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BAPCO receives 2018 ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Excellence in Automation Award

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (19 November 2018) – The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today BAPCO has won the 2018 ISA100 Wireless Excellence in Automation award.  In so doing they join a list of distinguished end users which include Alcoa, Phillips 66, PETRONAS, NIPPON STEELE & SUMIKIN ENGINEERING.

2018 ISA100 Wireless Excellence in Automation Award
Andre Ristaino presenting the 2018 Excellence in Automation Award to representatives from Bahrain Petroleum Company at the February 2019 ARC World Forum in Orlando Florida.

Each year the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute honors one end-user who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and engineering excellence in the field of deploying ISA100 Wireless technology.
BAPCO's expertise and creativity in embracing the ISA100 wireless multi-protocol tunneling (PROFIsafe) and Duocast technology for Safety Application at ALBA Gas Station Project, and Bapco’s initiatives towards digital transformation, are truly inspiring. WCI anticipates that BAPCO's achievements will inspire other end-users in the industry in the Middle East and beyond. 

BAPCO shared their experience at the 2019 ARC World Forum in Orlando, Florida.  Their complete presentation can be found here.

About ISA100 Wireless™
ISA100 Wireless (IEC 62734) is an international, industrial wireless networking and communications standard engineered to serve the needs of process industries. With native IPv6 networking and object architecture, ISA100 Wireless extends the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to wireless.  End users can select ISA100 Wireless Compliant™ devices from a best-of-breed pool of suppliers with assurances of device interoperability. ISA100 Wireless enables automation engineers to quickly create, modify, optimize, and scale wireless networks that are open, interoperable, and reliable for their most critical applications. ISA100 Wireless is the first standard in the ISA100 family of open standards.

Built from the ground up and driven by user requirements, the ISA100 Wireless standard received formal ANSI approval in January 2012 and approval as IEC 62734 in September 2014.  ISA100 Wireless is the only IPv6, 6LowPAN industrial protocol designed for industrial automation.  ISA100 Wireless meets requirements of ETSI EN 300 328 v1.8.1 for coexistence with nearby 2.4 GHz radio devices.

About the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (ISA100 WCI) is a non-profit industry organization that provides users and developers with market awareness, educational information, technical support, and compliance testing for the ISA100 family of standards. ISA100 WCI provides real-world feedback from the deployment of ISA100 Wireless devices and systems to ISA Standards Committees, fostering rapid refinement to the standards.

More information about the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute can be found online at

The ISA100 Wireless and ISA100 Wireless Compliant are trademarks of ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute. All other marks are trademarks of their respective companies.

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Michael Brazda
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Andre Ristaino
Managing Director