Regional News (Issue 123)

Read about news from:

  • A PROFIday hosted in November in the Netherlands,
  • Germany, where the PNO has announced the PI Conference for March 11-12, 2015,
  • Switzerland, where a 2-day bus tour culminating at the SPS show was hosted.

The Netherlands

B2Ud5l4IUAEwFXZ.jpg largeOn Thursday November 13th, PROFIday Netherlands took place. 150 industrial visitors found themselves in the Evoluon in Eindhoven. The 23 participating PI Netherlands members organized a wonderful day, where visitors were able to attend an educational program. With the varied program, there was something for everyone. See the full report here.


P1140449 copyThe program for the 4th PI Conference on March 11-12, 2015, at the Technik Museum in Speyer (Germany) is set. In this 25th anniversary year of the founding of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) Germany, the program, whose motto is “Network of the future – Partner of users for 25 years”, will feature expert workshops on different technologies as well as presentations. See the full report here.


PI Switzerland hosted over 30 highly interested visitors at the SPS show. The event was preceded by a 2-day bus tour organized by Swiss PI  member Emmesys with the bus driven by the company owner himself. First the visitors were given a short presentation on the multi-vendor wall, with the paper airplane model as a highlight. The tour was capped off with the traditional Bundnerfleisch (meat), Swiss cheese, and Fendant (chasselas) wine celebration offered annually by PI Switzerland.