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).
Take the lead with PROFINET
Take new paths towards digitization with PROFINET and its decisive advantages, such as openness, flexibility, efficiency and performance.
Implement customized automation solutions quickly and easily – with specialized PROFINET profiles PROFIdrive, PROFIsafe and PROFIenergy.
Discover the complete range of Siemens’ products that “speak PROFINET” up to software solutions and tools as well as areas of application for industrial communication.
PROFINET for the discrete industry
Increase performance and speed with the fastest and open Ethernet standard in machine building and plant engineering.
PROFINET for the process industry
Rely on end-to-end, secure, and fast communication throughout your plants.