World News (Issue 65)
Southeast Asia, Italy, and China held events recently.
PI South East Asia held a PROFIBUS – PROFINET Seminar 2014 in Singapore on May 9th, 2014. Karsten Schneider and Xaver Schmidt presented market developments and trends. There was also a microfair.
Separately, PI South East Asia announced that 10 engineers from across Asia were certified as PROFINET Certified Network Engineers. More classes are coming. SOUTH EAST ASIA
To celebrate 20 years of success, Consorzio PROFIBUS Network Italia invited engineers, installers and system integrators to a PROFIBUS & PROFINET Day held in the Chiavenna Landi Castel, Piacenza on April 16. National experts discussed themes such as operational excellence, energy efficiency and security, and well-known guests presented successful PROFIBUS and PROFINET applications. ITALY
In April, more than 60 PI-China member representatives gathered in Beijing for a day of sharing PROFIBUS and PROFINET experiences and discussing latest developments. PI-China is growing rapidly. In 2013, 24 members were added and PI-China is now PI’s fourth largest regional organization. CHINA