HANNOVER MESSE 2020, 20 - 24 April
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The VDMA develops OPC UA Companion Specifications

Interoperability as Key to success

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Digital Factory, Industrie 4.0, Platform Economics

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The development of OPC UA standards for the Industry 4.0 communication, paves the way for a world production language. This enables more efficient communication along the entire production processvalue chain. Especially for small and medium sized enterprises a Standardized, simple integration of machines and components into already existing systems provides the opportunity to acquire new users and to innovate new business models. The VDMA and its members have the goal to define the world language of the manufacturing Industry. The VDMA has the worldwide lead role for OPC UA Companion Specification standardization work in the area of mechanical and plant engineering.


 M. Sc. Andreas Faath

M. Sc. Andreas Faath

Lead Interoperability OPC UA, VDMA e.V.

Andreas Faath, VDMA Forum Industry 4.0, leads the topic of interoperability - OPC UA in the VDMA. He coordinates the development of the OPC UA standardization groups and is an expert for industry 4.0 ...

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