Technology & Environment

Namur: Network meeting
At the beginning of June 2019 this year's Namur network meeting took place in Höhr-Grenzhausen.
Heating pumps: Consultation forum
A final industry meeting with other stakeholders, EU advisers and EU Commission representatives took place in Brussels in mid-June 2019.
Pump/Vacuum pump 4.0: OPC Charter online; WG in the starting blocks
The activities of the professional associations pump systems as well as compressors, compressed air and vacuum technology are now on their way as official working groups of the OPC Foundation.
Evaluation basis for metallic materials in contact with drinking water
The Federal Environment Agency has published an assessment basis for metallic materials in contact with drinking water.
Harald Frank
Harald Frank
Technology and Standardization VDMA Pumps + Systems Association
(+49 69) 66 03-12 86
(+49 69) 66 03-22 86
OPC UA Companion Specifications –an important prerequisite on the way to Industrie 4.0
The definition of uniform interfaces in production is a prerequisite on the way to Industrie 4.0. The VDMA is currently focusing on the interface standard OPC UA and is developing industry-specific OPC UA Companion Specifications. An OPC UA Companion Specification is an information model suitable for all manufacturers which represents the real interfaces between components, machines and systems.