Industrial software

Asset management software improves decision support

(18/02/2019)
A new release of Emerson’s AMS Device Manager is designed to help improve plant reliability with better organised data for more informed and proactive management of field devices.
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Software framework enhances edge-to-cloud connectivity

(25/11/2018)
Eurotech has introduced the 6.0 release of the Everyware Software Framework (ESF), which is designed to enhance its IoT Edge Framework’s edge and cloud connectivity capability.

Maintenance and operations support tool extended

(25/04/2018)
Yokogawa Electric Corporation launched version R4.01 of its Plant Resource Manager (PRM) software tool for centrally managing large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices as well as manufacturing equipment.


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  1. 22/10/2017 Eplan Platform version 2.7

    The new Eplan Platform version 2.7 is now available. Features include 19 software languages, numerous detail upgrades and bidirectional connections to automation technology – including to TIA Portal by Siemens and to Melsoft IQ by Mitsubishi.

  2. 03/05/2017 Time-saving control cabinet wiring app

    EPLAN has introduced a new Smart Wiring Application alongside the release of EPLAN Version 2.6. The app visualises the control cabinet wiring and provides the necessary production data digitally which eliminates the need to work from schematic diagrams when wiring control panels.

  3. 13/03/2017 Gaining a 360° view of line performance

    To support global food manufacturers in meeting the documentation and active managerial control requirements of the Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA) when exporting products to the US, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched the enhanced ProdX 2.0 data management software system.

  4. 06/03/2017 Simulation solution transforms product development tasks

    An engineering simulation software solution from ANSYS can be used across the entire product lifecycle. ANSYS 18 is said expand the boundaries of simulation upfront in the development process to digital exploration as well as downstream with digital twins, expanding simulation to the operations and maintenance of products.

  5. 24/01/2017 Control software for automated palletising applications

    A new type of software has been developed to ensure optimum control of automated handling systems for palletising applications. The PalletSolver software suite is designed by Yaskawa for use with its Motoman robots to enable faster development and integration of a robotic palletising system through user-friendly configuration, set-up and customisation and to facilitate maximum system uptime without compromising production schedules. 

  6. 16/01/2017 End-to-cloud IoT application software

    Advantech has rounding out its IoT applications for the end-to-cloud with the recently launched WebAccess 8.2.

  7. 23/10/2016 Simplifying real-time performance management and strengthening cybersecurity

    Metso Expertune PlantTriage, a control loop monitoring system, is designed to oversee process control loops night and day, diagnose and prioritise opportunities for improvements, and pinpoint major economic paybacks.

  8. 17/05/2016 Planning and simulation tool for Profinet networks

    A new software tool from Siemens has been developed for the design and simulation of Profinet automation networks.

  9. 15/04/2016 Gaining insight into the health of capital equipment

    NI has developed an enhanced version of its InsightCM Enterprise software, a solution that helps companies gain insight into the health of capital equipment for machine maintenance and operations.

  10. 01/03/2016 Centralised data management software solution

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released its Plant Resource Manager (PRM) software tool version R3.30 which represents an upgrade of its system for the centralised management of large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices and manufacturing equipment. 

  11. 02/02/2016 Intuitive data management for process analytical technology

    Siemens is expanding its data management software offerings for Process Analytical Technology (PAT) with the introduction of Simatic Sipat version 5.0, which allows users to monitor and control the quality of products in real-time during manufacturing. 

  12. 22/12/2015 Evaluation service aims to optimise IT asset management

    Rockwell Automation has released new software and enterprise evaluation services designed to help manufacturers and industrial operators better manage their assets and reduce risk. 

  13. 06/10/2015 Plant information management system offers improved data acquisition capabilities

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced Exaquantum R3.01, which is said to deliver a six-fold increase in data acquisition performance and can handle five times as many data points as its predecessor giving plant operators a more detailed understanding of their plant processes.

  14. 06/10/2015 Plant information management system offers improved data acquisition capabilities

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced Exaquantum R3.01, which is said to deliver a six-fold increase in data acquisition performance and can handle five times as many data points as its predecessor giving plant operators a more detailed understanding of their plant processes.

  15. 19/01/2015 Mobile capabilities added to enterprise manufacturing intelligence software

    New capabilities embedded into the FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMI v6.0 software from Rockwell Automation gives the freedom to use any digital device to easily access optimised performance metrics and data analytics from plant floors and machines.

  16. 06/01/2015 Software expansion for mobile process data management

    Siemens has recently expanded its Comos Mobile Solutions product family, bringing together the Comos software web-based solutions for plant engineering projects in the process industry, and enabling all those involved in a project to access relevant information at any time via mobile data terminal equipment, such as tablets or a web browser.

  17. 20/11/2014 Expanded simulation platform improves quality and productivity

    With Version 8.1, Siemens has expanded its Simit simulation platform to include the virtual commissioning of automation solutions. New functions and wizards are said to increase flexibility and reduce simulation design efforts. 

  18. 20/11/2014 Mobile reporting software supports wearable technology

    Schneider Electric has released Wonderware SmartGlance 2014 R2 mobile reporting software which includes new features that are said to simplify monitoring, visualising and analysing real-time plant and industrial process data via mobile devices easy.

  19. 14/10/2014 Device management wizard offers centralised management

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation’s new FieldMate Device Management Wizard R3.01 offers a versatile software program for configuring, adjusting and managing a variety of field devices used in factories and other production sites.

  20. 23/09/2014 Unified supply chain management software for hydrocarbon industry

    Schneider Electric has introduced a unified supply chain management solution for the hydrocarbon processing industry.