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Inductive Automation Presents 2015 Ignition Firebrand Awards

Eight Companies Awarded for Innovative Use of Ignition Software

Inductive Automation presented the Ignition Firebrand Awards on September 23 at its 2015 Ignition Community Conference in Folsom, Calif. The Ignition Firebrand Awards are given to manufacturers and system integrators for projects that demonstrate highly innovative and effective uses of Ignition, which is a modular, highly flexible software platform for human-machine interface (HMI), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and manufacturing execution system (MES) applications.

All finalist and award-winning project overviews and demonstrations are available online at:

The eight Ignition Firebrand Awards are divided into two levels: Silver and Gold.
The four Ignition Firebrand Gold Award winners are:

The four Ignition Firebrand Silver Award winners are:
The winning projects came from a diverse range of industries: cement, dairy, energy, enterprise software, food processing, oil and gas, and transportation. The eight winning projects and five finalist projects were showcased in the Discover Gallery throughout the 2015 Ignition Community Conference.

In presenting the awards, Don Pearson, chief strategy officer of Inductive Automation, said, "Firebrand Award winners have raised the bar for innovation in the global Ignition community by levering the software to change organizations for the better. These companies have earned the name 'Firebrand' by instigating bold new ideas, trailblazing new practices, and being outspoken advocates for Ignition software."

About Ignition:

Ignition by Inductive Automation® is a software platform that redefines conventional SCADA with web-based deployment, unlimited licensing, security and stability, real-time control and monitoring, rapid development, and easy expandability. Ignition is used to create custom HMI, SCADA, and MES applications in industries such as food and beverage, oil and gas, packaging, pharmaceuticals, water/waste water, and many others. Ignition is used by 32% of Fortune 100 companies and is installed in enterprises in more than 90 countries.

For more information about Ignition’s SCADA software system, visit: