aeSolutions is First in the Americas to Earn Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 Safety Specialist Certification

Greenville, South Carolina, USA – July 13, 2018aeSolutions®, a consulting, engineering and systems integration company that provides industrial process safety, cybersecurity and automation products and services, announced today that they have earned the Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Safety Specialist certification.

To become certified, solution partners undergo a rigorous, multi-faceted process facilitated by Siemens. A Siemens senior consulting engineer out of Karlsruhe, Germany audited multiple aeSolutions safety projects to ensure their project configuration workflow processes followed Siemens-documented best practices, as well as international functional safety standards (IEC 61511). Overall, aeSolutions’ engineering team successfully demonstrated their capability to deliver compliant process safety projects using all of the latest Siemens process safety tools (including Safety Matrix).“We are proud that aeSolutions is the first Siemens Safety certified partner in the Americas,” Ken O’Malley, President of aeSolutions states. “This certification validates our team’s commitment to being a leader in safety instrumented systems engineering and system integration. Because we often support our customers’ most complex and critical processes we consider this level of competence and certification to be essential to our business.”

“As customers require PCS 7 safety instrumented systems, we can recommend aeSolutions, our certified Process Safety Specialist Solution Partner, knowing that they have the engineering and quality practices to execute the project right the first time using best practices,” says Rich Chmielewski, Siemens USA PCS 7 Solution Partner Program Manager.

“aeSolutions was able to demonstrate and pass all of the requirements from our partner program to achieve the status of Siemens Process Safety Specialist. This certification provides confidence to the market that aeSolutions can offer quality and complete safety lifecycle services per the IEC 61511 functional safety standard for the process industries along with strong technical expertise using Siemens process safety technology,” says Charles M. Fialkowski, CFSE, Siemens National Director for Process Safety.

About aeSolutions

In business since 1998, aeSolutions is a consulting, engineering and systems integration company that provides industrial process safety, cybersecurity and automation products and services. They specialize in helping industrial clients achieve their risk management and operational excellence goals through expertise in process safety, industrial cybersecurity, safety instrumented systems, control system design and integration, alarm management, and related operations and integrity management systems. For more information, visit

About Siemens

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 372,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $92.0 billion in fiscal 2017. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $23.3 billion, including $5.0 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.


Media Contact: For more information, contact Christi Morrison of aeSolutions at or (864) 404-3014.

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