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Kepware Strengthens Industrial Automation Commitment in Italy

Kepware Strengthens Industrial Automation Commitment in Italy

EFA Automazione Named Preferred Distributor for Industrial Automation and Communications Solutions

Portland, ME

4/16/2012 8:00 AM

Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications and Automation, announced today that industrial automation solutions provider EFA Automazione has been named Kepware's Preferred Distributor partner throughout Italy. This agreement strengthens each organization's ability to provide regional food and beverage companies, building automation and discrete manufacturing organizations and major industry verticals with comprehensive automation solutions for connecting software and hardware systems as well as improving overall business operations. "Having a local, reputable business partner is a must for successfully conducting business in Italy," said Tony Paine, President and CEO of Kepware Technologies. "With ten years of experience and a complete solutions approach to customer requirements, EFA Automazione constitutes the perfect business partner. We are excited to welcome them to our growing family of Preferred Distributors." EFA Automazione was selected as a Preferred Distributor from among the region's numerous organizations due to both its brand recognition and its ability to offer clients best-of-breed solutions for dramatically improving business operations. EFA Automazione will resell Kepware's flagship communications platform, KEPServerEX, and supporting products LinkMaster, RedundancyMaster and ClientAce as part of their solutions portfolio. "The Kepware brand is known globally for extremely innovative communications and automation solutions that continue to bring a significant return on investment to customers," said Gianfranco Abela, Marketing Manager of EFA Automazione. "We are proud to form this special partner relationship that will both enhance our current offerings and allow regional companies to benefit from new, scalable solutions that seamlessly connect, manage, monitor, and control diverse automation devices and software applications." ABOUT EFA AUTOMAZIONE: EFA Automazione is a 24 years old company, established in 1988. It had ten years experience as a System integrator and after being transformed into a manufacturer of operator panels , EFA Automazione started the marketing of HMI and SCADA products imported from abroad . At present EFA Automazione is a clear reference point in Italy for Data management, SCADA, HMI , Industrial communication and thanks to its strong technical knowledge provides to the market Holistic Solution for Industrial & Building Automation. ABOUT KEPWARE TECHNOLOGIES: Kepware Technologies, established in 1995, develops a wide range of communication and interoperability software solutions for the Automation industry. Our flexible and scalable solutions are for connecting, managing, monitoring, and controlling diverse automation devices and software applications. Our industry endorsed software solutions improve operations and decision-making throughout all levels of an organization. Kepware Technologies' mission is to be "Your Standard for Connectivity". Contact for EFA Automazione: Mr. Gianfranco Abela Marketing Manager abela@efa.it; info@efa.it ITALY, +39 02.92113180 Media Contact: Joline Biancavilla BridgeView Marketing for Kepware Technologies joline@bridgeviewmarketing.com U.S. +1 603-978-4491