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SeQent Partners with Kepware and is named as a Kepware Technology Partner for Device Communications

Portland, ME – August 10, 2009 – Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it has been selected as the device communications provider to SeQent Ltd.

SeQent is the leading provider of real-time visualization, ANDON and messaging solutions for the plant floor and the enterprise. Designed specifically for environments where the slightest deviation can impact production significantly, SeQents solutions drive continuous improvement initiatives through early detection and quick remediation. SeQent’s cost-effective automated solutions send real-time text/voice messages to key personnel through LED display/ANDON display boards, pagers, mobile phones and PDAs the moment a tolerance is breached or a fault occurs. A longtime industry leader in the messaging sector, SeQent (formerly Plantwatch Inc. and NETCON Technologies Inc.) provides state-of-the-art ANDON, visualization and messaging solutions to more than 350 facilities worldwide, including major automotive, bottling, consumer products manufacturers and healthcare organizations.

“SeQent benefits greatly from our single server interface and breadth of protocols,” explained Roy Kok, VP of Sales and Marketing of Kepware Technologies. “Their business has a major focus on the markets we support extremely well – manufacturing – and our latest release of KEPServerEX, version 5 delivers the “Manufacturing Suite,” a bundle of over 100 protocols, that delivers connectivity their customers require in one concise application.”

“Kepware’s communications are exceptional,” stated Scott Burns, CTO of SeQent. “They offer a high-quality product and we see that customers have grown to trust communications from Kepware. We can simply state – “Connectivity provided by Kepware” and move on to other discussion items.”

About Kepware
Kepware 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”.

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About SeQent

SeQent is a London, ON Canada based company and an early pioneer and leading software provider in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space. We provide a bridge between Alarms & Events that occur in plant floor equipment and applications and push information to textual and visual devices. This enables hourly and salaried workers to make better-informed decisions that improve productivity and quality while increasing plant floor visibility and profitability. Creating new or utilizing the logic and business rules already set up in Life Safety, Facilities, Production, Quality and Maintenance systems, key information can proactively be sent to MOTOTRBO™ two way radios, pagers, smartphones as well as LED/LCD displays and tablets. SeQent’s product lines are sold through an extensive array of OEM private label and dealer reseller agreements, partnerships with automation supplier sales channels and directly to end-users.

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Kepware Media Contact:

Roy Kok

VP of Marketing and Sales

Scott Burns
SeQent Ltd.

2022-01-11T11:55:35-05:00August 10th, 2009|

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