is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility.
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EtherCAT Technology Group

The ETG is a global organization in which OEM, End Users and Technology Providers join forces to support and promote the further technology development.
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ETG News

Visit ETG @ Hannover Messe 2014!

Mar 2014 | Still in the name of our 10th anniversary we cordially invite you to visit our ETG Joint Booth in Hall 9-D18 at this year’s edition of Hannover Messe. With a total of 60 co-exhibitors from all over the globe we’ll show an impressive variety of EtherCAT products directly on booth and inform all visitors about EtherCAT technology in general and the work of the EtherCAT Technology Group. More...

Save the date for the EtherCAT Roadshow 2013 in Australia & New Zealand

Feb 2014 | From March 20th to 27th, 2014, we will conduct our Industrial Ethernet Seminar Series at a total of five locations all over Australia and New Zealand. The free-of-charge full-day seminars address all interested end users and system Integrators. You’re cordially invited to join one of the seminars and learn about EtherCAT and Industrial Ethernet in your regional market! More...

Save the date for the EtherCAT Roadshow 2014 in Singapore

Feb 2014 | On March 18th, 2014, we will stop by in Singapore for one of our Industrial Ethernet Seminars. Following the success of the last EtherCAT Roadshow there two years ago, we’ll conduct our EtherCAT Roadshow as a no-charge full-day event on the subject of EtherCAT technology. With this seminar we address all interested end users and system integrators. You’re cordially invited to join the seminar and learn about EtherCAT and Industrial Ethernet in Singapore! More...

ETG @ embedded world 2014 in Nuremberg

Feb 2014 | From Feb 25 to 27, 2014, we’re exhibiting at the embedded world tradeshow in Nuremberg, Germany. Visit us at booth #260 in hall 4! More...

openautomation Report: 10 Years Diversity of EtherCAT Applications

Dec 2013 | Taking our 10th anniversary as occasion, we’ve recently published a special edition of the magazine openautomation Report in cooperation with the renowned publishing house VDE VERLAG GmbH in time with SPS IPC Drives 2013. In addition to the printed version, the magazine is now available online. More...

10 Years of EtherCAT Technology Group

Nov 2013 | This year’s SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany, holds a very personal milestone for the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG): Exactly 10 years ago the organization began its activities at the 2003 trade show with 33 official founding members. Almost in perfect timing with this anniversary, the ETG recently reached yet another milestone: the Chinese machine manufacturer Sany Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. has become the 2,500th ETG member. More...

ETG @ SPS IPC Drives 2013 – Get together again!

Nov 2013 | With a total of 58 co-exhibitors we invite all visitors to our ETG Joint Booth at SPS IPC Drives 2013 from November 26-28 at the exhibition centre in Nuremberg, Germany. Located in hall 6-208 we show more than 330 different EtherCAT products. We’re looking forward to our 10th tradeshow participation there together with you as we are celebrating 10 Years of ETG as well! More...

SEMICON Japan 2013

Nov 2013 | A variety of EtherCAT products for semiconductor manufacturing will be presented at the ETG booth (Hall 2A-509) at SEMICON Japan 2013. Furthermore a seminar will show the advantages of EtherCAT in semiconductor industry presented by the guest speaker from Applied Materials Japan. More...

SCF- System Control Fair 2013

Oct 2013 | SCF is over. Thank you all for visiting ETG booth! The System Control Fair 2013 tradeshow, taking place Nov 6-8 in Tokyo, Japan, offers latest technical information on systems in the fields of automatization and control for the manufacturing industries, such as those for factory automation. More...

Industrial Ethernet Roadshow 2013 in Taiwan – great success for EtherCAT

Oct 2013 | From September 9th to 11th, 2013, we conducted our Industrial Ethernet Seminar Series in three cities in Taiwan – with great success for the participants, for us at ETG, and not least for EtherCAT, the fastest Industrial Ethernet technology available. More...

Latest Product Entries


Mar 2014 | Fanless Embedded Panel PC with 12.1" Display for HMI & Control Applications from Janz Tec AG.

Controller c300

Mar 2014 | c300 from Lenze is a compact controller for logic and motion.

L7NH Series

Mar 2014 | LS Mecapion released the L7NH servo drive series(~1 kW 200V). The full line-up (~7.5 kW 200V, ~37kW 400V) is scheduled by the 4Q of 2014.

Pegasus Servo Drive Series

Mar 2014 | LS Mecapion released the Pegasus servo drive series(~300W). The full line-up (~PEGA-A 100W, ~PEGA-B 300W) is scheduled by the 1Q of 2014.

SystemOne CM

Mar 2014 | SystemOne CM from LTi DRiVES is the new benchmark regarding compactness, dynamic, safety and costs. It combines a PLC with motion controller, a safety PLC, a central power supply unit and multi axis servo controllers to a matching system.

EAI32 EtherCAT Precision Analogue Input Module

Feb 2014 | Cosworth's EIA32 EtherCAT module offers up to 32 high precision, high speed +/-10VDC analogue inputs in a rugged IP67 aluminium housing.

EtherCAT DeviceDesigner

Feb 2014 | The EtherCAT DeviceDesigner from emtas is an easy to handle tool for the fast and cost-saving design of EtherCAT devices. It creates the object dictionary and the device description files.

PCIe EtherCAT slave card FC1121

Feb 2014 | The FC1121 PCIe EtherCAT card from Beckhoff can be used to integrate a PC as a slave in an EtherCAT network.


Feb 2014 | PowerPC™ PrPMC Module for EtherCAT® Masters from esd electronic system design gmbH.


Feb 2014 | The flexible AS-i Master to EtherCAT Slave gateway by Deutschmann Automation.

Controller p500

Feb 2014 | The p500 is an ideal combination of maintenance-free panel-mounted controller, logic (PLC), motion and visualisation in a single device from Lenze.


Feb 2014 | Linear absolute encoder with EtherCAT interface and additional sine/cosine Output from Lika Electronic.

Midi 305

Feb 2014 | The Midi 305 from Power Automation is a digital, compact and cost-effective servo drive for all kind of machine tools.


Feb 2014 | Powerful Realtime Controller in a smart format by esd electronic system design.

S400 Servo Drive

Feb 2014 | KOLLMORGEN offers this digital multi-axis system.

EM58, HM58, HS58 Rotary Encoders

Feb 2014 | Lika's HS58 / HM58 family of absolute encoders with EtherCAT interface allows maximum flexibility.

Ventura FIO Safety IO DI4/DO4

Feb 2014 | The new Safety EtherCAT terminal Ventura FIO Safety I/O 4DI/2DO is a digital input and output module with four safe input channels and two safe output channels from Kendrion Kuhnke.


Feb 2014 | Fieldbus module for easy integration of a SICK identification sensor as a participant into an EtherCAT network.

Trajexia Motion Controller

Feb 2014 | OMRON offers the stand-alone Trajexia controller TJ2-MC64 together with an EtherCAT master TJ2-ECT.

Renesas Industrial Network Engine: R-IN32M3 Evaluation Board

Feb 2014 | The R-IN32M3 series of Industrial Ethernet controllers is designed to support a broad range of industrial Ethernet protocols.


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