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Reports issued 2000-2013
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March 5-6
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Securing the Manufacturing Renaissance

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Recent Achivements and future work plans of WIB
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Life cycle challenges opportunities
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Proces control optimisation
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How to protect your plants against cyber attacks
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WIB activities and achievements
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Developments in field instrumentation
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WIRELESS - The next challenge for the process industry
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EDDL or FDT/DTM The end-user's challenge to make the optimum choice for his process plant
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Plant Security - ICT threats to process plant security and integrity
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Welcome to WIB
The Process Automation Users' Association.
WIB provides process instrumentation evaluation- and assessment services for- and on behalf of- its industrial user member companies. WIB operates in close collaboration with a sister association (Evaluation International) in the UK. A co-operation agreement exists with the NAMUR organisation in Germany.

In 2013 WIB celebrated her 50th anniversary.

Tom Kuperij
Managing Director

  • Facilitate exchange of experience and expertise amongst end-users and with vendors of C&A
  • Provide requirements, selection and application guidance through independent evaluation

    WIB Seminar

    The seminar was aimed at giving the audience a condensed update on the the subject of Operational Excellence that can be achieved though Process Automation.

    The slides are available for download HERE

    WIB welcomes three new members!
    BASF Antwerpen NV is the largest integrated chemical production center in Belgium and the second largest production platform of the BASF Group. Situated on the Schelde river in the most northern part of the port of Antwerp, the 600 ha facility contains 54 production installations, which form several integrated production lines. The product portfolio of BASF Antwerpen consists of chemical, performance products and functional materials and solutions.

    Huntsman Holland BV is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging.

    Sitech services, located in Geleen and Venlo, organizes the complete maintenance of an industrial plant, from problem analysis to scope, from planning to execution and assurance. Sitech also delivers support in applying for licenses or managing a crisis situation. The services of Sitech be divided into Manufacturing Services and Park Services.

    Process Control article
    ‘50 jaar kennis uitwisselen over procesbesturing’
    The independent trade journal Process Control has published an item about the celebration of WIB's 50 year anniversary on November the 21th in the Louwman Museum in The Hague. This article gives an impression of the speeches held in the official part of the celebration.

    Click here to read the article (in Dutch - 1.2 MB)

    More information about Process Control: www.processcontrol.nl

    Process Control article
    ‘Efficient praktijkkennis op doen door uitwisseling’
    The independent trade journal Process Control has published an interview with Alex van Delft, chairman of the executive board of WIB. The article is about the chances of WIB through the years and challenges of the future.

    Click here to read the article (in Dutch - 2.1 MB)

    More information about Process Control: www.processcontrol.nl

    Automatie article
    ‘WIB 50 Jaar’
    The Dutch Process Automation magazine Automatie has published an interview with Tom Kuperij, managing director of WIB. The article in edition 9 of Automatie is about the history of WIB, the development of WIB into a network organization as it is today and also the profits of a WIB membership.

    Click here to read the article (in Dutch - 1.7 MB)

    More information about Automatie: www.automatie.nl

    Automatie article
    ‘Successful WIB mini seminar’
    The trade journal Automatie has published an article in the edition 7/8 about the annual WIB mini seminar in March 2013. The article mentions shortly the results and the goals of the different working groups of WIB and expands on the subject Innovation in process control.

    Click here to read the article (in Dutch - 5.6 MB)

    More information about Automatie: www.automatie.nl

    Press Release

    Cyber Security Standard To Protect Global Critical Infrastructure

    The International Instrument Users Association (WIB) Releases Comprehensive Cyber Security Standard To Protect Critical Industrial Computer Systems From Cyber Attack.

    Click here to read the full press release

    Now available for download:
    WIB Plant Security standard

    The first copy of the WIB Plant Security standard was presented during the mini-seminar to WIB management for formal distribution. The Standard was created in close collaboration between the WIB Plant Security Working Group and Wurldtech Security Technologies.

    The WIB Guideline Document: 'Process Control Domain-Security Requirements for Vendors' is freely available to interested professionals.

    Obtain your free copy by clicking here.

    Mr. Tyler Williams (left), CEO Wurldtech Security Technologies and Mr. Ted Angevaare, Global DACA Manager Shell


    WIB has a close relationship with the British end-user's organisation Evaluation International and German end-users' organisation NAMUR (International User Association of Automation Technology in Process Industries). More Information about other organisations and liasions Click Here

    Independent Laboratories

    For evaluation-, test- and assessment services WIB works together with independent laboratories like for example TNO, DNV KEMA, NMi, Errakal and SP.

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