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CIDX Enters New Territory With Focus on Plant Floor

1:44 PM MDT | April 25, 2007 | Nancy Seewald

The Chemical Industry Data Exchange (CIDX) says it has launched an initiative to develop standards aimed at improving the interoperability of plant floor computers to back-office ERP systems, and to external systems of vendors that provide plant construction, operations, and maintenance. The project is CIDX’s first in the area of plant construction and operations standards. The organization says it is pushing for plant software companies to use open standards to enable various computer systems to talk with each other. Wheeler: Pushing for open standards...

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