FEATURED ARTICLESin PROFINET
Rethinking Panel-mounted Push Buttons & Signaling Devices
By Bill Lydon, Editor
This year Siemens launched a new line of panel controls and indicators named the SIRIUS ACT. This product line overhaul was...
Profinet diagnostics: organisational issues
Control Engineering Europe
By Dr Christopher Anhalt, Softing Industrial Automation
There is no ultimate all-in-one tool that can automatically...
Profibus and Profinet troubleshooting
By Carl Henning
One of the strengths of fieldbuses and industrial Ethernet protocols in general, and Profibus and Profinet in particular,...
PROFINET diagnostics: flying blind or efficient maintenance?
Industrial Ethernet Book
By Christopher Anhalt, Softing
Diagnosing problems with PROFINET networks raises technological and organizational...
- PI North America concludes first PROFINET Plugfest
- FieldComm Group announces agreements in support of Field Device Integration technology
- Siemens upgrades Ruggedcom Elan software suite
- Industrial Automation BEIJING 2016: Solid growth for Chinese smart manufacturing
- EtherNet/IP leads Industrial network market shares
- CLPA and PI to cooperate on IIoT
- Endress+Hauser starts Open Integration partner program
- PI North America adds Barry Lynch to board of directors
- Harting adds Profinet to all products
- PROCENTEC opens office in Brescia, Italy
- Industrial networking trends point to global expansion
- Deutschmann promotes Dominik Litzinger to Head of Software Development
PRODUCT NEWSin PROFINET
POSITAL adds Profinet interface to iXARC rotary encoders
Areas of application for these encoders include oil and gas facilities, underground mines, chemical plants, milling operations and grain-handling...
NEXCOM introduces CPS 200 IoT gateway solution
NEXCOM IoT gateway solution CPS 200 is designed to provide simple yet secure connection to the cloud for legacy industrial automation and control...
Siemens releases Sinetplan network planner for Profinet simulation
The Sinetplan network planner is aimed at plant designers, constructors and operators and supports them from the planning stage, through...
Part of the ISA/O3neida series, this book discusses network systems in industrial automation and their features related to real-time and functional...
By Ron Mitchell
Profibus: A Pocket Guide is a simple and convenient reference to enable engineers and technicians to quickly retrieve the...
Elite adds Vibration Monitoring and Profibus Network health checks to its support services.
WHITE PAPERSin PROFINET
By Markus Bladh, HMS Industrial Networks
According to our latest market research, PROFINET and PROFIBUS are two of the most dominant networks on...
This white paper analyzes three diverse protocols—EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and PROFINET—to assist users in selecting the ideal...
White paper describes the combining of PROFINET (PI) with PI PROFIdrive, PROFIsafe and PROFIenergy profiles to form a high-performance, flexible,...
CASE STUDIESin PROFINET
Windhoff Bahn-und Anlagentechnik used Siemens TIA portal to develop a solution for lifting trains which involves the use of lifting systems...
Pumps & Systems
By Matthias Borutta, Phoenix Contact
The Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner Piteå paper plant in northeast Sweden installed motor...
Process & Control Engineering
The Thompson & Redwood plant in Australia uses a S7-300 PLC with integrated Ethernet port connected to WinCC SCADA...