prostep ivip – The digitalization partner for the manufacturing industry
prostep ivip is a leading, globally operating, and independent network of participants from the fields of industry, IT, and research. This industry association is focused on the digital transformation in product development and production. As a driving force behind digital transformation in the manufacturing industry, prostep ivip focuses and coordinates the requirements of manufacturers and suppliers. The goal is to define standards and interfaces, especially for the digitization of the entire product creation process – from the idea through to implementation.
prostep ivip is an association based in Darmstadt, Germany. It was founded in September 1993 on the behest of 38 well-known industrial and numerous IT companies, originally as part of the German STEP initiative. The association currently has 180 members from 20 countries. ProSTEP iViP maintains and constantly expands a network of like-minded organizations. These organizations include ISO, OMG, DIN, AIA, ASD-STA, and OASIS. The network also includes associations such as AutomationML, GALIA, GfSE, GPM, JAMA, Modelica, PDES, VDA, and VDMA.
Manufacturers chiefly benefit from international, non-competitive interaction with other manufacturing companies, as well as from close cooperation with research and IT – particularly regarding digital transformation.
prostep ivip enables IT companies to enjoy close interaction with manufacturers, which leads to a better understanding of customer requirements and quicker recognition of market trends, particularly regarding digitalization.
Research institutions are also included in the network, which means that membership in prostep ivip involves making crucial contacts with industry players – a highly valuable asset for research with a great degree of practical relevance.
Over 650 specialists and executives from America, Asia, and Europe, over 30 exhibitors, and nearly 50 keynote speeches, presentations, and workshops! One of the largest neutral PLM conferences worldwide.
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prostep ivip provides a huge variety of standards, recommendations, white papers, benchmarks, use cases, guidelines and much more to its members free of charge.
For non-members a limited number of documents are available with costs.
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