Standardization & Industrie 4.0
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 & Industrie 4.0" gives you an overview of the VDMA activities.
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RAMI 4.0

RAMI 4.0 and Industrie 4.0 components
Two tools have now been created to provide a better overview of existing standards and technologies – the “reference architecture model Industrie 4.0” developed by the Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the “Industrie 4.0 components”.
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Machines have to speak the same language in the Future´s smart factories. The decisive factor here is the standardization of communication interfaces. Therefore, the VDMA is currently developing industry-specific OPC UA Companion Specifications and has just released the OPC UA Companion Specifications for Robotics and Machine Vision.
Uniform interfaces are an important prerequisite on the way to Industrie 4.0. For the industry, FVA e.V., the German Research Association for Drive Technology, provides a free-available interface for the exchange of gearbox data.
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.
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.
Dr. Christian Mosch
Dr. Christian Mosch
Forum Industrie 4.0 Standardization and Production
+49 69 6603 1939
+49 69 6603 2939
Andreas Faath
Andreas Faath
Industrie 4.0 Forum Standardization
+49 69 6603 1495
+49 69 6603 2495
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.