gpa Meets the CSIA Certification Requirements for the first time!

August 24, 2022 (Wilmington, NC) – As the founding auditing firm that has performed the most CSIA audits around the world, we can confirm that Global Process Automation, LLC (gpa) has met the audit requirements established by the Control System Integrators Association for the first time.

“As an advocate of CSIA best practices for 25 years, it is gratifying to see gpa commit to documenting and developing their practices to build a stronger business for their stakeholders,” remarked Jack, the Exotek Auditor. “I’m impressed with how they fully leverage their project support staff to maximize the effectiveness of their engineering team, particularly given labor constraints in our industry. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with the entire gpa team on their continuous improvement journey.”

“As Continuous Improvement is part of our core values, the CSIA certification not only validates of our effort to formalize our process and procedures over the last 5 years, but also identifies areas to create additional value for our customers and employees, commented De Robertson, COO at gpa. “Exotek has been great to work with from advising us on implementing best practices to sharing industry knowledge via their Peer Groups. We value the assistance that we have gotten from Exotek at every step.”

About Global Process Automation

gpa is a full-service engineering and technology development firm serving industrial processing and manufacturing clients. For 25 years, manufacturers have trusted gpa to be stewards of their processes to maximize efficiency, attain optimal ROI from their assets and protect their operational technology resources. gpa’s extensive knowledge of industrial processing, continuous manufacturing and discrete manufacturing enables us to help our clients increase profitability through automation, ensure proper information flow through solid infrastructure design, safeguard industrial control systems with appropriate cybersecurity solutions and elevate the use of data for manufacturing intelligence and analytics. We can provide this value with unbiased guidance and cross-platform functionality because gpa is vendor independent. gpa bridges the gap between IT and OT to implement best practices in the industry.

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