The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) is an international open network organization dedicated to the technical development and promotion of the CC-Link family of industrial automation networks – CC-Link IE and CC-Link. The CLPA’s key technology is CC-Link IE, the world’s first open gigabit standard Ethernet network designed for automation. CC-Link IE is an ideal network solution for IIoT & I4.0 applications due to its unmatched bandwidth. The CLPA operates globally to manage, update and maintain the specifications for the family of CC-Link automation networks.
The CC-Link family of networks is ideally suited for machine automation, cell or process control in a wide variety of industries. The CC-Link family includes fieldbus – CC-Link & CC-Link Safety; and Industrial Ethernet networks – CC-Link IE Field & CC-Link IE Control. The CLPA exists to support member companies; to provide technical assistance in developing compatible products; to conduct conformance testing; and to promote the activities of our members as well as the worldwide adoption of CC Link IE (CC-Link) technology for network communications in industrial and process automation..