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.

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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.

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FVA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Industry Day: Focus on digitalisation of drives

30.06.2016 At the FVA Food Processing Machinery and Packaging Machinery Industry Day, almost 40 participants discussed the need for research in the field of drive technology from the point of view of the industry. Two project outlines were drawn up and submitted to the FVA for implementation.

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Dr. Peter Golz

Technology coordination, packaging materials, applied automation, aseptic, EHEDG


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