FOUNDATION Fieldbus manufacturer ID numbers are registered with FieldComm Group.


NOTE – Manufacturer IDs and Device Type Codes require active IP licenses with FieldComm Group. This is typically obtained through Membership (most cost effective method), but may be purchased outright for 90% of the cost of membership dues. You can learn more by visiting www.fieldcommgroup.org/membership/membership


Here are the steps to obtain a manufacturer ID:


  • Review the current list
  • Choose an unassigned number within the allowed ranges (0x000101-0x005FFF and 0x10000-0x7FFFFF)
  • Create a string name (Note: FOUNDATION Fieldbus has a 24 ISO-Latin character limit)
  • Please open a support ticket and specify the following:


    • I need assistance with:  Membership Support
    • Details: Manufacturer ID/Device Type Request
    • Additional Details: select the applicable technology/protocol  (FOUNDATION Fieldbus)
    • Subject: New Manufacturer Name
    • DescriptionInclude the new name and requested code.


  • Receive a confirmation message from FieldComm Group