Technical activities

The PLCopen basis is provided by the world wide standard IEC 61131, and especially Part 3 - Programming Languages.

Creating reusable, hardware independent Motion Control applications via IEC 61131-3 and PLCopen Function Blocks.

PLCopen Safety integrates safety functionality into the IEC 61131-3 development environments.

Certification of IEC 61131-3 compliant programming systems.

PLCopen and OPC Foundation  combine their technologies to a platform and manufacturer-independent information and communication architecture.

PLCopen added independent XML schemes to IEC 61131-3.