G & R Controls Named 2018 Siemens IFO of the Year

G &R Controls of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was recently named Siemens Building Technologies 2018 Independent Field Office (IFO) of the Year. IFO of the Year is a highly competitive, nation-wide award presented to a Siemens partner annually. 

A scoring system is used with a weighting factor applied to several categories including purchase volume, year over year sales growth and customer satisfaction.

Siemens Staff, Kevin Krouch, Senior Sales Manager and John Karczmarczyk, Vice President of Siemens Control Products & Systems, presented the award at the 2018 National Siemens IFO Partner Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 13. Mike Mechtenberg, Dave Heibult, Matt Perkins, Joel Porch, Eric Johnson, Paul Doohen, Mike Uken and Donald Schnell accepted the award on behalf of G & R Controls.

“Our partners are critical to our success,” said Kevin Krouch, Senior Sales Manager for Siemens. “G & R Controls has exhibited exceptional performance and demonstrated success in working closely with both new and existing customers. At Siemens, we believe in helping you create a perfect place – perfectly designed for its purpose. A place to learn, a place to develop, a place to grow, a place to succeed. Through their focus on the unique needs of each customer and their core values of cost control, energy efficiency, environmental comfort, and customer satisfaction G & R Controls has created many perfect places. We are proud to have been affiliated with them since 1977 and commend them again for this achievement.”

Scott Harvey, Siemens Senior Manager of National Operations commented “G & R Controls has an outstanding commitment to customer satisfaction and the highest quality work. They actually guarantee 24/7 “live” service response, quality and customer training – this is easily said but extremely hard to do, which shows their dedication to their customers.”

G & R Controls has been a Siemens Solutions Partner for over 40 years installing and servicing building automation systems throughout North and South Dakota as well as surrounding areas in a variety of facilities such as K-12 and higher education institutions, healthcare facilities, commercial, industrial and government buildings. They have offices in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, SD as well as Fargo and Bismarck, ND.