Press Releases

Kepware Releases New Version of Communications Platform

Portland, ME, 6/23/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the release of KEPServerEX version 5.18. Key enhancements offer additional device connectivity and an improved user experience for customers in multiple vertical industries, including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Power &...

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Kepware Receives 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

Portland, ME, 5/27/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its Industrial Data Forwarder for Splunk plug-in received a 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Through the functionality...

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ABB Integrates KEPServerEX from Kepware to Support First-of-its-Kind Coal Seam Gas Project

Portland, ME, 4/28/2015 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that leading power and automation company, ABB, has integrated KEPServerEX with its flagship product, 800xA Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS). Selected as the main automation contractor for the world's first operation focused on...

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Kepware Representatives to Present on the Internet of Things at Leading Automation Conferences this Spring

Portland, ME, 4/6/2015 8:00 AM

A key trend in the industrial automation industry, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way that many businesses operate. Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced that CEO Tony Paine will speak to this technology at the upcoming ENTELEC Conference & Expo. His...

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Kepware Enables Next Generation of Innovators as Silver Supplier for the FIRST® Robotics Competition

Portland, ME, 3/16/2015 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies announced today that it has joined forces with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an international K-12 not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology, as a Silver Supplier of the FIRST® Robotics...

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Kepware Accepting Applications for 2015 School Grant Contest

Portland, ME, 3/5/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced that in an effort to promote STEM education and workforce development in Maine, it is accepting applications for its second annual school grant contest. The contest is open to any school, classroom, school club, or educational program...

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Kepware Technical Support Honored with Stevie Award for Second Consecutive Year

Portland, ME, 3/2/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, was presented with a Bronze Stevie Award for Sales & Customer Service in the computer software category for companies with up to 100 employees on Friday, February 27th. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top sales awards,...

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Kepware Updates Flagship Communications Platform to Streamline Data Management and Prioritize Bandwidth Usage

Portland, ME, 2/24/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the release of KEPServerEX version 5.17. Key enhancements to the flagship communications platform include the new Scheduler Plug-In and updates to the Local Historian Plug-In and EFM Suite. The release strengthens Kepware's product...

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Kepware Updates Local Historian and Announces Partnerships for On-Site Data Visualization and Reporting

Portland, ME, 2/18/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced both strategic updates to its Local Historian Plug-In and key technology partnerships that enable on-site data visualization and reporting. Featured in KEPServerEX version 5.17 (which will release on February 24, 2015), the enhanced Local...

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Kepware Technologies' KEPServerEX Honored with Engineers' Choice Award

Portland, ME, 2/9/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its flagship product, KEPServerEX, has won the Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Award for the sixth consecutive year. Now in its 28th year of product recognition, Control Engineering awarded patented products in 26 categories...

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Molex Incorporated Increases Operational Efficiencies and Reduces Costs with Kepware's KEPServerEX

Portland, ME, 12/2/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its flagship product, KEPServerEX, has been integrated with Molex Incorporated's SIS shop floor program to significantly increase operational efficiencies and interoperability across numerous locations. By using KEPServerEX, Molex can...

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Kepware Improves Operational Efficiency and Responsiveness with New Local Historian

Portland, ME, 10/29/2014 12:00 AM

Historical information is used by the Automation Industry to improve process throughput, manage assets, and report to regulatory authorities. Therefore, access to this information is critical. Both Operations and Engineering teams require solutions that can be located close to the data source, are capable of storing data at high speeds, and have...

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Kepware Updates Flagship Product to Support Big Data Analytics and Advance Industrial Internet of Things

Portland, ME, 10/21/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the release of KEPServerEX version 5.16. The release features the new Industrial Data Forwarder (IDF) for Splunk Plug-In, Local Historian Plug-In, and IEC 60870-5 Suite that expand Kepware's offerings for the Power, Manufacturing, and Oil...

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Kepware Technologies Ranked Fourth in 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine

Portland, ME, 10/9/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine in the medium company category. The awards program, founded in 2006 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Maine State Council and the Best Companies Group, is a project designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in...

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Kepware Technologies Wins Governor's Award for Business Excellence

Portland, ME, 9/24/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that it was presented with the Governor's Award for Business Excellence. The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has acknowledged deserving companies with the award on an annual basis since 1991. Organizations...

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Cascades Implements Kepware's Communication Solutions to Increase Operational Efficiency and Advance Environmental Initiatives

Portland, ME, 9/9/2014 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that Cascades Tissue Group has implemented KEPServerEX and LinkMaster to improve connectivity across its diverse and sprawling infrastructure. Since adopting Kepware's communication solutions, Cascades Tissue Group has improved...

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Kepware Demonstrates Commitment to Communications Standards and Leading Hardware Providers with Updates to Flagship Product

Portland, ME, 7/22/2014 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced major product updates to KEPServerEX version 5.15. The release demonstrates Kepware's unwavering commitment to communications standards and support of industry-leading hardware manufacturers. The updates are particularly relevant to...

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Kepware Technologies Receives Second Consecutive M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award

Portland, ME, 6/10/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its flagship product, KEPServerEX®, received a 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award from M2M Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the machine-to-machine movement. This is the second consecutive year Kepware's...

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Kepware Technologies Announces Key Partnerships in Europe

Portland, ME, 5/13/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced nine key partnerships in Europe. These Preferred Partners will promote, distribute, and offer support for all software solutions across Kepware's product portfolio. Kepware is pleased to welcome the following companies to its 2014...

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Kepware Technologies Announces Key Partnerships in Latin America

Portland, ME, 5/13/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced two key partnerships in Latin America. These Preferred Partners will promote, distribute, and offer support for all software solutions across Kepware's product portfolio. Kepware is pleased to welcome the following companies to its 2014...

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Kepware Technologies Announces Key Partnerships in Middle East, Africa

Portland, ME, 5/13/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced four key partnerships in the Middle East and Africa. These Preferred Partners will promote, distribute, and offer support for all software solutions across Kepware's product portfolio. Kepware is pleased to welcome the following...

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Kepware Technologies Announces Key Partnerships in Asia Pacific, Oceania

Portland, ME, 5/13/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced nine key partnerships in the Asia Pacific and Oceania regions. These Preferred Partners will promote, distribute, and offer support for all software solutions across Kepware's product portfolio. Kepware is pleased to welcome the...

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Kepware Representatives to Speak at Leading Oil & Gas Event in May

Portland, ME, 5/6/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced that its CEO, Tony Paine, and Product Manager, Stephen Sponseller, have each been selected to lead key presentations at the upcoming ENTELEC Spring Conference & Expo in Houston, Texas:   Tony Paine will present "Leveraging OPC UA to...

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Kepware Donation Provides Elementary Students with Tools to Bolster Technical Education

Portland, ME, 4/15/2014 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced a $10,600 donation to the Farrington School, an elementary school in Augusta, Maine. With its headquarters in Portland, Kepware is committed to the advancement of technical education both in the state of Maine and abroad. Kepware's...

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Kepware Technologies Wins Bronze in 2014 Stevie Awards for Outstanding Customer Service

Portland, ME, 2/25/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, was presented on Friday, February 21st with a Bronze Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year in the computer software category for companies with up to 100 employees.   The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service recognize the...

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Kepware Releases OPC Server with Major Driver Enhancements and Added Support for Liquid Electronic Flow Measurement

Portland, ME, 2/18/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the release of KEPServerEX® version 5.14. The latest iteration of the company's flagship communications platform addresses evolving customer needs related to data storage, accessibility, and compliance across several of the key industries...

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Kepware Technologies' KEPServerEX Recognized as "Engineers' Choice" for Fifth Consecutive Year

Portland, ME, 2/10/2014 8:00 AM

For the fifth consecutive year, Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, received the Control Engineering "Engineers' Choice" award for its flagship communications solution, KEPServerEX®.   A subsidy of CFE media, Control Engineering awarded products in 23 categories across control,...

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Kepware Grants UMaine Students Professional Edge with Technology Donation

Portland, ME, 1/31/2014 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today a $30,000 software donation to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Program. Headquartered in Maine and committed to the advancement of technical education in the state, Kepware will outfit each of the...

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Continued Growth Spurs Kepware Leadership Realignment

Portland, ME, 1/21/2014 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today a significant restructuring of its most senior leadership. Longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Tony Paine, promoted Brett Austin from Chief Financial Officer to President. Though relinquishing the responsibility and title of...

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Repete Corporation Implements Kepware's KEPServerEX to Accommodate Customers' Increasingly Diverse Protocol Environments

Portland, ME, 1/14/2014 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that Repete Corporation has implemented KEPServerEX to address the diverse protocol environments of its growing international customer base. Since adopting Kepware's flagship communications platform, the food production system integrator...

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Kepware Technologies Receives Third Consecutive "First Team" Recognition in Leadership in Automation Awards

Portland, ME, 1/7/2014 8:00 AM

Summit Media Group's Automation World, the leading business magazine serving automation professionals, named Kepware Technologies as a First Team category leader in the 2013 Leadership in Automation Program.   Each year, the community-based program invites automation professionals to vote for their favorite automation vendors in unaided recall...

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Kepware Technologies Ranked Fifth in 2013 Best Places to Work in Maine Award

Portland, ME, 10/18/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies was recently ranked fifth in the 2013 Best Places to Work in Maine award's Small/Medium Company Category. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Maine State Council and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify,...

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Kepware Updates Communications Platform to Strengthen Support of Industry Standards and Improve Interoperability

Portland, ME, 10/15/2013 8:00 AM

Today, Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, released KEPServerEX® version 5.13. The updated communications platform expands Kepware's support of industry standards, and enables improved interoperability and communications across key industries.   KEPServerEX version 5.13 features client-...

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iQuest Integrates Kepware's KEPServerEX to Deliver Augmented Reality View of Plant Floor

Portland, ME, 9/26/2013 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its flagship product has been integrated with iQuest, Inc.'s iQagent to deliver an augmented reality view of any industrial plant floor. The Kepware-supported iQuest, Inc. application turns any plant floor into a data-rich environment...

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Kepware Announces Contel as Preferred Distributor in Israel

Portland, ME, 9/12/2013 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced Contel as its preferred distributor in Israel. With headquarters in the Park Deniv, Israel, Contel will provide local pre-sales support, licensing, installation, and technical support for Kepware customers. "Kepware has achieved...

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Kepware President and CEO to Present at Acclaimed Industrial Automation Events this Fall

Portland, ME, 9/5/2013 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced that its President and CEO, Tony Paine, will speak as an expert on systems communication and industrial automation during two acclaimed energy telecommunications and manufacturing intelligence events this fall. At the ENTELEC 2013...

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Kepware Leads Industry Shift to Modern OPC UA Communication Standard with ClientAce 4.0

Portland, ME, 7/16/2013 12:00 AM

Recognizing the enormous potential of the OPC UA communication standard, Automation industry leaders are eager for solutions that simplify migration to the modern protocol. Today, Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, released ClientAce OPC .NET Toolkit V4.0 with added development support for...

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Kepware's Communication Platform Answers Automation Industry's Call for Improved Security and Interoperability

Portland, ME, 6/18/2013 8:00 AM

A defense-in-depth security policy can minimize both malicious and unintentional mistakes that may cause downtime or impact safety. Today, Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, released KEPServerEX® V5.12—the latest edition of its flagship communications platform designed to help meet...

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Cirrus Enlists Kepware Technology to Help Major Beef Producer Streamline Logistics

Portland, ME, 6/6/2013 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced its successful implementation with Cirrus Tech, Inc. The companies joined forces to streamline the industrial automation, warehousing, and logistics processes for one of the nation's top beef producers. Challenged with effectively...

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SIGIT Fuels Electronic Flow Measurement With Kepware

Portland, ME, 4/24/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that SIGIT Automation Inc. is solving its connectivity and communications challenges with Kepware's communications platform. KEPServerEX® will serve as the backbone to SIGIT's e-SCADA™ solution, delivering historical Electronic Flow...

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Kepware Technologies Announces Partnership with EnerSys Corporation

Portland, ME, 4/10/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that it has established a partnership with Houston, Texas-based EnerSys Corporation (EnerSys). Under the agreement, EnerSys is approved to promote, distribute, and sell licenses for Kepware's flagship product KEPServerEX® v5 Communications...

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Kepware's EFM Exporter Software Gains Third-Party Validation

Portland, ME, 4/2/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that its flagship product KEPServerEX v5 has passed the functionality testing conducted in March by an internationally recognized, independent research laboratory located in San Antonio, TX. The testing focused on KEPServerEX v5's EFM...

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Kepware Expands KEPServerEX Interoperability

Portland, ME, 3/5/2013 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced new enhancements to its KEPServerEX platform, offering new solutions to simplify communications management. Today's announcement underscores the company's commitment in listening to customers' needs and developing relevant solutions for a...

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Kepware Takes Home "Engineers' Choice Award" from Control Engineering

Portland, ME, 2/20/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the company has secured another significant product award for its flagship KEPServerEX® solution. The centralized communications platform received high marks from the editors and readers of Control Engineering Magazine, elevating it to...

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Kepware Shows Strong 2012 Growth in Industrial Automation Markets

Portland, ME, 1/30/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced its strong 2012 growth in the industrial automation markets, including Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Power Distribution, and other automation industries that depend on reliable, real-time and historical data to optimize operations and...

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Kepware Unveils Customized Training Program

Portland, ME, 1/23/2013 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies today announced its new hands-on training program, designed to help customers successfully set-up and operate communication systems for automation applications. Customers can schedule on-site customized classes at their facility with the Kepware training staff. In addition, courses will be offered at Kepware's Portland, Maine...

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Kepware Honored by Automation World for Information Management

Portland, ME, 1/8/2013 12:00 AM

Kepware® Technologies announced today the company has been named a "First Team" category leader in the second annual "Leadership in Automation Program" by Summit Media Group. The editors of Automation World, the leading business magazine serving automation professionals, launched this community-based program in January 2012. Automation...

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Kepware Makes Deloitte's 2012 Fast 500

Portland, ME, 11/29/2012 12:00 AM

Further solidifying its leadership in the industrial automation marketplace, Kepware Technologies today announced the company has been named 449 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, an annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Kepware grew 155...

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Kepware's Industrial Automation Communication Solution Makes Plant Engineering Final Cut

Portland, ME, 11/27/2012 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies® announced today that its flagship communications solution, KEPServerEX®, has been selected as a Finalist in the Plant Engineering 2012 Product of the Year awards. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, the awards are a premier honor for new products in the manufacturing and industrial automation markets.   Kepware's...

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Kepware Delivers Major Enhancements to the KEPServerEX Communications Platform

Portland, ME, 11/13/2012 12:00 AM

Kepware® Technologies, the leader in Advanced Communications for Automation, announced today the release of KEPServerEX® 5.10. Significant in the release is the new ABB TotalFlow communications driver, additional support to the Electronic Flow Measurement (EFM) option, and EFM support to the Fisher ROC and ROC+ drivers for the Oil & Gas industry....

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