Affiliate integration: Advanced Automation, IAEF and EIAL become Avanceon

Three system integrators are now working under the unified company name of Avanceon. See image.
By Control Engineering Staff August 7, 2008

Exton, PA – Three affiliated system integrators—Advanced Automation, Innovative Automation & Engineering, and Engro Innovative Automation—are now working under the unified company name of Avanceon. The company provides manufacturers worldwide with engineering services, system integration solutions, and support.

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The June 30 announcement from Avanceon says that, since March 1, 2007, when the three companies became affiliated, they have successfully worked to become one global enterprise, and the new company name will help to reinforce the single brand identity that has emerged over the last 16 months.
Avanceon’s Exton,Asia will be served from the Regional Operations Center in Lahore, Pakistan.
“This move is part of a global restructuring of our company,” said Robert Zeigenfuse, formerly president and CEO of Advanced Automation, who will now serve as CEO of the newly named Avanceon LP. “It will make Avanceon much stronger, with significant working capital, and the ability to leverage the technology and business process knowledge from a global community.”
“In the United States,” Zeigenfuse said, “Avanceon will continue to provide the same level of manufacturing technology solutions, support and service—in control systems, manufacturing execution system (MES) deployment, and technology support services—that has been the hallmark of Advanced Automation for more than two decades, and he added, “earned us

‘2007 System Integrator of the Year’

honors” from Control Engineering .
Bakhtiar Wain, former president of EIAL and IAEF and now the president of Regional Operations Centers in Dubai and Lahore, said, “We believe our new name, Avanceon, supports the value of the brand, and it communicates the unique strengths and memorable attributes that are important to our customers around the world.”
Zeigenfuse says the company’s tagline, “Tomorrow’s Solutions, Today” communicates the innovation and creativity that Avanceon delivers to our customers in the form of advanced manufacturing technology solutions that improve productivity and quality.”
The new corporate Website, www.avanceon.com, will help roll out the new identity throughout 2008. The site has more information about specialties and success stories.
– Edited by Mark T. Hoske , editor in chief
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