The PNO will hold its seventh PI-Konferenz from March 15 to 18, 2021; this time, it will take place virtually. The guiding theme "Process goes Digital" addresses the many innovations and great progress in process automation in the era of digitalization.
The UWB Alliance (UWBA) and the omlox community of PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) have signed a joint liaison agreement to work together in partnership on areas of mutual interest.
Companies with new products to announce this month include: Dunkermotoren, MKS Instruments, Pepperl+Fuchs, Phoenix Contact, SICK, Analog Devices, Softing, Carlisle, Columbus-McKinnon, and Yaskawa.
Join the 2021 PI-Konferenz virtually. The event will cover sessions on SPE and Ethernet-APL, IO-Link, omlox, information models, security, TSN, and 5G. The conference language is German and participation is free of charge. Register today!
Are you adding PROFINET to your device or machine? If yes, this webinar is just for you. It explains how testing and certification work, how to prepare for testing, and how to get a product certified. Also, we will provide suggestions and resources to complete the certification process with ease. Register here!
As an independent specialist for aluminum wires and rods, Drahtwerk Elisental is asserting itself in an intensely competitive global market. An important modernization milestone was achieved via automating existing machines with PROFINET and managed switches.
PROFINET over 10BASE-T1L use-cases, including Ethernet-APL, continue to expand across process and factory automation driven by the requirement to connect more field devices to PROFINET networks. Different options exist for integrating Ethernet-APL into instruments depending on their size and capabilities.
News from PI UK and PI Brazil. PI UK participated in a virtual event in January on industrial networks and IIoT communications. PI Brazil has reelected its boards of directors, created two new working groups, and started a national node survey.