The Endress+Hauser Group
OPC Foundation welcomes the Endress+Hauser Group as a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. As a successful family-owned business, Endress+Hauser is set for continued independence and self-reliance and employs more than 14,000 personnel across the globe, generating net sales of over 2.2 billion euros in 2017.
Endress+Hauser provides sensors, instruments, systems, and services for level, flow, pressure, and temperature measurement as well as analytics and data acquisition. The company supports customers with automation engineering, logistics, and IT services and solutions. E+H products set standards in quality and technology.
E+H works closely with the chemical, petrochemical, food & beverage, oil & gas, water & wastewater, power & energy, life science, primaries & metal, renewable energies, pulp & paper, and shipbuilding industries. Endress+Hauser supports its customers in optimizing their processes in terms of reliability, safety, economic efficiency and environmental impact.
Karl Büttner, Marketing Manager Industrial Communication, says: “The intelligent utilization of data and information from field devices can unleash a vast optimization potential hidden in plants. OPC UA provides a standardized communication including semantics, which could be used to simplify the set-up, scalability, aggregation, and usage of vertical communication paths.”