ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced that it was named the Gold winner as "Company of the Year - Metals & Mining" in the 2013 International Business Awards (IBAs). The win marks the second year in a row that Ventyx has taken home the top honor in the Metals & Mining category.
Finalists for this year's awards were selected from more than 3,300 nominations from more than 50 countries and territories worldwide. Ventyx was chosen for its innovation and continuous commitment to addressing the long-term technology needs of mining customers, which include 17 out of 20 of the world's largest mining companies, representing more than 300 mining enterprises.
"Mining remains one of the world's most difficult industries, and our software solutions have been helping the leading companies to address their biggest challenges for the past three decades," said Jeff Ray, CEO of Ventyx. "With our end-to-end solutions, our customers are managing complicated, remote operations and responding to ever-changing market conditions to make the most of their people and operational resources. We are honored to be recognized by the International Business Awards, and are committed to working closely with our customers to deliver the next generation of mining software."
Ventyx customers include the leading organizations in the global mining industry. For example, Arch Coal, the second largest coal producer in the U.S., is using Ventyx solutions to optimize its nationwide mining operations. Ma'aden, the largest mining company in Saudi Arabia, is enhancing planning and performance in gold operations with intelligent mining solutions from Ventyx. Furthermore, leading organizations such as Allied Nevada Gold, a U.S.-based gold mining and exploration company, and Ambre Energy Limited, a thermal coal mining and export company with operations in Australia and the U.S., are standardizing their vast operations on Ventyx asset management and asset-intensive enterprise resource planning solutions.
In addition to this most recent industry recognition, earlier this year Ventyx was recognized as a "Company of the Year – Metals & Mining" category in the American Business Awards. For more information on The International Business Awards and a complete list of 2013 winners, click here.
Ventyx, an ABB company, is a world-leading supplier of Industrial Enterprise Software for essential industries such as energy, mining and public infrastructure. Ventyx solutions bridge the gap between information technologies (IT) and operational technologies (OT), enabling clients to make faster, better-informed decisions in both daily operations and long-term planning strategies. Some of the world's largest organizations rely on Ventyx solutions to minimize risk, enhance operational and financial performance, and execute the right strategies for the future. For more details, see www.ventyx.com.