Welcome to the World of OPC

In today’s complex economy, information is the key to business success and profitability. OPC technologies were created to allow information to be easily and securely exchanged between diverse platforms from multiple vendors and to allow seamless integration of those platforms without costly, time-consuming software development. This frees engineering resources to do the more important work of running your business. Today, there are more than 4,200 suppliers who have created more than 35,000 different OPC products used in more than 17 million applications. The estimate of the savings in engineering resources alone is in the billions of dollars.

OPC News

umati – on its way to becoming the global language of production

Mechanical and plant engineering sector propelling industry towards Industry 4.0 Scottsdale, AZ – April 2nd, 2020 – During their today’s press conference the VDMA and VDW announced to join forces to promote the use and dissemination of OPC UA standards throughout the mechanical engineering sector under the umati label. “Cross-industry and cross-technology marketing will take […]

L’Oréal joins the OPC Foundation

OPC UA is a must for L’Oréal’s packaging lines machine suppliers Scottsdale, AZ – February 29th, 2020 – The OPC Foudation is pleased to welcome L’Oréal, a leading global cosmetics producer as a new OPC Foundation end user member.  Beyond choosing to standardize on OPC UA  as a key enabler for its IIoT era Operations […]

The OPC Foundation welcomes Foxconn Industrial Internet as the 699th OPC Foundation member

Foxconn Industrial Internet, a leading intelligent manufacturing solution provider standardizes on OPC UA to harness the power of the Industrial IoT. Scottsdale, AZ – November 26th, 2019 – The OPC Foundation proudly welcomes Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii) the six hundred and ninety ninth (699th) OPC Foundation member. As one of the world’s leading intelligent manufacturing […]

OPC Foundation General Assembly Meeting on Dec 4th, 2019

The OPC Foundation General Assembly Meeting (GAM) 2019 will announce the results of the Board of Directors’ election, reports on budget, technical and marketing overview and provide first technical and marketing insights for 2020. OPC Foundation members and non-members are welcome to participate. The GAM web conference was Held on Wed, Dec 4, 2019 10:00 […]

Global machine tool community paving the way for Industry 4.0

70 companies from 10 countries have connected 110 machines and 28 value-added services at EMO Hannover 2019 via the OPC UA based umati standard Interface Scottsdale, AZ – Sept, 16th, 2019 – The OPC Foundation announces the OPC UA based unified machine tool interface (umati) Standard demonstrated at the EMO Hannover show. Created and prototyped […]

Upcoming Events

Global Industrie 2020

Villepinte, France

Jun 09, 2020

OPC Interoperability Workshop, Asia

Tokyo, Japan

Jun 17, 2020

OPC Day Europe hosted by Automatica

Munich, Germany

Jun 18, 2020

IMTS

Chicago, United States

Sep 14, 2020

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