VDMA standard 24903/ smartPCN 3.01


A joint working group between COGD and VDMA extended the smartPCN standard which is now available as well as VDMA standard 24903. The VDMA standard was released in December 2017 and is available at VDMA in German language and as German and English versions with costs at Beuth Verlag.


The smartPCN 3.0 specification is now released after review with technical specification as well as descriptions and explanations.

Please find the official specification here as smartPCN 3.01. It is available in English only.


The technical specification as XSD files are available here for download:



PCNbody (now available as version 3.08)