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Observations from the SPS/IPC/Drives Fair 2014

In PI’s event calendar, SPS/IPC/DRIVES fair always marks a big highlight of the year. The fair’s importance is easily recognizable by its continuous growth. Although slightly fewer visitors than in the previous record year, there were more exhibitors present and an additional hall was used for this year’s fair. In the same way, PI was able […]

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SPS Report: PI Stand and More

The SPS/IPC/Drives Show was bigger than ever with an additional hall added to the floor plan.  Our report begins with a photo gallery of the PI Stand and continues with a highlight of the stand’s focal point – a machine to fold and launch paper airplanes.  A look around the fair showcases PI members’ stands […]

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FDI technology used by PI

With the release of the FDI Specification and handover to IEC and the availability of the first version of the developer tool, FDI Cooperation LLC has achieved its primary goal. PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) has participated actively in the various working groups by providing numerous experts and was instrumental in shaping the technology in […]

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SPS Report: PI Press Conference

On the morning of Day 2 at the SPS/IPC/Drives show in Nuremberg, PI held their annual press conference to present the headlines with respect to PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Couldn’t make it that early in the morning? Here’s your wrap-up. In short, the presentation covered: PROFINET in Machine Building, New Guidelines, PI in China, FDI News, PI […]

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Welcome

In only a few days the SPS/IPC/Drives Show will open its doors in Nuremberg. One highlight of this year’s booth will be a new manufacturing model that clearly demonstrates the technologies. The model was designed and built in a cooperative partnership with the TU Darmstadt and will include PROFINET products from many different vendors. For […]

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PI Booth at SPS/IPC/Drives Show

PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) and 100 of its members will present devices and technologies on all aspects of PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and IO-Link at the SPS/IPC/Drives trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. PI will be part of Europe’s leading exhibition for electrical automation at a new location in hall 2, stand 220 and 221. From November […]

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Social Media (Issue 122)

PI and its Regional PI Associations can be found in many social media locations.  You are invited to read the blog, follow us on Twitter, join our LinkedIn groups, “like” us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube videos.  Recent blog posts have included “Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Fieldbus.”  To connect, click these: The PROFIblog  […]

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Newsletter Merger

Welcome to the new, combined edition of PROFINEWS (global edition) and PROFINEWS North American Edition. The combined newsletter has a new look and a new home here at www.profinews.com. It features the most-read articles, other articles from this issue, and the AllThingsPROFI twitter feed in the right hand column. The editorial team includes members from […]

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