Welcome to JCOM Automation Inc.

JCOM Automation is your Industrial Communications training and solutions partner in Canada. We are experts with PROFIBUS, PROFINET, Modbus RTU and TCP, Ethernet/IP, HART, and CAN. We are the Canadian distributor for Helmholz and Thorsis Technologies, and one of two Canadian distributors for PROCENTEC.

Great training! Fantastic products! Local expertise!


COVID-19 Update

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, JCOM Automation has closed our office to visitors and transformed all our scheduled Peterborough training classes to instructor led online training complete with labs. We are still open for business and are available for field service.            Stay safe!

We are  a Certified PROFIBUS PROFINET International Training Center (PITC) and a PROFIBUS PROFINET International Competence Center (PICC) for both PROFIBUS and PROFINET. The PROFIBUS PROFINET International 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.


We have the pleasure of representing three very innovative companies; Helmholz, PROCENTEC and Thorsis Technologies. These companies make products centered around Industrial networking and general automation equipment. 

JCOM Automation provides:

  • Industrial communications training courses
  • Network design consultancy
  • General network troubleshooting
  • PROFINET, Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP diagnostic equipment
  • PROFIBUS diagnostic equipment
  • PROFIBUS repeaters
  • PROFINET switches
  • Ethernet switches
  • Gateways
  • Connectors
  • Remote maintenance products
  • Distributed I/O systems for PROFIBUS, PROFINET, CAN Open, Ethernet IP, Modbus TCP, DeviceNet and EtherCAT


JCOM Automation Inc. lastest news releases

February 2020

James Powell of JCOM Automation Inc. released ‘HART Communication Protocol – A Practical Guide’ on Amazon. See Product/Books for more details.

September 2019

JCOM Automation Inc. becomes the Canadian distributor for Thorsis Technologies.

February 2019

JCOM Automation Inc. holds their first certified PROFINET Network Engineering class in Canada. 

June 2019

JCOM Automation Inc. becames one of 6 certified PROFINET compentence centers to be certified for PROFINET for Process Automation!

December 2018

JCOM Automation becames a certified PROFINET training and competence center. 

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. 

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JCOM Automation Inc. offer great hands-on training. We can offer specialized training for your company on; PROFIBUS, PROFINET, Ethernet IP, Modbus TCP, Modbus RTU, CAN, and HART. For a quote on a specialized course, please contact us directly.

Course Schedule

Class size is limited so sign up early to avoid disappointment. To register, please contact JCOM Automation Inc.

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