Apriso®, a leading provider of adaptive software solutions for global Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), today announced the OPC Foundation, an industry consortium that creates and maintains standards for open connectivity of industrial automation devices and systems, has designated Apriso’s FlexNet® as “Compliance Certified.” Apriso is the first MOM software provider that has achieved this highly coveted certification standard, after having successfully completed a series of rigorous interoperability, performance and usability tests for FlexNet’s ability to integrate with data historians, SCADA, PLC’s among other automation level applications.
“By being the first MOM provider to attain “Compliance Certified” status, Apriso demonstrates its leadership position in maintaining comprehensive integration standards with factory automation,” stated Thomas J. Burke, President and Executive Director for the OPC Foundation. “Clearly, manufacturers can benefit from standardized, vendor agnostic connectivity to the shop floor, including accelerated MOM solution deployments, reduced IT implementation and maintenance costs, and increased efficiency when synchronizing operations with enterprise applications, such as ERP and PLM.”
The ultimate goal of most manufacturing management is to have smooth, accessible operations and reliable supply chain information flows throughout their enterprises. As a Certified MOM provider, Apriso has proven its ability to communicate directly with OPC-enabled automation equipment and data historians, providing access to real-time production data, which can be used to support Lean operations and to continually improve business processes to achieve operational excellence.
Apriso is committed to helping manufacturers attain visibility, control and synchronization of enterprise wide operations for the lowest total cost. In order to accomplish this goal, Apriso supports multiple integration standards – in addition to those of the OPC Foundation – to ensure and simplify the global integration of enterprise applications. In addition to its SAP Powered by NetWeaver certified integration and IBM SOA Specialty Program participation, Apriso meets standards including ISA-95, ISO-14002, ISO-9001-2000, FDA 21 CFR Parts 11 and 820, as well as other vertical industry specific standards enforced across the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Apriso Corporation (apriso.com) is a software company dedicated to providing competitive advantage for its customers. It does so by enabling organizations to adapt quickly and easily to market changes and unexpected events. Apriso’s FlexNet platform provides visibility, adaptability and real-time control of manufacturing operations across the enterprise and supply chain network. This is accomplished by integrating planning, execution and control, increasing operational efficiency and eliminating errors in the production process. Apriso serves more than 170 customers in 41 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Its customers include General Motors, Lear, Honeywell, L'Oreal, Trixell, Lockheed Martin, Becton Dickinson, Saint-Gobain, Novelis and Essilor.
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