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Bedrock Automation Joins as an FDT Group Member

November 24, 2014 |  In The News

Jodoigne, Belgium, 24 November 2014


Bedrock Automation Platforms, Inc. of San Jose, California has joined as a member of the FDT Group. Bedrock Automation, a Maxim Integrated  (Nasdaq: MXIM) subsidiary, is an innovative Silicon Valley automation company launching a new  highly scalable, cyber secure automation system.


“We are pleased to have Bedrock Automation join the FDT Group membership. Their unique solution for automation cyber security will be an asset to the FDT Group as we continue to enhance and expand the FDT standard,” comments Glenn Schulz, Managing Director of the FDT Group.


“The FDT Group’s model aligns with Bedrock’s automation prime directives, Simple Scalable Secure™.  We will launch our ICS platform with FDT coupled to our Integrated Design Environment, IDE 1.0,” states Albert Rooyakkers, the Founder, CTO and VP of Engineering of Bedrock Automation.  


The FDT Group Board of Directors approved the membership application from Bedrock Automation at their recent meeting in Bad Pyrmont, Germany, granting them their membership privileges with immediate effect.



About Bedrock Automation


Bedrock Automation, a subsidiary of Maxim Integrated (Nasdaq: MXIM), has developed a new generation of open secure automation.  The revolutionary system incorporates an electro-magnetic backplane and deeply embedded cyber security delivering the highest levels of system performance, security and reliability at the lowest lifecycle cost.


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About the FDT Group AISBL


The FDT Group AISBL is an international non-profit corporation consisting of over 90 leading worldwide companies active in process and factory automation. The major purpose of the FDT Group is to provide an open and non proprietary interface for the integration of field devices with engineering, automation and asset management systems. In this environment, end users, manufacturers, universities, and research organizations are working together to develop the technology; to provide development tools, support, and training; to coordinate field trials and demonstrations; and to enable product interoperability. Visit and for more information.


FDT® is a registered trademark and FDT2™ is a trademark of the FDT Group AISBL.


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