At Advantech Europe’s Annual European Channel Partner Conference last December 15 in Madrid, three of Advantech’s channel partners have topped European sales and won Advantech’s award for European Overall Best Achieving Channel Partner of the Year. The awards were presented in three categories following the hierarchy of Advantech’s Partners Program and a special award presented for Advantech’s Best Ambassador:
- Award for Best Overall Achieving Premier Partner – Digimax Srl
- Award for Best Overall Achieving Gold Partner – ECA Services
- Award for Best Overall Achieving Certified Partner – ERREUNO Srl
- Best Ambassador Award – Elmark Automatice Sp. zoo
The Best Overall European Premier Channel Partner went to the Italian company Digimax srl, a leader in the distribution of products for food, industrial PCs and digital signage in Italy. Their overall growth with Advantech products was phenomenal in 2011. Its success can be attributed to their excellent sales and customer services, and the implementation of the newest Advantech technology and products in the challenging Italian market.
“Our main asset and success came from the recovering electronics market, large expansion within existing customers and achievements in areas such as the transport industry, high quality research centers, and not to be neglected, our long-term relationship and proven reliability.” commented Lorenzo Gabrieletto, Sales Manager of Digimax.
The Award for Best Overall Achieving Gold Partner was handed to the Italian Channel Partner ERREUNO, Advantech’s long-time Certified & Focus Channel Partner. ERREUNO is dedicated to the industrial automation market with a strong market knowledge and focus combined with a strong local technical support.
“Thanks to ERREUNO’s close relationship with their customers and the excellent customer service, we have successfully grown during the last year and we are still growing. We have also generated new business from the emerging market Power & Energy and we will continue to do more.” said Roberto Riccardi, CEO of ERREUNO.
The Award for Best Overall Performing European Channel Certified Partner was handed to the UK Channel Partner ECA Services. During the past year, ECA has successfully grown their traditional SME industrial & telecom customer base and business, as well as the healthcare sector which has contributed vastly to Advantech’s business.
“The Advantech product range allows us to concentrate on more vertical market segments and offers us a solid base for growth and trend matching solutions, like the Internet of Things, or newest CPU technology from Advantech partners like Intel, AMD and Microsoft.” concluded Simon White, ECA Sales Manager.
In addition to the three partner categories awards, a brand new award was introduced in order to honor the Channel Partner who has been the best ambassador for Advantech, representing the Advantech brand in their regional market. The award was handed to Antoni Warszawik, Elmark’s Sales Director. ELMARK has been a Channel Partner for Advantech for 23 years and represents one of the main focus markets for Advantech Europe. Mainly they are focusing on embedded systems, automation and industrial Communication.
“We are very happy to have won this award – we are doing our best to promote and sell Advantech’s product, especially in these days when more and more distributors become multibrand.”