Welcome to WIB The International Instrument 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 -through the 'SWE' federation-
with 'sister' Associations, EXERA in France and SIREP/EI in the
A co-operation agreement exists with the NAMUR organisation in Germany.
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 Mini-seminar 2013
RECENT ACHIVEMENTS AND FUTURE WORK PLANS OF WIB
The mini-seminar was aimed at giving the audience a condensed update of activities and highlights of the various Working Groups which are active in WIB.
The mini-seminar was held on the 21st of March in The Hague.
EUROPEAN PROCESS AUTOMATION USER ASSOCIATION MEETING IN BRUSSELS:
A first step towards closer cooperation of over 200 of the major end user companies.
On August 13th 2012 members of the European User Associations of process automation technology held their first joint meeting in Brussels.
Board members and managers of EI, EXERA, WIB and NAMUR took part in the meeting. The aim of the meeting was to arrive at a common understanding of the particular organizations, missions, areas of operation and membership structures. The second objective was to find out those areas where the organizations could benefit from closer cooperation. Read more
New WIB Member: Cargill B.V.
Cargill is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. Cargill employs 142,000 people in 66 countries.
Cargill B.V. (NL) is engaged in the production of food ingredients and the processing, distribution and trading of a variety of agricultural products.
Cargill B.V. has around 2,500 employees at 10 main locations throughout the country and ranks as one of the 20 largest companies in the Netherlands. Membership of Cargill BV means a welcome boost to the food and beveridge sector representation in WIB!
New WIB Member: Technip
In The Netherlands, Technip is active in the design and engineering and worldwide implementation of process plants and units in the oil & gas, refining, petrochemical and offshore industry.
Technip Zoetermeer has proprietary design technologies and know-how in the field of ethylene cracking units and hydrogen/synthesis production plants. It also offers operational support services and proprietary operational software to operators of ethylene and hydrogen plants.
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.
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.
Mr. Tyler Williams (left), CEO Wurldtech Security Technologies and Mr. Ted Angevaare, Global DACA Manager Shell
WIB has two sister organisations, Evaluation International/SIREP (United Kingdom)
and EXERA (France), who together form EWE International Instrument Users' Associations (former SWE). The EWE Liaison has a common mission statement. All EI, WIB, EXERA reports are distributed amongst each other's members. WIB has a close relationship with the German end-users' organisation NAMUR (International User Association of Automation Technology in Process Industries). More Information about other organisations and liasions Click Here
For evaluation-, test- and assessment services WIB works together with independent laboratories like for example TNO, DNV KEMA, NMi, Errakal and SP.