Chinese Adopt EtherNet/IP as Machinery Industry Standard

ARCwire - The Open DeviceNet Vendor Association announced that EtherNet/IP has been adopted by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the People's Republic of China as a machinery industry standard for the People's Republic of China. The adoption will spur continued growth of this open industrial network's installed base—already exceeding 1 million nodes worldwide, with a projected growth in the double digit rates. EtherNet/IP is one of the most widely accepted network standards in the industrial arena, including approval from such organizations as the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the corresponding European standards.

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