PLCopen now released version 2.01 of the Safety Part 1 specification, based on the feedback and resulting corrigendum on version 2.0.
Earlier this year PLCopen North America and conducted a joint survey of PLC programming preferences. 
The 3rd edition of the IEC 61131-3 standard enables Object Oriented Programming, OOP.
PLCopen is working on updates of their Safety specifications. This includes Part 1, 2 and 4.
On June 7, PLCopen had a very successful annual General Meeting in Amsterdam. Part of the meeting related to changes in the Board of Management.
On April 2, 2019 during the Hanover Fair, PLCopen held a successful kick-off meeting on benchmarking.
The 3rd edition of the IEC 61131-3 standard makes Object Oriented programming possible.
PLCopen North America, together with created a PLC Programming Preference Survey.
Industry 4.0, or Industrie 4.0, is a movement that has great impact on the world of industrial automation. It is about software. And so is PLCopen.