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Stepping Up Industrial Network Security: PROFINET Security Update

In the complex and interconnected world of industrial automation, the security of communication networks is not just a feature—it’s a necessity. PROFINET has long recognized this need and marks a milestone in what can be likened to ‘security feature completeness’ with its upcoming release of the MU5 (Maintenance Update 5) of the PROFINET specification. What’s […]

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Unlock Your Potential with Our Upcoming Profinet and Profibus Courses

PAANZ is excited to announce the rollout of the next round of Profinet and Profibus courses across Australia. These courses are designed to enhance your skills and knowledge in industrial communication technologies. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead in your field. For further information and inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Ella Averill-Russell […]

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Call for Experts: Independent Protocol Physical Layer (10BASE-T1L) Joint WG

Background The specification and certification of Ethernet-APL, based on the IEEE standards 10BASE-T1L, has now been completed for devices to support the intrinsic safety requirement of the process industries. There is a desire to use the SPE technology to support devices in non-ex areas as well. There are 4 standardization organizations (SDO) that are co-owners […]

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Digital Twin Efficiency: Virtual Commissioning

Minimising Project Delivery Delays COST OF DELAYS The cost of a control system implementation in large-scale projects across various sectors can range from 5% to 15% of the total project cost. While these figures are rough estimates, and actual costs can differ based on various factors, what remains clear is that delays during the commissioning […]

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Advancing Water Engineering Efficiency: Leveraging Dual-Purpose Profibus Networking and Diagnostic Solutions

Empowering Water Engineering Operations Through Seamless Integration and Remote Diagnostics In the dynamic field of water engineering, where efficiency and reliability are paramount, the integration of advanced technologies plays a crucial role in optimising operations. Among these technologies, Procentec Combricks stands out as a key player in revolutionising Profibus network management and diagnostics with real-time […]

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New Hub for PROFINET Enthusiasts

The PROFINET Ecosystem Platform pioneers industry digitisation by facilitating knowledge exchange, cooperation, and innovation, pushing the boundaries of industrial networking. PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) introduces the PROFINET Ecosystem Platform, an online space for tech enthusiasts to shape PROFINET’s future. Anchored by the new PROFINET website and forum, it fosters global collaboration among experts, facilitating […]

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AGM 2024

Join us for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Tuesday, 11th June 2024, from 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm. This important event offers members an opportunity to engage in vital discussions, review achievements, and contribute to the future direction of our organisation. To participate, please register and obtain the meeting details by sending an […]

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Linux TSN-Testbench: Validating Converged Networks

The Linux TSN-Testbench is a powerful tool developed by Linutronix for validating real-time and non-real-time traffic in converged networks. Hosted by PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), this project supports protocols such as PROFINET and OPC/UA PubSub, and is open to extension with other protocols. Flexibility and Functionality The Linux TSN-Testbench offers the flexibility to simulate […]