BURNABY, British Columbia—(BUSINESS WIRE)—October 2, 2006— NORPAC Controls Ltd. and Incuity Software, Inc. announced today they will conduct a joint workshop for manufacturing executives, on October 17, 2006, to help them learn how to make better business decisions that can optimize their productivity and profitability.
"This free workshop is ideal for both decision makers and decision
implementers in any manufacturing company, including people in
production, operations, plant management, engineering and IT
management," said Steve Babensee, NORPAC Sales Manager for Control
Systems and Solutions. "There will be two sessions per workshop, one
covering the business problems that the Incuity EMI software can help
people solve and one covering the more technical aspects of how to
configure applications to do that."
"Anyone in the business of manufacturing knows the roadblocks
encountered in attempting to link plant floor systems with enterprise
applications," said Gary Wilson, Incuity Vice President of Sales. "The
first half of the workshop will cover how users can resolve issues
such as leveraging legacy historians; compliance management;
downtime/OEE analysis and reports; product analysis and reporting; key
performance indicator (KPI) support and dashboards; manufacturing
integration with ERP systems; and enhanced supply chain visibility.
"The second half will explain how to access, correlate, analyze,
visualize and act on manufacturing and business data from all the
systems in a manufacturing enterprise," Wilson added.
The NORPAC-Incuity workshop begins with a continental breakfast,
registration and networking at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the
NORPAC Controls offices at 7500 Winston Street in Burnaby. The first
half of the program, starting at 10:00 a.m., will cover the enterprise
issues involved with truly linking plant floor manufacturing
operations with enterprise computing applications. Following lunch,
the second session, at 1:00 p.m., will provide an overview of web
services, data source connectivity, databases, advanced trending, X-Y
plotting tools, Excel reports, web portals, dashboards and a unified
"Anyone interested in attending these seminars should go directly
to either our web site at www.norpaccontrols.com or to the Incuity
Software web site at www.incuity.com to get more details on the
workshop and to register online," Babensee said. "Seating is limited
for these special events, so people are urged to sign up early so they
don't miss out."
About NORPAC Controls
Based in Burnaby, NORPAC Controls was founded in 1972 to serve the
instrumentation and process control industries throughout British
Columbia. The company is the exclusive Emerson Process Management
representative in the province and provides expertise in project
management, procurement, implementation, asset optimization,
maintenance and repair services. The company is employee-owned and
operated and has recently been selected as one of Canada's 50 Best
For more information about NORPAC Controls, please visit the
company's web site at: http://www.norpaccontrols.com.
Incuity Software, based in Mission Viejo, California, is a pioneer
in the creation of data management systems for reporting, analysis and
business intelligence applications in manufacturing and process
companies. More than 45,000 seats of the company's products have been
installed since 1998, in 13 languages and in more than 40 countries.
In addition to its headquarters operations in California, Incuity has
regional offices in Nevada and Massachusetts in the U.S. as well as in
Sydney, Australia; Duesseldorf, Germany; and Johannesburg, South
Africa. The company also maintains a Professional Services group in
Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
For additional information about the company and Incuity products,
or for a complete list of value-added resellers around the world,
please visit the corporate web site at http://www.incuity.com.