Saia-Burgess Controls (SBC) is a Swiss company located in Murten near Bern. For 30 years, it develops, manufactures and sells worldwide PLC-based controllers, human machine interfaces and energy meters realizing 75 million. USD sales with 240 employees. Approximately 9% of the revenue is devoted to R&D, which comprises 55 engineers and technicians. SBC products are broadly used in the area of building automation, infrastructure automation for water, electricity and district cooling networks, energy management as well as industrial automation. By combining the strength of the traditional PLC values - reliability and robustness - with open protocols and IT technology, SBC provides a unique system flexibility and openness. Making system integration easier and allowing unprecedented possibilities to control installations globally for higher efficiency, higher profitability and smaller carbon footprint. Customers relying on automation solutions based on SBC products enjoy the lowest Life Cycle Costs for their installations. Not only the equipment has a longer life span, but it proves the best in term of availability, flexibility and evolution during the entire operational life of the installation. These important benefits in financial and operational terms are key success factors for any investors caring about long term and sustainable development of projects in infrastructure, manufacturing or utilities.
Some of SBC's latest references illustrate these values: Lötschberg Base Tunnel (CH), Westside Mall (CH), Federation Tower (RU), MSC Poesia cruise ships (FR), Sheraton Hotel Prague (CZ), public lighting energy management (PT), Biopolis Institute (Singapore), Dalian XiGong Stadium (China), WAFI City district cooling plant (Dubai), Solar Island (Ras Al Khaimah), Deutsche Telecom Immobilien (Germany).