Manufacturers are under constant pressure to minimize downtime, improve quality, and respond faster to individual customer requirements, all while lowering costs. The ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps are pre-built solutions that can be installed in less than 60 minutes without disrupting production. These apps provide manufacturers with real-time visibility into factory floor operations, from individual PLCs to assets to plants to enterprise-wide operations.

Manufacturing Free Trial

Get access to the ThingWorx Industrial Innovation Platform, Manufacturing Apps, and Accelerator for 90 days.

Controls Advisor

ThingWorx Controls Advisor App is a pre-built app that enables you to rapidly connect to and remotely visualize data from virtually any PLC. Gain real-time insights and configure alerts for data communication errors to reduce the risk of losing critical production data.

Capabilities:
  • Real-time connectivity to existing factory assets through OPC servers, including KEPServerEX
  • Customizable text and email alerts to notify when a device or tag stops communicating
  • PLC tag trending for root cause analysis in minutes
Benefits
  • Reduce unplanned downtime
  • Increase flexibility and efficiency
  • Improve reliability of data collection and mitigate data loss
  • Rapid implementation and fast time to value

Asset Advisor

ThingWorx Asset Advisor App is a pre-built app for real-time visibility into the health and status of critical assets. With ThingWorx Asset Advisor you can create alerts for maintenance and service to rectify problems that may impact production.

Capabilities:
  • Real-time visibility into asset status, health, sensor details, and alerts
  • Customizable text and email alerts to notify of operational issues
Benefits
  • Reduce unplanned downtime
  • Increase flexibility and efficiency
  • Optimize maintenace scheduling and reduce costs
  • Rapid implementation and fast time to value

Get Started

These Learning Paths below are designed to give you hands-on experience with the ThingWorx Foundation and the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of how to connect, create and deploy IoT solutions.

We recommend exploring the Getting Started with Manufacturing Apps Learning Path first, and then you'll be ready to explore how to extend and personalize the apps and how to build your own apps.

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Connect and Monitor Factory Assets

Gain an in-depth understanding of how to connect, create, and deploy smart manufacturing solutions.

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Additional Resources

Mfg Apps Community
Visit this community for questions related to installation, configuration, capabilities.
Kepware Technical Support
Visit the Kepware Technical Support page for questions related to Kepware and KEPServerEX.
ThingWorx Apps Customization Guide
Customize ThingWorx Manufacturing and Service Apps in ThingWorx Composer.
Learn KepServerEX Using a Sigma Tile
Install and configure KEPServerEX and stream sensor data by connecting to a Sigma Tile.
Learn Mfg Apps Using a Sigma Tile
Install, configure and use Manufacturing Apps with a Sigma Tile acting as a production asset.
Build a Sigma Tile
Learn how to build a Sigma Tile following simple instructions, using easy to procure components.

Free Trial

Sign in or sign up to get 90 days of free access to ThingWorx Foundation and the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps. With your free trial, you can:
  • Build robust industrial IoT apps that enable 100s use cases from the shop floor to the top floor
  • Manage PLCs and assets with flexible, customizable pre-built apps that provide real-time visibility
Have Questions?

What's included in my free trial?

The ThingWorx free trial for manufacturing includes access to ThingWorx Foundation and the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps: ThingWorx Controls Advisor, and ThingWorx Asset Advisor.


Where can I find getting started resources?

The ThingWorx Developer portal is filled with helpful content and guides to help you get started. There are manufacturing specific guides and projects, as well as general guides to get you started with ThingWorx.


Will I receive updates from PTC?

Yes. Signing up for the free trial will subscribe you to emails to help guide you and maximize your trial.


How long does the free trial last?

The ThingWorx free trial for manufacturing provides free access for 90 days.

Need Help?

Have a question? Reach out to one of the thousands of other ThingWorx users via the PTC Community.


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