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Jan 13

New Issue of PROFInews North American Edition Published

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 cover Saving energy costs with PROFIenergy How PROFIBUS PA Profile 3.02 simplifies replacement of process instruments…

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Jan 7

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Jan 6

One-day Training Schedule for 2010 Venue Confirmations

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 , Atlanta, GA, USA March 10, 2010 PROFIBUS One-day Training Class – Albuquerque Albuquerque Marriott,…

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Nov 30

Trade Show Report about PROFIBUS and PROFINET

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 a huge booth that was very busy.  If you missed the show, you can still…

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Nov 23

Certified Network Engineer Classes for 2010

The PTO and PROFI Interface Center (PIC) announce the 2010 dates for PROFItech classes, now beginning their tenth year! PROFItech classes are offered for both PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Attendees who successfully complete the written and practical tests are rewarded with the title Certified Network Engineer. They also earn 24 Professional Development Hours (PDH). Each class…

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Nov 11

PROFIenergy, an energy saving profile for PROFINET

PROFIenergy is a new vendor-neutral energy saving profile for PROFINET, aimed at network-supported energy optimization in large manufacturing plants. The Automation Initiative of German Automobile Manufacturers (AIDA, comprising Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche and Volkswagen) asked PI to provide suitable network mechanisms for PROFINET. Saving energy can be achieved in many ways. The most obvious is…

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Oct 13

One-day Training Schedule for 2009

The PTO and PROFI Interface Center will be holding free one-day training classes throughout North America. There are 20 cities in the initial schedule. There are three different curricula centering on PROFIBUS, PROFIBUS in the process industry, and PROFINET. Specific dates and venues are selected at least 30 days prior to the class. If you are…

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Sep 30

PROFItech Certification Class Schedule for 2009

The PTO and PROFI Interface Center (PIC) announce the dates for PROFItech classes, now beginning their ninth year! PROFItech classes are offered for both PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Attendees who successfully complete the written and practical tests are rewarded with the title Certified Network Engineer. They also earn 24 Professional Development Hours (PDH). Each class runs…

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Sep 28

PROFI Interface Center enhances PROFIBUS & PROFINET support in North America

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Jun 15

PROFINET Developer Webinar

PTO in cooperation with the PROFI Interface Center has scheduled a webinar to introduce developers wishing to add PROFINET to their automation devices. The webinar explains concepts such as Conformance Classes and Device Types then outlines the development process. Details of this June 24th webinar are found here. For those unfamiliar with PROFINET and Industrial…

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