NovaTech Automation Releases FlexBatch Maintenance Version 4.1-3

PUBLISHED ON Jun 04, 2012

OWINGS MILLS, MD – (June 4, 2012) NovaTech Automation is pleased to announce the release of FlexBatch® Version 4.1-3, a maintenance release of FlexBatch 4.1 which includes enhancements designed to improve the efficiency of recipe development and improves the overall user experience.

FlexBatch integrates recipe management with the manufacturing process by making the automation procedure part of the recipe. Developers, engineers, and production staff can quickly develop and modify documented recipes, and immediately schedule them for production.

This release includes a number of usability improvements for the Configuration Manager and the Production Display. Some of the key enhancements are listed below:

Configuration Manager

  • Quickly select multiple entries when adding new unit specific aliases to a unit class.
  • Default settings for assigning properties to new aliases have been modified from an EPN field to more commonly used SABL® float variables.
  • Enhanced option to modify sequence unit property for all the unit specific aliases on a unit wide basis.

Production Display

  • Default status colors for batches and campaigns provide better contrast on displays.
  • Enhanced right click menu items on the Production Display.

FlexBatch V4.1-3 is compatible with Microsoft Windows 2003 server, Microsoft XP Professional, Microsoft Windows 7 and provides ANSI/ISA-88 batch management capabilities when used with the NovaTech Automation D/3® Distributed Control System.

For detailed information on FlexBatch and how it helps recipe developers, engineers and plant operators save time, click here.