ICONICS and IQity Solutions announce strategic partnership

July 3, 2008

Foxborough, Mass., — Iconics, provider of Web-enabled, OPC-based, HMI/SCADA visualization and manufacturing intelligence software for Microsoft Windows operating systems, announced the formation of a strategic partnership with IQity Solutions, LLC, a business improvement consulting firm.

Iconics and IQity are collaborating to deliver business process management (BPM) improvement methodologies, Lean Six Sigma, value assessment and MES domain expertise in the development of a co-branded Lean Process Management (LPM) suite. The “Lean” technology at the core of the LPM suite is based on ICONICS’ BizViz manufacturing intelligence/business visualization suite.

 “Lean manufacturing will extend Iconics’ proven real-time data visualization and business analytics capabilities to the next level,” said Russ Agrusa, President and CEO of Iconics, “by enabling our customers to recover the hidden value in their current operations helping to drive down overall manufacturing costs.”

 “We are excited about the synergies between IQity and Iconics,” said David Gustovich, managing partner & CEO, IQity Solutions, LLC. “Together, we are delivering the ‘next generation’ in premier technology-enabled services by offering our proven business improvement capabilities, enabled by a comprehensive LPM suite of solutions, that will bring state-of-the-art BPM/Lean/Six Sigma and MES functionality to our clients.”