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Tridium, Inc.
Industry Engineering automation
Founded 1995; 22 years ago (1995)
Founder Gerald Frank
Headquarters Richmond, Virginia, USA
Key people
  • Jim Bland (President)

Tridium Inc. is an American engineering hardware and software company based in Richmond, Virginia, whose products facilitate and integrate the automation of building and other engineering control systems.

History and ownership[edit]

Tridium, Inc was founded in 1995 and, since November 2005 has operated as an independent business entity of Honeywell International Inc.[1][2] Since January 2017 its president has been Jim Bland.[3]


Tridium's products facilitate by integrating building management systems using open and proprietary communications protocols such as Modbus, Lonworks and BACnet.[4]

Tridium is the developer of Niagara Framework. The Niagara Framework is a universal software infrastructure that allows building controls integrators and mechanical contractors to build custom, web-enabled applications for accessing, automating and controlling smart devices real-time via local network or over the Internet.[5] [6]


  1. ^ "Tridium Inc.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". Bloomberg. Retrieved 5 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Researchers warn of cyber flaws in Honeywell control systems". Reuters. 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2015-08-13. 
  3. ^ Stromquest, Eric (7 January 2017). "Meet Tridium's new President". Control Trends. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  4. ^ Casey, Terry (June 2004). "Tridium takes Building Controls into the 21st Century on Landmark Dubai Project". Retrieved 18 May 2017. 
  5. ^ Jr, Robert O'Harrow (2012-07-11). "Tridium's Niagara Framework: Marvel of connectivity illustrates new cyber risks". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2015-08-13. 
  6. ^ Zito, Phil. "What is Tridium Part 1". Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 

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