Jan 12

Free Training Schedule for PROFIBUS and PROFINET in 2011

Eighteen free training classes are scheduled for 2011. There are two different curricula: PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Specific dates and venues are selected at least 30 days prior to the class. If you are interested in attending this year, bookmark this page and check back frequently for updates or subscribe to our newsletter. Click here to…
Read More
Jan 11

Have you discovered the PROFIblogger channel on YouTube?

The latest video on the PROFIblogger YouTube channel is an animated introduction to PROFINET. It joins other videos on PROFINET plus videos on PROFIBUS, PROFIsafe, and PROFIenergy. Visit the channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/ThePROFIblogger
Read More
Dec 1

Certified Network Engineer Classes for 2011

PI North America and PROFI Interface Center announce the 11th year of Certified Network Engineer classes. These classes result in certification of the student who passes the theoretical and practical exams. Three types of classes are offered: PROFIBUS DP, PROFIBUS PA, and PROFINET. Certified Training Classes The classes begin on the following Mondays (click for…
Read More
Nov 30

News from the SPS/IPC/Drives Show

The PROFIblog has a series of reports on PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link news from the recent SPS/IPC/Drives Show. The reports include photos and videos. Highlights include new products available for PROFIenergy, PROFINET for Process Automation, and IO-Link standardization: http://www.profiblog.com/
Read More
Nov 12

PI North America sponsors ARC

PI North America is proud to be a sponsor of ARC
Read More
Nov 4

The PROFIblogger YouTube Channel

PI North America
Read More
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.”
Read More
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…
Read More
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:”
Read More
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…
Read More