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Let's do things differently.. Together

Deliver end to end interoperable solutions connecting assets from shopfloor to IT backends & processes to accelerate customers' value achievement of digital journey.

We speak the same language

Alliance members provide collaboration platform for easy asset onboarding

Open and closed at the same time

One approach to unified security & data custodian ship, Open to all manufacturers, brands of assets, software and service providers.

Preserving the heritage: promoting the future

Ease to digitize existing brownfield investments with focus on scale to grow per customer future needs

Purpose of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

The charter of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance is to create customer value through holistic interoperable Industry 4.0 solutions and services in a common framework powered by an alliance of leading industry partners to drive the digitization of the factory, plant & warehouse of our customers

The alliance aims at accelerating the digitization in factories, processing plants and warehouses and thereby creating mutual benefits for both the customers and members.

Customer Benefits & Values

Operators, owners of the industrial facilities in discrete and process industries, are keen on constant cost savings and production/logistics efficiency and optimization.

Member Benefits & Values

The framework of the alliance enhances the collaboration between customers and manufacturers of assets, through (near) real-time visibility of asset operations and usage. Manufacturers can also expand their services offering, increase services efficiency, build customer loyalty and improve product designs. Additional revenue through value-added services can help differentiate product offerings.

Our customers demand an open and compatible cooperation where each company can bring its own strengths for greater good. The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance is the answer to this demand.
Mr. Rohitashwa Pant, SVP, KUKA AG

Meet the Open Industry 4.0 Family

Given the complexity of a typical production environment we truly believe that only by teaming up one will be able to meet the challenges of an end to end asset integration. In the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance we see the right set up to force the topic of digitalization and to add value to our customers processes. The composition of partners from different industries provides a huge basis of unique expertise. Bringing together these different competencies will lead to totally new solutions.

Committed Founding Members

Committed Members

As a member of the alliance, we can offer our current customers additional and advanced solutions in our product portfolio
Mr. Hans Huber, Endress+Hauser GmbH

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Our customers can expect an open approach from us.
For example, our solutions must be able to handle several existing standards in fieldbus technology.
Mr. Hans-Juergen Hilscher, CEO Hilscher

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For the customers and members of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, open and fair dealings within the Alliance will be crucial. Customers expect product and capability competition based on open, compatible and standards-based infrastructures
Mr. Gerd Hoppe, Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG

We are looking forward to connecting with you

Gerd Hoppe

Beckhoff Gerd Hoppe
E-Mail: g.hoppe@beckhoff.com

Hans Huber

Endress + Hauser Hans Huber
E-Mail: hans.huber@endress.com

Hans-Jürgen Hilscher

Hilscher Hans-Jürgen Hilscher
E-Mail: HansJuergen@hilscher.com

Matthias Betz

ifm Matthias Betz
E-Mail: MBetz@gibmbh.de

Rohitashwa Pant

KUKA Rohitashwa Pant
E-Mail: Rohitashwa.Pant@kuka.com

Dr. Marius Grathwohl

MULTIVAC Dr. Marius Grathwohl
E-Mail: Marius.Grathwohl@multivac.de

Nils Herzberg

SAP Nils Herzberg
E-Mail: nils.herzberg@sap.com

Philipp Wiedemann

SAMSON Philipp Wiedemann
E-Mail: pwiedemann@samson.de