Hirschmann™ has adopted a major role in the establishment of Ethernet technology as the standard in the pro duction area. Today, the Powerlink protocol from the Ethernet Powerlink Standardization Group already provides an open method for the realisation of hard realtime applications using Ethernet, for example for machinery controllers by integrating the CANopen® Protocols. Hirschmann™ is a founding member of the EPSG.
Hirschmann™ not only offers a complete range of products for company-wide data networks, but also a broad support package direct from the product manufacturer. Customers are supported, both during the conception of tailor-made communications solutions, and during the planning, design, commissioning and maintenance of the networks. Seminars and workshops, in which trends and developments are evaluated, and technical subjects put into practice, complete the range of services.