We are located in beautiful Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
1115 Whitefield Dr.
Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7P4
JCOM Automation Inc. was founded in 2015 by James Powell, P.Eng. as an industrial communications training center, industrial communications field service company, and a distributor for Helmholz, Thorsis Technologies, 4Next Technology systems, and Anybus Diagnostics (formerly Procentec).
We are experts in PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, Modbus, HART and EMC as applied to automation systems.
JCOM is a PROFIBUS PROFINET International Training Center (PITC), and Competence Center (PICC) for both PROFIBUS and PROFINET.
JCOM Automation Inc. holds a Certificate of Authorization from Professional Engineers of Ontario #100507380.
More about James
JCOM’s principal engineer and owner is James Powell, P.Eng. He has extensive knowledge of industrial networks and in-depth experience with; PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, Modbus, HART and EMC as applied to automation systems. He is a certified PROFIBUS DP, PA and PROFINET Network engineer and certified trainer. He has over 30 years of experience in application design and research, and field service.
James has published articles in ISA technical papers, Verfahrens Technik, Electo Industria, PROFIBUS newsletter, and Control Engineering. James has also published two books:
Catching the Process Fieldbus (2015, 2nd edition) is an introductory level book on Profibus and Profinet.
HART – A practical guide (2019) is for people who work with HART, and it will truly assist in making projects successful.