Training and Events: Issue 126

This month features training from Australia, Germany, and the United States of America. Free one-day PROFINET classes in the USA have been very successful so far in 2015. In Australia, the Profibus Australia Association (PAA) is putting on a 5-week training campaign for 2015. ABB will host two PROFIBUS courses in Leipzig and Dusseldorf. Meanwhile, GE Intelligent […]

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PROFINET builds the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Aerospace automation provider Advanced Integration Technology incorporated Safety PLCs, Motion Control, plus safety and standard I/O, all on a single PROFINET network for more efficient, compliant automation. As a prime contractor on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, AIT had responsibility for the final assembly and body join functions, charged with delivering a fully automated positioning and […]

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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 […]

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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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