Process and Control Today | Schneider Electric UK Joins Forces With its Master Industrial Automation Distributor, BPX


Schneider Electric UK Joins Forces With its Master Industrial Automation Distributor, BPX, for an Exclusive Customer Event at German Innovation Hub
Schneider Electric Welcomes OEMs and SIs to Global Machinery Innovation Hub to showcase their latest innovations.

Schneider Electric UK, a global leader in industrial automation, and BPX, Schneider Electric’s only ‘Master’ level Industrial Automation Distributor (IAD) in UK&I, are proud to have collaborated to host an exclusive event in Marktheidenfeld, Germany, from March 11th to 13th, 2024. The event welcomed a range of OEMs and SIs to the Schneider Electric Industrial Automation Machinery Innovation Hub in Marktheidenfeld where they received exclusive insight into the latest innovations in industrial control, automation, robotics, and software solutions offered by Schneider Electric.

Attendees spent three days with the Martheidenfeld team to gain valuable insight into EcoStruxure Machine Expert Twin, Lexium MC12 Multi Carrier System and their full portfolio of robotic solutions, including the new Lexium Cobot, all designed to enhance safety, productivity, and efficiency across various stages of machine design, build, integration, and maintenance. Because of the Hub’s strategic location, it is regularly used for events like this that enable stakeholders to come together and drive innovation within the ecosystem.

Robert Haynes, Head of Robotics and Automation at Schneider Electric said: “We were thrilled to invite valued ecosystem players and BPX customers to join us at the Schneider Electric Innovation Hub in Marktheidenfeld. This event represents a unique opportunity for attendees to explore Schneider Electric’s comprehensive portfolio of automation solutions whilst also providing a platform for a huge range of key industry members to exchange ideas on common roadblocks, manufacturing trends and the future of industry.”

As Schneider Electric’s Master IAD and having worked with the company since 1967, BPX is able to bring its customers unparalleled expertise in control, automation, and associated technologies. With a commitment to guiding clients through product selection, applications, programming methods, and industry best practices, BPX provides an end-to-end service for Schneider Electric solutions.

Richard Thompson, Head of Systems, Services & Solutions at BPX said: “We are committed to creating and maintaining an efficient supply chain ecosystem, and events like this present a unique opportunity for members at every point of that ecosystem to witness the technology and processes they will be working with in the future, first hand. Together with Schneider Electric, we aim to empower our customers to drive industry excellence and achieve sustainable growth in both the short and long term.”

Schneider Electric is championing the drive toward a more connected ecosystem of partners throughout the supply chain. Their Alliance Partner programme enables OEMs and SIs to deliver efficient and tailored services that are designed to meet the needs of the end-users no matter the project. Alliance Partners work closely with Schneider Electric to receive the latest training in necessary systems and processes and receive enhanced technical support. Find out more here.

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