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January 2013

Fieldbus Facts Online is brought to you by the Fieldbus Foundation, an international, not-for-profit corporation consisting of industry leaders dedicated to providing the "Freedom to Choose" and the "Power to Integrate."

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The Fieldbus Foundation has selected Shanghai, China, as the site of its 2013 General Assembly. Leading FOUNDATION fieldbus suppliers, end users... READ MORE
The backhaul architecture model developed in collaboration with International Society of Automation (ISA) standards commitee ISA100 has been approved... READ MORE
The Fieldbus Foundation UK Marketing Commitee (FFUKMC) welcomes Richard Barnes as its new chairman. Barnes has been an active member of the FFUKMC since... READ MORE
Berk-Tek Inc., a manufacturer of twisted-pair and optical fiber communications cable for LANs and office networks, is the newest member of the Fieldbus Foundation... READ MORE

The Fieldbus Foundation's Benelux Marketing Commitee welcomed more than 60 end users and those interested in FOUNDATION technology to its "Hands On... READ MORE
The Fieldbus Foundation will offer international and educational events around the world throughout 2013. Make plans now to attend an event in your area... READ MORE
Sponsoring the Fieldbus Foundation's FOUNDATION technology seminar program can help automation companies of all types and sizes position themselves as... READ MORE
The Fieldbus Foundation's Americas free end-user seminar for 2013 focuses even more on realizing the benefits of FOUNDATION fieldbus throughout the plant... READ MORE

Updated FOUNDATION specifications support automated device replacement
The latest updates to the Fieldbus Foundation's open, non-proprietary FOUNDATION fieldbus technical specifications help automate device replacement and enable... READ MORE
The Fieldbus FOUNDATION 's updated H1 Interoperability Test Kit (ITK), version 6.1.0, includes new features that enhance device intelligence, improve consistency in instrument... READ MORE
The latest version of the Fieldbus Foundation’s FOUNDATION for Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF) Interoperability Test Kit (ITK) is a powerful test solution updated with new... READ MORE
The number of FOUNDATION fieldbus products registered by the Fieldbus Foundation continues to grow. The foundation is one of the only automation industry organizations... READ MORE

Having Emerson Process Management replace existing valve positioners with Fisher® Fieldvue™ DVC6200f digital valve controllers helped the Shanghai... READ MORE

Azbil control valve software improves maintenance efficiency, online diagnostics
PLUG-IN Valstaff by Azbil improves the efficiency of control valve maintenance operations through control valve management and online diagnostics. The software.... READ MORE
The latest version of Endress+Hauser’s Field Xpert SFX100 wireless handheld offers Device Xpert software for FOUNDATION fieldbus and HART devices. Connections... READ MORE
ST100 Series flowmeter for air/gas flow measurement and plant communication from Fluid Components International (FCI) features the FOUNDATION fieldbus protocol... READ MORE
Thanks to innovative wizards, the latest Foxboro control systems offer unprecedented time-savings in starting up FOUNDATION fieldbus installations. Benefits include... READ MORE
Honeywell’s FOUNDATION fieldbus solution provides an efficient, cost-effective bridge between the rich information that resides in every fieldbus device and the extensive... READ MORE
If you're ready to become fully skilled with FOUNDATION fieldbus, there's no better place to go than the Fieldbus Center at Lee College. Lee College Certified FOUNDATION ... READ MORE
Trunksafe Fault-Tolerant Fieldbus System from MooreHawke, a division of Moore Industries-International Inc., provides a cost-effective, highly reliable strategy for ... READ MORE
Fieldbus infrastructure components from Phoenix Contact are designed specifically to meet the tough requirements of a process environment. The modular components... READ MORE
Fieldbus Foundation technology is already well established on shore, but the fieldbus market is also growing at a considerable rate in offshore plants and aboard ships ... READ MORE

The latest version, 1.71, of Softing’s Modbus Gateway and Linking Device FG-110 FF offers a number of new functionalities. Users can now combine the FG-110 with ... READ MORE


Emerson Process Management
Endress + Hauser
Fluid Components Intl.
Lee College
Moore Hawke
Pepperl + Fuchs
Phoenix Contact
Rockwell Automation
Sait Polytechnic
Trine University
R Stahl

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