Frost & Sullivan announced global AC drives manufacturer Vacon as the recipient of the European Low Voltage (LV) Alternating Current (AC) Electric Drives Product Line Strategy Award for 2012. The accolade recognizes Vacon's achievements in effectively optimizing strategies, processes and performance.
"Vacon is one of the leading manufacturers of LV AC electric drives in Europe. The company's expertise has enabled it to produce and market a range of drives which accommodates diverse end-user applications. Vacon has consistently developed products with improved safety features, reliability, efficiency and value-added benefits. VACON 100, VACON 100 X and VACON 20 X have all witnessed wide acceptance from the broad customer base in the European industry. The unmatched benefits of Vacon's product line for varied applications make Vacon the worthiest recipient of the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Award," concludes the Frost & Sullivan report on the award.
To support its evaluation of best practices across multiple business performance categories, Frost & Sullivan employed a customized Decision Support Matrix (DSM). The DSM is an analytical tool that compares companies' performance relative to each other by integrating quantitative and qualitative metrics.
"We highly appreciate receiving this award, especially because it is based on a methodology where the performances of other key players were evaluated with the same criteria," says Heikki Hiltunen, Executive Vice President, Market Operations, Vacon Plc. "Our passion and commitment is based on giving the best value and expertise to our customers. Our latest third-generation product line is an excellent case in point. These products offer unique and innovative features, increase energy efficiency and are flexible enough for a wide range of applications. Combined with our wide service offering, they provide a complete solution for the most demanding situations," Hiltunen concludes.