Canadian Packaging

Siemens Presents PROFINET Training By The PTO


July 14, 2009
by Canadian Packaging Staff

On September 2, 2009, Siemens presents PROFINET training, at the Toronto Marriott Airport Hotel in Toronto.

Designed to show automation engineers the power and scope of Industrial Ethernet, the PROFINET training also provides an excellent introduction to Ethernet on the plant floor for IT staff.

This class is designed to show automation engineers the power and scope of Industrial Ethernet. It also provides an excellent introduction to Ethernet on the plant floor for IT staff.

After an introduction to the technologies (PROFIBUS and PROFINET), the technical details of PROFINET are presented. The bulk of the day is spent on a walk through a virtual factory where the typical problems of the real world are encountered.

Areas encountered include: machine building, machine integration, motion control, safety, vertical integration and the network.

Training timetable:
8:00am Coffee and Snacks
8:30am Class begins
Noon Hosted Lunch
4:30pm Wrap-up
Breaks are provided in mid-morning and mid-afternoon.

Along with the awarding of door prizes awarded, the PTO will raffle a week-long Certified Network Engineer Class (a $2695 value) at each event.

Attendees receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

This one-day training class will briefly review Ethernet Basics. If you don’t already have an understanding of Industrial Ethernet Basics, please view the archived Ethernet Basics webinars (especially the first two) prior to attending:
 – Industrial Ethernet Basics
 – Network Architecture
 – Advanced Network Architecture
 – Industrial Wireless Networking

Each attendee will receive a printed book of the presentations and a Resource CD containing the presentations, brochures, technical literature, installation guidelines, and much more.
For more information, visit www.us.profibus.com.