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Member News – January 2016

PROFINET stalwart Phoenix Contact’s Middletown, Pa., plant was named Plant Engineering magazine’s Top Plant of 2015. HARTING announces “The HARTING Knowledge Center” app, a content hub of all of HARTING’s educational materials, including white papers, FAQs, videos, brochures, and more.

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Member News: Phoenix Contact Assists Local College with PROFINET Kits

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, has become the first American school to join Phoenix Contact’s EduNet program. EduNet is an international education network that brings together schools and industry in the field of automation technology. The EduNet program includes donating equipment for the lab. This gives students hands-on access to several Phoenix Contact ILC controller and PROFINET starter kits, the same type of equipment they might use once they graduate and work on the manufacturing floor.

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Member News

We have four members’ updates this month: GE Intelligent Platforms customer gets easy upgrade to PROFINET.  PI and PI North America member PROCENTEC announces the opening of a new office in Italy. Softing provides a white paper on Best Practice in PROFIBUS Network Diagnostics and a success story for PROFIBUS diagnostics. Industrie 4.0 and cyber-physical […]

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Member News

In member news this month, Phoenix Contact has introduced a hybrid magazine+catalog App for the iPad. It contains both topical articles as well as a product library. Delta Computer Systems is expanding its work space to accommodate new personnel and expanded training and test labs.

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Member News

There is member news this month from HMS and Softing. HMS announces a collaboration with Xilinx to deliver next generation industrial networking solutions. Softing has published a White Paper discussing PROFINET network diagnostics.

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HMS collaborates with Xilinx

HMS Industrial Networks AB (HMSN.ST) announced today that it is collaborating with Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) to deliver next generation industrial networking solutions.  HMS’s latest industrial network IP is based on the leading Anybus technology for Xilinx® FPGA and SoC devices.  HMS is the worldwide leader in Industrial network technology and has connected more than three […]

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Diagnosis of PROFINET Networks – Softing

PROFINET is an established communication standard in industrial automation; in the majority of cases, the development and installation of PROFINET networks presents no problems. If a diagnosis of the PROFINET network is needed, however, many users venture into new territory: For example, the plant commissioning procedure often does not include acceptance testing of the PROFINET networks, […]

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