Emerson (EMR) Invests In Software Platform Developer inmation

By Dan Anderson ● August 7, 2020
  • Emerson (NYSE: EMR)  announced recently that it has made an equity investment in inmation Software GmbH, which is a global software platform developer that further deepens Emerson’s data management and integration capabilities

Emerson (NYSE: EMR)  announced recently that it has made an equity investment in inmation Software GmbH, which is a global software platform developer that further deepens Emerson’s data management and integration capabilities, helping customers in process, discrete, and hybrid industries advance their digital transformation programs to achieve Top Quartile performance. The terms of the investment were not disclosed.

This investment will increase data visibility and provide unified, actionable information to empower fast decision-making and optimized operations. And Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem and operational technology (OT) expertise combined with inmation’s integrated software platform enable real-time information management across operations, process control and IT systems.

inmation aggregates global operational data from across the enterprise into the Plantweb digital ecosystem to create an OT data lake – a centralized storage repository – that serves as the foundation for business intelligence and analytics.

This investment will complement Emerson’s effort to build an innovative software platform that provides data aggregation, AI, machine learning, augmented reality and workflow management. The platform, coupled with the expertise of the two companies, will further enable customers to realize a measurable return on their digital transformation efforts.

KEY QUOTES:

“Emerson and inmation are committed to advancing our customers’ digital transformation initiatives, bringing disparate data together with advanced analytics to provide the comprehensive insights needed to drive business results. Our joint solutions unlock vital information in legacy systems, aggregate data from diverse sources and securely connect to the cloud – enabling plant and enterprise-wide operational improvement.”

— Stuart Harris, group president for Emerson’s digital transformation business

“Emerson’s longtime leadership in digital transformation, global execution and customer service capabilities made them a natural partner. We see widespread industry benefits as we pair Emerson’s award-winning Plantweb digital ecosystem with inmation’s data management software platform to offer customers end-to-end solutions.”

— Timo Klingenmeier, CEO of inmation