Siemens PLM Software's Go! Conference a Success

Siemens PLM Software Go! Partner Conference recognizes and rewards the most outstanding performers from Siemens PLM channel partners in the region.
Siemens PLM Software held its annual Go! Partner Conference on February 2-4 in Bali, Indonesia, where it celebrated the exceptional performances of its key partners. The conference, an annual event, also serves as an opportunity for the company and its partners to share the best practices in the PLM sphere as the marketplace evolves. The conference recognizes and rewards the most outstanding performers from Siemens PLM channel partners in the region.
The theme for this year's conference – "Gear Up!" – features a wide range of industry solutions showcase sessions and keynote presentations delivered by Siemens PLM executives. These sessions covered the hot topics and the latest trends on Smart Innovation and Realized Innovation with Siemens PLM products. The conference also focused on the shift towards digital manufacturing as the industry in ASEAN moves into a new era of product lifecycle management marked by the advent of technologies like Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing.
The high adoption rate of such technologies in manufacturing is making it inevitable for industry players at every level of the value chain to educate themselves on how to overcome new challenges thrown up by developing trends. Recognizing this, Siemens PLM Software had various learning and interactive sessions on relevant emerging topics such as mastering complexity and developing products that can adapt to the fast changing demands of their customers.
This is the third consecutive year that Material Automation Thailand won the top spot for ASEAN/Australasia region amongst Siemens PLM Software's exceptionally strong pool of regional partners. The awards were distributed to partners demonstrating excellence across a range of categories, including the New Constructor Champion for Asia Pacific, won by Vietbay Consultants & Trading Company from Vietnam and Simulation & Test Solutions (STS) Record Asia Pacific win going to DAG Technologies from Malaysia.
“Our partnerships are the key to unlocking our potential for growth in today's highly competitive marketplace. Our partners are the true ambassadors of what our company offers and what it stands for. Therefore engaging with our partners, exchanging ideas, understanding their issues and preparing them for tackling the challenges ahead is extremely important to us,” said Rajiv Ghatikar, Vice President and General Manager, ASEAN / Australasia for Siemens PLM Software. “A large part of this year's itinerary revolved around getting our partners ready for the next wave of manufacturing trends that are going impact ASEAN in 2015-2016. Being able to empower our entire network to tackle the roadblocks of the future is just one of the reasons why having these conferences is so beneficial to company's growth.”
“We are very encouraged to be chosen as the winner of the Best Partner Team in ASEAN/ Australasia category!” said Praponphar P. Piriya, Sales Manager at Material Automation Thailand. “We look forward to strengthening our alliance with the Siemens PLM team to establish our leadership in the Industrial Machinery space in the coming years. Thailand saw a lot of challenges coming up last year and things were hard for us. But we recovered and now are very determined to get more business and do better. For us the most useful workshop was about managing complexity. We see the time and money that is wasted because of it and we wanted some answers. Siemens training will help us in solving these issues and deliver good results for our customers.”
“It is an honor to receive the award for 2014 Biggest Asia-Pacific STS sale. We have been a partner of Siemens PLM Simulation and Testing Solutions for the past 19 years. It has been a very exciting journey, which has enabled us to position ourselves as the leading provider of Closed-Loop, Real Time Virtual to Physical System Driven Product Development solutions in Malaysia,” said Madi Sockalingam, managing director of DAG Technologies.