Postings tagged with: Siemens

Sophie Gredinger| Apr 06, 2016


500th anniversary of the Purity Law – a curse or a blessing?

Imagine looking forward to a cool, refreshing beer – only to be served with a tepid brew redolent of stagnant pond-water. Not a particularly pleasant thought, is it?That's pretty much how people must have felt 500 years ago when unscrupulous brewers thought nothing of mixing a whole range of other ingredients into the mash. Alongside hops, water and barley, it wasn't unusual for fly agaric, deadly nightshade or ox gall to find their way into the tun. Until 1516, that is, when Duke William IV dec ...

Ute Forstner| Mar 15, 2016

Staying ahead of the shifting flows – with digital tank storage efficiency and flexibility

As various articles leading up to StocExpo 2016 in Antwerp have already pointed out, the global tank storage industry has undergone significant changes within recent years, particularly with respect to the supply and demand landscape. The US offers the best example. Once a major crude oil importer, they now joined the group of oil exporters. Russia is no longer primarily exporting its oil and gas to Europe, but also to China. With the lifting of sanctions, Iran is re-entering the oil market. In ...

Adam Wesoly| Nov 11, 2015


Industry Services: From big data to smart data

SPS IPC Drives 2015 in Nuremberg is all about digitalizing the industrial value chain. The previous posts in our blog series in the run-up to the trade fair took this into account with their coverage of Totally Integrated Automation, Industrial Communication, Industrial Software and Industrial Security. But digitalization is playing an increasingly important role in the area of Industrial Services as well. With its versatility and open architecture, Siemens Cloud for Industry is a platform that ...

Adam Wesoly| Oct 07, 2015


Digitalization for the jobshop

Digitalization has become an essential undertaking in the manufacturing industry. With smart operation, jobshop-oriented companies can now also take their first steps toward digitalization, without requiring IT expertise or substantial investments. Terms such as digitalization or Industrie 4.0 sound like something that involves large-scale IT infrastructure and networking of extensive production facilities. With smart operation, we can help small and medium-sized companies benefit from modern mo ...

Adam Wesoly| May 14, 2015

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Rebuild, Renew: How the “Internet of Things” is Changing the Way Siemens Sees the World

Helmuth Ludwig, EVP, Siemens Digital Enterprise Realization; and Mike Carlson, president, Siemens Smart Grid Originally posted May 12th on the Executive Pulse Blog Siemens USA is proud to celebrate Infrastructure Week, emphasizing the critical importance of investing in and modernizing America’s infrastructure systems. From transportation systems to the energy grid, to the U.S. industrial base and intelligent buildings, in order to rebuild and renew these essential infrastructure networks, th ...


The new Industry Online Support – simply more efficient!

The time has finally come: The new Siemens Industry Online Support has been launched. It has been developed in cooperation with our customers and partners and is to offer modern solutions with approved quality. For many years, the Online Support has been an essential tool in dealing with the Siemens Industry products. We are going to offer up-to-date information about our products, FAQs, manuals, downloads, certificates and an expert forum for support with the daily work of our customers at any ...

Adam Wesoly| Dec 04, 2014

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We are looking back at the SPS IPC Drives 2014 trade show

It’s been a number of days since SPS IPC Drives 2014 ended and all the exhibits and wall panels have already been dismantled. Quiet has returned to Hall 11. But how did you, our visitors, like the Siemens booth? Did you find us right away at our new location on the exhibition grounds? Which topics did you find most interesting? We touched base with our booth staff and asked about the eight topic highlights. For the first time ever at SPS IPC Drives, this year Siemens had an entire hall to itsel ...

Adam Wesoly| Nov 27, 2014


SPS IPC Drives 2014: Being a tour guide is my dream job

More than 40,000 visitors stop by the Siemens trade show booth during the three days of SPS IPC Drives. Many of them experienced the booth through a guided tour, a regular Siemens attraction at trade shows. But how does someone get to be a tour guide? What are the job requirements? We spent a day at SPS with tour guide Thomas Kühnrich and talked with him about his work. Thomas, you’ve been doing this for quite some time now. But how did you originally become a tour guide? Yes, that’s true! I’v ...

Ines Giovannini| Nov 17, 2014

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SPS IPC Drives 2014: Things to know about the Siemens booth in Hall 11

SPS IPC Drives 2014 will take place in Nuremberg from November 25 to 27. There, under the motto “Making Things Right,” Siemens will present how the sophisticated linking of data, software, and industrial hardware leads to greater productivity and efficiency. For the first time Siemens will welcome trade show visitors in Hall 11 - visit our interactive booth plan to find out more. Yet what is actually needed for the largest booth of this trade show? We did some research to find out.  • 2,000 pie ...

Michael Breiy| Aug 30, 2014

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Industry Software from Siemens - Increasing safety with immersive 3D training

There are many dangerous workplaces in the world today and while most facility operators do their utmost to protect workers in these potentially dangerous environments, it is sometimes not enough. Often from a purely economic perspective safety measures can be at odds with keeping cost low – so how do you manage both in an effective way? You provide people training in a safe and intuitive, virtual environment. Many people would initially think of a 3D flight simulator when thinking about virtual ...