus Serial to PROFIBUS-DP gateway (part number: DRL-DPS-SRM)… Read more »


Heavy-Duty Managed and Unmanaged Ethernet Switches from TURCK

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. –  TURCK Inc. introduces a new line of fully encapsulated and connectorized managed and unmanaged Ethernet switches.  These switches are capable of information transfer and real-time I/O control in harsh industrial environments.  The switches support 10/100 Base-T with… Read more »



NETLink-PRO – the smart way to access S7 PLC’s

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us     NETLink-PRO – the smart way to access S7 PLC’s   NETLink-PRO offers a robust high-speed connection to the… Read more »


S7/S5 OPC Server – a smart solution for S7/S5 controllers

by Softing North America

            Softing North America, Inc.Industrial Automation29 Water Street, Suite 360Newburyport, MA 01950 Tel: 978-499-9650Fax: 978-499-9654Ken.Hoover@nullsofting.comwww.softing.us     S7/S5 OPC Server – a smart solution for S7/S5 controllers   Increased flexibility and higher performance describe Softing’s… Read more »




New TURCK Network I/O Catalog

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK’s new Network I/O catalog combines nine other catalogs and brochures to bring you the fi rst-ever comprehensive compilation of TURCK network I/O products. The 590-page catalog introduces many new products that have never before been offered… Read more »


PROFINET PROTOCOL SOFTWARE & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

by IXXAT, Inc.

IXXAT is extending its portfolio of high end protocol software to include a PROFINET RT I/O development kit.The development kit allows users to simply and easily implement PROFINET RT for their I/O devices according to the PROFINET RT standard. The… Read more »


New BradCommunications™ PROFIBUS® USB Adapter Now Available

by MOLEX Incorporated

August 1, 2006, Deerfield, IL – Woodhead Industries, Inc., (NASDAQ:WDHD), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of automation and electrical products for industrial environments, announces the new BradCommunications™ PROFIBUS® USB adapter. The BradCommunications PROFIBUS USB adapter provides the tools required… Read more »




TURCK Inc Offers Ethernet Gateways for its Line of Modular I/O

by TURCK, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn. – TURCK Inc’s BL67 line of modular I/O is now available with Ethernet gateways, augmenting the current available gateways DeviceNet™, PROFIBUS ®-DP and CANopen. The BL67 Ethernet gateways interface with Modbus TCP and EtherNet/IP™. The Ethernet protocol (TCP… Read more »



Lead Free LX-002 SoC Chip

by Grid Connect Inc.

Grid Connect, Inc. announces the availability of a lead free version of the powerful LX-002 chip. Now meeting RoHS requirements, the LX is a powerful x186 System-on-a-chip (SOC) that has many features which allow it to be used in embedded… Read more »


Certified Engineer Class in The Netherlands

by PROCENTEC

We are organizing a Certified PROFIBUS Engineer class in The Netherlands, which is open for participants from all countries. Dates: 15 to 18 November 2005 Place: Wateringen (30 min. from Amsterdam) Country: The Netherlands There is a hotel nearby and… Read more »


BL67 – The Next Generation of System I/O

by TURCK, Inc.

TURCK Inc. announces their new BL67 system I/O. The BL67 solution combines all the flexibility of in the cabinet PLC I/O systems with modularity, ruggedness, and connectorization. The BL67 product family complements existing AIM™, BL20, and piconet® products to meet… Read more »