port GmbH was founded in May 1990 as an independent company in Halle/Saale, Germany. Since then port can refer to a prosperous business development. The aim of port is the development of progressive, high-quality products and engineering services in the area of industrial communications especially for CAN, CANopen, PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT and Ethernet POWERLINK respectively. Besides our high-performance standard products, we develop customized, client-specific fieldbus-oriented solutions, which best meet clients demands. Our services range from consulting (for fieldbus solutions) and on-site implementation of customer-specific embedded systems to the handling of a wide range of customer projects.