What we do

We create products that enable industrial equipment to communicate and share information. This increases productivity and sustainability for our customers.

Hardware Meets Software™

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.

In short, Hardware Meets Software.

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.

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 2019: 144 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. 

What can you do with our products?

Industrial Information & Communication Technology from HMS is used in millions of products and machines around the world.

Customers ask for a sustainable, realiable, secure and intelligent communication solutions, often incorporating wireless technology, cloud connectivity, IIoT connectivity over standards such as MQTT and OPC UA.


Manage OT machinery remotely


Collect data from OT machinery


Remote access to OT machinery

Wireless Bolt

Access machines wirelessly

Anybus.Net 2

Connect devices to industrial networks

OEM Toolbox

Create a customized edge gateway

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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