With the number of IO-Link Safety applications growing, there is increasing demand for IO-Link Safety Certified Designers to help bring IO-Link safety related products to the ever-expanding market. Read about how this workshop helped fill the need for the IO-Link Community.
The omlox ecosystem is growing and several manufacturers of omlox products met in Lemgo, Germany to test how their products work together. Check out the successes and results at this first omlox plugfest.
PROFINET One-Day Training Classes are a great way to learn all about the technology. Check out where we will be next and sign-up for the class in your area.
The annual independent notary recording of installed products with interfaces using technology from PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) yielded very positive numbers for 2022. This is especially true for PROFINET and IO-Link, but PROFIsafe achieved a considerable increase over the previous year as well.
PROFIdrive adoption is accelerating and quickly becoming an easy and convenient way to commission drives from different manufacturers. The addition of PROFIsafe with PROFIdrive, along with advanced simulation capabilities, provide a comprehensive and complete solution.
Xaver Schmidt (Siemens AG) was newly elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prof. Dr. Felix Hackelöer (TH Köln/Gummersbach) and Harald Müller (Endress+Hauser) were also newly elected as board members. Frank Moritz (Sick AG) was re-elected to the Board of Directors.
At the Hanover Fair, PI is demonstrating how modular automation units can be integrated into a higher-level process control or SCADA system within minutes using Module Type Packages (MTP).
Read about how and why PROFINET is a critical industrial communication technology for the digital transformation in the second of this two part series. Hint: it's about future-proofing: by enabling vertical integration through the coexistence of multiple protocols on a single network infrastructure.