Profibus agreement

GE Fanuc Automation has entered into an agreement with Pepperl + Fuchs North America, to provide interface components that create connections in industrial automation systems including Profibus-based analog signal transfer and digital fieldbus communication.

Proficy Process Systems will use Pepperl + Fuchs for Profibus connectivity.

“One of the key ways we are providing freedom to our customers is to allow them to choose the fieldbus technologies they need for their applications. Pepperl + Fuchs is recognized as an industry expert in Profibus communications, and will provide our customers with the capability to choose that as a fieldbus technology for their system,”said Steve Ryan, GE Fanuc Director of Process Solutions.

“Our relationship with GE Fanuc is a strategic partnership that will allow both companies to highlight their industry leading solutions,” said Jim Bolin, Chief Operating Officer, Process Automation Pepperl+Fuchs Inc. “Together as a team, P+F and GE Fanuc will provide the necessary hardware, knowledge and support on fieldbus applications.”