Open Industry 4.0

We are The Implementation Alliance for Industry 4.0, IIoT & Digitalization

The OI4 Alliance & Our Goals


At the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, we create customer value together by implementing existing standards and developing interoperable Industry 4.0 solutions and services. To achieve this, we follow a common framework, co-developed and powered by a group of industry leaders, from the sensor to the cloud.


  • Faster scaling for OI4 members

  • Easier scaling for operators & OEMs

  • Utilization of existing standards provided by other associations

Value Proposition for Members & End Customers


Whether you want to learn about the values for the OI4 Members or understand the benefits for the End Customers, check out our value propositions.


Value Proposition - OI4 Members

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Value Proposition - End Customers

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What we do


The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance implements based on existing standards and prepares the implementation „How-To“ in the facilities of end customers. As the direct link to the customers, OI4 translates requirements between all stakeholders in the digitalization ecosystem.

We are partnering with other associations that are setting the direction of the market, defining & owning standards, and testing them. With that, we jointly ensure the market readiness and secure the lifecycles of Industry 4.0 products & solutions which are applied regionally or globally. Our international footprint is growing via international project hubs and partnerships.

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As a founding member of the alliance, we can offer our current customers in the process industry new digital products and services, which are future-proof and fulfill the high security requirements of the industry.

– Hans Huber, General Manager Industrial IoT, Endress+Hauser