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Finesse Joins Modbus-IDA


1/11/2007 8:25:00 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Finesse, a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for life science applications, announced today that it has joined Modbus-IDA in order to pursue an active role in the application of Modbus technology to the life science industry.

"We recognize the critical role that Modbus technologies can play in reducing the costs normally associated with utilizing Distributed Control Systems instead of PLC's for life science applications," stated Larry West, Executive V.P. Sales at Finesse. "Our recent experience with Modbus has allowed us to reduce a 26+ DST DeltaV application to just 3 DeltaV DST's for a cost savings of tens of thousands of dollars in licensing," says West.

About Modbus-IDA

Modbus-IDA is a group of independent users and suppliers of automation devices that seeks to drive the adoption of the Modbus communication protocol suite and the evolution to address architectures for distributed automation systems across multiple market segments. Modbus-IDA will also provide the infrastructure to obtain and share information about the protocols, their application and certification to simplify implementation by users resulting in reduced costs.

About Finesse

California based Finesse is a global leader in process measurement and control technologies. Our family of products -- TruBio(R), TruLogic(R), TruViu(R), TruCell(R), TrupH(R) and TruDO(R) provide comprehensive solutions for measurement and control processes in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. For more information, please visit us at www.finesse.com.

Finesse

CONTACT: media, Larry West of Finesse, +1-949-302-9652


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