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OPC UA FLC (Field Level Communication) Enables Integrated Manufacturing Business

OPC UA FLC (Field Level Communication) Enables Integrated Manufacturing Business


The OPC UA FLC (Field Level Communication) initiative revolutionizes industrial communications to achieve integrated manufacturing business operations from sensor to enterprise and cloud.

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FDT Group Welcomes GP Systems GmbH as a New Corporate Member

FDT Group Welcomes GP Systems GmbH as a New Corporate Member


End users drive manufacturers to deliver FDT standardized, data-centric asset management solutions.

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The OPC Foundation Welcomes Inovance (China) as its 800th Member

The OPC Foundation Welcomes Inovance (China) as its 800th Member


The OPC Foundation is proud to welcome Inovance as the 800th OPC Foundation member.

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OPC UA FLC (Field Level Communication) Enables Integrated Manufacturing Business

The OPC UA FLC (Field Level Communication) initiative revolutionizes industrial communications to achieve integrated manufacturing business operations from sensor to enterprise and cloud.

FDT Group Welcomes GP Systems GmbH as a New Corporate Member

End users drive manufacturers to deliver FDT standardized, data-centric asset management solutions.

The OPC Foundation Welcomes Inovance (China) as its 800th Member

The OPC Foundation is proud to welcome Inovance as the 800th OPC Foundation member.

ODVA Discusses New Principal Member, Cybersecurity, 2021 Directions

ODVA’s briefing included naming HARTING a new principal member, details on CIP Security enhancements for EtherNet/IP that enable user-level authentication, and the standard organization’s strategic priorities for 2021.

Patrick E. Hughes Elected to ANSI Board of Directors

NEMA Vice President of Operations and Strategy elected to serve as Director-At-Large of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

OPC Foundation and ECLASS Collaborate to Advance M2M Interoperability

The combination of OPC UA functionality and the ECLASS semantic dictionary is poised to accelerate the start of true industrial interoperability.

The State of the Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS)

In a presentation during the International Society of Automation’s (ISA) Virtual Process Industry Conference (PIC) on Nov. 17, 2020, Don Bartusiak, president of Collaborative Systems Integration and co-chair of the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF), gave an overview of OPAF’s published standards and the planned future work of the forum.

OPC Foundation and PLCopen Release Version 1.02 of the 'OPC UA for IEC61131-3' Specification

The extended “OPC UA for IEC61131-3” specification now supports the current 3rd edition of the IEC61131-3 standard and simplifies vendor adoption.

OPC Foundation’s Field Level Communications Initiative Reaches Significant Milestone

OPC Foundation announces today that its Field Level Communications Initiative has accomplished a significant milestone in the ongoing project by completing their initial release candidate with the focus on the Controller-to-Controller (C2C) use case.

FDT Group Welcomes Fuji Electric as Corporate Member

Leading Japanese automation manufacturer to develop FDT 3.0-enabled flowmeters for the energy and environmental markets.

UL Joins the World Economic Forum

UL's scientific expertise in safety, sustainability and security will help inform World Economic Forum initiatives to shape the future of advanced manufacturing and production.

20 Years of Leading Innovations in Open Network Technology with the CLPA

November 2020 marks a significant milestone for the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), as the organization will celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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