Postings tagged with: automation

Gerhard Stauss| Nov 20, 2015


Siemens press conference at the SPS IPC Drives 2015

Nuremberg, Germany. Siemens will be holding a press conference at Europe’s leading trade fair for electrical automation - SPS/IPC/Drives 2015 - on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. It will commence at 13:00 hrs in the Sankt Petersburg Room at Nuremberg Convention Center East. Klaus Helmrich, Member of the Management Board of Siemens AG, will outline at the press conference how Siemens is pressing ahead with the digitalization of production and is guiding its customers towards Industrie 4.0. In additi ...

Ursula Lang| Nov 18, 2015

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService November 2015

Industry NewsOn the eve of the SPS/IPC/Drives trade fair, the November issue of the Siemens MediaService offers a foretaste of new products and looks at practical applications from the world of drives and automations: Featured innovations include a new terminal block for device infeed, a new hand-held terminal for the RF300 RFID system series, and two new IO-Link read/write devices added to the Simatic RF200 series. We also read how the uninterruptible 24-Volt power supply Sitop UPS 1600 now com ...

Evelyne Kadel| Nov 16, 2015

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Automation concept for paddle mixers cuts electricity costs

Measurement and automation technology from Siemens optimizes biogas plant Suffolk, England. The biogas plant operated by AgriGen Limited in the UK supplies around 5000 households with power and heat. Technology from Siemens used to control and automate the plant has enabled a 50 percent reduction in the plant’s electrical energy consumption. To implement the new plant operated by AgriGen, a consortium comprising large-scale agricultural businesses based in Suffolk, Siemens joined forces with T ...

Ines Giovannini| Nov 09, 2015


Transparent processes make breweries more competitive

Hops, malt, yeast and water may be the only ingredients permitted in beer under the German Beer Purity Law, but they are no longer enough to ensure that beer is produced under competitive conditions. “Production data is becoming ever more important as a fifth vital ingredient for modern breweries – from the raw materials receiving department to the filling cellar. This data, used in conjunction with modern automation technology, helps to determine optimum operational sequences and helps the cr ...

Ines Giovannini| Nov 06, 2015


Siemens at the BrauBeviale 2015: Discover the potential of digitalization

The BrauBeviale will once again be held in Nuremberg, Germany, from November 10 through 12, 2015. It is regarded as one of the brewing industry's most important trade fairs. Siemens will present its products and solutions under the slogan "Discover the potential of digitalization" on booth 419 in hall 7. The exhibits at the BrauBeviale cover the whole range of products and services along the process chain in the beverage business. Siemens will tell visitors all about its comprehensive ...

Ursula Lang| Oct 29, 2015

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService October 2015

Industry NewsThe October issue of Siemens Media Service presents a variety of new products and practical applications in drive and automation technology. First up is a new transponder, the latest addition to Siemens’ RFID portfolio. Also, the Sinamics G120C converter is now available in a new housing size. A luxury stud uses Siemens technology and a sophisticated suction unit to remove vast amounts of horse manure. Steel or stone, paper or glass, or even food – Siemens automation techno­logy is ...

Gerhard Stauss| Oct 21, 2015

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Bottling revolution

New vacuum bottling process automated with Siemens technology Tenningen, Germany. Leibinger GmbH, a manufacturer of bottle filling plants based in Tenningen, opted to use Siemens automation technology in the development of a new filling process. The method usually used for bottling beverages using carbon dioxide is costly and damaging to the environment.     Bottling beer, wine or soft drinks is a complex business: To maintain optimum taste and appearance and also maximize the shelf life of bev ...

Ann Arys| Oct 14, 2015

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Commande et visualisation d’un système complexe d’épuration des eaux avec TIA Portal

Pour assainir les eaux de surface afin d’obtenir une qualité d’eau potable, PCA a développé une installation de traitement d’une capacité de 150 m3/heure pour la Citrique Belge à Tirlemont. La société, qui produit de l’acide citrique, utilisait déjà l’eau de surface pour son système de refroidissement, ce qui lui évitait de devoir pomper dans la nappe phréatique. La nouvelle installation d’épuration lui permet désormais de l’utiliser aussi pour produire son eau de process. Cela limite l’impact d ...

Ann Arys| Oct 12, 2015

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Sturing en visualisatie van complexe waterzuivering met TIA Portal

Om oppervlaktewater te zuiveren tot drinkwaterkwaliteit bouwde PCA bij Citrique Belge in Tienen een waterbehandelingsinstallatie met een capaciteit van 150 m3/uur. De producent van citroenzuur schakelde voor zijn koelwater eerder al over van grondwater op oppervlaktewater en kan dat dankzij de nieuwe zuiveringsinstallatie nu ook doen voor het proceswater. Dit verkleint de impact van het bedrijf op de omgeving en brengt een aanzienlijke kostenbesparing met zich mee. De sturing van de waterzuiver ...

Ursula Lang| Sep 28, 2015

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Siemens at the Motek 2015

Efficient automation and drive solutions for machine handling, robotics and assembly systems Siemens will be exhibiting from October 5 -8 at the Motek, the world’s leading trade fair for automation in production and assembly, with an array of efficient handling, robotics and assembly automation and drive solutions for machines. Siemens will be showcasing its broad portfolio of products and solutions to visitors under the banner of “Efficient Solutions for Handling, Robotics and Assembly” in Hal ...