bluebee® named Product of the Year 2012 by Plant Engineering China magazine

On December 6, 2012, Plant Engineering China magazine announced that bluebee®, Siveco's innovative mobile solution "for the worker of tomorrow", was named Product of the Year 2012. bluebee® was the only maintenance solution selected by Plant Engineering's panel of experts and also received the highest number of votes in the software category.


According to Bruno Lhopiteau, General Manager of Siveco China: "We feel much honored to receive this award, to have been chosen by renowned manufacturing experts and perhaps even more to win the popular vote! Over the years, all the talk has been about "smart plants" – investing more in automating and computerizing the machines, which has indeed generated significant productivity improvements. Our bluebee® solutions are instead focused on people – investing more in technology to assist the workers in the plant, to help them capitalize their know-how, to make their life easier. This approach has proven very efficient but also very popular among our users – this is perhaps why so many people voted for us! A big thank to Plant Engineering and to everyone who voted for us!"


Siveco's bluebee® Product Manager was interviewed by China Plant Engineering; the interview is available online.



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.).


Siveco has over 70 customers across more than 700 sites in China, including ABB, Alstom, ArjoWiggins, Arkema, Beijing Oriental Plaza, Brose, Carrefour China, Changcheng Property Group, CNEEC, Danfoss, Expo 2010 pavilions, GDF Suez, IKEA, International Paper, Kerneos, Nokia, Saint-Gobain, Sichuan Lutianhua, Sogefi, State Grid, 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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