OpenO&M Manufacturing Joint Working Group

The OpenO&M for Manufacturing Joint Working Group works to provide manufacturing companies with improved standards and technologies for exchanging manufacturing operations and maintenance data. The Manufacturing Joint Working Group covers all types of manufacturing from discrete to process, including non-traditional manufacturing processes such as oil fields and waste water treatment. This working group addresses the global manufacturing industry. The joint working group members are MIMOSA, The OPC Foundation, ISA88 and ISA95, WBF, and the Open Applications Group.

ISA is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping members and other professionals solve technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibits for automation professionals. ISA88 standards committee on Batch Control Systems and ISA95 standards committee on Enterprise/Control Integration Committee represent ISA in this initiative.

MIMOSA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to developing and encouraging the adoption of open information standards in manufacturing, fleet, and facility environments - information standards which enable collaborative asset lifecycle management.

OAGi is a not-for-profit open standards development organization building a standard called the Open Applications Group Integration Specification (OAGIS). The OAGIS standard covers business data exchange requirements for B2B, for A2A, and also for enterprise to manufacturing and operations.

The OPC Foundation is dedicated to ensuring interoperability in automation by creating and maintaining open specifications that standardize the communication of acquired process data, alarm and event records, historical data, and batch data to multi-vendor enterprise systems and between production devices.

WBF - The Forum for Automation and Manufacturing Professionals is dedicated to supporting the process automation and operations needs of the technical and management professions in process manufacturing. WBF facilitates the interchange and development of information and knowledge in order to help its members succeed and to exert a positive influence on industry.

Manufacturing JWG Technical Information