Manufacturing Suite

Product Overview


The Manufacturing Suite for KEPServerEX contains the largest collection of manufacturing-based device drivers available, including more than 100 protocols commonly used in the Manufacturing Industry. It enables connectivity to a wide variety of plant floor devices, including read/write transactions. The Manufacturing Suite fully integrates data into HMI, SCADA, MES, Historian, and ERP systems—so you can manage, monitor, and control critical production, facility, and infrastructure data through one standardized communication layer.

With seamless connectivity to a wide range of machinery, automation devices, and applications, the Manufacturing Suite improves data communications, enhances productivity, and increases performance across even the most complex manufacturing ecosystem.


  • Performance
  • Available Languages
  • Application Support
  • Component Drivers
  • Related Products


  • Seamless connectivity to leading automation equipment manufacturers, including Rockwell Allen-Bradley, GE, Mitsubishi, Omron, Schneider Electric, Siemens, and more
  • Supports common open standards, such as Modbus, Torque Tool, MTConnect, OPC DA, OPC UA, OPC AE, OPC HDA, and more
  • Connectivity to software applications (such as HMI, SCADA, MES, and ERP), database applications (such as SQL, Access, and Oracle), and IoT and Cloud applications (such as ThingWorx Industrial Innovation Platform and Splunk)
  • Scalable to hundreds of protocols, thousands of devices, and millions of data points
  • Secure, authenticated, and encrypted communications from client to device across various network topologies
  • Flexible connectivity options with user-configurable and custom drivers

Available Languages

  • English

Application Support

  • DDE Format CF_Text and AdvancedDDE
  • NIO Interface for iFIX
  • ODBC (Open Database Connectivity)
  • OPC Data Access (OPC DA) Versions 1.0a, 2.0, 2.05a, and 3.0
  • SuiteLink and FastDDE for Wonderware

Component Drivers

Related Products

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  • Ping driver monitors basic PING-compliant network devices

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What Is a Suite?

KEPServerEX is more than an OPC server—it's a connectivity platform for industrial automation and IoT. Simply download KEPServerEX, and then select from Kepware's library of more than 150 device drivers, client drivers, and advanced plug-ins to fit the communication requirements unique to your industrial control system.

A suite is a collection of drivers and advanced plug-ins for KEPServerEX. These products have been bundled into suites by vertical industry, device manufacturer, or industrial application for the convenience of our customers.

Additional suites can be licensed on demand as connectivity needs evolve.