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Stay up to date on the latest developments in industrial automation. We publish not only articles about PROCENTEC products but also share information about PROFIBUS, PROFINET and give our thoughts on industry specific topics.

How do I choose between a managed and an unmanaged switch?

13 April 2017

When setting up your Ethernet network, you will need to choose between a managed switch and an unmanaged switch.

Positive feedback on Atlas during Automation 2017

13 April 2017

On 5 and 6 April 2017, PROCENTEC participated in the Automation fair 2017 in the Brabanthallen in ‘s Hertogenbosch, Holland. This fair is the meeting place with a connecting factor between the packaging and logistics branch. Almost 6.500 people...

Special attention for PROFINET at PI Italia fair

13 April 2017

On April 5th 2017, PROCENTEC attended the PROFIDAY Italia event in Cavenago, which was hosted by PI Italy. The fair was the first PI-event in Italy this year and got visited by circa 100 people. Most of them were part of engineering companies and...

PROCENTEC products added to EPLAN platform

06 April 2017

Recently, several of our products have been added to the EPLAN Data Portal. The EPLAN Platform offers unlimited possibilities for project planning, documentation and management of automation projects. This way, users of the platform can integrate...

The CE Design Award

23 March 2017

CE Design Award

DARE!! tests and examines hundreds of products...

A short guide to addressing EMC on PROFIBUS

17 November 2016

Communication issues are often encountered on PROFIBUS networks, due to various factors such as reflections or electromagnetic interferences (EMC/EMI). Malfunctions caused by these problems can easily be avoided if the main causes can be identified.

ComBricks testing document for ABB systems

13 October 2016

Recently, we have released our ABB testing document for using ComBricks - both DP and PA cards - with ABB systems. This document demonstrates that PROCENTEC products work well in a network where ABB systems are being used. ComBricks offer integrated diagnostic...

Whitepaper: How to earn money with properly diagnosing your network?

07 July 2016

'A Profit center in maintenance operations'

Industry 4.0: are we really done with PROFIBUS?

30 June 2016

This article provides some personal insights from the SPS fair in Italy regarding market trends especially for field-bus technologies and the transition to the future. The information gathered comes from customers’ feedbacks during the event.

PROFIBUS Australia: Innovation Summit Recap

23 June 2016

Paulo Silva (CTO) and I, Matthew Dulcey, attended and presented at PROFIBUS Australia's Innovation Summit in Sydney, Australia. Our presentations focused on what proper automation solutions mean in terms of financial and operational returns to industry professionals....
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