XLReporter is a finalist of the 2017 Engineers' Choice Award

Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 28 categories

2017 Engineers' Choice Awards

The Control Engineering Engineers Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products. Products are selected based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact.

XLReporter V12.0 is in the category of Asset management, Reporting:

XLReporter Abstract

XLReporter is highly scalable reporting software that turns raw process data into polished reports as Excel workbooks, web pages, encrypted PDF and distributes them via email, mobile devices and printers. This is a Control Engineering 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards Finalist.

With a new proprietary reporting engine, XLReporter v12.0 overcomes the challenges of using Microsoft Excel in the process automation world. This industry-proven reporting software harnesses the best of Excel to turn raw process data into polished reports. XLReporter Alarm Analysis Report Providing over 70 connectors to the leading data sources in industry, XLReporter is easily applied to any type of reporting need: compliance, performance, efficiency, maintenance, batch and event tracking to name a few. The product is highly scalable addressing a broad base of applications, from reports with live PLC recordings to dashboard reports from an enterprise historian optimizing both initial investment and future expansion without adding complexity.

Templates are designed in Microsoft Excel using all its familiar features like formulas, formatting, filtering, sorting, imaging and charts. This eliminates any learning curve, saving valuable time. With the built-in scheduler or on-demand, reports are generated from the templates as Excel workbooks, web pages and encrypted PDF, looking exactly how they were designed without compromise. A benefit of the reporting engine is that it is completely independent from any third party software, including Excel.

For immediate results, the Template Library provides over 30 templates for Mobile, Alarm KPI, Performance, SPC, Snapshot and Summary reports. With a few easy configuration steps, entire reporting solution is ready in minutes not hours, directly on a machine with no Excel installation.

Completed reports are automatically distributed via email or sent to FTP servers and printers. XLReporter provides standalone viewers for XLS/XLSX and PDF formats as well as a web portal to view web pages on mobile devices. Whatever the application, XLReporter gets the right information to the right person at the right time 24/7, to improve operations and decision making throughout all levels of an organization.