Invensys Wonderware (, a provider of automation and information software products and services, is collaborating with its hardware and services business associates to replace software licenses at no charge to companies that need to rebuild their operations in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The support offer is intended to assist companies involved in power generation and distribution, water and wastewater treatment, oil and gas production, refining, chemicals, and other industrial manufacturing businesses.

The license replacement offer applies to existing Wonderware customers with an active one-year support contract. Wonderware also is offering special pricing and upgrade options for its industrial-grade touch panel computers that come preinstalled with the latest Wonderware InTouch operations software.

Qualified companies are those that have sustained physical damage and lost production due to Hurricane Katrina and are located within federally designated disaster areas. Authorized Wonderware distributors for the affected regions, Standard Automation and InSource Solutions, are also offering combinations of no-charge software consulting and
preferred application consulting services rates to qualified companies.

— Flow Control Staff