The CODESYS Group is one of the world's leading software manufacturers in the automation industry. At its headquarters in Kempten/Germany and its subsidiaries in China, Italy and the United States, the group currently employs 200 people. The CODESYS Group focuses on developing and marketing the manufacturer-independent IEC 61131-3 automation suite CODESYS and the associated product portfolio. CODESYS covers the complete software side of automation. Core products of the market-leading automation suite are the CODESYS Development System, the corresponding platform-independent control system CODESYS Control and the CODESYS Automation Server, the cloud-based industry 4.0 platform. The customers of the group, founded in 1994 by Dieter Hess and Manfred Werner, come from all areas of automation: manufacturers of industrial controls as well as their users or operators who automate or operate machines and systems with CODESYS.