PRISM™ SCADA Receives Prestigious LAPEM Certification

Distinguishing Advanced Control Systems™ in Mexico, Recognized Globally

Jul 21, 2015, 08:07 ET from Advanced Control Systems

ACAPULCO, Mexico, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Control Systems (ACS), a global provider of smart grid automation technology, announced today at the annual RVP-AI/2015 IEEE Mexico Conference that the laboratory of testing equipment and materials (LAPEM), an organization of the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), has awarded the company the distinguished certification from the institution that meets the needs of the electricity sector nationally and internationally.

The LAPEM certification is a lengthy process that requires registration and an extensive audit of ACS quality processes, service management, technical support and system technology.  "We are very pleased to receive such an honor," said ACS CEO Kevin Sullivan, "from such a reputable institution in our industry.  LAPEM is greatly respected in providing specialized engineering studies, laboratory tests and field equipment and materials. ACS has worked hard to earn this certification and we are extremely proud."

ACS has been a leading provider of smart grid solutions for over 40 years.  "It's a great milestone to acquire this prestigious certification for our PRISM™ SCADA solution, which delivers real-time cutting edge technology to utility dispatch centers," said Kevin O'Hara, ACS Executive V.P. Strategy, Sales & Marketing, "Throughout our portfolio of solutions with PRISM™ OMS (Outage Management System) and PRISM™ DMS (Distribution Management System) we help utilities run real-time, multithreaded, multitasking applications backed up by ACS world-class customer care and support."

Jorge  Herrera, Regional Business Development Director, Latin America-Mexico & Caribbean said, "We are very excited to announce this achievement and honor as ACS continues to offer solutions that support the revolutionary process of transformation in the energy industry to improve future utility investments in power distribution networks to serve customers in Mexico and throughout Latin America."

About Advanced Control Systems

ACS is a leading provider of advanced automation technology to the global electric power industry. ACS control center solutions include SCADA, advanced distribution management (ADMS), outage management (OMS), energy management (EMS) and network simulation and optimization. ACS automation product lines include a wide range of flexible and cost-effective substation, distribution, and feeder automation solutions. ACS is powering the utility of the future today in real-time on-time. For more information, visit


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