Around 100 manufacturers of German electrotechnical automation technology in the process industries and in the energy and utilities sector are represented in the Measurement Technology and Process Automation Division. The focus is on instrumentation, analytics and control technology. Here, planning, project planning and services play an increasing role alongside the actual manufacture of products and systems.

At a glance

Our topics

Product oriented, among others

  • Devices for process control engineering
    • Field devices, among others: Flow meters, level meters, pressure meters, temperature meters, etc.
    • Interface technology, e.g: Interface modules, remote I/O
    • RAM and controllers
  • Process analysis instruments (PAT)
    • Liquid analysers
    • Gas analysers
  • Process and power plant control technology
  • MES


Market-oriented, including

  • Economic debate (in compliance with anti-trust law)
  • Industry-oriented and product-group-oriented statistics using data from the Federal Statistical Office and the Land Statistical Offices
  • Product and product group-oriented e-statistics (incoming orders, sales, unit sales, world market estimates, market surveys) on measurement technology and process automation
  • Environmental technologies and resource efficiency
  • Life cycle cost calculation
  • Special shows and joint stands at trade fairs


Digital, e.g.

  • Module Type Package (MTP)
  • NAMUR Open Architecture (NOA)
  • Digital Twin and management shell


Technical, e.g.

  • CE marking, etc.
    • Machinery Directive
    • Low Voltage Directive
    • WEEE Directive
    • ROHS bans on substances
    • EMC Directive
    • China Compulsory Certification (CCC)
    • SIL and Functional Safety


E-protection, among others

  • ATEX Directive
  • IECEx
  • NFL (New Legislative Framework)
  • Communication technology for field devices, analysers, etc.
    • Fieldbus installation technology
    • APL (Advanced Physical Layer; Ethernet in the Field)
  • Technical documentation


Our board

Nikolaus Krüger

Endress + Hauser

Vice Chairs:
Stephan Neuburger


Eckard Eberle


Further board members:
Stefan Basenach


Mathias Schinzel


Dr. Andreas Mayr

Endress + Hauser

Jörg De la Motte


Dr. Dirk Steinmüller


Dr. Attila Bilgic


Johannes Kalhoff

Phoenix Contact

Markus Kniesel


Ulrich Pichler


Unser network

Our cooperation partners include:

  • ZVEI, Frankfurt, ZVEI Berlin, ZVEI Brüssel
  • EuropElectro, Peking
  • BDI
  • VCI
  • VDMA
  • ProcessNet
  • VDI
  • BioPhorum
  • ISPE
  • PNO
  • IDTA
  • Plattform I 4.0
  • DKE
  • IEC
  • AHKs
  • IHKs
  • BMWK
  • Deutsche Messe AG (Hannover Messe)
  • Dechema (ACHEMA)
  • Messe München (IFAT)
  • Mesago (SPS)
  • 5G ACIA

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