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Kepware Honored as a "First Team" Supplier in AutomationWorld's Leadership in Automation Program 2011

Kepware Honored as a "First Team" Supplier in AutomationWorld's Leadership in Automation Program 2011

Readers Choose Kepware in Information Management Category

Portland, ME

1/10/2012 12:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that it has been honored by the readers of AutomationWorld magazine as a 2011 "First Team" supplier in the magazine's Leadership in Automation 2011 program. Kepware was chosen among several entrants as the top supplier in the Information Management category. Votes for the honor were determined by a combination of on-line participation in the magazine's Leadership in Automation (LIA) profile on its website as well as a year-long series of open-ended and unaided recall surveys conducted by the magazine that included three choices in each category. "This honor truly reflects Kepware's leadership and brand awareness in the marketplace as well as underscores the focus Kepware puts on listening to its customers. Readers, through the results of the polling, clearly recognize the company's investment in research and development to bring the best-of-the-best technology to the market," said Jim Chrzan, publisher of AutomationWorld. "We are extremely proud that AutomationWorld readers have recognized Kepware as a 'First Team' supplier," said Tony Paine, Kepware President and CEO. "This honor reflects our ongoing mission to develop innovative automation solutions to solve the complex business challenges facing our customers. We're extremely pleased that the market has acknowledged this commitment and has provided us with this prestigious testimonial." The winning submission - KEPServerEX, Kepware's flagship product, connects disparate devices and applications to plant control and enterprise systems. It suppports a wide variety of customers in industries such as oil and gas, water and wastewater treatment systems, building automation, manufacturing, energy generation, and those businesses and organizations seeking successful green energy initiatives. About Kepware Technologies: Kepware Technologies is a private software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications. From plant floor to wellsite to windfarm, Kepware serves a wide range of customers in a variety of international vertical markets including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Building Automation, Power Distribution, and more. Established in 1995 and now distributed in more than 100 countries, Kepware's software solutions help thousands of businesses improve operations and decision making. Learn more at www.kepware.com, and take an inside look at the company and its culture through the Kepware Corporate Overview video available here. ABOUT AUTOMATIONWORLD: AutomationWorld is the leading publication for automation professionals working in the discrete, batch and process manufacturing industries. Each edition features intelligence for the entire buying team — from plant floor operators to management and IT. For more information visit: www.automationworld.com. Kepware Contact: Erik Dellinger Kepware Technologies +1 207-775-1660 erik.dellinger@kepware.com