2019 is shaping up to be a very big year –at least it is for PROFIBUS/PROFINET International (PI). With a number of major releases planned, now is the time to familiarize yourself with three major technological advancements that are finally coming into reality.
PI and its 100+ international co-exhibitors are looking forward to your visit at SPS/IPC/Drives Fair in Hall 5, Stand 210, this November... Find out more about the event right here and get connected with the organization!
PI North America celebrated 24 years at their General Assembly Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The meeting updated members on the organization's initiatives, future plans, and technology trends. PI North America continues its mission to educate and assist.
The announcement comes roughly one year after Emerson's failed bid to acquire Rockwell Automation. With the acquisition, Emerson can now offer solutions into discrete manufacturing markets, adding to its existing process control solutions.
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.
You may find the expression "wireless wire manufacturer" an odd play-on-words, but wait until you discover what lies beneath it. They are employing state-of-the-art wireless technology for manufacturing cables.
PROFINET is in demand in the water industry, especially in the context of Water 4.0 -the digitalization initiative of the German water industry. Read this application story from the Marienheide Wastewater Treatment Plant on their PROFINET installation and all the benefits it brought...
In general, the process automation industry has many complex requirements. Some process networks require continuous production. With the Configuration in Run (CiR) feature, you can tackle those requirements on the fly.