|[November 30, 2012]
Molex and profichip announce technology partnership
LISLE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Incorporated and profichip
GmbH announce a strategic cooperation focusing on PROFINET
Molex (News - Alert) software development kits (SDK) are the first choice of many PLC
manufacturers and device makers for connectivity where maximum
throughput and efficiency are key requirements. The Molex offer includes PROFINET
IO-Controller and IO-Device
SDK based on ANSI "C" source code.
profichip designs and produces state of the art, innovative
and sophisticated ASIC solutions backed up by high levels of expertise
and application support.
Together, Molex and profichip will design, promote and provide dedicated
solutions to provide PROFINET Isochronous Real Time (IRT) capability for
manufacturers looking to implement automation devices such as
controllers, remote I/O, drives and field instruments.
Molex and profichip have more than 20 years of expertise respectively in
the development of industrial communication solutions. Both companies
are actively involved in industrial trade orgnizations, such as
PROFIBUS/PROFINET International (PI) and envisage that the cooperation
will directly increase their abilities to provide best-in-class
solutions to worldwide customers.
Molex manufactures and supplies a range of connectivity, power and
communication products designed for a variety of protocols. "The
cooperation with profichip will enable us to better serve our customers
and directly aid our continuing development of industry-leading
industrial communication technologies, products and software," said
Damien Leterrier, Director Industrial Communications, Molex.
profichip, located in Herzogenaurach, Germany, manufacturer of
high-performance PLC processors, also offers further electronical
components for communication, such as Ethernet TCP/IP, Profibus-DP, MPI
as well as a serial and parallel bus structure. Wolfgang Seel, CEO,
profichip GmbH, commented on the announced cooperation: "We are
delighted to partner with Molex and believe that through our combined
experience of industrial communication technologies we will be perfectly
positioned to provide industrial customers with the communication
solution they require."
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About profichip GmbH
profichip is a leading fabless ASIC design house with focus on providing
sophisticated chip solutions for industrial control and communication
applications. Many years of field experience combined with
state-of-the-art design methodologies and latest semiconductor
technologies result in unique products. Since its foundation in 1999
profichip's technical expertise and outstanding support inspires
customers worldwide. For further information, please visit the profichip
About Molex Incorporated
Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect
solutions for a number of markets including data communications,
telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive,
medical, military and lighting. Established in 1938, the company
operates 40 manufacturing locations in 16 countries. The Molex website
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