The new funding will help the company quickly ramp up sales and marketing efforts to meet the demand for companies ready to move to Industry 4.0.
Litmus Automation had been working with Mitsubishi Corporation and their subsidiary when the investment discussions began after they saw the early interest in the market for Litmus Automation products. Litmus Automation’s LoopEdge Industrial Edge Computing platform helps customers seamlessly integrate and analyze their industrial devices from edge to cloud.
“We invested in Litmus Automation because their Edge Computing platform fills a huge gap in the market,” said Takao Shinohara, General Manager, Mitsubishi. “We are confident in their excellent team and their ability to help companies realize the value of Industry 4.0 quicker and more effectively than any other provider. They already have key customers and OEM channels in place and we look forward to helping them expand.”
LoopEdge allows industrial customers to connect to any type of PLC or industrial system, with the ability to collect, process and analyze data at the Edge with a marketplace of applications, and secure connectivity to the Cloud or other enterprise integrations. Loop EdgeManager enables data aggregation in the Cloud or On-premise, with built-in analytics and real-time visualization of data, and for secure lifecycle management and deployment of Edge devices.