Membership continues to grow with addition of Building Automation provider
The BACnet community is proud to announce that MBS has become the latest company to join BACnet International as a Silver member. MBS has been an innovator in industrial and building automation for more than 30 years, offering full service, customized software and hardware development, OEM products, consulting, training and support, and on-site commissioning.
“During the past two decades, we at MBS have learned the requirements of BACnet products from the ground up and constantly integrated them into our products eg. MBS Universal Gateways, Routers and in BACeye the “Swiss army knife” for BACnet automation,” said Nils-Gunnar Fritz, chief executive officer, MBS GmbH. “We also run a BACnet test laboratory where we use BTF, our BACnet test framework, which has become an industry standard. With our new membership in BACnet International, we are now also formally emphasizing this ongoing successful cooperation. We look forward to significantly increasing the visibility of our company outside of Europe through this new membership.”
MBS joins more than 140 leading building automation suppliers as BACnet International members supporting promotion of BACnet as a global communications protocol.
“MBS has played an important part in the global adoption of the BACnet protocol through their testing capabilities,” said Andy McMillan, president and managing director of BACnet International. “We look forward to their further collaborations and their involvement with the association through membership.”
About BACnet International
BACnet International is an industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs and promotional activities. BACnet International oversees operation of the BACnet Testing Labs (BTL) and maintains a global listing of tested products. The BACnet standard was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and has been made publicly available so that manufacturers can create interoperable systems of products. BACnet International complements the work of the ASHRAE standards committee and BACnet-related interest groups around the world. BACnet International members include building owners, consulting engineers and facility managers, as well as companies involved in the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of control equipment that uses BACnet for communication.