PLCopen conformity level ST certification

19 July 2011

One of the activities of PLCopen is the certification of the IEC 61131-3 editors. The subject of testing and certification are software tools, which are implemented according to the standard IEC 61131-3 and additional requirements of PLCopen.

PLCopen has announced that Copalp S.A. has successfully passed the tests performed by the test laboratory of iƒak in Germany, for the certification of a system according to PLCopen Conformity Level ST (Structured Text). The certification is for its STRATON, version 8.2 product.

“This action shows that there is renewed interest in certification,” said Eelco van der Wal, managing director of PLCopen. “This reflects the still strong interest in IEC 61131-3, not only in the classical industrial controller markets, but also in new application areas".

“For our company this is a clear step to show that we are serious in supporting IEC 61131-3 in our products in a harmonized way,” said Jerome Follut, CEO of Copalp. “As a worldwide player in the software tool market, this is a positive signal to our existing and new clients.”

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