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Open Core Engineering

Connected Industry Starts Here

Industry 4.0 requires fast, open and platform-independent automation environments based on common IT and software solutions.

Based on open standards, software tools, function toolkits, and Open Core Interface, Open Core Engineering combines high engineering efficiency in automation with the technologies, tools, and solutions of the IT world. With IT technologies and tools it enables the implementation of new services and business models for machine builders and end users.

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Understanding the Open Core Interface within automation environments

Open Core Engineering allows you to create innovative solutions that are tailored to your exact application. By using the Open Core Interface and our free SDKs you can explore machine communication and control via third party systems such as LabVIEW as well as virtually any higher level language from Java to C++.

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Meet new automation challenges with technology that sets you free

Innovative specialized machine control and automation functions should provide maximum customer benefits and keep current with new IT technologies into the automation field—like smart devices and modern communication architectures.

Open Core Engineering makes this possible: it opens the core of Rexroth’s PLC systems to the increased use of high-level languages and device platforms, enabling new integration opportunities to enhance automation production workflow and flexibility.


More efficient engineering for consistent software solutions


Open Core Interface – new levels of freedom in engineering


Individualization: the definitive competitive advantage

Future-proof solutions

Future-proof solutions for manufacturers and end-users