The PROFIBUS User Organization e. V. (PNO) initiated the foundation of a worldwide community, which has come together under the international umbrella organization PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI). With 25 regional organizations in all world markets, around 1,400 member companies and about 4,000 different products, PI is the largest community of interest for industrial communication technologies. Our worldwide network includes most manufacturers and users from all industries.
The technologies cover all key markets of industrial automation, from manufacturing automation and process automation to motion control and safety-related applications. PROFIBUS, the leading fieldbus, PROFINET, the leading Ethernet standard, and IO-Link, the leading sensor/actuator communication system, are available automation technologies with future potential and enablers for the automation of the industrial 4.0 generation.