Vision: MTConnect Institute's vision is to enable the ease of access to manufacturing device data.

Mission: MTConnect Institute's mission is to create open standards to foster greater interoperability between devices and clients by defining the structure and terminology used in communications in the discrete parts manufacturing sector.


  • Reduce the complexity of interfacing equipment, devices, and software applications.
  • Facilitate the adoption, implementation, and expansion of the MTConnect standard.
  • Create a sustainable funding strategy for the MTConnect Institute.


-Prepared by the MTConnect Institute Board of Trustees, May 2013


See also: Key Findings from the MTConnect Strategic Roadmap (pdf), Strategic Roadmap Supplement - Fall 2015 (pdf) and Strategic Roadmap Supplement - Winter 2015-2016 (pdf); Full Roster of members; Join the Institute