Kepware to supply communications drivers to Mettler Toledo
As a Connected with Kepware partner, Mettler Toledo will work with Kepware to ensure Kepware will develop and deliver the best communication support for Mettler Toledo industrial weighing terminals. Kepware will deliver drivers for use on desktop (Workstation and Server) operating systems as well as Windows CE embedded operating system environments, used in many OEM HMI Panel products. Kepware will deliver connectivity with the vast range of automation industry software products through vendor defined native interfaces as well as latest OPC Foundation interoperability standards. The first Mettler Toledo Driver will support the Continuous Output Protocol and will be available in the October release KEPServerEX v5.1.
Mettler Toledo is the world leader in weighing systems, explained Roy Kok, VP of Sales and Marketing of Kepware Technologies. We are proud to have been selected as their OPC communications partner for their industrial weighing terminals. Our partnership is a very attractive one, Kepware delivering excellent communications, and validation with virtually every automation software solution on the market, and Mettler Toledo customers benefit from having communications drivers that they can purchase, that will remain current with interoperability standards such as those from the OPC Foundation.
Kepware offers a strong value proposition. stated Felix Klebe, Strategic Product Group Leader at Mettler Toledo. Scale connectivity to peripheral devices and higher level systems has been a traditional strength of our weighing terminals, however a relationship with Kepware extends that capability by delivering a market leading, certified, OPC communication solution tested and validated with virtually all leading automation solutions on the market today. A partnership with Kepware helps allow Mettler Toledo customers to integrate weighing data via OPC into a broad variety of industrial automation systems.
Kepware is the world leader in communication software for automation and offers a unique experience in both OPC and embedded device communications. Since 1995, Kepware has focused on the development of communication drivers to automation controllers, I/O and field devices, OEM Licensable communications and Licensable OPC Interoperability solutions. Applications include M2M (Machine to Machine) and M2E (Machine to Enterprise) communications. Operating system support includes; Microsoft Windows Desktop, Windows Server and Windows Embedded (Windows CE and Windows Embedded NT/XP). Today, with over 140 communication protocols, and through the efforts of our direct sales, distribution and embedded partners, Kepware is the leading provider of communications with annual shipments exceeding 100,000 units. Kepwares responsiveness to customer needs and strong partnerships with other leading automation suppliers ensures that your next application will be a success. Ask around and youll hear why automation professionals everywhere consider Kepware Technologies "Automations Best Friend."
About Mettler Toledo
METTLER TOLEDO is a global manufacturer and marketer of precision instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company has strong worldwide leadership positions. A significant majority of instrument sales are in segments in which we are the global leader. In addition to a broad product offering, we have one of the largest global sales and service organizations among precision instrument companies. METTLER TOLEDO is geographically diversified with sales in 2008 derived 43% from Europe, 35% from the Americas and 22% from Asia and other countries. The Company has an extensive global sales and service organizations with approximately 5,400 or more than one-half of our employees providing sales and service in 35 countries. The Company has a manufacturing presence in Europe, the United States and China.
MORE PROJECT NEWS
Aveva to supply virtualization software to platform in North Sea
AVEVA Activity Visualisation Platform will be used to improve operational training on Total’s Martin Linge topside platform in the North Sea
Flowserve to Supply Valves to Giant Pulp Mill in Brazil
Flowserve will supply all ball sector control valves, ball valves and butterfly valves for the new Klabin mill (Project Puma) located in the city...
OSI to supply Energy Management System to Seattle City Light
The OSI system replaces a legacy Siemens EMS system implemented in the 1990s.
Yokogawa to supply two DCSes for Combined Cycle Power Plants
Yokogawa will deliver DCSes for the PP13 and PP14 combined cycle power plants that Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is building in Riyadh, Saudi...
Aegis supplies MES to Exception EMS
Exception EMS is investing over £300k in an improved production system based around the Aegis FactoryLogix platform.
How OPC UA servers enable SCADA device data management
Industrial Ethernet Book
By Charles ZK Chen, Moxa
This article explains the difference between “updating data by polling” and “updating...
Java and the Internet of Things: Automating the Industrial Economy
The gateway in an industrial controller or higher-end system can convert from OPC-UA to a backend system, in a controller-to-enterprise...
Stefan Hoppe joins the OPC Foundation as Vice President
Hoppe has been President of the OPC Europe organization since 2010 and has personally choreographed many successful events throughout Europe.
AIM Germany and OPC Foundation announce OPC AIM Companion Specification
The specification is an essential component for the successfull AutoID integration for the realization of the future concept "Industrie 4.0."
New Historian Simplifies Data Capture & Analysis
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Kepware Technologies recently introduced a new Local Historian Plug-In for the KEPServerEX communications platform and a...