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Siemens Most Awarded US Industrial Automation Vendor in 2021 Engineers' Choice Awards

The engineers have spoken! Control Engineering awarded Siemens with 12 Engineers’ Choice Awards and is honored to be the Most Awarded Industrial Automation Vendor of 2021. A total of 88 finalists from 44 companies were listed on the ballot for evaluation. Automation professionals from Control Engineering’s subscriber lists – all of whom are responsible for or influence technology purchases, or have hands-on day-to-day interaction with the technologies in each category – then voted to identify the products they felt were the most exceptional based on technological advancement, service to the industry and market impact.

Awards 2021

2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Winner:

 

·       TIA Portal V16 has been named the Winner of the Industrial Internet of Things Connectivity – Software category

·       SIMATIC Drive Controller has been named the Winner of the Motion Control – Drives, Servo category

·       Siemens TIA Selection Tool has been named the Winner of the Software – Asset Management, Reporting category

·       SIMATIC HMI Unified Comfort Panel has been named the Winner of the Hardware – HMI, Operator Interface, Thin-Client category

·       SIMATIC ET 200eco PN F-DI 8 x 24 VDC has been named the Winner of the Safety – Machine Safety category

·       SIMATIC Field PG M6 Industrial Computer has been named the Winner of the Hardware – Industrial PCs, CNCs category

·       SIMATIC IOT 2050 has been named the Winner of the Network Integration – I/O Systems category

·       TIA Portal Test Suite Advanced V16 has been named the Winner of the Software – Control Design category

·       Sitrans LR100 compact radar transmitter has been named the Winner of the Process Control – Process Sensors, Transmitters category

 

Honorable Mention:

 

·       SIMATIC WinCC Unified Engineering Software has been named the Honorable Mention of the Software – HMI Software category

·       ET 200SP MultiFieldbus Interface Module IM155-6MF High Feature has been named the Honorable Mention of the Network Integration – Ethernet Hardware, Switches category

·       FS-DSL Digital Sensor Link for Sitrans FST030 has been named the Honorable Mention of the Process Control – Process Sensors, Transmitters category

2020 Leadership in Automation: First Team Honorees

- Alarm Management                                           - Maintenance & Reliability Software         

- Cloud Computing                                               - Mobile HMI/SCADA                     

- Data Acquisition Hardware including I/O        - PLCs/PACs              

- HMI Hardware                                                     - Power Supplies            

- HMI Software                                                      - Process Safety         

- Industrial PCs                                                      - SCADA           

- IoT Platforms                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Control Design: Readers' Choice Awards

- CNC Controller                             - Loop Controller                                                            

 

- Motion Controller                        - Programmable Automation Controller (PAC)

 

- Embedded Computer System    - Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

 

- Industrial-Grade Computer        - Circuit Protection

 

- Operator Interface                      - Power Supply

 

- Relay                                             - Stack Light Tower

Awards 2019

2019 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Winner:

 

- Hardware – HMI, Operator Interface, Thin-Client:  SIMATIC Industrial Thin Client V3 Pro

- Hardware – Industrial PCs: SIMATIC IFP INOX ETH

- Network Integration – I/O Systems: SIMATIC ET 200SP Fail-safe Module

- Software – Control Design: SIMATIC Automation Tool

 

Honorable Mention:

 

- Hardware – Integrated HMI Controllers: SIMATIC IPC377E Basic Panel PC

2019 Leadership in Automation: First Team Honorees

- Alarm Management                           - Maintenance & Reliability Software         

- Cloud Computing                               - Mobile HMI/SCADA                     

- Edge Computing                                - PLCs/PACs              

- HMI Hardware                                    - Power Supplies            

- HMI Software                                     - Process Safety         

- Industrial PCs                                     - SCADA           

- IoT Platforms                                      - Simulation & Modeling Software

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Product of the Year Finalist

 

- Automation & Controls: SIMATIC ET 20SP, Profinet 3-Port Interface Module with Integrated Switch 
- Automation & Controls: SIMATIC IPC647E 
- Automation & Controls: SIMATIC S7-1500 TM NPU 
- Energy Management category: Heater Control System HCS4200 

Awards 2018

2018 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Winner:

 

- Motion Control – Drives: SIMATIC S7-1500 T-CPU

 

 

2018 Leadership in Automation: First Team Honorees

- Alarm Management Software                - IoT Platforms

- Cloud Computing                                     - Maintenance & Reliability Software

- Data Acquisition Hardware                     - Mobile HMI/SCADA

- Edge Computing                                      - PLCs/PACs 

- HMI Hardware                                          - Power Supplies

- HMI Software                                           - Process Safety

- Industrial PCs                                            - SCADA

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Product of the Year Winners

Gold: 

 

- Automation & Controls: CPU 1518(F)-4 PN/DP MFP

Awards 2017

2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Winner:

 

- Hardware — HMI, operator interface, thin-client: SIMATIC TP700

 

2017 Leadership in Automation: First Team Honorees

- Alarm Management                              - Maintenance/Reliability

- Cables, Connectors & I/O modules      - PLCs/PACs   

- HMI Hardware                                        - Power Supplies  

- HMI Software                                         - Process Safety

- Industrial PCs                                         - SCADA

- IoT Platforms                                          - Sensors—Process 

- Machine Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Product of the Year Winners

Silver:

 

- Electrical Safety: Sirius Modular System New Contactor (3RT1) 

 

Bronze:

 

- Automation & Controls: S7-1200F Distributed Safety Controller with Profinet 

Awards 2016

2016 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Honorable Mentions:

 

- Safety — Machine Safety: SIMATIC S7-1200F Safety Controller

- Machine & Embedded Control — PACs, PLCs: SIMATIC ET200SP Open Controller

2016 Leadership in Automation: First Team Honorees

- Alarm Management                      - PLCs/PACs

- HMI Hardware                                - Power Supplies

- HMI Software                                 - Process Safety

- Industrial PCs                                 - SCADA

- Machine Safety                              - Sensors—Process Control 

- Maintenance/Reliability                - Simulation & Modeling Software   

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Product of the Year Winners

Silver:

 

- Automation & Controls: SIMATIC PCS v8.2 with Logic Matrix