TiPS and aeSolutions Announce Strategic Partnership

Georgetown, Texas, USA – May 18, 2015 – TiPS Incorporated, a leading developer of alarm management software solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with Applied Engineering Solutions Inc. (aeSolutions), a recognized specialist in process safety consulting and engineering. The new alliance broadens the abilities of both companies to deliver individualized high-caliber alarm management software and service solutions to production facilities.

“Often companies using alarm management are sold an expensive ‘one method fits all industries’ solution,” commented Bobby Weibel, President of TiPS Inc. “Our partnership is focused to lower the financial hurdles that facilities face to streamline operations. Customers using LogMate have a real time platform to track, analyze, and alert on the alarm system health. Our combined expertise and targeted approach to alarm management solutions will increase customer ROI and provide them the solution that suits their needs.”

“This partnership with TiPS enables us to augment our alarm management lifecycle service,” added Ken O’Malley, Executive Vice President of Engineering Technology. “Now more than ever, clients using legacy, multi-vendor, or enterprise fleet control systems can look to aeSolutions to provide alarm management services supported by a comprehensive alarm management software platform with universal connectivity. As a critical layer of protection, alarm configurations need to be monitored and maintained within the constantly changing production environment. Our clients’ alarm system performance will certainly improve with the automated KPIs, configuration auditing, record annotation and event notification we can now provide.”

Merging the core capabilities of each company presents customers with one central resource intimately knowledgeable with the real world application of both ISA 84/IEC 61511 and ISA 18.2/IEC 62682 standards to deliver distinctive alarm management strategies and software. This relationship will result in a seamless and more cost effective solution at a greater value for the customer.

Media: For more information, contact Kelsey R. Wright of TiPS, Inc. at and (512) 863-3653 ext. 152, or Jodi Pietrowski of aeSolutions at and (864) 404-3074.

About TiPS Incorporated

TiPS Incorporated has been setting the standard in Alarm Management since introducing LogMate, the first full-featured, commercially available alarm management software in 1990. We are known as The Alarm Management Software Company because alarm management is not just one of the things we do, it is what they do! With over 20 years of history, TiPS continues to deliver best-in-class process alarm management products and services worldwide. TiPS was founded in 1988 as an automation consulting firm specializing in wet chemical manufacturing facilities. Over the years, customer needs and suggestions prompted the creation and refinement of our software products. These products received such acclaim and demand that TiPS adjusted our focus to the development and distribution of user-friendly, low lifecycle costs software tools for the entire process industry. Complementary consulting services that support the alarm management lifecycle also remain a key TiPS business component, and keep us in touch with our most vital asset – its customers.

About aeSolutions

In business since 1998, aeSolutions is a complete supplier of performance-based process safety engineering and automation solutions. To fulfill a mission of continuously improving the safety performance of the process industry, they utilize proven processes to help ensure consistent project execution and help customers optimize production, quality, and safety. aeSolutions is committed to providing engineering services that enable their clients to sustainably own, operate, and maintain their process facilities.

TiPS and aeSolutions Announce Strategic Partnership (pdf)