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

  Milbank Selects ThingWorx to Power Its Next-Generation Energy Management

   ThingWorx’s Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platform enables next generation of
    application capabilities for Milbank’s smart building and home energy
                             management solutions

Business Wire

EXTON, Pa. -- February 7, 2013

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 ThingWorx’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 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.


Gregory FCA (for ThingWorx)
Mike Lizun, 610-642-1435