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Tech Tip: PROFINET’s Got Class

In this tech tip, we want to explain to you how PROFINET can further help in your project or product planning. Not only is PROFINET the leading Industrial Ethernet standard, another advantage of PROFINET is that it has class, in fact, many classes: conformance classes, real time classes, media redundancy classes and even more class(es). […]

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Member News (Issue 121)

Endress+Hauser and Phoenix Contact, both PI North America members, have recently expanded their facilities in the United States.   Endress+Hauser inaugurated a new 80,000 square feet state-of-the-art Customer Center in Greenwood, Indiana (left). This 16 million dollar investment in infrastructure helps to optimize customer support and further underscores Endress+Hauser’s commitment to the US market and […]

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Regional News (Issue 121)

Australia and China are in the news this issue. Australia has begun an innovative advertising program that features audio answers to six PROFINET questions. Find the questions and answers here. China has standardized on PROFINET. There are several levels of Chinese national standards. Has PROFINET reached the highest level? Answer here. With PROFINET’s rapid growth in […]

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Endress+Hauser Inaugurates New Customer Center

Endress+Hauser adds value for its North American customer base through continuous investments in US infrastructure Endress+Hauser inaugurates a new 80,000 square feet state-of-the-art Customer Center in Greenwood, Indiana. This 16 million dollar investment in infrastructure helps to optimize customer support and further underscores Endress+Hauser’s commitment to the US market and its loyal customers in the […]

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Phoenix Contact opens new Development and Manufacturing facility for the Americas

Company adds 125,000 square feet to increase engineering and production capabilities Phoenix Contact officially opened its newly expanded U.S. Development and Manufacturing (D&M) facility in Lower Swatara Township, Pa., on October 3. The company recently finished construction on a 125,000-square-foot addition to better accommodate its growing workforce and the increased demand for locally manufactured products. […]

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New PROFINET Master Simulators

Master Simulators from Bihl+Wiedemann are simple, universal tools for commissioning as well as for testing slaves within systems. In addition to PROFIBUS Master Simulators (BW1131, BW1257, BW1258) Bihl+Wiedemann now also offers Master Simulators for PROFINET (BW3035 and BW3057). The new PROFINET Master Simulators – software-only solutions – are able to exchange data with many PROFINET […]

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One Ethernet Hardware – any Industrial Ethernet Network

New Ethernet solution from HMS Industrial Networks makes it possible for device manufacturers to download the industrial Ethernet protocol of choice to standardized Ethernet hardware from HMS. HMS Industrial Networks now releases “Anybus CompactCom for Common Ethernet” – a communication solution which includes an Ethernet hardware that is loadable with PROFINET, EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP or Ethernet […]

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