Nov 4

The PROFIblogger YouTube Channel

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Oct 27

PROFIBUS at ISA Automation Week

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.”

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Oct 4


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 guidance on the best ways to achieve this. The presentation has been kept as simple…

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Sep 23

GE Chooses PROFINET, App Stories, New Products

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 chose PROFINET for their products:”

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Sep 9

Announcing All Things PROFINET website

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   There are customized entry points for users, OEMs, and device makers. Each entry point…

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Aug 31

Formerly PTO

As we align our corporate identity with that of the international organization for PROFIBUS and PROFINET, PI (PROFIBUS and PROFINET International), we are now PI North America. Our new logo is in the upper left hand corner of the website. It uses the international logo and brings over the”North America” from our old logo. PI…

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May 19

Latest PTO Newsletter Features 11 New Product Announcements

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, too.

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May 6

PTO Announces 16th Annual General Assembly Meeting

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 reports, news, updates, and plans

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Apr 21

New Ethernet Basics Webinar Available

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 hour introduction will prepare you for understanding Industrial Ethernet.  More information and a link to registration…

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Mar 10

New Issue of PROFInews North American edition

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.

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