Press Releases

Kepware Releases New Version of Flagship Industrial Connectivity Platform

Portland, ME, 5/3/2016 8:00 AM

Kepware® Technologies, a software development company focused on industrial connectivity, today announced the release of its KEPServerEX® version 5.20 software. Key enhancements offer additional device and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity for customers in several vertical industries, including Building Automation, Manufacturing, and Oil &...

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Kepware to Exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE 2016

Portland, ME, 4/25/2016 2:05 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company recently acquired by PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC), will exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE today, April 25, through Friday, April 29, to share the company’s industrial connectivity solutions that are capable of providing real-time machine data for Industrie 4.0 deployments. Kepware will provide live product...

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Kepware Discusses Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Connectivity at Top Industry Events

Portland, ME, 4/22/2016 8:05 AM

Despite steadily increasing adoption rates, industrial Internet of Things (IoT) use cases and examples of field-proven technology are not widely known. Kepware Technologies, a software development company recently acquired by PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC), will kick off a series of spring speaking engagements at leading industry conferences beginning next...

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Faurecia Improves Supply Chain Visibility with Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Technology from Kepware

Portland, ME, 4/5/2016 8:15 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company acquired by PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC) in January 2016, today announced that Faurecia, one of the world’s largest automotive equipment suppliers, has implemented Kepware’s IoT Gateway for KEPServerEX® to improve parts traceability throughout the entire manufacturing process—satisfying the needs of...

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Kepware Technologies Earns Multiple Industry Accolades for Innovation

Portland, ME, 3/22/2016 8:15 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company acquired by PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC) in January 2016, today announced that it has recently won a series of prestigious industry awards for the advances achieved by its flagship product, KEPServerEX®. The awards signify Kepware’s ongoing commitment to developing the most robust and reliable...

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PTC Completes Acquisition of Kepware

Needham, MA, 1/12/2016 9:00 AM

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Kepware, a software development company that provides communications connectivity to industrial automation environments. The acquisition enhances PTC’s portfolio of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, and accelerates the company’s entry into the factory setting and Industrial...

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PTC to Acquire Kepware

Needham, MA, 12/23/2015 9:00 AM

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kepware, a software development company that provides communications connectivity to industrial automation environments, for approximately $100 million, plus up to an additional $18 million based on achievement of certain strategic initiatives and financial results....

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Kepware Technologies Launches IoT Alliance Program

Portland, ME, 12/8/2015 9:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the launch of its IoT Alliance program. The alliance is composed of a strategic network of leading IoT solutions providers that are committed to growing the global IoT market potential and shaping the direction of industry through smart...

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Kepware Announces Connected with Kepware® System Integrator Program

Portland, ME, 11/19/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the launch of its Connected with Kepware® System Integrator program. The program was established to support integration partners and provide Kepware customers with a proven network of integration service providers for Industrial Automation...

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Pantera Energy Implements Modern SCADA System by Kepware and Inductive Automation to Improve Oil Production Operations

Portland, ME, 11/12/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that Pantera Energy Company implemented a modern SCADA system integrating KEPServerEX® with the Ignition® platform from Inductive Automation. A highly regarded and fast-growing oil production company headquartered in Amarillo, Texas,...

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Kepware Releases New Internet of Things Solution, Streams Industrial Data into Cloud

Portland, ME, 10/20/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the release of the IoT Gateway for KEPServerEX® version 5.19. Built to support Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployments, the IoT Gateway streams real-time machine and sensor data into cloud-based software platforms for real-time...

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Kepware Technologies Ranked Third in 2015 Best Places to Work in Maine

Portland, ME, 10/14/2015 9:00 AM

Kepware Technologies was recently recognized as one of Maine’s top employers in the medium company category by the Society for Human Resource Management’s Maine State Council (MESHRM) at its annual awards and recognition dinner on October 7, 2015. The Best Places to Work in Maine program recognizes companies that have established and consistently...

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ABB Integrates KEPServerEX Into Leading Data Center Infrastructure Management Solution

Portland, ME, 10/7/2015 8:00 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 Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solution, Decathlon® for Data Centers. ABB utilizes Kepware’s robust and reliable communications platform to...

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Kepware to Present on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at Prominent Automation Conferences this Fall

Portland, ME, 10/5/2015 9:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced that CEO Tony Paine will present new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies and applications at the upcoming Smart Industry Conference. Paine will participate in two sessions, “MacLean-Fogg Uses IIoT to Gain Industry Advantage”...

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Kepware Partner Exchange Unites Preferred Distributors from Around the World

Portland, ME, 9/15/2015 8:00 AM

Today, leading technology and automation executives will convene at the 2015 Partner Exchange hosted by Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation. Preferred Distributors from more than 20 countries specializing in a wide range of industry verticals (including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Power &...

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Kepware Awards Local Elementary School in Second Annual Grant Program

Portland, ME, 7/22/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced a $10,000 donation to the Morison Memorial School, an elementary school in Corinth, Maine. With its headquarters in Portland, Kepware is committed to the advancement of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and...

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Kepware Opens Office in Japan

Portland, ME, 7/14/2015 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced the opening of its Tokyo, Japan office. While the company has a solid foothold in more than 100 countries through channel partners, this marks the first international location for Kepware. The office is located at 8F Pacific Century...

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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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