Mission Statement

OPC Foundation: The Industrial Interoperability Standard™

The mission of the OPC Foundation is to manage a global organization in which users, vendors and consortia collaborate to create data transfer standards for multi-vendor, multi-platform, secure and reliable interoperability in industrial automation.

To support this mission, the OPC Foundation:

  • Creates and maintains specifications
  • Ensures compliance with OPC specifications via certification testing
  • Collaborates with industry-leading standards organizations