"The new PI booth had around 100 co-exhibitors, which shows the importance that members attribute to PI. Vendors, chip-manufacturers, or service-providers: they all see the value in being part of PI’s global community" commented Karsten Schneider, PI Chairman, after the SPS/IPC/Drives 2017 fair.
PROFIsafe mechanisms are extending to OPC UA: users will benefit from an open technology and cross-manufacturer communication at the control level for both standard and safety-related data.
PI is working towards a new paradigm... Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) integration into PROFINET. In the context of Industry 4.0, TSN is a hot topic and an opportunity for better integration of OT networks into the IT networks of companies.
New products are announced this month from the following companies: BHL Nobel, GE, HMS Anybus, MESCO, Renesas, and Siemens.
17 One-Day PROFINET Training Classes are to be held in North America during 2018. After a successful 2017, PI continues further improvements towards PROFINET training classes.
New products this month are announced by Balluff, Lapp, Mesco, Phoenix Contact, Siemens, and Turck.
News from around the globe... the largest industry expo in Scandinavia, PROFINET training in Denmark, and PROFINET showcased in North Wales.
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