What we do

Millions of robots, drives, engines, air-conditioners and other equipment use HMS solutions to communicate and share information. The result is increased productivity and sustainability.

Industrial information and communication technology

Making industrial equipment communicate

HMS develops and markets products and solutions within Industrial Information and Communication Technology (Industrial ICT). Our products and solutions enable industrial equipment to communicate and share information with software and systems.

Our customers — Makers and Users

HMS products are used by makers and users of industrial equipment.

Makers are, for example, manufacturers of drives, robots, air conditioning units, gensets or other machines or devices. Makers turn to HMS solutions to get their products connected.

Users are, for example, factory owners, system integrators or building caretakers who use industrial equipment. Users turn to HMS solutions to enable communication and information sharing in industrial applications.

Examples: how customers use our products

10 quick facts about HMS

  • Founded in: 1988
  • Sector: Industrial Information & Communication Technology
  • Operations in: 16 countries
  • Partners in: +50 countries
  • Major markets: Germany, US, Japan
  • Head office: Halmstad, Sweden
  • No. of employees: 700
  • CEO: Staffan Dahlström
  • Revenue 2020: 145 M EUR
  • Brands: Anybus, Ewon, Intesis, Ixxat

HMS — Hardware Meets Software™

HMS stands for Hardware Meets Software. Our technology enables industrial hardware to communicate and share information with software and systems. This is the foundation for realizing the Industrial Internet of Things. 

Our Products

What can you do with our products?

HMS products are used to connect millions of devices and machines around the world. They provide sustainable, realiable, secure and intelligent communication solutions, often incorporating wireless technology, cloud and IIoT connectivity.

Here are a couple of examples of problems we solve:

Anybus CompactCom

Multi-network connectivity for automation products

Anybus embedded

Anybus.Net 2

Network-to-network integration in factories

Anybus Gateways

Intesis AC Interfaces

Multi-network connectivity for HVAC equipment

Intesis AC Interfaces


Remote access and data for PLC-based machines

Ewon Cosy remote access

Ixxat Inpact

Connectivity for CAN & embedded control

Ixxat embedded control


Network diagnostics in Factory Automation

Procentec diagnostics tools

Learn more about HMS

About HMS

Who we are

At HMS, we believe that connecting matters, in everything from making devices, machines and systems talk, to engaging actively with our customers.
Solutions from HMS

What we do

World-class solutions for Industrial Information & Communication Technology with the brands Anybus, Ewon, Intesis and Ixxat.
HMS History and Milestones

Our story

Originally started as a student project, HMS has grown at break-neck speed, today recognized as the leader within industrial communication.
Quality and Sustainability

For a sustainable world

Our company vision is to enable industrial devices to communicate for a more productive and sustainable world.

Questions about how HMS Networks realizes the Industrial Internet of Things?

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