Upcoming Global Training Opportunities

Highlighted this month are trainings in the United Kingdom and Denmark. In the UK, a series of three classes covering PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and IO-Link are planned later in the year. In Denmark, a PROFINET course is planned for early June.

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Change is the Essence of Progress

It doesn't matter if OPC UA, MQTT, OPC Companion Specifications or NOA shaped PA-DIM data models come around the corner; they all only make sense when there is digital data coming from field devices, sensors, signals, converters, proxies etc. And what are they all connected to? A PROFINET network.

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Upcoming Training & Events

There are lots of opportunities to get involved with PI over the next coming weeks. Find a training, workshop, or trade show in your area and come meet us.

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New Products – February 2020

With so many products announced in late 2019 from the SPS trade show, there are only a few to announce this month. They include products from Hardy Process Solutions and Phoenix Contact.

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PI North America 2020: Plugfest, Training, & More…

PI North America will host a PROFINET Plugfest again in 2020, on September 22-23. With two classes already in the books, its popular series of PROFINET one-day training classes is again already under way. Join us on the road!

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A New Book on PROFINET

“PROFINET in Practice – Installation, Maintenance, Design and Systems Engineering” by Dr. Xiu Ji, updated in November 2019. This book is based on the success of the series, PROFIBUS in Practice, answering the need for guidelines and instruction on engineering best practices.

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30 Years of PI

30 years ago, in December 1989, PI was founded out of a research project, funded by the German government. What happened afterward is well known. A success story in industrial automation.

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New Products – January 2020

This January, Lumberg Automation, Quabbin, SensoPart, Siemens, and Procentec introduce new products: bus couplers, diagnostics tools, I/O blocks, ethernet cables, and much more...

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