PLCopen and AutomationML sign Memorandum of Understanding

  • December 19, 2010
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December 19, 2010 - Since the founding in 2009, AutomationML works on the development of a broad XML based data exchange format for a better quality and efficiency of the data exchange in the field of plant engineering and plant design.A close cooperation arose between PLCopen and AutomationML. Both organizations adapt the PLCopen XML Specification to the 2.01 version and generated a part of the AutomationML data exchange format together which refers to the exchange of logic and controlling information. To consolidate the cooperation between PLCopen and AutomationML e.V. both industrial organizations agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which among others establishes the target courses of the conjoint work for the next year and expands the present co-operation. In the context of the SPS/IPC/Drives 2010 this MoU was signed by representatives of AutomationML e.V. and PLCopenAbout PLCopenPLCopen was founded in 1992 as an independent worldwide association for industrial suppliers and users. It is the leading association resolving topics related to industrial control programming. PLCopen creates concepts to reduce the costs of industrial automation. These cost savings are realized in areas such as engineering, training, operation and maintenance. Together with its members, PLCopen creates specifications to materialize these concepts. Learn More

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