Panduit, a global leader in Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) based solutions, is a recipient of the prestigious 2011 Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards from Managing Automation Media. The awards recognize companies from around the world that have achieved significant breakthroughs in innovation, in the use of advanced technologies, and in the effective management of their business, as selected by an independent blue-ribbon panel of leading researchers and analysts, academics and manufacturing executives. Panduit joins other world-leading companies such as Caterpillar, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Dow Chemical, Honeywell, IBM, Kodak, and Nestle.
Panduit was recognized for its UPI approach, recently demonstrated in its new World Headquarters building project, in the Leadership Category for addressing business and technology challenges through a unified approach to physical and logical systems architecture. Panduit’s winning project illustrates a broad range of building systems and cutting edge IT technologies intelligently aligned on a single infrastructure for improved sustainability, agility, availability and security, as well as for lower operating costs.
The transformational impact of Panduit’s UPI approach and connected building solutions results in significant efficiencies, such as reducing energy usage, which can be duplicated at clients’ sites or campuses by leveraging an optimized physical infrastructure. “Our ability to simplify the integration and optimization of communications, computing, control, power, and security systems is based on a proven methodology and smart solutions that drive operational performance and cost savings for our customers across IT, building, and factory,” said Alex Gordy, Panduit Director of Solutions.
Through collaboration with key industry technology leaders, Panduit is able to address challenges that cut across multiple business and technology domains.
“Panduit has demonstrated both sophistication and vision in utilizing Oracle technology, business applications and performance tools to enhance their position in the global marketplace. We are glad these capabilities have been acknowledged by the award’s evaluation panel, and congratulate Panduit on being recognized by the Managing Automation Media 2011 Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards in the Leadership Category,” said Maha Muzumdar, vice president, Supply Chain Marketing, Oracle.
The 2011 PM100 Awards will be presented at this year’s Manufacturing Leadership Summit, May 9-11 in Palm Beach, FL. To learn more about Panduit’s UPI-based Solutions, visit panduit.com/upi.
Panduit (panduit.com) is a world-class developer and provider of leading-edge solutions that help customers optimize the physical infrastructure through simplification, agility and operational efficiency. Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) based solutions give enterprises the capabilities to connect, manage and automate communications, computing, power, control and security systems for a smarter, unified business foundation. Strong relationships with technology leaders complemented with its global staff and unmatched service and support, make Panduit a valuable and trusted partner.