ICONICS and Takebishi Announce OPC Server Partnership

ICONICS has announced an agreement with Takebishi Corporation to integrate the Takebishi DeviceXPlorer OPC Server with its own OPC-based automation software solutions.

Press Release | Published: 26.11.2019
Nuremberg, Germany – SPS 2019 – November 26, 2019 – ICONICS is a global automation software provider and six-time winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year award, providing advanced industry 4.0 web-enabled OPC UA and BACnet certified visualization, analytics, and mobile software solutions for any energy, manufacturing, industrial or building automation application. ICONICS has announced an agreement with Takebishi Corporation to integrate the Takebishi DeviceXPlorer OPC Server with its own OPC-based automation software solutions.
Takebishi DeviceXPlorer OPC Server is a leading OPC server software suite that provides connectivity with control devices in manufacturing, factory, and operations environments with equipment such as PLCs, machine tools, and robots. It provides communication functions with multiple devices via a variety of network technology and helps to bridge data to various applications. Takebishi DeviceXPlorer OPC Server supports OPC UA, DA, AE, and SuiteLink Interface, and can connect to over 200 device types.
“We are most excited about this partnership with ICONICS,” said Hiroshi Okagaki, Director at Takebishi Corp., “so that Takebishi’s DeviceExplorer OPC Server can expand new connectivity for ICONICS products, and Takebishi can also increase its international recognition. Our vision is to win the global market for OPC products.”
With this integration, ICONICS’ global customer base benefits from the ability to connect GENESIS64 applications to a wide range of global brands of suppliers of PLCs, robots, and other industrial automation products. At SPS IPC Drives 2019, attendees will witness how the new GENESIS64 version 10.96 release, combined with the new DxpServer V6 series, provides a compelling joint value proposition for customers in the energy, manufacturing, industrial or building automation markets.
“ICONICS automation software is OPC-to-the-Core™,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of ICONICS. “With that in mind, our solutions such as our flagship HMI/SCADA and building automation suite, GENESIS64, require an OPC Server that provides state-of-the-art functionality, provided by trusted source. ICONICS looks forward to our continued working relationship with Takebishi and what both companies can provide to our shared customers.”
About Takebishi
Since its establishment in 1926, Takebishi has grown by mainly providing products of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation around the Kyoto and Shiga areas. As an engineering trading company, Takebishi specializes in transactions of industrial electric and electronic equipment and devices. The company currently has eight bases in Japan and five bases overseas and is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Takebishi aims to be an “innovative trading company that provides total solutions” with innovative technology and the highest quality. The company joined the OPC Foundation in 1995, with immediate development of its OPC Server, making it the first company to introduce an OPC Server in Japan. Since then, Takebishi has developed multiple OPC Servers, contributing to the spread of OPC technology.
ICONICS is headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts and is a global software developer of visualization, HMI, SCADA and energy solutions. With over 375,000 installations in over 100 countries worldwide and running in over 70 percent of Global 500 companies, ICONICS software is recommended for automating, monitoring and optimizing a customer’s most critical assets. ICONICS was named the 2018 Microsoft Manufacturing Partner of the Year and is now a six-time winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year award.
ICONICS Background Information
ICONICS, a longtime Microsoft Gold Partner and six-time Microsoft Partner of the Year award winner, including the Manufacturing, Application Development, and CityNext Partner of the Year, provides solutions to improve productivity, reduce integration time and operating costs, and optimize asset utilization with visualization and automation software. Founded in 1986, ICONICS has 375,000 installations in over 100 countries worldwide. ICONICS meets the demanding application challenges of the automotive, building automation, food and beverage, government infrastructure, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, utilities and water/wastewater industries. As a managed Microsoft ISV Partner, ICONICS designs its solutions to leverage Microsoft technologies, including Windows 10, Windows Server, Microsoft .NET, Microsoft Azure, SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint.
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