Cimetrix, Incorporated (OTCBB: CMXX) ( www.cimetrix.com), a leading provider of factory automation and equipment control software solutions for the global semiconductor, photovoltaic and electronics industries, completed the latest release of its PV2/GEM interface software product, CIMConnect™, this week. Cimetrix focused recent updates on further enabling fast compliance to the new PV2 standard.

Some of the key features of the product that are important to the PV industry include:
  • Multiple host connections facilitating additional clients connecting to the equipment concurrently and independently
  • Flexible client/server architecture allows use of API from one or more programs
  • Advanced debug tools enable efficient incident resolution at the factory without programming
  • Spooling capabilities ensure no data is lost during a communication failure
  • Extended time format and Microsoft® Windows 7 supported

To date, Cimetrix has shipped over 500 CIMConnect licenses to the worldwide Photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing community. Cimetrix continues to improve and update the product, concentrating on adding features to ease PV2 implementation for equipment suppliers. In addition, as a member of the PV-EIS task force, the Company maintains active involvement in the PV2 standard and a commitment to providing complete support of the standard to its customers.

"ATS chose CIMConnect for a major PV customer of ours,” said Jim Klujber, CET, Program Director at Automation Tooling Systems, Inc., a factory automation systems integrator. “Cimetrix’s expertise in the PV2 standard combined with their software skills resulted in a very successful project for ATS."

For more information on CIMConnect updates as well as PV2 compliance, please visit Cimetrix at SEMICON West 2010 in the South Hall, Booth #2331.

About Cimetrix Incorporated

Cimetrix designs, develops, markets, and supports factory automation and equipment control software for the global semiconductor, photovoltaic, and electronics industries. A leading participant in SEMI standards development, Cimetrix’s connectivity software allows for quick implementation of the SECS/GEM, PV2, GEM300, and EDA standards.

The Company’s products can be found on virtually every tool type in nearly every semiconductor 300mm factory worldwide. The added-value of Cimetrix’s passionate support and professional services creates the industry’s only complete software solution. Key products include:

Cimetrix is an active member of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), including the SEMI PV Group, and participates in various International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) programs.