VDMA Compressed Air and Vacuum Technology For a uniform (vacuum) pump language
Frankfurt, Germany: With the motto of "Compressed air 4.0 / vacuum 4.0: Predictive and Integrated intelligence", VDMA Compressors will participate at this year's ComVac in the Hanover Fair to provide information on Industry 4.0 and Energy Efficiency activities with regard to Compressed Air and Vacuum Technology. They will be located in Hall 26, at the Information Stand No. D17.

"At the information stand our demonstrator will show how a manufacturerindependent cloud-based communication can work in future with the help of OPC UA, Pumps, and Vacuum Pumps from various manufacturers", says Christoph Singrün -- Managing Director of VDMA Compressors, Compressed Air and Vacuum Technology. "Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is an open interface standard that enables machine and plant manufacturers to network digitally with the perspective of their products. The VDMA and its member-companies are currently drawing up OPC UA Companion Specifications for individual sectors. Fixed daily demonstration schedule for OPC UA is from 10 am to 11 am. Further demonstrations may be arranged on request. There is also a scope of further information for interested visitors, for example the VDMA Orientation Guide for Compressed Air 4.0 / Vacuum 4.0 users.

The VDMA represents more than 3200 companies in the medium-sized mechanical and plant engineering sector. With a good 1.3 million employees in Germany and with a turnover of 232 billion Euros (Yr. 2018), the sector is the largest industrial employer and one of the leading German industrial sectors overall.