Welcome to JCOM Automation Inc.

JCOM Automation is your industrial communications training, field service and solutions partner.

We are experts with PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, Modbus, HART, and EMC awareness. We service Canada, USA and Australia. 

JCOM Automation is a PROFIBUS PROFINET International Training Center (PITC) and Competence Center (PICC).

We are also a distributor for Helmholz, Thorsis Technologies, 4Next Technology systems, and Anybus Diagnostics (formerly Procentec)

Great training!   Fantastic products!   Local expertise!


Industrial Communications Training

JCOM Automation currently offers 12 communications courses and one EMC awareness course. Our training is focused on hands-on learning and is suitable for any skill level from network equipment installers to network maintenance personnel to system design engineers. Our courses are offered in-person, on-line, and can be delivered at your location.

JCOM Automation’s PROFIBUS and PROFINET courses are certified by PROFIBUS PROFINET International. This certification guarantees a high standard for teaching and trust in us as a center of excellence for PROFIBUS and PROFINET. We are the only certified training center and competence center in Canada.


Field service and support


Here to help

JCOM Automation has over twenty years of industrial communications field service experience. We are here to help with network design issues or advanced network troubleshooting. We are also available to conduct network health checks to ensure that your communications network is performing at its best!

Contact us at 1-705-868-8745 to book a field service appointment.

Our product lines

JCOM Automation is pleased to distribute products from these network solution partners.


Indu-Sol GmbH is a leading provider of diagnostic equipment for EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, PROFIBUS, CAN, ASi, and EMC.

Thorsis Technologies

Thorsis Technologies

Thorsis Technologies makes excellent automation equipment. They have a great line of HART interfaces and make a very easy to use gateway.

Anybus Diagnostics

Anybus Diagnostics specializes in network diagnostic equipment and software for PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP and EtherCat.

Helmholz logo


Helmholz offers sophisticated decentralized I/O systems, switches and repeaters, gateways, and integrated remote maintenance solutions.

4Next Technology Systems

4Next Technology Systems make a wide range of cost-effective Modbus modules, data loggers, and AMBition Modbus software.


JCOM Automation Inc. lastest news releases

June 2024

JCOM Automation Inc. is now an authorized partner for Indu-Sol a leading provider of diagnostic equipment for EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, PROFIBUS, CAN, ASi, and EMC.

June 2021

JCOM Automation Inc. released ‘EMC Awareness for Industrial Automation’. Please see the training page for more details.

EMC Awareness Training

May 2023

JCOM Automation Inc. is now a distributor for 4Next Technology Systems who make Modbus products (dataloggers, gateways/bridges, Modbus IO modules).

June 2021

JCOM Automation Inc. can now deliver all our Certified courses online. Please see the training page for more details.

Newsletter and Book Download

JCOM Automation Inc. produces a newsletter a few times a year updating our customers on upcoming training opportunities, interesting applications and new products. Please sign up here, and you can download a free copy of ‘Catching the Process Fieldbus – An Introduction to PROFIBUS and PROFINET,’ as our thank you.

The book is co-authored by our principal engineer and owner, James Powell. 

Catching the process Fieldbus ebook
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