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Head of Interoperability
Andreas Faath, VDMA Head of Interoperability and, is responsible for the VDMA's OPC UA activities in which more than 600 companies worldwide are involved. This positions him as an important contact for the international mechanical and plant engineering industry regarding OPC UA standardization. Due to the close cooperation with numerous companies in the mechanical and plant engineering industry, he represents their wishes and requirements regarding OPC UA. Due to the strong international political networks of the VDMA, Mr. Faath was successful to introduce the OPC UA activities into the global politics. Prior to his employment at the VDMA, Mr. Faath studied mechanical and plant engineering and was a scientist at the Technical University of Darmstadt with focus on Digitalization and IIOT. Afterwards he worked in research and development for process optimization and digitalization in the field of vehicle testing at General Motors.