Industrial software

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Lean management solution boosts productivity and digitalisation

Schneider Electric as launched EcoStruxure Plant Lean Management, a digital solution that collects and aggregates data across industrial operations to develop key performance indicators (KPIs) for short interval management (SIM) meetings, where shop floor teams review production cycles and identify issues and actions that need to be implemented.
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AI manufacturing solutions expanded with apps and integrations

Pleora Technologies has introduced production-ready and customisable performance advances for its AI solutions to help manufacturers improve frontline processes and collect inspection data for analytics.
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EAM software leads to greater productivity

Ultimo has incorporated additional features and functionality into its Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software suite, helping users reduce the time spent on managing and reporting maintenance tasks.


  1. 11/07/2021 Enterprise-level software aims to simplify data management

    Emerson has launched Plantweb Optics Data Lake, an enterprise-level data management software solution that is said to help manufacturers reduce data complexity.

  2. 10/07/2021 Plant data transformation platform automatically verifies data discrepancies and inconsistencies

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced OpreX Data Model Broker, a plant data transformation platform in the OpreX Connected Intelligence lineup.

  3. 20/04/2021 Tank inventory software application improves operational efficiency

    Emerson has launched Rosemount TankMaster Mobile, a cross-platform inventory management software application for tank gauging systems which provides immediate secure access to critical tank data.

  4. 01/03/2021 Simulation and test solutions optimise productivity and collaboration

    Siemens Digital Industries Software has released Simcenter Testlab software, part of the Simcenter portfolio of simulation and test solutions within the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of integrated software and services.

  5. 17/12/2020 AR raises the bar on product inspection uptime

    Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has introduced a remote Augmented Reality (AR) Customer Support service to enable remote identification of the cause of product inspection equipment issues.

  6. 23/11/2020 Software tool for fast and flexible connectivity

    Kontron is now able to offer, through its subsidiary Kontron AIS GmbH, the FabEagle connect software tool which links manufacturing and IT to enable fast and reliable data transfer.

  7. 13/01/2020 Plant information management system with expanded data acquisition and export capabilities

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released Exaquantum R3.20, an enhanced version of its plant information management system (PIMS) software package in the OpreX Asset Operations and Optimisation family. 

  8. 18/02/2019 Asset management software improves decision support

    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.

  9. 25/11/2018 Software framework enhances edge-to-cloud connectivity

    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.

  10. 25/04/2018 Maintenance and operations support tool extended

    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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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. 

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.