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Social Media Update (Issue 63)

MinutePROFINET: PROFINET and Drives

A new MinutePROFINET video has been produced, focusing on drive technology. Drives and motors are one of the fastest growing segments in industrial automation. So much so that it’s rare these days to find an application that does not employ these devices. This MinutePROFINET video describes what PI is doing to help users and vendors employ drives over PROFINET with the PROFIdrive Application Profile. Watch here.

Latest from the PROFIBLOG

Couldn’t make it to the PROFINET Exective Leadership Forum at ARC back in February? The PROFIBLOG has a roundup of the talks, with video. We had an excellent turnout, despite the weather, including talks from Endress+Hauser, Ford, GE, Phoenix Contact, and Siemens. Head over to the PROFIBLOG to read more, or see Carl’s report elsewhere in this Issue.

If you’re considering using wireless in your plant, you’re not alone. We’ve collected a list of Application Stories in industries ranging from automotive manufacturing, to steel mills, to amusement parks.