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FieldComm Group Acquires FDT Group’s Assets Including the FDT/DTM Technology Standards

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FieldComm Group, a Frankfurt, Germany-based company which specializes in global industrial automation standards, acquired FDT Group’s assets including the FDT/DTM technology standards.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The transaction underscores FieldComm Group’s dedication to addressing industrial device management challenges across the entire industrial automation market, enhancing operational efficiency for vendors and end users.

With a comprehensive suite of technologies including Information Models, the Field Device Integration (FDI) standard, and communication protocols like HART, HART-IP, WirelessHART, and Foundation Fieldbus, FieldComm Group’s market offerings serve the entire process automation sector. The addition of FDT/DTM technology, a widely deployed device integration standard across process and factory automation markets, adds new technologies to the portfolio, completely addressing the industrial automation hierarchy.

Led by CEO Ted Masters, FieldComm Group is a global standards-based organization consisting of process automation end users, manufacturers, universities, and research organizations that work together to direct the development, incorporation, and implementation of new and overlapping technologies and serves as the source for FDI (Field Device Integration) technology. It aims to develop, manage, and promote global standards for integrating digital devices to on-site, mobile, and cloud-based systems, provide services for standards conformance and implementation of process automation devices and systems that enable and improve reliability and multi-vendor interoperability, lead the development of a unified information model of process automation field devices while building upon industry investment in the HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and FDI standards. Membership is open to anyone interested in the use of the technologies.

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11/06/2024

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