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A combined Regional PI Chairman meeting and Industry Forum has been announced for Australia. HARTING announces a North American roadshow truck to showcase connectivity solutions. Ireland held a one-day demo consisting of two sessions on PROFIBUS diagnostics.

Australia Announces Global Forum

pi_2016_bannerThe PROFIBUS Association of Australia (PAA) is delighted to announce that they will, for the first time, be hosting the Global PI Chairmen’s meeting in May next year in Sydney. This event will see some of the world’s leading experts visit their shores and it would be un-Australian not to take advantage of their presence. Therefore you are invited to an unprecedented industry event, dubbed “Forward Thinking”. What can be said already is that it will be about the future of network technology and how global and international companies can contribute to shape our the automation industry!

HARTING Nationwide Tour

truck1_9b50f20e4fHARTING announced that it has developed a Roadshow Truck that will travel across North America showcasing leading connectivity solutions. The truck showcases industrial and small form industrial connectors, cable assemblies, board level connectors, backplane assemblies, industrial Ethernet switches, and HARTING’s industrial RFID solution. It brings HARTING one step closer to their goal of supporting the engineering community with the industry knowledge they need for their daily tasks.

PROFIBUS Diagnostics Demo Day – Ireland

20150902_120953 copyPROFIBUS Ireland held a one day demo in two sessions on diagnosing PROFIBUS networks using PROCENTEC products. The demo used the Profitrace portable diagnostic tool and Combricks continuous monitoring tool. Over 25 participants from industry participated on the day. The sessions covered the basics of PROFIBUS technology followed by demonstrations to identify issues such as missing or additional terminations, or shorted and broken lines. Training kits were used to provide the participants with hands-on learning.

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