Kepware supplies Operon Systems with OPC communications software

  • March 11, 2009
  • Kepware
  • News
March 11, 2009 – Kepware Technologies has been selected as the primary supplier of communications between Operon Systems “Red Hawk” data collection and manufacturing productivity monitoring solutions and devices (PLCs, I/O and other plant floor controllers). Operon Systems is a part of the Dunsirn Partners, LLC portfolio of companies. Started and based out of Appleton, Wisconsin, Operon Systems has been manufacturing and selling RedHawk to manufacturing companies looking to increase the productivity of their current operations since 2003. Kepware’s KEPServerEX solution offers Operon Systems all the connectivity they require, for data collection from the manufacturing plant floor.“Operon Systems has identified a valuable niche that they will excel in with their product portfolio and they have focused on a partnership with Kepware to deliver the device communications they needed under the core competency that they deliver.” explained Roy Kok, VP of Sales and Marketing of Kepware Technologies. “Our joint customers can install these solutions with the knowledge that Operon Systems and Kepware will work together to deliver a leading and supported end to end solution, even though we are two separate companies.”“Kepware is the leader in plant floor communications,” stated Troy Dunsirn, President of Operon Systems. “We needed a partner that had an impeccable reputation for plant floor connectivity and that could take the issue of communications off the table as we focus on the sale of our RedHawk solution. Kepware delivers on both fronts. Once our customers hear that we are delivering Kepware communications, we just move on to the next discussion topic.”About KepwareKepware 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. Kepware’s responsiveness to customer needs and strong partnerships with other leading automation suppliers ensures that your next application will be a success. Ask around and you’ll hear why automation professionals everywhere consider Kepware Technologies "Automation’s Best Friend.”About Operon SystemsOperon Systems is a privately held business located in Appleton, Wisconsin. Established in 2003, Operon optimizes customers’ efficiency by increasing productivity and reducing costs with our unique shop-floor productivity solutions, as well as our suite of professional services. Companies leverage Operon’s vast manufacturing experience to reduce inefficiencies such as scrap and downtime. RedHawk, our flagship data collection solution, has now been enhanced to provide product labeling and material tracking. With hundreds of installs in production, RedHawk is the only solution for accurate shop floor needs. Learn More

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