Siemens Presents Customer Excellence Awards For Digitalization

June 28, 2017
Siemens recognizes customers demonstrating digitalization in manufacturing.

At the 2017 Automation Summit in Boca Raton, Fla., Siemens announced the winners of its 12th annual Customer Excellence Awards (CEA). The CEAs recognize the achievements of Siemens’ customers and partners who demonstrate advanced business practices using Siemens technologies and solutions. The awards provide an illustration to other end users on how they can leverage software and hardware to successfully automate and digitalize their manufacturing operations, according to the company. The 2017 Automation Summit is a user-based conference with more than 700 participants. The event is led by two U.S. Siemens divisions – Digital Factory and Process Industries and Drives.

Siemens 2017 Customer Excellence Award winners include:

  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc., reportedly the world’s largest carpet manufacturer with more than $4B in annual sales and over 22,000 employees worldwide, met with Siemens to discuss solutions for its greenfield commercial carpet tile plant in Northwest Georgia. The company needed to expand to meet growing production capacity and extend market leadership. Shaw needed a technology partner that could deliver solutions on-time and on-budget for this critical project. At the same time, the company also was looking for a partner that could continue to help Shaw innovate in an increasingly competitive industry.
  • INTEC Automated Controls, Inc., is a controls integrator in the aerospace industry, providing turnkey controls engineering, programming, panel build, and electrical installation. Intec initially approached Siemens for the design of the Boeing Fuselage Automated Upright Build (FAUB) cradle control system.  Ultimately, Siemens supplied the control system which included computer numerical controls (CNC), servo motors, PLCs, HMIs, industrial networks, drives, control products and industrial power supplies.
  • Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, aims to transform individual lives and fundamentally change the way diseases are managed, interpreted, and prevented. Janssen works for change that will improve access to medicines: the best available treatment at an affordable price. It is developing treatments for patients in six important therapeutic areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular & Metabolism; Immunology; Infectious Diseases & Vaccines; Neuroscience; Oncology and Pulmonary Hypertension
  • TenarisBayCity, located in Bay City, Texas, is a supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and certain other industrial applications. Tenaris is currently building a $1.8 billion seamless pipe manufacturing facility that will complement its integrated global manufacturing network as well as its existing North American facilities and further strengthen its domestic production of premium connections and seamless requirements for our customers.

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