In this month's issue: Germany prepares for its biennial PI Konferenz in March, the RPA Chairman in Ireland receives an award of distinction, and in the USA, a series of training classes is announced.
PI offers many different levels of training and events to learn about PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link. From the introductory up to the advanced, PI events are intended to be educational and informative. This month we highlight some of PI's no-cost events going on around the globe.
PI North America has several announcements this month: a PROFINET plugfest in North America, the launch of their new website, new training offerings, and upcoming free PROFINET one-day training classes.
This month's Regional News comes from the United States where a new PROFI-related job opportunity is opening up, and from Germany where an IO-Link Wireless Workshop took place at the end of June.
The IO-Link Members Assembly is scheduled for June 21st in Frankfurt, Germany. The PI North America General Assembly Meeting is announced for September 12-13 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The PNO will host its 2019 PI Konferenz on March 19-20, 2019, also in Frankfurt (open to all).
Upcoming training and workshops in Germany, the UK, Switzerland, and North America: IO-Link workshops, PROFINET certification, PROFIBUS certification, training classes. Stay up to date, and find events near you!
PI welcomes one more PI Competence Center in North America and announces several upcoming training opportunities...
The factory floor is extremely complex! Thousands of interconnected devices, and PROFINET connects all of them through a common Ethernet network. For those new to the technology, it can seem a bit overwhelming. This video explains PROFINET in introductory terms for beginners. Enjoy!