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ProfiTrace V2.9.6 has accurate cable length measurement

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 11 October 2016 – 6:57 pm

The latest version of the popular ProfiTrace software incorporates the useful feature of cable length measurement. The feature works on networks which do not have an active master, so is perfect for checking the installed segment length after installation and before final commissioning.



A few places are still available on the PROFIBUS training in Manchester, week commencing 19 September 2016

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 10 September 2016 – 1:05 pm

There are just a few places still available at the PROFIBUS training event to be held at Endress+Hauser’s training centre in Wythenshawe, Manchester in the week commencing 19 September.



Certified PROFIBUS System Design course held for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) Supplier’s Alliance system Designers.

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 9 July 2016 – 10:16 am

A Certified PROFIBUS System Design course was held last week in Cardiff, Wales for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Supplier’s Alliance. Eleven Engineers from Arcadis Consultancy, Ove Arup Partners, Mott MacDonald and Morgan Sindall attended the four days of training which comprised the Certified PROFIBUS Installer and Certified PROFIBUS System Design courses. The training was organised […]



New VTC PROFINET installation guide published

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 23 May 2016 – 7:35 pm

Our new PROFINET installation guide has now been published and is available for free download here.



Excellent turn out at the PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-LINK seminar in Coventry

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 7 March 2016 – 10:50 am

The PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-LINK seminar that was put on by the  PI UK Group in Coventry last month was a great success. We had 60 people attend this free one-day event. Presentations were made by our trainers: Andy Verwer and Peter Thomas, as well as by other members of the PI UK Group. These presentations can […]



Training and seminar events for 2016

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 1 January 2016 – 3:53 pm

We have places available for various training courses which are running in the first quarter of 2016 at Endress+Hauser’s Training Centre in Manchester. In addition VTC is presenting at a free to attend seminar “Practical Aspects of PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link” which is being held in Coventry.



PROFIBUS System Design course is internationally accredited by PI

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 11 August 2015 – 8:57 pm

The long awaited international accreditation of the Certified PROFIBUS System Design course has now been completed and the course is now approved as an internationally recognised qualification. This 2½-day training course is suitable for managers, designers and engineers who are involved in the planning, specification, design and procurement of PROFIBUS DP and PA systems.



New training dates announced

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 11 May 2015 – 5:00 pm

New 2015 training dates have been scheduled for PROFIBUS and PID tuning training at Endress+Hauser’s training centre in Manchester.



New Hubs with ProfiTrace monitoring

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 23 April 2015 – 9:51 am

Wouldn’t it be great if your repeaters are also providing you with ProfiTrace information? This is now possible with the certified ProfiHub B5+RD. It’s a transparent repeater hub with integrated PROFIBUS DP slave to forward diagnostic data to your PLC or DCS system.



First UK Certified PROFIBUS System Designers

Icon Written by Andy Verwer on 26 March 2015 – 3:25 pm

The first group of engineers to pass the newly accredited UK Certified PROFIBUS System Design course have graduated. The course was delivered by VTC at Endress+Hauser’s training centre in Manchester.