Rueil-Malmaison (France), November 19, 2013 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, today announced the inauguration of the Global System Integrator Excellence Awards for Industry. This annual award will recognize the companies and individuals responsible for the innovations, achievements and great service that help industrial and infrastructure organizations to meet their technical and business challenges.
Preferred partners of Schneider Electric in the industry sector, system integrators design, develop and support automation systems to meet customers’ needs for the performance, reliability, precision and efficiency of their operations. In recent years, Schneider Electric has considerably expanded its automation line up, giving system integrators access to a powerful platform covering all areas of automation from field control to operational software and systems.
“Schneider Electric chooses to partner with the most innovative system integrators, says Andrew Brown, Strategy & System Integrator Program Director, Schneider Electric. The system integrators we partner with through this program are vital to delivering to our mutual customers’ outstanding service, technical innovation and industry leading technology. By implementing the Global SI Excellence awards we want to highlight the best and brightest from this highly talented group.”
The Global System Integrator Excellence awards will be given in four categories:
- Business Growth Award: This award based on the biggest percentage business growth 2012 vs. 2013;
- Business Development Award: This award is based on the Industry System Integrator Alliance Partner who generated the largest revenue in 2013;
- Technical Expertise Award: This award is designed to highlight the System Integrator (individual or company) who displayed the best use of PlantStruxure or best technical implementation in 2013;
- Global System Integrator Partner of the Year: The winner of the Global System Integrator Partner of the year award will excel in a variety of criteria including revenue, capability and experience in solution delivery, engineering capacity and loyalty.
Nominations will come from Schneider Electric country representatives and the winners will be judged by a steering committee made up of Industry System Integrator Alliance Partner Program officials and key internal stakeholders. Schneider Electric Industry System Integrator Alliance partners from all over the globe are eligible for nomination. Finalists will be announced in March 2014 with the winners announced in April 2014.
Schneider Electric’s Industry System Integrator Alliance Partner Program is a global program for system integrators wanting to enhance their business opportunities by leveraging Schneider Electric’s best in class product and solution offerings. The program offers system integrators a variety of benefits to build their business and ensure our mutual customers reach their full potential.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved revenues of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.