The Open Source Automation Development Lab eG (OSADL) is a German organization intended to promote and coordinate the development of open source software for the machine, machine tool, and automation industry. , it has more than 40 member companies from around the world, including machine manufacturers, manufacturers of automation hardware and software, semiconductor companies, user associations and open source software service providers. Membership fees are used for the most part to fund development of the software.
OSADL was founded on December 8, 2005. It was assigned the cooperative register number 440085 at the Stuttgart, Germany, District Court in August 2006.