EDMONTON, ALBERTA, 12. November 2014 – MatrikonOPC celebrated the success of its key distributors and system integrators in EMEA at the 2014 Honeywell Users Group EMEA Conference held in The Hague, Netherlands. The awards recognize customer service, innovation and excellence among companies supplying and integrating Matrikon solutions in EMEA.
The top honors were given to IT Industrial Solutions AS from Norway and AVTEP from Russia. IT Industrial Solutions AS, headquartered in Fornebu, Norway, received the award for the Distributor of the Year 2014 – Matrikon OPC EMEA. IT Industrial Solutions AS showed the highest year-over-year growth of all partners in EMEA, provided the highest values of average sales order and the highest revenue per lead. In addition to this IT Industrial Solutions AS was the first partner to sell the new OPC UA Server SDK.
AVTEP, headquartered in Moscow, Russia, received the award for System Integrator of the Year 2014 – Matrikon OPC EMEA. AVTEP, as the longest-standing system integrator (SI) partner in EMEA, showed the highest year-over-year sales growth and sells and installs the widest range of products of all SI partners in EMEA.
"I am very pleased to see IT Industrial Solutions AS receive the MatrikonOPC EMEA Distributor of the year award and for AVTEP to receive our EMEA System Integrator of the year award.” said Jeff Gould, general manager of MatrikonOPC. “Both IT Industrial Solutions AS and AVTEP exemplify the power of MatrikonOPC’s channel network in EMEA. With their high degree of competence in OPC technology and our products, they consistently provide the right guidance, implementation expertise, and continued support for our customers."