Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2016: Beckhoff Automation, PC-based control technology provider, has recently signed an agreement with the UAE-based technical solutions provider Bahri&Mazroei Technical Systems (BMTS). This partnership will provide smart combination of local value addition in technical services and ‘life cycle support’ along with core automation platform for factories and infrastructure projects.
The UAE market is the most vibrant in the Middle East in sectors like manufacturing, tourism, finance and logistics and trade. Hence, this partnership between BMTS and Beckhoff is strategic in terms of technological solutions in areas like motion control, factory automation, Internet of Technology (IoT) and industry 4.0 solutions.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Esam R. Al Mazroei, Managing Director of Bahri&Mazroei Group, said, “We are proud to announce the partnership with Beckhoff. This will not only strengthen our strong foothold in the current automation portfolios, but would help us continue enhancing our position for long-term sustainable growth in industrial control, operation, maintenance and information technologies.With the government’s growth strategy for the coming years, this partnership is expected to provide great benefits to end-users, contractors and machine builders in these sectors through the unique combination of the value addition of both companies.”
“The UAE government has been addressing and creating necessary steps to ensure security threats are addressed seriously and BMTS is at the forefront of providing custom made solutions for security across various needs. As an end-to-end systems integrator and managed services company, we have been associated with major projects in the UAE in various capacities. This is in line with UAE’s Vision 2021 National Agenda that will position UAE as the leading manufacturing hub to achieve sustainable growth in manufacturing, which is around 11 per cent of the GDP and expected to increase to 25 per cent in 2025,” he added.
Mr. Sivakumar Subramanian, General Manager of BMTS, said, “We are extremely delighted to be recognized as the strategic partner in the UAE for the global automation solutions major Beckhoff. Being a leader participant in this industry for many years, BMTS has added numerous energy-efficient products and solutions to its portfolio. We are proud to be associated as a partner of some of the biggest names in the industry by providing end-to-end system integration solutions and ‘life cycle services’ in safety, security, power and automation.”
“We are providing a smart combination of local value addition in technical services and ‘life cycle support’ along with core automation platform from Beckhoff. With this, manufacturers, end-users and machine builders will be able realize huge up-front capital cost savings. This will also help the market continue lifecycle advantages with one piece of hardware and one software for I/O measurements, condition monitoring, robotics, vision, motion control, predictive maintenance, data collection, HMIs, and next-level capabilities not thought of yet,” he elaborated.
Mr. ChandranVelayudhan, Regional Manager of Beckhoff Automation, said, “We are happy to associate with BMTS, a domestic leader in technology integration, which is known for its commitment to customers in the UAE and the GCC region. Beckhoff Automation is a global manufacturer of innovative and cutting-edge automation products and systems, and this partnership will guarantee long-term, seamless support and services to our respective end-users in the region. This gives us more impetus and confidence to extend the benefits of the latest solutions that will eventually help advancement in technology utilization in the existing and upcoming projects.”
Beckhoff offers PC-based control using industrial PCs with multi-core energy efficient processors connected with EtherCAT industrial Ethernet protocol. Beckhoff PC-based ‘scientific automation’ offers a game-changing ‘all-in-one’ approach, integrating automation, robotics, measurement technology, PLC, safety, motion control, I/O modulesand human-machine interface (HMI) into one low-cost, centralized system.
BMTS has been the frontrunner and leading systems’ integrator with solutions in the areas of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, Central Battery Emergency Lighting Systems, Public Address, Voice Alarm Systems, Building Management, Security and Access Control, Intelligent Lighting Controls, Power Solutions, Home Automation Solutions, Audio-Visual Solutions and Facilities Management Systems for different building and infrastructure categories in the region. The range of services provided by BMTS include CCTV, access control, intrusion alarm systems, pedestrian and vehicle barriers and integration of these solutions with IT including physical and electronic security applications.
Some of the key projects undertaken by BMTS in the UAE include Dubai Police Forensic Laboratories, IMG Theme Park, Etihad Museum, Dubai Trade Centre District, Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital, Viceroy Hotels and Resorts.
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