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Original Press Release
Spirax Sarco has Joined ISA100 Wireless(TM) Compliance Institute
Press release date: Apr 10, 2014
Customers can be confident that Spirax Sarco’s new products will continue to set the benchmark for steam-using organizations nationwide, working alongside them to improve productivity, save energy and reduce waste, which is why as they look to expand their product offering and have joined WCI.
Spirax Sarco provides expertise and turnkey solutions for the use of steam, air, and other industrial fluids for industrial and commercial users nationwide. With an uparalleled understanding of the application of steam across a wide range of industries, Spirax Sarco will enable ISA100 Wireless users to:
• Design, Install and commission new facilities
• Optimize existing steam systems
• Upgrade steam plants
• Maintain performance with scheduled maintenance
Simon Sprackling, Group Research and Development Manager at Spirax Sarco said, “We seek to leverage the robust, secure ISA100 Wireless protocol to complement our existing communication tools and provide our customers improved access to our products’ diagnostic capabilities.”
“Spirax Sarco is joining an industry-leading team of suppliers who are collaborating to promote a robust, reliable, and secure communication standard,” said Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. “We look forward to their unique perspective, and the positive impact Spirax Sarco will have on ISA100 Wireless’ list of features and capabilities.”
About ISA100 Wireless
ISA100 Wireless (IEC 62734) is an international, industrial wireless networking standard engineered to serve the needs of process industries. End users can select ISA100 Wireless Compliant™ devices from a best-of-breed pool of suppliers with assurances of device interoperability. ISA100 Wireless enables automation engineers to quickly create, modify, optimize, and scale wireless networks that are open, interoperable, and reliable for their most critical applications. ISA100 Wireless is the first standard in the ISA100 family of open standards.
The ISA100 Wireless standard received ISA committee approval in 2011 and formal ANSI approval in January 2012. Headed toward internationalization, ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011 successfully completed the CD stage in the IEC standards process with unanimous approval of IEC 62734 CDV in October 2013. ISA100 Wireless is the only IPv6LowPAN industrial protocol designed for industrial automation.
About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (ISA100 WCI) is a non-profit industry organization that provides users and developers with market awareness, educational information, technical support, and compliance testing for the ISA100 family of standards. ISA100 WCI provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.
About Spirax Sarco, Inc.
Spirax Sarco is the world leader in steam system management. The Company provides a broad range of fluid control products, engineered packages, systems expertise and site services for its diverse range of over 100,000 industrial and institutional customers. The Company helps its customers to optimize production capacity, reduce energy costs and emissions, improve product quality and enhance the safety of their operations. Spirax Sarco has strategically located manufacturing plants around the world and employs approximately 4,700 people, of whom around 1,300 are direct sales and service engineers. Further information can be found at www.spiraxsarco.com/us.