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We offer you full insight in all report titles issued by WIB and its associate partners.

Reports issued 2000-2013
Reports issued 1975-1999

Intelligent Operations
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Operational Excellence through process automation
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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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Last Update: March 2015

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 2015 - Intelligent Operations


    The seminar was aimed at giving the audience a condensed update on the the subject of Intelligent Operations.

    The slides are available for download HERE

    WIB welcomes DEKRA as a new member!
    DEKRA has been active in the field of safety for 90 years. Founded in 1925 in Berlin, it is today one of the world’s leading expert organizations. The company currently employs around 35,000 people in more than 50 countries on all five continents. The focus is on the IT and ICS, telecommunication and electronic industries, DEKRA is active in Internet of Things and synergetic area’s like connected car, smart grid, smart manufacturing, smart homes and e-health. DEKRA Certification BV provides certification of management systems as well as technical support, testing and certification of a wide range of products throughout the life cycle, to reduce the business risks of customers and help them to become more efficient and profitable.
    WIB welcomes PWN as a new member!
    PWN supplies drinking water to more than 760,000 households, businesses and institutions in the province of North Holland. The 1.5 million customers use about 106 billion liters of drinking water annually. PWN purifies surface water to drinking water in Andijk, Heemskerk and in the dunes. PWN manages and perserves, on behalf of the province, more than 7,300 acres of natural areas between Zandvoort and Bergen.

    WIB welcomes ASPEN Oss as a new member!
    Aspen Oss B.V. is a subsidiary of the Aspen Group that has 20 manufacturing facilities at 14 sites on 6 continents. The company was formaly known as Organon (1923), Schering-Plough (2007) and MSD (2009). Aspen Oss supplies complex Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) worldwide.

    Free self assessment tool for
    security standard IEC 62443 available online

    Self-Assessment tool for Security Standard IEC 62443 available online. As the world is about to mandate a self-assessment proof for compliance
    with this security standard, WIB is proud to offer, for FREE, its WIB Guideline Document: ‘Process Control Domain-Security Requirements for Vendors’
    (IEC 62443 is originally based on the WIB 2.0). Since its publication, there have been over 2000 Downloads of this document.  (you can obtain a free copy WIB 2.0 by
    clicking here).

    Click here for more information about the Self Assessment tool of WCK.

    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

    Finalised IEC document: Security for Industrial Automation and Control systems
    IEC 62443-2-4 (ed-1)


    We are pleased and proud to inform you that the WIB document M2784-X-10 version 2.0 ( Oct 2011) will be withdrawn from publication, in favour of the now finalised IEC document:

    IEC 62443-2-4 (ed-1), Security for Industrial Automation and Control systems, Part 2-4: Security program requirements for IACS service providers

    This document is now available for sale from the IEC Office or from your local standardisation organisations-document sales.

    Completion of this IEC standard is considered a major milestone towards the aim of providing Industrial Control and Automation systems which are compliant with the required level of Cyber Security, as to minimise vulnerability to cyber attacks.

    The next step(s) in this process are already in progress with various certification institutions and IEC to set-up compliance testing and certification schemes to provide a solid foundation for enhanced security throughout the process industries.


    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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