The increasing digitalization of companies and the resulting networking in almost all areas is opening up tremendous economic potential. PROFINET – the leading Industrial Ethernet standard for automation – supports you in creating end-to-end, integrated processes and configuring networked interfaces. The goal is to further automate production across all levels and make the best possible use of resources. Thanks to the standard’s openness, you will benefit from all future innovations. Maximum flexibility provides you with greater freedom for customized machine and plant concepts. Its unrivaled efficiency allows you to use resources optimally, while its unique performance ensures high precision and product quality. And if you're wondering what the next step is for digitization with PROFINET – straight talk TSN (Time-Sensitive Networking).

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Open, flexible, efficient, high-performance

What makes industrial communication future-proof? Openness for manufacturer-independent networking. Flexibility for customized plant concepts. Efficiency for fast commissioning and maximum plant availability. Performance for large quantity structures and fast transmission. Or in short: PROFINET.
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PROFINET in practice

PROFINET proves itself daily in a wide variety of applications. The large number of available devices with a PROFINET connection ensures that there are solutions for practically every application and sector. Explore two examples of many thousands here.


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