Spirax Sarco Joins ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute

Leader in Steam System Solutions Joins Growing Family of ISA100 Suppliers

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (4 March 2014) -The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Instituteannounced today that Spirax Sarco, a leader in products and services for steam system solutions, has recently joined the ISA100 Wireless™ Compliance Institute.

Spirax Sarco provides expertise, service, products and turnkey solutions for the control and efficient use of steam, air, and other industrial fluids for industrial and commercial users worldwide. With an unparalleled 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.

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

About Spirax Sarco

Established for over 100 years, Spirax Sarco is part of the Spirax Sarco Engineering Group a FTSE 250 Company, which comprises two world-leading businesses: Spirax Sarco for steam specialties and other industrial fluids and Watson-Marlow for peristaltic and niche pumps.  With a global presence in over 100 countries and 5000 employees it is part of our commitment to share insights and knowledge to provide our customers with expert advice and sustainable solutions. 

For more information visit Spiraxsarco.com

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