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[February 07, 2013]

Milbank Selects ThingWorx to Power Its Next-Generation Energy Management Solutions

EXTON, Pa. --(Business Wire)--

ThingWorx™ announced today that Milbank, a leading developer and manufacturer of electrical devices and energy and power management solutions for the residential, commercial, industrial, utility, and transportation sectors, has selected ThingWorx to power its next generation PowerGen™ renewable energy product platform.

Milbank is utilizing the rapid application development tools, analytics engine, and machine-to-machine (M2M) technology provided by the ThingWorx platform to quickly develop the multiple role-based web interfaces and extensibility features for its PowerGen solutions. The combined technologies enable Milbank to provide unmatched versatility and functionality through its PowerGen product platform - simplifying future energy source integration for connected, energy efficient homes.

"ThingWorx's rapid application development environment and flexible platform allow us to extend our PowerGen solutions in ways that provide the greatest benefits and value for our end users," stated Chris Buelow, Milbank's PowerGen general manager. "ThingWorx provided us the speed we needed to develop crucial, robust role-based user interfaces."

In addition to the ThingWorx rapid application development tools, Milbank's PowerGen solution leverages ThigWorx's powerful analytics and search capabilities to further expand the core reporting capabilities offered through its proprietary online interface. Milbank will also use ThingWorx's patented AlwaysOn connectivity for remote service capabilities, creating additional reliability and optimization.

"Milbank's solutions represent the latest in innovation for smart buildings and homes, and we are pleased to be selected by them to power their PowerGen line," stated Russ Fadel, CEO and Co-Founder of ThingWorx. "By certifying their solutions as ThingWorx Ready, Milbank is able to offer completely integrated solutions that take advantage of the latest in technology innovations and further extends the 5X to 10X development efficiency advantage that a ThingWorx-based solution offers."

About Milbank

Milbank builds solutions that move power for the residential, commercial, industrial, utility and transportation sectors. Milbank combines more than 85 years of expertise in electrical product development with a commitment to advance and globally implement sustainable, integrated power solutions. Milbank's portfolio includes electric metering systems, PowerGen™ wind and solar solutions, EVSE and portable power. A third-generation, family-owned business, Milbank is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at @MilbankWorks.

About ThingWorx

ThingWorx™ provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and run the applications of today's connected world. ThingWorx' model-based design and search-based intelligence reduces application development efforts by 5X to 10X, minimizing cost, risk and time to market. The ThingWorx platform combines the key functionality of Web 2.0, search, and social collaboration, and applies it to the world of "things," including connected products, machines, sensors, and industrial equipment. Businesses use the ThingWorx platform to rapidly deliver innovative applications and connected solutions across markets ranging from manufacturing, energy, and food, to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) remote monitoring and service, as well as in emerging "Internet of Things" applications, including smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, and transportation. For more information, please visit our website at and our blog at or follow us on Twitter at @ThingWorx.

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