eschbach Welcomes IPCOS as New Partner for Plant Process Management

  • Shared focus on the smart application of technology to maximize plant efficiency
  • IPCOS will support chemical plant customers in the implementation of Shiftconnector®
  • eschbach’s solutions portfolio gaining lots of traction in the chemical industry

Bad Säckingen - February 1, 2022 – Global software developer eschbach is partnering with industrial digitalization solution provider IPCOS to expand the safety, quality and performance benefits of eschbach’s Shiftconnector® plant process management platform to more chemical manufacturing operations.

“With the growing demand across Europe for Shiftconnector, we are delighted to have IPCOS on-board as a partner. IPCOS’ presence in the Benelux and France have been a great starting point for the relationship, with the potential to expand,” said eschbach CEO Andreas Eschbach. “IPCOS shares our passion for digitalization in the Chemical Industry, and their expertise as a strong strategic consultant and implementation partner will support us as we continue to bring a new level of people-centric knowledge-sharing to processing plants.”

Shiftconnector is an industry-leading management solution, unique in capturing and sharing manufacturing data between all levels of an organization, from equipment operators to shift managers and corporate functions. Reporting can be tailored to the needs of each plant and its workcenters, giving a comprehensive, easy-to-review picture of routine actions, flagged events and asset performance.

IPCOS has extensive experience in providing digital solutions that maximize the efficiency and sustainability of industrial plant operations. The provider already has several consultants trained on eschbach’s Plant Process Management platform, and will be responsible for  implementation and supporting customers in their operation of Shiftconnector.

Filip Stroobant from IPCOS comments: “Through our close partnership with eschbach, existing and new mutual customers will gain the benefits of the popular Shiftconnector platform to increase the effectiveness of their chemical processing operations. Shiftconnector promotes seamless, inter-team communication and awareness that encourages greater productivity, sustainability and safety in these highly-demanding, highly-specific manufacturing environments.”

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About eschbach and Shiftconnector®

Headquartered in Germany and with U.S. operations in Boston, eschbach develops software for plant process management. Shiftconnector® provides a new level of team communication to ensure safety and improve plant effectiveness. The award-winning solution is trusted worldwide by leading manufacturing companies such as Bayer, DuPont, BASF and Roche. For more information visit


IPCOS is a services provider that maximizes the performance of its customers’ assets in the international chemical and energy industries. IPCOS experts implement tailor-made, state-of-the-art technology to increase plant operations efficiency in downstream markets, and integrate information technologies into customer workflows to improve industrial processes. With an extensive track record, IPCOS is trusted to deliver unique engineering-based, technology-independent solutions that combine domain knowledge with technology know-how. For more information visit

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