Next-Gen PLC Training

3D Factory Simulation

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Factory I/O Hero

Turn a computer into a PLC training kit

No risk of injury to students or damage to equipment. Space saving solution.

Works with any PLC

As well as the most common automation technologies: PLC simulators, Modbus, OPC and many others.

Common industrial applications

Bring large-scale industrial applications to the classroom.

Build your own scenarios

Use a library of industrial parts to build your own training scenarios.

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Available editions

Factory I/O is available in 7 different editions. Each edition includes I/O drivers targeting specific technologies.

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Ultimate Edition

All-in-one edition
PLC wiring
Custom I/O drivers (SDK)

253€ / year
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Siemens Edition

Ethernet connection
S7-PLCSIM plug and play
All Siemens PLC

144€ / year
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Modbus & OPC Edition

Modbus TCP Server/Client
OPC Client Data Access
OPC Client UA

144€ / year
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Allen-Bradley Edition

Ethernet connection
Compatible with SoftLogix
All Allen-Bradley PLC

144€ / year
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MHJ Edition

Low-cost Siemens SoftPLC
WinSPS-S7 & Grafcet-Studio
Plug and play

36€ / year
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Automgen Edition

Integration with Automgen
Design GRAFCET controllers
Design SysML controllers

36€ / year
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Starter Edition

Included PLC simulator
Functions blocks
Learn the basics

36€ / year
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Ultimate Edition
Includes free support

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Latest news

June 15, 2021


Factory I/O 2.5.0 released

Factory I/O 2.5.0 has been released. This release brings quality of life improvements when working with scene files, several enhancements to Modbus, OPC drivers and the driver window and an updated Factory I/O SDK for .NET Standard. Note that starting at version 2.5.0, on-premise license servers are no longer supported.

January 26, 2021


Factory I/O 2.4.6 released

The new release of Factory I/O 2.4.6 is now available for download. This release improves sound effects, includes an experimental web server, and several bug fixes. We recommend all Factory I/O users to update to this latest stable release.

November 5, 2020


Factory I/O 2.4.5 hotfix available

Factory I/O 2.4.5 hotfix available for download, this release includes several bug fixes and improvements.