MEMPHIS, Tenn. — E|K Automation, a division of Ewing|Kessler Inc., announced that it has been named by Siemens Building Technologies as an authorized Siemens Solution Partner representing the Talon/Staefa Control System. E|K Automation is a leading building automation systems installer and servicer and is a factory-authorized controls dealer to sell and service the Siemens Talon system as well as legacy Staefa Smart II controls. The new partnership will cover western Tennessee, eastern Arkansas, and the entire state of Mississippi.

“We are excited about what the relationship with Siemens brings our clients,” said Jerry Edwards, president of E|K Automation. “Their products and technical support help us in our mission to deliver ‘Solutions for Today. A Plan for Tomorrow.SM’”

“E|K Automation has provided exceptional representation for our family of products,” said Chris Bell, Siemens regional sales manager – South. “Their professional staff continues to maintain an excellent reputation in the Memphis/Mid-South market. Siemens monitors customer satisfaction and job performance through an independent audit company, and E|K Automation consistently obtains high ratings for their work in both metro Memphis and their entire geographic territory.”

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Publication date: 04/23/2012