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Gray Solutions and Cybertrol Engineering repeat as PartnerNetwork winners

March 25, 2024
Rockwell Automation awards winners at third annual PartnerNetwork Conference

At its PartnerNetwork Conference in Orlando, Florida, Rockwell Automation recognized the global partners that demonstrated their dedication and contributed to the success of the industrial-automation and digital-transformation company.

The invitation-only event, held March 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, was focused on how to redefine possibilities together, grow through collaboration, reinforce the value of the global partner community and advance customer success. It featured keynote presentations from Rockwell Automation leadership and guest speakers, open discussions with partner program managers, networking and breakout sessions.

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Following the 2023 event, which was held in California, the third annual Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork Awards honored the achievements of organizations that successfully planned and executed innovative and transformational offerings. These organizations found ways to impact one or more areas of their businesses through the application of Rockwell and other partners’ digital and disruptive technologies.

Two organizations, Gray Solutions and Cybertrol Engineering, were repeat winners from last year.

“The nominees and award winners all demonstrated an incredible dedication to customer success, so I would like to congratulate all our partners that entered and those who won,” said Nicole Denil, vice president, global market access, Rockwell Automation. “Rockwell Automation is as strong as it is largely because of our PartnerNetwork, one of our main differentiators. Our partner companies provide access to the best people, products, solutions and services and deliver superior value and business outcomes for our mutual customers.”

This year’s winners include:

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Van Meter
  • Distributor Innovation: Van Meter
  • OEM Partner of the Year: BID Group
  • OEM Innovation: DCC Automation
  • Partner Ecosystem: Amatrol
  • Partner Ecosystem: CED—Industrial Solutions Network
  • Partner Ecosystem: Opus Integration
  • System Integrator Innovation Award: Cybertrol Engineering
  • System Integrator Innovation: DMC
  • System Integrator Partner of the Year: Gray Solutions
  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction Innovation: Gray
  • Sustainability: Faith Technologies (FTI)
  • Technology Partner of the Year: Fortinet
  • Technology Innovation: Hammond Power Solutions

With approximately 29,000 employeed in more than 100 countries, Rockwell Automation is headquartered in Milwaukee.

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Mike Bacidore is chief editor of Control Design and has been an integral part of the Endeavor Business Media editorial team since 2007. Previously, he was editorial director at Hughes Communications and a portfolio manager of the human resources and labor law areas at Wolters Kluwer. Bacidore holds a BA from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He is an award-winning columnist, earning multiple regional and national awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He may be reached at [email protected]