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HARTING highlights importance of Gigabit Ethernet and CC-Link IE

HARTING highlights importance of Gigabit Ethernet and CC-Link IE

January 30, 2018 - High bandwidth, high speed Ethernet is becoming increasingly important in the digital transformation of manufacturing, enabling data intensive applications as part of Industry 4.0 solutions, and allowing safe, high-speed control while simultaneously handing non control-related data. Harting is highlighting the role of Gigabit Ethernet through its portfolio of connection technology, including support for CC-Link IE, the gigabit industrial Ethernet version of the CC-Link fieldbus.

The Harting range of products and solutions comprises connectors, device connection technology and network components, with a wide range of products for all types of electrical contacts. The company’s products are used across the broadest spread of different industries and sectors, including automation, machinery and robotics, as well as in transportation and energy.

Harting is a long-standing member of the CLPA, developing connectors and devices that are certified as offering CC-Link IE compliance.
Now Harting is seeing growing demand for Gigabit Ethernet and for CC-Link IE compliance, with increasing numbers of customers requesting CC-Link IE compatible products.

As well as being one of over 3,000 members of the CLPA, Harting is also a member of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI.

About CC-Link Partner Association

Founded in 2000, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) is an international open network organization dedicated to the technical development and promotion of the CC-Link family of open automation networks.

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