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    OSIsoft to Unveil a Free Digital Conference in May 2020
    April 27, 2020

    SAN LEANDRO, CA - OSIsoft, LLC, a leader in operational intelligence, announced today it will be hosting their annual global conference as an interactive digital event beginning on May 5, 2020. PI World Online will bring the large and vibrant PI System user community together, and will provide free resources to operational technology (OT) and IT professionals to learn about the variety of ways that real-time operational intelligence helps drive better, faster decisions across a wide range of critical industrial sectors.

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    OSIsoft's Response to COVID-19
    March 13, 2020

    San Leandro, CA - March 13, 2020 - OSIsoft, LLC, announced that it has implemented a work-from-home directive for its employees, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. In addition, the company has put health, safety and travel guidelines in place for its global employee base. PI World San Francisco 2020 will not be held this month to eliminate the risk that large gatherings pose at this time.

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    Hexagon and OSIsoft Collaborate on Enhancing Digital Twins for Industry with HxGN SDx® Connector
    February 4, 2020

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala., and SAN LEANDRO, Calif. - Hexagon's PPM division, the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, announces the availability of HxGN SDx® Connector for OSIsoft to simplify and accelerate the process of creating, deploying and using industrial-scale digital twins.

    HxGN SDx is a platform for creating digital twins from multiple data streams to improve asset health, reduce maintenance costs, and improve overall performance at chemical facilities, oil and gas operations and other industrial plants across the process industries. OSIsoft's PI System is a global leading platform for managing and curating data from equipment, assets, plants and other critical operations. The SDx Connector for OSIsoft effectively serves as a bridge between the two technologies, interfacing historical and real-time data from the PI System into Hexagon's models to provide plant managers, executives and engineers greater visibility while reducing the time and expense of data preparation.

    “The SDx Connector for OSIsoft is the latest step in our strategy to make it easier for organizations to both create digital twins as well as use them across their enterprises. We want to give them a single version of the truth,” said Jaclyn Arnold, Hexagon PPM Vice President, Owner Operator Solutions. “Our collaboration with OSIsoft provides a feature-rich presentation layer for existing manufacturing data with the context into engineering and design to drive daily and strategic operational decisions.”

    Digital twins - virtual models of real-world phenomena that can combine real-time data streams with CAD/CAM models, pricing forecasts, weather information, maintenance and equipment logs, and other sources of information into a cohesive whole - will become pervasive in industry as companies expand their IoT initiatives. Digital twins will also become a medium for breaking down data silos between internal groups or sharing data between manufacturers, service providers and end users. The research firm IDC predicts that by 2024, 50% of manufacturers will network product and asset digital twins into digital twin ecosystems for a system-level view of their business and a 5% reduction in the cost of quality.

    “The appeal of digital twin technology is obvious. The challenge is in developing the technology and best practices to accelerate adoption and spur innovation,” said Bry Dillon, Vice President of Cloud, Channels and Community at OSIsoft. “We're very excited to work with Hexagon PPM to help establish a foundation for our mutual customers to start to integrate digital twin concepts into their operations.”

    Customers are already praising this new collaborative effort.

    “The combined Hexagon and OSIsoft solutions are a major part of pushing our business to the next level," said Michael Fry, President & CEO, Deepwater Subsea. “Before this combination we were pulling all the PI System tags to match what was on the P&IDs. We can now pull up the P&IDs in SDx, click on a piece of equipment and have the trends from the PI tags appear on the same screen.

    “To me it's completely game-changing to have all this information readily available on one screen. This is the first time an end user can go to one place and get all the operations, maintenance, engineering and process data they need to do their duties. By having all this information readily available in a digital twin, I believe this is an industry first for the oil and gas industry, where it has been difficult to monitor remote assets and equipment in dangerous areas.”

    Learn more about this breakthrough digital solution for the process industries here.

    About Hexagon
    Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous - ensuring a scalable, sustainable future. Hexagon's PPM division empowers its clients to transform unstructured information into a smart digital asset to visualize, build, and manage structures and facilities of all complexities, ensuring safe and efficient operation throughout the entire lifecycle. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.8bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.


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    OSIsoft Marketing Communications
    OSIsoft, LLC

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    Mitsubishi Chemical and OSIsoft Sign One of the First Enterprise Agreements in Japan
    January 31, 2020

    San Leandro, CA, Tokyo, Japan - Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, a global chemicals leader, and  OSIsoft LLC, a leader in operational intelligence, are proud to announce that they have signed an Enterprise Agreement (EA) to further accelerate Mitsubishi Chemical's digital transformation. This is the first Japanese chemical company to enter into OSIsoft's Enterprise Agreement.

    The Enterprise Agreement with OSIsoft will support Mitsubishi's digital transformation initiative by enabling Mitsubishi to deploy OSIsoft's PI System broadly across its operations. The initial phase of this agreement will enable Mitsubishi Chemical to improve safety and optimize maintenance costs by leveraging real-time data for operational excellence and decision-making at selected plants. Ultimately, the goal is to use real-time data infrastructure to improve operations enterprise wide at many of Mitsubishi's existing plants as well as at its new facilities planned abroad.

    “Mitsubishi Chemical cites acceleration of data utilization using a unified data platform and infrastructure, as well as a strong partnership with OSIsoft, as the key reasons for their decision,” said Takayuki Aoyama, Senior Manager of Mitsubishi Chemicals DX Promotion Group, which is responsible for achieving continuous business transformation for operational excellence. “The value of the Enterprise Agreement is not only the unlimited use of licenses, but also the advanced support that accelerates training, development, utilization, and product development.”

    “We are excited about this new level of partnership with Mitsubishi Chemicals, a true global leader in sustainability and innovation,” said Wolfgang Kuchen, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at OSIsoft. “By joining Mitsubishi Chemical in their digital transformation, we are supporting their mission to create innovative solutions globally based on their core values of Sustainability, Health and Comfort.”

    The companies plan to work together to support the objectives of digital transformation.

    Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    The current Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation was formed on April 1, 2017 through a merger with Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. and Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. As of March 2019, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and its 351 Group companies operate in business areas that include performance products and industrial materials. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation is accelerating its growth by solving social and global issues. As issues such as climate change, water resource shortages, population growth and aging, and food and agriculture problems increasingly diversify, business domains in these related fields will collaborate to provide comprehensive solutions. For more information, please visit https://www.m-chemical.co.jp/en/.

    About OSIsoft
    OSIsoft is dedicated to helping people transform their world through data. For more, please visit  www.osisoft.com.

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     三菱ケミカルとOSIsoft、国内初となるPI Systemエンタープライズ契約を締結

    米カリフォルニア州サンレアンドロ、東京(2019年12月16日)-グローバル化学マーケットリーダーの三菱ケミカル株式会社とオペレーショナルインテリジェンスリーダーのOSIsoft LLCは、三菱ケミカルの先駆的デジタルトランスフォーメーションのさらなる加速のために、エンタープライズ契約(Enterprise Agreement)を締結したことを喜んでお知らせ致します。エンタープライズ契約の締結は国内化学会社としては初となります。

    OSIsoftのエンタープライズ契約は、PI Systemを三菱ケミカルの事業全体に広く展開することを具現化し、三菱ケミカルの先駆的デジタルトランスフォーメーションを加速します。プロジェクトの初期フェーズは、国内複数事業所のプラントを対象にリアルタイムデータを高度に利活用したアナリティクスを実行し、迅速な意思決定と業務改善をデータ駆動型で達成することで既存プラントのさらなる操業安全性の向上とメンテナンスコストの最適化を実現します。最終フェーズのゴールは、国内全事業所プラント及び海外の既存及び新設プラントへの展開を実行し、PI Systemをリアルタイムデータインフラストラクチャーとして活用することで、三菱ケミカルの事業全体の業務改善を達成することです。三菱ケミカルのDX推進グループは、継続的業務変革の実行による業務改善の達成にコミットしています。

    「データの利活用を加速するためにはプラットフォームの統一と共にシステムを最大限活用するための強力なパートナーシップが必要であった。OSIsoftのエンタープライズ契約はライセンスの無制限使用だけではなく、トレーニング、開発、活用、製品開発を加速させる高度なサポートサービスが提供されるため、三菱ケミカルのデジタルトランスフォーメーション加速のためのパートナーとしての条件に合致したことが決定の主な理由である」と三菱ケミカル 生産技術部DX推進グループ シニアマネージャー 青山貴征氏は述べています。

    「私たちOSIsoftは、真のグローバルリーダーであると同時にサステイナビリティとイノベーションで市場をリードする三菱ケミカルとエンタープライズ契約という日本初となるパートナーシップを締結できたことに興奮を隠し切れません。私たちは、三菱ケミカルのデジタルトランスフォーメーションにパートナー参加することで、人・社会そして地球の持続可能な発展に貢献する「KAITEKI健康」の実現を強力にサポートして行きます」とOSIsoft 営業・マーケティング担当上級副社長のウルフギャングクーヘンは述べています。



    三菱ケミカル株式会社は、2017年4月1日、三菱化学株式会社、三菱樹脂株式会社、三菱レイヨン株式会社の3社統合により発足しました。2019年3月現在、三菱ケミカル株式会社と351社のグループ企業で、機能商品、素材などの領域において事業を展開しています。( https://www.m-chemical.co.jp/


    OSIsoft, LLC.について

    オペレーショナルインテリジェンスのグローバルリーダーであるOSIsoftは、センサーデータ、業務、および人々を連携してリアルタイムの対応可能な洞察を可能にする、オープンなエンタープライズインフラストラクチャを提供します。PI Systemのメーカーとして、OSIsoftは調査、抽出、製造、生産、プロセスと個別製造、配達、およびサービスなどの幅広い産業分野の企業を強化し、ストリーミングデータを活用してビジネスの最適化と改善を図ります。30年以上にわたって、OSIsoftのお客様はPI Systemを活用して、プロセス、品質、エネルギー、規制・コンプライアンス、安全性、セキュリティ、およびアセット正常性の改善を業務全体で実現しています。OSIsoftは1980年に創業した株式非公開企業であり、米国カリフォルニア州サンレアンドロに本社があり、世界各地にオフィスを展開しています。

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    OSIsoft Launches a Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Collaborative
    January 28, 2020

    San Leandro, CA - OSIsoft, LLC, the leader in operational intelligence and enterprise infrastructure for streaming data, is creating a community centric data ecosystem to enable Distributed Energy Resources (DER) into the marketplace.

    Over the past several years, OSIsoft has introduced new products to help industries around the world deal more effectively with the data streaming from the explosion of IoT sensors. This transformation of the PI System architecture to one that supports a community system of data, while maintaining security, reliability, and ease of interconnection to millions of systems, will provide suppliers, consumers, and service providers, a new way to effectively share and manage data.

    Unlocking the value of data has become increasingly important as markets strive to create transparency and significantly simplify settlement and compliance. The OSIsoft community system approach to data allows a utility to securely interact with grid edge devices, such as batteries, solar inverters, and EV chargers in real time, and create new methods to help support and stabilize the electric grid, while allowing a transaction system to track, settle, and manage compliance with the market. Our real-time data infrastructure is helping to enable this efficient new marketplace by helping to realize the full potential of DER.        

    “OSIsoft is pleased to announce this DER collaborative that will leverage our community system approach to data to bring the future of the digital energy market to life,” said Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, CEO and Founder of OSIsoft. “Our partners continue to create incredible value to industry and markets around the world by enabling the data streams captured in our system in new and fascinating ways. We are very excited about the potential that DER has to reshape our utility networks. Creating a community data system that allows both the operational and transaction systems access to DERs will rapidly create new value in the energy value chain.”

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