Siemens has appointed Applied Controls as a distributor in the US.
Applied Controls will expand Siemen’s authorized territory to include Maryland, Washington DC, and five counties of Northern Virginia.
Applied is now considered a Siemens “high value partner and automation solution provider”.
Applied Controls will market and support Siemens’ portfolio of factory automation products including PLCs, HMIs, intelligent motion control, industrial computers, SCADA and networking products.
In addition, it will provide “the full line” of industrial controls, motor control, circuit protection, AC & DC drives, gear motors, power supplies and more.
Kristin Alexander, Siemens eastern region channel manager, says: “Applied Controls is part of a very elite group of high technology distributors and has been a successful partner for Siemens in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, markets for many years.
“We went through an extremely comprehensive selection process and we are delighted that Applied Controls, Inc., has decided to expand their growing business to help us increase our market share, service and support for customers in this very important industry.”
Applied Controls is a 100 per cent employee-owned distributor and automation technology center providing factory automation products to eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia.
Applied Controls says it has made a significant investment in products for demonstration as well as test labs to better support its customers.
These labs are fully equipped and comprised of working, hands-on equipment for training and proof of concept evaluation.
In addition, Applied Controls maintains a staff of qualified applications engineers and product specialists dedicated to the success of its customer. The company cultivates highly trained and motivated employees to deliver a first-rate level of support, training and service.
Richard Gehring, president of Applied Controls, says: “Siemens industrial manufacturing software, automation and drives technology increases flexibility, cuts market launch lead time, and significantly reduces costs like energy, wastewater, maintenance and others for manufacturing companies.
“The result is increased sustainability for our customers, while driving their competitive strengths. This new wave of innovation is about to transform industry and give US companies the chance for a lasting edge. This is America’s real manufacturing advantage. We are pleased and proud to be given the privilege of bringing this technology and all it offers to the Mid-Atlantic marketplace.”
Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $86.2 billion in fiscal 2015. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $22.4 billion, including $5.5 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.Globally the company employs approximately 350,000 people.