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Sep 9

PI North America Announces Website Expansion to the Spanish Language

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America, the non-profit member-supported organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to introduce an expansion of its website to the Spanish language. The PI North America website features educational and technical content on PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link, and omlox technologies. The content comes in many forms, such…

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Aug 30

PI North America Launches New Website

A new design to improve navigation and access to resources Scottsdale, AZ (August 30, 2018) – PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce its new website at https://us.profinet.com/. The website was updated to focus on simplifying navigation, expanding resources, and upgrading the general design….

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Oct 11

PI North America Announces New Technical Marketing Director

PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Nelly Ayllon as its new Technical Marketing Director. PI North America was on the search for a fresh face in the industry to bring a combination of technical skills and marketing capabilities. Nelly’s…

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Nov 15

Rich Carpenter, GE, Joins Board of Directors

PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Richard Carpenter, GE, to its Board of Directors. Carpenter is the Product General Manager for GE Energy Connections’ Automation and Controls product platforms. The Board voted unanimously to approve Mr. Carpenter’s nomination, and…

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Aug 12

PI North America PROFINET Plugfest

PROFINET devices and controllers successfully put through their paces SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America in cooperation with the PROFI Interface Center created the first North American PROFINET plugfest, hosted by Phoenix Contact in Ann Arbor, MI on August 3-4. Thirty-five engineers from thirteen companies brought six controllers and thirty I/O devices to the plugfest….

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May 28

Philip Marshall, Hilscher, Joins Board of Directors

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Philip Marshall, CEO of Hilscher North America, to its Board of Directors. The Board voted unanimously to approve Mr. Marshall’s nomination and he plans to attend his first Board meeting…

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Apr 7

PI North America Announces New Board Member

Ken Hoover, Softing, Joins Board of Directors SCOTTSDALE, AZ – PI North America, the non-profit trade organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET technologies in North America, is proud to announce the appointment of Ken Hoover, President of Softing North America, to its Board of Directors. The Board voted unanimously to approve Mr. Hoover’s nomination and he…

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Oct 18

PROFINET now has a ‘wall of fame’

PROFINET now has a ‘wall of fame’ in North America A real-world test bed and reference network JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE – The PROFI Interface Center (PIC) has completed a PROFINET ‘wall of fame’ in its Test Lab that features PROFINET devices they have tested and certified. This ever-growing network constantly evolves with the latest innovations…

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Apr 11

50th PI Competence Center Established

50th PI Competence Center Established KW Software to Support PROFINET in American Markets SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA: PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) has appointed its 50th PI Competence Center (PICC) for PROFIBUS and PROFINET. The latest organization to have successfully passed the accreditation process is KW Software of Ann Arbor, Michigan. PI Competence Centers play an important…

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Feb 27

PROFINET/PROFIBUS Training Center Targets 1000th Graduate

Twice as many PROFINET Network Engineers Certified in 2012 as PROFIBUS DP/PA   The PROFI Interface Center (PIC) in Johnson City, TN, North America’s only organization dedicated to Certifying “Network Engineers” for PROFIBUS and PROFINET, has made a significant investment in new equipment and systems to enhance its ability to train industrial networking engineers in…

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