Intelligent Components

Complex problems which arise in connection with Industry 4.0 cannot be solved alone. Sustainable concepts can only be developed with open solutions supported by a large majority of users, manufacturers, and user organizations. For this reason, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International is working intensively with associations like the OPC Foundation, Namur, AIDA, ZVEI, and ODVA.

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Palm Oil Tank Farms Ready for Digitalization

Giant tank farms are coming into existence with the flourishing palm oil industry in Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, a new project has been implemented which directly integrates PROFIBUS PA segments via PROFINET. This tight integration was critical when it came time to design an installation that would be up to Industry 4.0.

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Upcoming Webinar: All You Need to Know about PROFINET and TSN

Don’t miss this free webinar on PROFINET and TSN. The webinar includes content from the latest updates for PROFINET@TSN. Learn more about the motivations of TSN, IEEE standards involved, technical details on synchronization, scheduling, streams, and more. Finally, finish up with an interactive Q&A block. Register Today!

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A Fairytale Lasting Since 1994

It all started in 1994 when Endress + Hauser Italia, SAIA Burgess Italia, and Siemens Italia founded what is now known as "Consorzio Profibus e Profinet Italia". This year the organization proudly celebrates its 25th year anniversary. During all these years, it has been a key promoter of PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and IO-Link technologies. Grazie Italia!

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