Patti Engineering Celebrates Milestone Siemens Certification Achievement by Senior Controls Engineer II, Nikhil Niphadkar

Resource Type: Press Releases | October 24, 2023

Further enhancing the company’s expertise in seamlessly harnessing automation technologies throughout their lifecycle, Patti Engineering is proud to celebrate the recent accomplishment of Sr. Controls Engineer II Nikhil Niphadkar.

AUBURN HILLS, MI, Sept. 28, 2023Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company with offices in Michigan, Texas, and Indiana, today announced the latest achievement of one of its team members, Sr. Controls Engineer II Nikhil Niphadkar as he achieved a Siemens Advanced Factory Automation (FA) Certification, adding to the company’s capabilities as a Siemens Solution Partner.

Patti Engineering, a Siemens Solution Partner with multiple Siemens Certified engineers on staff, is positioned to deliver quality service using the Siemens family of factory automation and process equipment. Siemens‘ training programs and certifications guarantee the effective utilization of automation technologies, encompassing smooth design, installation, commissioning, and support. Siemens has set criteria for its certified experts, ensuring they meet high standards of competence and expertise.

“Our Solution Partners and their certified engineers are vital to extending Siemens’ technical and commercial support to our esteemed clientele,” stated Ben Green at Siemens. “Nikhil Niphadkar’s attainment of this certification very much aligns with our mission to deliver top-tier expertise, technology, and support to our shared customers.”

The Siemens FA certification, valid for two years once attained, guarantees that Patti Engineering’s automation projects will meet Siemens’ consistent quality standards, as they are overseen by experts equipped with up-to-date expertise and qualifications. An understanding of Siemens product functions and adherence to engineering protocols serve as the minimum qualifications for entry into the course and evaluation process.

“Training our engineers has been a long-term priority for us. When it comes to intricate Siemens automation projects, the presence of Siemens Certified engineers is indispensable for delivering top-tier, state-of-the-art solutions,” Dave Foster, Vice President of Engineering at Patti Engineering said. “Our engineers who have attained Siemens Certification deserve commendation for their steadfast commitment to training and their dedication to best practices, both of which underpin Patti Engineering’s ongoing success.”

Nikhil’s accomplishment adds to the company’s already impressive list of achievements. In addition to Nikhil’s certification, other Patti Engineering team members hold certifications in Siemens CPIID Industrial Identification RFID-UHF Technology and Practice, SINAMICS S120 & SIMOTICS Motion Control Partner Academy Certification, as well as Siemens Partner TIA Technical Certification.

“I was initially certified in 2016 and re-certified in 2018” Says Nikhil. “Even though we work on these things every day, the training pushed me to revisit the basics and provided essential refreshers on less common topics. It’s been a rewarding experience.”

About Patti Engineering, Inc.
Patti Engineering, Inc. is a seven-time CSIA Certified control systems integration company offering high-caliber engineering and software development services. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise in electrical control and information systems provides turnkey control systems integration for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects. Industrial automation, production intelligence and shop floor IT solutions services include: project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company placement in Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame. For more information, visit our website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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