bluebee® cloud receives the Engineers’ Choice Award 2013 by Plant Engineering magazine

On November 6, 2013 at a major ceremony held in Shanghai, Plant Engineering China magazine announced that Siveco's bluebee® cloud solution had won the Engineers' Choice Award 2013. The competition involved 102 different products and solutions and lasted 2 months, during which readers of Plant Engineering and Control Engineering magazines and websites were requested to vote for their preferred solutions. bluebee® cloud received the highest number of votes in its category and the third highest number of votes in all categories.


According to Bruno Lhopiteau, General Manager of Siveco China:


"We are particularly proud of this award, as it means we have been chosen by real-life engineers rather than a committee of experts. We are also very happy to see the investment we made in R&D paying off with good results, more and more users, and industry awards. In 2008, we made the bet of a technological step-change, developing new solutions – the bluebee® suite "for the worker of tomorrow" – built on totally different premises from traditional maintenance management systems, with a very strong mobility focus. While most management systems are designed to computerize work procedures that can never be applied in the field, especially not in China, bluebee® is designed primarily for field workers. This innovative approach has produced excellent results for our customers in China. I am glad the market is now recognizing this, in the form of this award."


bluebee® cloud is Siveco's central management tool, designed for large multisite organizations. Accessible on large touchscreen display (control center) and on any PC, bluebee® cloud provides powerful built-in management functionalities to display data in maps and charts, manage central technical data, plan and track activities, produce KPIs and management reports, manage mobile devices and integrate seamlessly with other subsystems (GIS, SCADA, video surveillance, site-level CMMS/EAM, etc.). Functional coverage includes risk prevention, maintenance, meter readings, compliance reporting based on data from the field (mobile users and online monitoring). In 2012, bluebee® the mobile component of the bluebee® suite, also won a Plant Engineering award, the Product of the Year 2012 award.


Siveco Marketing Manager Fiona Yan receiving the award at the ceremony



About Siveco China


Siveco is the largest maintenance consultancy in China. Based on a long experience of "maintenance with Chinese characteristics", Siveco has developed a unique approach to address the needs of plants, facilities and infrastructures owners in China through the utilization of technological tools. While the market has historically been plagued by IT suppliers without understanding of industrial reality, Siveco is run by maintenance people for maintenance people, focusing on obtaining rapid and sustainable improvement.


Siveco supports best practices in maintenance, facility management and risk prevention through a range of services including assessment, maintenance engineering, CMMS implementation, etc. Siveco provides a suite of very intuitive mobile solutions "for the worker of tomorrow", known as bluebee®, running on its own cloud computing platform and compatible with any back-office maintenance system (COSWIN, Maximo, SAP PM, Datastream, etc.). bluebee® has won several awards including the prestigious Plant Engineering Product of the Year 2012.


Siveco has over 70 customers across more than 700 sites in China, including ABB, Alstom, Arkema, Brose, Carrefour China, Changcheng Property Group, CNEEC, Fushun Mining Group, Shanghai World Expo 2010 pavilions, GDF Suez, Greenland Holdings, IKEA, International Paper, Nokia, Saint-Gobain, Sichuan Lutianhua, Sogefi, ZF, etc.


Siveco China is headquartered in Shanghai, where it also operates a R&D center, and has a branch office in Chengdu. The company is a subsidiary of Siveco Group, Europe's largest CMMS supplier with over 82,000 users worldwide.


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