An Alarm Management Infrastructure for Your Rockwell System

How long are you going to avoid implementing alarm management? Sure, a thorough and well-designed alarm and operator response strategy is needed, but what are the costs for the infrastructure going to be? The easiest way to kick a can down the road is to blurt out "So what’s the ROI?" and then watch the crowd head for the exits. Getting a better operator response from your Rockwell alarm system doesn’t require you risk your life (or career) standing in front of a stampeding herd. Implementing best practice eleme...

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TiPS and aeSolutions Announce Strategic Partnership

Georgetown, Texas, USA – May 18, 2015 - TiPS Incorporated, a leading developer of alarm management software solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with Applied Engineering Solutions Inc. (aeSolutions), a recognized specialist in process safety consulting and engineering. The new alliance broadens the abilities of both companies to deliver individualized high-caliber alarm management software and service solutions to production facilities. “Often companies using alarm management are sold a...

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TiPS and Eldor Announce Strategic Partnership

Texas/Stavanger November 21st, 2014: TiPS Incorporated - The Alarm Management Company announced today that they have signed a strategic partnership agreement with Eldor Technology AS, an software company within the oil & gas industry. The purpose of the partnership is to strengthen the awareness and channels of TiPS alarm management software LogMate in Norway, and to strengthen the solution offerings of Eldor to its customers. Since their startup in 2006, Eldor has done a number of installations for the o...

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Alarm Management for Batch Processes

One of the challenges of implementing effective alarm management is in dealing with batch processes. Batch processes are typically characterized by a batch lot number and consist of several process steps/phases, most or all of which involve non-steady state, nonlinear, time varying operations. TiPS, Inc. is pleased to have a guest subject matter expert authoring this blog, Joseph Alford, Ph.D, CAP, who has been involved in alarm management throughout his 35 year automation career in the pharmaceutical industry. ...

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TiPS Celebrates 25 Years

Founded in 1988, this year marks our 25th anniversary. From our beginnings as a process controls consulting firm for the chemicals industry to our current position as the premier global alarm management company we have always focused on client needs. Our process industry clients have engaged us with challenging alarm management issues that have helped us to further develop and improve our LogMate and TiPSView software solutions. We would also like to thank all of our partners who have helped us provide a complete ...

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Recent TiPS Articles Published

TiPS is proud to have been featured in two alarm management related articles recently.  The first article, Recognizing Benefits Of Pipeline Alarm Management is included in the December issue of Pipeline and Gas Journal.  TiPS authored this article discussing the challenges the pipeline industry faced with PHMSA 49 CFR Parts 192 and 195, the solutions implemented to address the new regulations and the benefits that many in the pipeline industry have realized as a result of focusing on alarm management solutions....

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Alarm Management’s Role in the Food Safety Modernization Act

There are many aspects to the recent FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and I do not claim to be an expert in many of the details which can be found on the FDA website.  What I do recognize in reviewing the requirements at a high level is that the manufacturing quality and product traceability requirements have many similar components to other regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals. When a food manufacturer releases a product for public consumption you should be confident that the product was produced in a...

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TiPSView 4.24 & LogMate Capture 7.42 Now Available

TiPSView 4.24 TiPS, Incorporated announces the release of TiPSView 4.24 enhancing the usability and extending the capability of the most comprehensive alarm management visualization and analysis tools available today.  This new release continues to provide our users with a more effective alarm management software user experience. Improved Usability IE11 Compatibility Improved page refresh when requesting new data once previous request is complete   Pro...

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Welcome to the TiPS Website!

TiPS is excited to launch our updated website! The goal of our website has always been and remains to provide meaningful alarm management information to the process industries. Our new layout and intuitive navigation structure makes it easier for you to quickly locate the relevant information you seek. For example, if you select the Solutions header it will take you to an introduction of our alarm management products and services. Alternately you can use the drop down menu under Solutions to ch...

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LogMate Suite 7.30 Update Available

ESS customers will experience improved administrative management LogMate, the industry's most comprehensive alarm management software, just got better. LogMate Suite 7.30 includes enhancements to the Capture and Signal modules to improve compliance with User Account Control guidelines and to simplify the installation experience. Current ESS subscribers may download LogMate Suite 7.30 updates at no charge. Update details for LogMate Suite 7.30 are as follows: LogMate Capture: Support has been added for Cl...

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