Invensys releases InFusion 2.0

Invensys Operations Management, provider of technology systems, software, and consulting services to process and discrete manufacturing industries, has released the next evolution of its InFusion enterprise control system (ECS). The company says InFusion ECS 2.0 features new software platform updates, integration with its Foxboro I/A series distributed controls and other systems.

03/01/2010


Dr. Peter Martin
Dr. Peter Martin

 

Invensys Operations Management, provider of technology systems, software, and consulting services to process and discrete manufacturing industries, has released the next evolution of its InFusion enterprise control system (ECS). The company says InFusion ECS 2.0 features new software platform updates, integration with its Foxboro I/A series distributed control system, open integration with other automation or information systems, and enhanced platform integration with the company’s latest advanced applications.

 

With its new capabilities and an integrated offering designed to reduce the total cost of ownership, the InFusion ECS 2.0 is designed to help customers consolidate information across their existing automation and information systems. By enabling real-time access to critical business intelligence, industry users are better able to balance competing strategic objectives related to safety, controls, assets, productivity, and an environment to maximize overall profitability.

 

Introduced in 2006, InFusion ECS utilizes Archestra technology that the company says unites process and production control with business operations control. The system provides functional object templates for a broad range of control and manufacturing operations applications that work within a single development and management environment.

 

“Our customers tell us that they need to operate a real-time enterprise so they can react to business variables and balance environmental, productivity and control trade-offs without jeopardizing profitability or plant safety,” says Sudipta Bhattacharya, president and chief executive officer, Invensys Operations Management.

 

“Most systems are isolated and only allow optimization within specific processes or plants. InFusion ECS, however, allows manufacturers to optimize their operations across the entire enterprise,” Bhattacharya says.

 

To hear a 12-minute interview with Dr. Peter Martin, vice president for business value generation, describing how InFusion was developed and its capabilities for end users, follow this link: tinyurl.com/yjuaujc .

 

Also see iom.invensys.com .

 

 

 



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