GPA Recognized By 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards in Cybersecurity
Wilmington, NC — GPA (Global Process Automation LLC) has been recognized as a finalist and honorable mention recipient in the cybersecurity category for the 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards for their product offering called “GPAidentify”. GPA is a systems integrator headquartered in Wilmington, NC with regional offices in Iowa, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Washington state. The company specializes in solutions in pulp and paper, life science, specialty chemical, food and beverage, building products, and discrete manufacturing. GPA has four main pillars of service: Industrial Automation, ICS Cybersecurity, OT Infrastructure, and Manufacturing Intelligence. Engineers around the world voting on best technological solutions and products in cybersecurity recognized GPAidentify for its capability to automate vendor-agnostic asset data acquisition and dynamic assessment processing. The real-time intelligence of GPAidentify is providing cost-effective tools that inform cybersecurity strategies, which is often missing in mainstream OT practices. With GPAidentify, companies are empowered to prioritize CapEx spending in a way that maximizes protection effectiveness, significantly reducing risk exposure to cyberattack. “We are honored to receive this recognition from professional engineers who are leaders in their field. GPA has always taken a partner-centric approach in our work. We work side-by-side with engineers every day and highly value their skill, experience, and opinion. This goes a long way to affirm all of the hard work and dedication GPA has delivered over the years, and we see that tradition continuing with our cybersecurity solution GPAidentify” - De Robertson (SVP/CTO) “To be recognized like this by your peers in the industry is really important to all of us here at GPA. We all work hard to drive the best outcomes for our customers and do everything we can to make them successful. With GPAidentify, we have packaged years of OT experience and expertise into a cybersecurity solution for industrial professionals. We see the threat of cyberattack escalating, and we are committed to delivering a solution that allows our customers to effectively mitigate that risk.” - Bill Medcalf (GPAidentify Product Manager) About GPA GPA is a full-service engineering and technology development firm serving the manufacturing industry. GPA develops solutions for manufacturers in: Industrial Automation, Operational Technology (OT) Infrastructure, Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity and Manufacturing Intelligence (MI) and Analytics. For 25 years, manufacturers have trusted GPA to be stewards of their processes to maximize efficiency, attain optimal ROI from their assets and protect their operational technology resources. GPA bridges the gap between IT and OT to implement best practices in the manufacturing world. For more information about GPAidentify, click here.