OPC UA Survey among industry 4.0 interested members of the VDMA trade associations NuV and VtMA
01.10.2019 90 member companies answered our questions about OPC UA. Half of the member companies deal with the topic or are actively working on its implementation.
First World Interoperability Conference at Hannover Messe 2019 - Presentation of the OPC UA implementation
15.04.2019 Uniform implementation of OPC UA in food and packaging machines - this is possible. The basis is the porting of the established Weihenstephan standards into an OPC UA Companion Specification. The VDMA initiatives inspired hundreds of conference visitors.
VDMA Guideline on Integration of Intelligent Components in Packaging and Processing Machinery in a GxP Environment
24.05.2018 This guideline outlines the requirements arising from 21 CFR 11 and structures the data interchange to take account of these requirements. Furthermore it specifies the communication protocol VDMAXML version 2.0 to facilitate communication in a GxP environment. Examples of the implementation of GxP-specific services are given in the appendix of the guideline.