MARPOSS is now part of the umati community
What expectations do you have of umati, what do you expect from the partnership?
Marposs is a global market leader in measurement, testing and process monitoring. Standardised data exchange with machines and plants and customer control levels has always been a focus for us. OPC UA offers us the chance to put our horizontal and vertical communication on an accepted standard. Marposs is working with other industry partners to develop an industry-specific OPC UA companion specification for Geometrical Measurement. The umati community as a spokesperson for OPC UA in mechanical and plant engineering is an important partner for us.
Marposs was founded in 1952 and since then has provided shop-floor solutions for the quality control in the production environment. Marposs‘ solutions include gauging equipment of mechanical components, before, during, and after the production process, monitoring solutions on machine tools, assembly, and testing systems, automatic machines, and checking statrions for production lines.
Marposs is one of the main suppliers of the top automotive manufacturers, but operates as well in the aerospace, biomedical, hi-tech, and glass industries.
Marposs Group’s employees are more than 3500, located around the world, with presence in thirty-four countries with more than eighty sales offices.