About us: that’s inmation

We drive digital transformation.

Clever people, strong partners: that’s who we are!

What we achieve, we can only achieve as a team. 

Our purpose built technology is constantly evolving thanks to close collaboration with industry leaders. Our consultants are engaged in digitalization initiatives from single asset to enterprise scale, and from prototype to qualified production.

Our experts can consult you at our locations in Cologne, Germany and Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Our Management Team

Experience and expertise count: especially for our Management Team, having extensive experience in Industrial IT, Information Management, and company leadership.

Timo Klingenmeier

Co Founder  |  Managing Director  |  CEO

Timo has a history of 30 years in industrial information management. He started off in 1989 as a Software Developer creating early data historians for MS/DOS with such ancient tools as Turbo Pascal and dBase. From 1993 to 2003 he acted as general manager for the industrial system integration companies iDV and best solutions. After acquisition by Matrikon, Timo functioned as a specialist for industrial software and head of German operations until 2010, when Matrikon was acquired by Honeywell. In 2011 and 2012 he was a consultant for international offshore wind projects.

Since 2013 he focuses on the next-generation information management software that is enterprise:inmation.

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Areas of expertise

  • Transformation

  • Capital Management

  • Leadership Effectiveness

  • Strategy to Execution Support

Stefan Secker

Co Founder | Managing Director | CTO

Stefan has 20 years experience in all aspects of Industrial IT, System Integration, and Technical Project Management.  Stefan is as proficient in all general corporate IT topics (architectures, systems, security) as experienced in Operational Excellence concepts and strategies, covering aspects such as Alarm Management, Control and Asset Condition Monitoring.

In his functional role at inmation, Stefan guides the product direction and oversees all larger software deployments in close cooperation with inmation’s key clients.

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Areas of expertise

  • Transformation

  • Capital Management

  • Leadership Effectiveness

  • Strategy to Execution Support

Marc van de Langenberg

Managing Director inmation Benelux

Marc has more than 15 years of experience in Manufacturing IT, especially in the Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) domain for Food, Feed, Chemicals, and Pharmaceutical industries. He worked for leading Dutch system integrators like Ordina and Nspyre, before joining the inmation team.

Since 2014 Marc is responsible for the Benelux market expansion and also leads the inmation web development team which is located in the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

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Areas of expertise

  • Transformation

  • Capital Management

  • Leadership Effectiveness

  • Strategy to Execution Support

Our Advisory Board

Bernd Stadler |  Reinhard Adam | Hans Gehringer

Product Advisory Board

How do we stay innovative? We team up with key clients that are actively using our product. This is our Product Advisory Board: a quarterly professional exchange gathering feedback and realigning our product roadmap. We treasure this relationship, because only those who place trust in partners can grow from their experience.

Global Partners and System Integrators

From the heart of Europe out into the world: our expansive partner network makes this possible.

Global Partners

Emerson

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inmation collaborates intensively with Emerson’s Operational Certainty group, driving Emerson’s digitalization ecosystem (PlantWeb Optics). The PlantWeb Optics software leverages inmation technology for more than 3 years, and since July 2020, the inmation platform technology is marketed globally as the PlantWeb Optics OT Data Lake. Since then, Emerson is contributing to the Product Advisory Board and holds a direct share in inmation Software GmbH.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximise production, protect personnel and the environment while optimising their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure.

 

Körber

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Körber, the world's leading supplier of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the pharmaceutical, biotech and cell & gene therapy industries, and inmation, a technology leader in global real-time information management, are partnering to achieve a high degree of integration on the shop floor in brownfield pharmaceutical production.

About Körber
Körber is an international technology group with about 10,000 employees, more than 100 locations worldwide and a common goal: We turn entrepreneurial thinking into customer success and shape the technological change. In the Business Areas Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain, Tissue and Tobacco, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire. At the Körber Business Area Pharma we are delivering the difference along the pharma value chain with our unique portfolio of integrated solutions. With our software solutions we help drug manufacturers to digitize their pharmaceutical, biotech and cell & gene factories. The Werum PAS-X MES Suite is recognized as the world’s leading Manufacturing Execution System for pharma, biotech and cell & gene. Our Werum PAS-X Intelligence Suite accelerates product commercialization with data analytics and AI solutions and uncovers hidden business value.

 

System Integrators Americas

Critical Vector LLC

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Critical Vector LLC is a Real-Time data integrator specialized in Industrial Information Technology for the process automation industry. This includes but not limited to clients in Oil& Gas, Chemical, Pipeline, Discrete Manufacturing and Energy. Our services enhance industrial standard applications provided by third-parties to ensure they align with business goals and deliver additional value for our clients.Critical Vector is based in Houston, Texas, United States of America and is perfectly situated to service customers in the Gulf Coast Region.

Contact
Jared Goretzky
  +1 832-931-6153
 sales@criticalvector.tech
criticalvector.tech

 

 Process Automation Solutions GmbH

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Complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industries: from the concept to commissioning, from the field level through process control level to corporate management level; from a single source with proprietary expertise.

Contact
Rüdiger Trobisch
+49 6237 932-171
ruediger.trobisch@pa-ats.com

Process Automation Solutions GmbH
Am Herrschaftsweiher 25
67071 Ludwigshafen
Germany

+49 6237 932-0
pa-ats.com/de-de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Ludwigshafen/Rh. | Biberach | Bornheim/Rhld. | Burghausen | Frankfurt/Main | Hamburg | Hanover | Ingolstadt | Leuna | Leverkusen | Marburg | Neckarsulm | Nuenchritz | Penzberg | Schwarzheide | Sindelfingen | Wittenberg | Zwickau | Rottweil | Goeppingen | Austria: Kufstein | Linz | Vienna | Belgium: Melsele | Wavre | Czech Republic: Brno | Lovosice | Mladá Boleslav | Prague | Ireland: Cork | Italy: Milan | Poland: Warsaw | Wroclaw | Russia: Moscow | Slovakia: Bratislava | Nitra | Sweden: Malmö | Switzerland: Basel | The Netherlands: Breda | Turkey: Istanbul | UK: Manchester | Canada: Montreal | Mexico: Mexico City | Puerto Rico: Guaynabo | USA: Bessemer | Danbury | Greenville (Keys Drive) | Indianapolis | Newbury Park | Warren | China: Changchun | Beijing | Shanghai

 

System Integrators Asia

Alpha Process Control

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Alpha Process Control is an engineering company that develops and implements optimisation solutions for the process industry. With the execution of more than 150 optimisation projects for major companies in Europe, Middle-East and Asia, is one of the leading providers of advanced process control and optimisation solution to refining and petrochemical industries. Headquartered in Pisa, Italy, Alpha experienced team of engineers operates worldwide.

Contact
Filippo Trivella (Managing Director)
+39 335 60 65 205
filippo.trivella@alphaproc.com

Eckelmann AG
Berliner Str. 161
65205 Wiesbaden
Germany

+49 (0)611 7103-0
alphaproc.com

 

Eckelmann

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Eckelmann has been active as an automation specialist for machines, industrial plants and devices since 1977. Customers worldwide value the automation solutions from Wiesbaden, Germany, based on future-oriented technologies and excellent know-how in particular industries.

Contact
Lothar Rössler (Prokurist | Head of Sales Plant Automation)
+49 (0)611 7103-175

Eckelmann AG
Berliner Str. 161
65205 Wiesbaden
Germany+39 050 6201 704

eckelmann.de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Wiesbaden (HQ) | Herford | Czech Republic: Tvrdonice | China: Bei­jing | Shang­hai

 

Process Automation Solutions GmbH

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Complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industries: from the concept to commissioning, from the field level through process control level to corporate management level; from a single source with proprietary expertise.

Contact
Rüdiger Trobisch
+49 6237 932-171
ruediger.trobisch@pa-ats.com

Process Automation Solutions GmbH
Am Herrschaftsweiher 25
67071 Ludwigshafen
Germany

+49 6237 932-0
pa-ats.com/de-de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Ludwigshafen/Rh. | Biberach | Bornheim/Rhld. | Burghausen | Frankfurt/Main | Hamburg | Hanover | Ingolstadt | Leuna | Leverkusen | Marburg | Neckarsulm | Nuenchritz | Penzberg | Schwarzheide | Sindelfingen | Wittenberg | Zwickau | Rottweil | Goeppingen | Austria: Kufstein | Linz | Vienna | Belgium: Melsele | Wavre | Czech Republic: Brno | Lovosice | Mladá Boleslav | Prague | Ireland: Cork | Italy: Milan | Poland: Warsaw | Wroclaw | Russia: Moscow | Slovakia: Bratislava | Nitra | Sweden: Malmö | Switzerland: Basel | The Netherlands: Breda | Turkey: Istanbul | UK: Manchester | Canada: Montreal | Mexico: Mexico City | Puerto Rico: Guaynabo | USA: Bessemer | Danbury | Greenville (Keys Drive) | Indianapolis | Newbury Park | Warren | China: Changchun | Beijing | Shanghai

 

System Integrators Europe

Alpha Process Control

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Alpha Process Control is an engineering company that develops and implements optimisation solutions for the process industry. With the execution of more than 150 optimisation projects for major companies in Europe, Middle-East and Asia, is one of the leading providers of advanced process control and optimisation solution to refining and petrochemical industries. Headquartered in Pisa, Italy, Alpha experienced team of engineers operates worldwide.

Contact
Filippo Trivella (Managing Director)
+39 335 60 65 205
filippo.trivella@alphaproc.com

Eckelmann AG
Berliner Str. 161
65205 Wiesbaden
Germany

+49 (0)611 7103-0
alphaproc.com

 

cts

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cts provide high-end services for process and manufacturing automation with high demands on safety and availability.

Contact
Erich Eichberger (Advanced Solutions)
+49 (0)8679 91689-119

cts GmbH
Fuhrmannstraße 10
84508 Burgkirchen
Germany

+49 (0)8679 91689-0
group-cts.de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Burgkirchen (HQ) | Münchmünster | Beucha | Austria: Vienna | Linz | Lenzing | Heiligenkreuz

 

DELTA LOGIC Automatisierungstechnik GmbH

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Since 1993, DELTA LOGIC has been developing and distributing innovative hard- and software components for the automation and control of machines and technical systems. Our know-how and our technical components are in demand and in use in all branches and sectors. Global market leaders trust in DELTA LOGIC and rely on our Swabian goods. Every production or process step is regulated and exactly controlled via an electrical controller. Only by using intelligent software, the high demands on the product quality, security and flexibility of modern machines can be met. Regardless of whether it is about filling machines, cold rooms on cruisers, industrial furnace plants or complete fully automated assembly lines. Anyway, with DELTA LOGIC's soft- and hardware Swabian high technology is used worldwide. The success and the satisfaction of our customers is the ultimate ambition of our company.

Contact
Rainer Hönle (Managing Director)
+49 7171 916-120
rhoenle@deltalogic.de

DELTA LOGIC Automatisierungstechnik GmbH
Stuttgarter Str. 3
73525 Schwäbisch Gmünd
Germany

+49 7171 916-120
deltalogic.de

 

Eckelmann

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Eckelmann has been active as an automation specialist for machines, industrial plants and devices since 1977. Customers worldwide value the automation solutions from Wiesbaden, Germany, based on future-oriented technologies and excellent know-how in particular industries.

Contact
Lothar Rössler (Prokurist | Head of Sales Plant Automation)
+49 (0)611 7103-175

Eckelmann AG
Berliner Str. 161
65205 Wiesbaden
+49 (0)611 7103-0
eckelmann.de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Wiesbaden (HQ) | Herford | Czech Republic: Tvrdonice | China: Bei­jing | Shang­hai

 

Exco

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With more than 300 employees, Exco work for corporations and renowned manufacturers, system suppliers and small and medium-sized enterprises. Their clients are mainly – but not exclusively – positioned in the industries of medical engineering, pharmaceutical technology, bioengineering, chemistry and food technology. Founded in 1994, Exco have grown consistently, even in economically challenging times. Apart from the corporate headquarters in Frankenthal/Pfalz, they have several sites throughout Germany and a subsidiary in Switzerland.

Contact
Andreas Saddey
+49 151 15575401
andreas.saddey@exco-group.com

EXCO PCC GmbH
Adam-Opel-Straße 9-11
67227 Frankenthal
Germany
+49 6233 73778-0
exco-solutions.com/de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Frankenthal | Switzerland: Root Längenbold

 

Process Automation Solutions GmbH

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Complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industries: from the concept to commissioning, from the field level through process control level to corporate management level; from a single source with proprietary expertise.

Contact
Rüdiger Trobisch
+49 6237 932-171
ruediger.trobisch@pa-ats.com

Process Automation Solutions GmbH
Am Herrschaftsweiher 25
67071 Ludwigshafen
Germany

+49 6237 932-0
pa-ats.com/de-de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Ludwigshafen/Rh. | Biberach | Bornheim/Rhld. | Burghausen | Frankfurt/Main | Hamburg | Hanover | Ingolstadt | Leuna | Leverkusen | Marburg | Neckarsulm | Nuenchritz | Penzberg | Schwarzheide | Sindelfingen | Wittenberg | Zwickau | Rottweil | Goeppingen | Austria: Kufstein | Linz | Vienna | Belgium: Melsele | Wavre | Czech Republic: Brno | Lovosice | Mladá Boleslav | Prague | Ireland: Cork | Italy: Milan | Poland: Warsaw | Wroclaw | Russia: Moscow | Slovakia: Bratislava | Nitra | Sweden: Malmö | Switzerland: Basel | The Netherlands: Breda | Turkey: Istanbul | UK: Manchester | Canada: Montreal | Mexico: Mexico City | Puerto Rico: Guaynabo | USA: Bessemer | Danbury | Greenville (Keys Drive) | Indianapolis | Newbury Park | Warren | China: Changchun | Beijing | Shanghai

 

SistelCONTROL

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SistelCONTROL is an engineering company specialized in automation and process control. Our main customers are manufacturers of technology applied to the pharmaceutical and veterinary companies. We offer tailor-made solutions adapted to the needs of each project on the international market. We understand that, the cooperation with our customers is based on long-term, in order to be a technology partner. We believe that, the reliability and accountability are the most important factors for cooperation.

Contact
Paco Roig (Operations Manager)
+34 (0)937 856 253
proig@sistelcontrol.com

SistelCONTROL SL
Ctra. Castellar 550
1º - 08227 Terrassa, Barcelona
Spain

+34 (0)937 856 253
sistelcontrol.es

Complete list of locations: Spain: Barcelona | Madrid | France: Bordeaux

 

SpiraTec

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SpiraTec is a globally operating industrial engineering and solutions provider to the process industry, focusing on the following core fields: DIGITALIZATION • IT • AUTOMATION • PROCESS • PIPING • CIVIL • EPCM

Employing more than 300 people at its 17 locations in Germany, Austria and the USA, SpiraTec serves renowned customers in the pharmaceuticals, chemicals and petrochemicals markets. With Headquarters in Speyer, Germany, and subsidiaries in Bremen, Burghausen, Ingelheim, Köln, Kufstein (Austria), Leipzig, Linz (Austria), Ludwighshafen, Nünchritz, Penzberg, Phoenix (USA), Schwarzheide, Speyer, Ulm, Vacaville (USA), Wien (Austria).

Contact
 Jochen Graf (Team and Account Manager Industrial IT Solution)
+49 (0) 623 291 906-126
jochen.graf@spiratec.com

SpiraTec AG
An der Hofweide 7
67346 Speyer
Germany

+49 (0) 623 291 906-0
info@spiratec.com
spiratec-ag.com/de

Complete list of locations: Germany: Bremen | Burghausen | Ingelheim | Cologne | Leipzig | Ludwigshafen | Nünchritz | Penzberg | Schwarzheide | Speyer | Ulm | Austria: Kufstein | Linz | Vienna | USA: Phoenix | Vacaville

 

Stadler+Schaaf

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Instrumentation and control. Across the board. With more than 750 employees at 20 locations in Germany and abroad, Stadler+Schaaf provide solutions in the areas of instrumentation and control, electrical engineering, Automation, and industrial IT.

Contact
Michael Rummel (Industrial IT)
+49 (0)6348 611-0

Stadler+Schaaf Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH
Im Schlangengarten 20
76877 Offenbach a. d. Queich
Germany

+49 (0)6348 611-0
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Complete list of locations: Germany: Burghausen | Düsseldorf | Emstek | Frankfurt am Main | Gaggenau | Hamburg | Iphofen | Karlsruhe | Leipzig | Leuna | Ludwigshafen | Mannheim | Marburg | Neustadt a. d. Donau | Offenbach a. d. Queich (HQ) | Schwarzheide | Sulingen | Zwenkau | Austria: Langkampfen

 

Wojata

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Wojata is a consultancy firm that specializes in leveraging insights from production data analysis to realize process improvement and optimization. The partnership with inmation gives Wojata a powerful tool to connect to a wide variety of data sources and to subsequently deliver information to customers through populated dashboards, graphs and reports. Wojata helps two types of customers, first are the process and production engineers who require the digital tools, including on demand process analysis and automated production reports, necessary to improve production targets. Secondly are machine manufacturers who want to speed up their sales and service cycle with improved insights in their machine performance. inmation provides the data flow engine and automation capability to support process analysis tools and generate the insights that Wojata’s customers rely on.

Contact
Bram Olaerts (Managing Director)
+32 492 46 50 46
bram.olaerts@wojata.com

Wojata BV
Crossroads Bank of Enterprises
3060 Bertem
Belgium

+32 492 46 50 46
wojata.com

Complete list of locations: Belgium: Bertem

 

System Integrators Middle East

Alpha Process Control

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Alpha Process Control is an engineering company that develops and implements optimisation solutions for the process industry. With the execution of more than 150 optimisation projects for major companies in Europe, Middle-East and Asia, is one of the leading providers of advanced process control and optimisation solution to refining and petrochemical industries. Headquartered in Pisa, Italy, Alpha experienced team of engineers operates worldwide.

Contact
Filippo Trivella (Managing Director)
+39 335 60 65 205
filippo.trivella@alphaproc.com

Eckelmann AG
Berliner Str. 161
65205 Wiesbaden
Germany

+49 (0)611 7103-0
alphaproc.com

 

Memberships

OPC Foundation 

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The OPC Foundation is dedicated to ensuring interoperability in automation by creating and maintaining open specifications that standardize the communication of acquired process data, alarm and event records, historical data, and batch data to multi-vendor enterprise systems and between production devices. Production devices include sensors, instruments, PLCs, RTUs, DCSs, HMIs, historians, trending subsystems, alarm subsystems, and more as used in the process industry, manufacturing, and in acquiring and transporting oil, gas, & minerals.

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Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

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Open Industry 4.0 Alliance is a global network of 80+ Industry 4.0 players committed to using existing standards and fostering interoperability. By joining, the alliance, manufacturers and providers of Industry 4.0 solutions and services worldwide can collectively help their customers to successfully transition to the industrial internet of things. Thanks to new synergies, Open Industry 4.0 Alliance members master Industry 4.0 – and enable operators to take business to the next level.

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ISPE

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Selected employees of inmation are members of ISPE and contribute to the Plug and Produce activities. ISPE is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. ISPE lead and facilitate the development of next generation process technologies and innovative technical solutions. On matters of regulation, the focus is on those requirements that impact — or will impact — the licensing of facilities, manufacturing processes and operations, and the sustainability of the supply chain over the product lifecycle. ISPE provides a neutral environment where individual members and experts belonging to Regulatory Authorities can engage in open dialogue on issues that will ultimately benefit patients around the world.

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Technology Partners

Transpara

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Transpara is an independent developer of Mobile Business Intelligence, operations monitoring, and alerting Software founded in 2005 by Michael Saucier.

It's core product, Visual KPI, was originally designed for the energy & utilities, oil & gas and data center operations industries and has since expanded to include manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, financial services and cloud/data center infrastructure monitoring.

Visual KPI is mobile BI, monitoring, alerting and analytics software that runs on any mobile device including iPhone/iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, web browsers, portals and more. It is an enterprise server application that delivers secure, real-time data from almost any source with visual and obvious KPIs to phones and web browsers without creating a new master source of data.

Supported data sources: databases (SQL, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.), data historians (OSIsoft PI, Wonderware, GE Proficy, Rockwell FactoryTalk, Aspentech IP.21, etc.), Data warehouses / BI (SAP Business Objects, IMB Cognos, Oracle Hyperion, etc.), business applications (ERP, Supply Chain, etc.), cloud IaaS (AWS, Azure, etc.), Excel, JSON web services and many more.

transpara.com

 

MongoDB Inc.

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MongoDB Inc. is a software company that develops and provides commercial support for the open source database MongoDB, a NoSQL database that stores data in JSON-like documents with flexible schemas.

mongodb.com