Rueil-Malmaison (France), April 29, 2014 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, today announced the winners of the Global System Integrator Excellence Awards for Industry. This annual award recognizes 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 Schneider Electric Industry System Integrator Alliance Partner Program¹ covering all areas of automation from field control to operational software and systems.
The Global System Integrator Excellence awards have been given in four categories:
- Business Growth Award recognizes Ektaco (Estonia) as the biggest last 12 months percentage business growth. The company maximized its results through Schneider Electric Industry System Integrator Alliance Partner Program benefits such as: the monitoring of joint projects, customers visits, the use pre-sales tools such as specifications and tested validated, documented architectures (TVDA), and participation in technical training;
- Business Development Award recognizes Electro 80 as system integrator who generated the largest revenue in 2013. For many years the company is particularly active in the program, demonstrating its expertise by providing solutions to large projects, including the full range Schneider Electric PlantStruxure².
- The Technical Expertise Award and the Global System Integrator Partner of the Year both recognize Artiflex (South Africa). The first one as system integrator who displayed the best use of PlantStruxure. The second one as alliance partner’s who excelled in a variety of criteria including revenue, capability and experience in solution delivery, engineering capacity and loyalty to Schneider electric.
"The recognition of companies and employees of Schneider Electric Industry System Integrator Alliance is an important aspect of the program, said Andrew Brown, Strategy and Industry System Integrator Alliance Director at Schneider Electric. These awards recognize our partners for their innovation, achievements and quality services that enable our customers in industry and infrastructure to meet their technical and business objectives."
The winners have been selected by a jury made up of Schneider Electric VIP among more than 700 Industry System Integrator Alliance Partner Program members coming from more than 30 countries over the globe. The award ceremony will take place in Cannes (France), in June, in honors of the finalists.
¹ Global program for system integrators wanting to enhance their business opportunities by leveraging Schneider Electric’s best in class product and solution offerings.
² Schneider Electric architecture system dedicated to industry end-users/customers.
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 Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.