Welcome to the 2nd Edition of FPS Smart News!

We would like to welcome you to the second issue of FPS Smart News, INFICON's bi-annual newsletter for the FPS product line. More »

New Products

Enhanced Cycle Time

Use ECT to drill down from factory level cycle time all the way to individual sub states to see second by second details for every state transition. More »

New Features

Smart Scheduling – Now and in the Future

Improve scheduler performance with the new disc throughput and complex queue timer features in versions 1.17 and 1.18 of the Factory Scheduler. More »

New Features

Metrology Sampling Optimizer Evolution

The current version of MSO provides better sampling coverage, is easier to manage, and handles more complex sampling cases. More »

ASME Publication

Improving Factory Scheduling with Statistical Analysis of Automatically Calculated Throughput

In this paper we describe a statistical method for analyzing throughput data quality. More »

FPS is a product line of INFICON's Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) product group. The IMS team uses software and engineering expertise to address the most critical manufacturing needs facing today's complex manufacturing environments. These solutions are designed to identify manufacturing losses and address them through visualization, automated intelligent decision support, and improved efficiency.