Geometric and Wonderware to Partner on Manufacturing Solutions2 Jul, 2008
Geometric will implement manufacturing solution projects as well as create and support industry-specific applications for Wonderware offerings.
Geometric, a developer of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions and technologies, today announced a strategic partnership with the Wonderware business unit of Invensys, a supplier of industrial automation and information software solutions. Through this agreement, Geometric will work with Wonderware as both an Endorsed Systems Integrator and as an Endorsed Industry Solutions Provider. As a Wonderware Endorsed Systems Integrator, Geometric will implement selected manufacturing solution projects as part of Wonderware-managed, solutions delivery teams. As a Wonderware Endorsed Industry Solutions Partner, Geometric will create and support industry-specific applications that add value on top of Wonderware System Platform, MES, and EMI offerings.
With the additional capabilities gained from the partnership with Wonderware, Geometric reports that the company will be able to offer a comprehensive portfolio of services and solutions across the product engineering and manufacturing lifecycle including product design for manufacturability, manufacturing process planning, simulation and optimization, manufacturing execution and control, plant asset management, and operational intelligence, in addition to its established offerings in the PLM arena.
"This partnership with Geometric will deliver significant benefits to Wonderware customers. We'll leverage Geometric's global delivery capability, existing Wonderware channels, and our combined teams' strong domain knowledge to accelerate solutions deployment for customers who want Wonderware to take on full solutions responsibility," said Jason Dietrich, Wonderware vice-president of MES Business Development and Solutions Delivery.
"The relationship with Wonderware provides us an excellent opportunity to work closely with the existing Wonderware Distribution and SI channels, and to deliver a global services advantage to Wonderware customers worldwide," said Kamal Ajitsaria, practice head of Manufacturing IT at Geometric. "Our team is able to provide many advanced solutions that bring together our joint capabilities in MES, PLM, and ERP integration," he added.