Matrikon announces MxNet(tm) for web visualization of supply
chain and operations data
Edmonton, - August 12, 2003-Matrikon Inc. (TSX: MTK) today announced
the official release of MxNet(tm). MxNet(tm) is a powerful plant front-end
that provides one-stop web-based visualization of every aspect of the
supply chain and manufacturing operations, regardless of where the source
MxNet(tm) contains a full suite of tools for enhancing operational excellence,
including data analysis, trending, reporting and at-a-glance key performance
indicators. MxNet(tm) integrates seamlessly with the scheduling and line
sequencing products in Matrikon's MxSuite for a complete manufacturing
floor and supply chain solution.
"Based on our success with MxNet at Ford and Hitachi, we are confident
that the manufacturing industry is eager for a tool such as MxNet,"
said Mark Hamblin, chief software officer of Matrikon. "MxNet leverages
existing infrastructure investments and legacy technology to provide the
lowest cost solution for the highest level of visibility. This empowers
users to achieve maximum effectiveness - they can stop looking for data
and start turning the information that is available at their fingertips
into action. There is no other solution that can offer this to today."
MxNET(tm) is an out-of-the-box solution delivering web-based access to
historical and tag based data, regardless of the data's original format
or operating system.
MxNET(tm) securely distributes your data to whomever needs it, wherever
With MxNET(tm), you can realize the full potential of your information
assets without duplicating databases, worrying about complicated IT administration
issues that plague thick client implementations, or paying for multiple
client licenses for each data source. One application and one price to
view all your data regardless of the number of data sources involved.
MxNet(tm) is a sister product to Matrikon's ProcessNet, which has been
the leading technology for process plant data visualization since 1997.
About Matrikon Inc.
Matrikon is a leading provider of technology that delivers solutions for
industrial agility and through innovation, is shaping the future of industrial
plants. Our technology enables plants to achieve operational excellence
by transforming production data into knowledge to predict and prevent
problems and optimize operations. Our customers achieve agile operations
through the combination of external market and plant data to make informed,
intelligent decisions in real-time.
With offices in major cities throughout North America, Australia and
the Middle East and a global client base including industry leaders in
a wide range of manufacturing and process industries, Matrikon's reach
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