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ICONICS extends Mitsubishi Electric’s capabilities in Factory, Process and Building Automation

26/11/2019 08:36:54
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ImagesClick Image for 300dpi jpg fileICONICS extends Mitsubishi Electric’s capabilities in Factory, Process and Building Automation

Bridging the gap between IT and OT – Bringing SCADA to new levels

In May of 2019, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced its 100% acquisition of ICONICS, Inc.. It is a US-headquartered global automation software provider of advanced web-enabled OPC UA and BACnet certified visualisation, analytics, mobile, and IoT software solutions for any energy, manufacturing, industrial or building automation applications. Mitsubishi Electric recognises ICONICS as an industry leader in automation software solutions and has positioned the company as its “Software Centre of Excellence”.

ICONICS’ suite of software products are designed for the simplest to the most demanding factory automation (FA) and building automation (BA) applications. The company provides a variety of solutions throughout a considerable installed customer base. ICONICS’ solutions help to provide advanced capabilities on top of traditional, classic SCADA applications, as well as bridge the gap between IT and OT, including advanced IoT technology that brings SCADA to a new level.

Today’s Industry 4.0 applications increasingly require more IoT native solutions to help companies stay competitive. Additional ICONICS technology advantages that help reinforce Mitsubishi Electric’s current automation software capabilities include:

  • Extended IoT Connectivity – Using ICONICS IoTWorX and integrated MicroSCADA.

  • AnalytiX for Factory Automation – Via Quality AnalytiX and New CFSWorX Connected Field Worker solution.

  • Big Data Collection - Utilising ICONICS Hyper Historian and cloud connectivity, which provides a platform for advanced data analytics.

  • Advanced AnyGlass Visualization - Including solutions for wearables, advanced AR capabilities, enhanced KPIWorX, and integration with popular smart assistants.

  • Enhanced SCADA Factory and Building Automation – Integrates the above new technologies and more within FA and BA applications.

“These capabilities enhance Mitsubishi Electric’s product offerings today to address new types of Industry 4.0 applications for factory automation,” said Satoshi Takeda, Senior Deputy General Manager of Nagoya Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.

“We welcome ICONICS to the Mitsubishi Electric family. Its products will perfectly complement our SCADA solutions and our strategy for EMEA and Russia,” said Hartmut Pütz, President Factory Automation EMEA, Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.

“Mitsubishi Electric’s breadth of customers and products, combined with its extensive sales channels provide an exciting opportunity for ICONICS to increase its market share for factory and building automation systems worldwide,” said Russ Agrusa, CEO of ICONICS.

Image Caption: ICONICS’ suite of software products will complement Mitsubishi Electric’s SCADA solutions in Factory, Process and Building Automation.
[Source: Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.]

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About Mitsubishi Electric

With nearly 100 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a recognized world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, mobility and building technology, as well as heating, cooling and air-conditioning technology.

Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better, and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric endeavours to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with technology.

With around 146,500 employees the company recorded consolidated group sales of 40.9 billion US Dollar* in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020.

Our sales offices, research & development centres and manufacturing plants are located in over 30 countries.

Factory Automation EMEA

Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V., Factory Automation EMEA has its European headquarters in Ratingen near Dusseldorf, Germany. It is a part of Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. that has been represented in Germany since 1978, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan.

The role of Factory Automation EMEA is to manage sales, service and support across its network of local branches and distributors throughout the EMEA region.
*At an exchange rate of 109 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2020

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