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To:                  Subscribers PLCopen Newsletter

Subject:           PLCopen newsletter June 2012



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PLCopen Newsletter - Issue June 2012



1. Meet us at Industrial Automation Beijing 2012, June 20-22

2. ARCís Third China Forum, June 20-21

3. PLCopen Conformity Level ST certification for OMRON



1. Meet us at Industrial Automation Beijing 2012, June 20-22


The international trade fair for industrial automation in Beijing is taking place under a new name Ė Industrial Automation Beijing. The previous name as FA/PA.


It is the leading automation show in North China and takes place in the China National Convention Centre. The three-day event will have exhibitors from all over the world demonstrating their latest products and technologies.


PLCopen will have a booth at this event in hall E2 Ė A015


During this event there will be a PLCopen dedicated conference which gives an excellent overview of the status of the PLCopen activities as well as how PLCopen can help you to be more effective in your market. This conference is on the second day of this event, June 21, in room 302A of the convention centre and starts at 13:00 hrs. Several speakers will present their visions and insights.


More information on this show can be found at their website.


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2. ARCís Third China Forum, June 20-21 2012


PLCopen is sponsoring ARCís Third China Forum which is co-located with the Industrial Automation Show in Beijing.

Senior analysts from ARC, along with senior experts from technology providers and end users will gather here to discuss the crucial issues related to new trends in technology development and market dynamics, the best practices in industry application, and strategic choices in the new economy.


For more information check the ARC website


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3. PLCopen Conformity Level ST certification for OMRON


From the start of PLCopen one of the activities was the certification of the IEC 61131-3 editors. Subject of testing and certification are software tools, which are implemented according to the standard IEC 61131-3 and additional requirements of PLCopen.


PLCopen is pleased to announce that OMRON Corporation, based in Japan, has successfully passed the tests performed by the test laboratory of iÉak in Germany, for the Certification of a system according to PLCopen Conformity Level ST (Structured Text). The certification is for their product Sysmac Studio, version 1.03.


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Kind regards,


Eelco van der Wal

Managing Director PLCopen


P.O. Box 3009

NL 4200 EA Gorinchem, The Netherlands

Tel. +31-183-660261

Fax +31-183-664821