Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced that BPX, the distributor of industrial automation components has been appointed as the world’s first and UK’s only Alliance Master Industrial Automation Distributor (IAD)
The appointment is recognition of the level of expertise BPX holds in the industrial integration of Schneider Electric systems. BPX has the proven industrial automation solution knowledge, experience and capabilities to help Schneider Electric customers thrive in the future.
This enhanced partnership, with digitalisation at its core, reflects the close bond that has existed between Schneider Electric and BPX for over 50 years, in fact since BPX became the first distributor of Telemecanique within the UK.
As an Alliance Master IAD, BPX is able to handle more advanced and complex industrial projects and deliver customised solutions to its customers. With five Master level professionals in the team, BPX is able to advise on product selection, applications, programming methods and best practices. BPX can provide technical support, help with communications and connectivity, remote maintenance access to automation equipment and simple and complex motion control.
Tailored support for every customer
BPX provide a tailored package of comprehensive support to its customers, based on a unique combination of qualities and skills. This includes:
Local presence – Combining global and local expertise with Schneider Electric, BPX offers local technical support to help customers use the Schneider portfolio, backed up by comprehensive levels of stock.
Business know-how – BPX provides technologies customised to specific needs with comprehensive knowledge and skills in application and process control.
Competence with EcoStruxure™ – Highly skilled in EcoStruxure Plant & Machine architectures, BPX help drive digital advancements and ensure resilient and sustainable operations across multiple segments.
“We are delighted that BPX, who have been part of the Alliance Program since 2017, has been appointed as a UK Alliance Master Industrial Automation Distributor. They have an exemplary record of implementing Schneider Electric systems and have met our rigorous standards. With a strong commitment to supporting the digital journey of their customers through eCommerce, they have delivered extensive support and development opportunities to the industry. We are looking forward to developing the partnership further as a valued member of our exclusive partner network,” said Mark Yeeles, Vice President of Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric.
“With our customers embracing a digital future, Industry 4.0, and the challenge of connecting assets, the industrial market is changing faster than ever. The Schneider Electric Alliance IAD status equips our business with the means to provide the best possible solutions and comprehensive support to our customers. We’re proud to have been appointed as the UK Alliance Master Industrial Automation Distributor and are excited for the new development opportunities it will harness in this competitive market,” said, Roger Collins, Director at BPX.
Source: Made in the midlands