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With the merger now complete of the PROFINEWS International and PROFINEWS North American editions, we look forward to publicizing PI members’ company and product news. Got an interesting PROFIBUS case study? Or perhaps a new PROFINET product? Submit those and other relevant news items to The combined newsletter means a wider, more global audience […]

Member News (Issue 122)

On October 27 – 29, GE Intelligent Platforms hosted its User Summit in Orlando, FL with over 600 people in attendance. Ideas from the event included the Industrial Internet, Big Data, Uptime, and Analytics, with an overarching theme of: Connect >> Monitor >> Analyze >> Predict >> Optimize PROFINET is used right at the beginning […]

Regional News (Issue 122)

The Profibus Association of Australia (PAA) is adding new members at a strong clip. Similarly, membership in the Japanese Profibus Organization (JPO) has surpassed 100. Both accomplishments underscore the growing adoption of PROFIBUS and PROFINET as global, market-leading technologies. Over the last 18 months, the PAA has invested in programs and campaigns to raise awareness […]

New Products (Issue 122)

New products this month include: new connectors, PROFINET communication modules, gateways, touchscreen computers, and RFID readers with PROFINET.  Click on the headlines for additional details. PROFINET to Serial Gateway From Agilicom: AGILiGATE PROFINET to serial is a gateway to exchange data between a PROFINET network and any equipment with a serial link. AGILiGATE PROFINET is an […]

Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has become a hot topic for many in our industry over the past year. Whether you call it Industry 4.0 or Internet of Things or Industrial Internet, if you can’t get the data there is no IIoT. That data needs to be acquired: reliably, in real-time, with alarms, with […]

New Products (Issue 121)

New products this month include: new PROFINET I/O, master simulators, hardware modules, PROFINET diagnostics tools, relays, and gateways, plus updated PROFIBUS diagnostics tools, and PROFIBUS repeaters.  Click on the headlines for additional details, photos, and video. New Analog Output Ethernet I/O Modules with Discrete I/O Acromag expands their line of BusWorks®XT Ethernet I/O modules that […]