Armstrong International Joins the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

Leader in Steam, Air, and Hot Water Looks Forward to Developing ISA100 Wireless Products

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (18 February 2014) -The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today that Armstrong International, a leader in steam, gas, and hot water systems, has joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.

A thriving company for more than 100 years, Armstrong International delivers intelligent solutions that improve utility performance, lower energy consumption, and reduce environmental emissions. Armstrong International operates across many industries, including hydrocarbon and chemical processing, pharmaceutical, institutional campuses, healthcare, and food and beverage processing.

"Adopting ISA100 Wireless was a simple decision for us," said Kerry Phillips, Global Manager of Smart Services Group, Armstrong International. "We are confident about the reliability, interoperability and scalability offered by ISA100 Wireless. It is a well-constructed, user-defined wireless standard that offers great ROI for suppliers."

"Armstrong International's products will round out the ISA100 Wireless product portfolio for steam, air and hot water applications," said Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. "We look forward to Armstrong's contributions at ISA100 WCI.

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.

More information about the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute can be found online at www.isa100wci.org.

The ISA100 Wireless and ISA100 Wireless Compliant are trademarks of ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.  All other marks are trademarks of their respective companies.

Press Contacts:
Lisa Grau
GrauPR for ISA100 WCI
760-207-9090
lisa@graupr.com

Andre Ristaino
Managing Director
ISA100 WCI 
919-990-9222
aristaino@isa.org