SOURCE: Apprion


April 01, 2015 09:00 ET

Apprion Announces Strategic Partnership Agreement With TPC Group

Agreement Names Apprion as Sole Source Provider for Industrial Wireless Application Systems and Services

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2015) - Apprion announced today, it has been selected by TPC Group, a producer of value-added products derived from niche petrochemical raw materials such as C4 hydrocarbons, headquartered in Houston, as the sole source provider of industrial wireless applications, systems and services for its manufacturing facilities. Apprion and TPC Group have finalized an agreement for multiple application projects to be implemented over the next three years. These applications will enable TPC Group facilities to address their industrial safety, security, compliance and performance initiatives via Apprion's systems and services offering.

"TPC Group has taken an innovative approach to manage the Company's growth plans in a resource competitive environment," said Venkat Bahl, Apprion Vice President of Sales. "Deploying the ION Commissioning Application enabled an orders of magnitude improvement in the loop check team and enabled real-time simulations and emulations of the large and complex expansion that was underway at its Houston Operations. Building on our success, the partnership between Apprion and TPC Group has been formalized to enable a host of additional applications in the near future, leveraging the application platform that Apprion provides, across the TPC enterprise."

Apprion, the leading provider of industrial application systems and services, offers a full suite of applications to improve safety, security, compliance and performance at industrial facilities. Core to Apprion's offering is the ION System -- an open industrial wireless system that supports all devices, vendors and protocols and integrates all applications in a single platform. The ION System includes ION services and Apprion's full suite of ION industrial applications: Communications, Condition Monitoring, Location, Mobility and Video. 

The new Apprion - TPC Group agreement covers many critical safety, security, compliance and operation applications such as steam trap monitoring, perimeter video, mustering, personnel location and contractor management at various TPC facilities.

As the sole source provider, Apprion will equip multiple TPC facilities with the ION System which includes ION Hardware and Services and Apprion's full suite of ION Applications.

  • ION Hardware - world-class, industrial grade hardware devices designed to integrate and extend leading IT devices. The Apprion ION hardware family includes IONizers, industrial wireless network application, IONite™ Personnel and Asset Tags and ION Mustering Towers.
  • ION Services - Site planning, design, implementation and unique managed services.
  • ION Applications: ION Communications, ION Location, ION Monitoring, ION Mobility, ION Video and more.

About Apprion
Apprion delivers intelligent, industrial applications and services for the process manufacturing industry. Apprion extends and manages the Industrial Internet of Things with the only open, industrial application platform -- the ION System. The ION System includes multiple industrial applications that address all of your critical safety, security, compliance and performance needs for Communications, Condition Monitoring, Asset & Personnel Location, Video and Workforce Mobility. For more information, visit

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