26.09.2017

Industrie 4.0 Communication Guideline Based on OPC UA

OPC UA is an open interface standard that defines the mechanisms of cooperation in the industrial environment. The VDMA prioritizes its activities on this interface standard and gives an important orientation to the machine and plant engineering sector. The VDMA guideline “Industrie 4.0 Communication Guideline based on OPC UA” shows action steps that help to implement Industrie 4.0 communication in the company.

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28.08.2017

Industrie 4.0 requires standardization

VDMA integrates the sector-specific developments around Industry 4.0 and takes up the needs of the companies. One way of considering the needs of small and medium sized enterprises is the active development of Industrie 4.0 standards. The brochure "Standardization & Industry 4.0" gives you an overview of the VDMA activities.

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14.08.2017

Integrated Future of Industry

Uniform interfaces are an important prerequisite on the way to Industrie 4.0. VDMA is currently focusing on the interface standard OPC UA. This standard should make Industrie 4.0 viable in a few defined steps. A review.

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22.05.2017

Study Predictive Maintenance Service

Predictive maintenance is a key issue for Germany's engineering sector. That is one result of the study "Predictive Maintenance Service Servicing tomorrow – and where we are really at today" of VDMA and Roland Berger.

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02.02.2017

Digitalization is changing everything

Digitalization will affect and shape all sectors of industry. Be it a revolution or an evolutionary process – each and every company must find its way to Industrie 4.0.

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10.01.2017

Data Protection & Industrie 4.0

The guide “Data Protection & Industrie 4.0 – how to treat personal data on a corporate level“ is meant to facilitate for you, as a member of the VDMA, the access to data protection in Industrie 4.0 and indicate at the same time approaches and further sources of information to minimise your risk and create awareness for data protection issues.

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Industrie 4.0 Communication Guideline Based on OPC UA
Industrie 4.0 requires standardization
Integrated Future of Industry
Study Predictive Maintenance Service
Digitalization is changing everything
Data Protection & Industrie 4.0

The political framework conditions need to be right

Whether Germany as an industrial nation succeeds in turning Industrie 4.0 into a business model depends on more than just the companies – important framework conditions need to be agreed with policy-makers and society.

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