CAN in Automation (CiA)
In the year 1992, several companies founded the CiA nonprofit organization, in order to provide technical, product and marketing information. The aim of this step was to promote CAN‘s image and to provide a path for future developments of the CAN protocol. About 560 companies are currently members of this international users‘ and manufacturers‘ group. The CiA group is registered in Nuremberg (Germany) as nonprofit organization.