EtherNet/IP Now Standard in Asia
The National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China has adopted EtherNet/IP, along with ControlNet, under the highest Chinese National Standard GB/Z. CIP technologies were previously adopted under Chinese industry standards JB/T 10308.2-2006 in 2007.
The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) also recently adopted EtherNet/IP under the Korean Industrial Standards KS C 61784 and KS C 61158. KATS aims to improve the international competitive power of local enterprises through the introduction of international standards for industrial communication networks, and to support Korean enterprise. KATS harmonizes local industrial standards with international standards.