WIB Seminar
Automation and sustainable operation
Held on 23 March 2017 - The Hague

The seminar was aimed at giving the audience a condensed update, share views and insights on the the subject of 'Automation and sustainable operation' within Process Automation.

Click here for an overview of the presentations.

The presentation slides are available by sending a request by email.

WIB's Mission

  • Facilitate exchange of experience and expertise amongst end-users and with vendors of Control and Automation Systems.
  • Provide requirements, selection and application guidance through independent evaluation & Testing.

The preparations for the fifth edition of the European Flow Measurement Workshop, hosted by VSL and CEESI, are well underway. After four successful edition, with 180 people participating in 2016, the upcoming edition will be special, as the Workshop is joining forces with the Metrology for LNG Workshop. Please check out the draft program which has just been published on the Workshop website.


European associations of automation technology end-users in the process industry (NEWE) agree on further co-operation.

Consensus to move towards open, secure and interoperable Process Control

systems, enabling Industry 4.0. Click here for the full press release.

ExxonMobil Takes up a Corporate membership of WIB 

WIB welcomes ExxonMobil Corporation - Research and Engineering ( EMRE) as new member. This new Corporate membership will replace the current ExxonMobil-Opco memberships by Esso Nederland BV and ExxonMobil Chemicals Holland BV. Members of these Companies will continue their WIB activities as part of the new EMRE membership.

WIB welcomes Hudson Cybertec as a new member! 

Hudson Cybertec, located in The Netherlands, is a security solution provider that operates worldwide, with focus on Operational Technology (OT). Hudson Cybertec offers specialized security- and industrial network knowledge to companies within the industrial segment. The IEC 62443 Competence Center of Hudson Cybertec has broad experience with this international standard for Industrial Automation & Control Systems Security and actively propagates it internationally, delivering IEC 62443 training worldwide. This IEC 62443 standard is the international standard for Industrial Automation & Control Systems Security, initiated by the ISA and WIB and adopted by the IEC.


The seminar was aimed at giving the audience a condensed update, share views and insights on the the subject of 'Focus on Basics' within Process Automation.


Download the presentations here

NEN/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) has been 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. 

Free self assessment tool for security standard IEC 62443 available online

A self-Assessment tool for Security Standard IEC 62443-2-4 is now available from WCK. This free tool offers manufacturers & suppliers a compiance check with the IEC standard. Click here for more information.