Postings tagged with: automation

Press Team Industries| Feb 03, 2016

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Girls' Day 2016 - Only a few places remaining

Technology is for girls - Siemens Girls' Day   Girls and technology: not compatible? Not at all! They fit together very well. More and more young women in Germany are highly qualified in technical occupations. A great number nevertheless still choose typically "female" training or degree programs. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the German Confederation of Trade Unions, and the D21 initiative finally took action against this.  Girls' Day was thus launched in 2001. It wa ...

Ines Giovannini| Jan 27, 2016

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Siemens at the Hannover Messe 2016

At an international press conference due to be held ahead of the Hannover Messe 2016 on March 1, Siemens will be offering a preview of its trade fair presentation and of the company’s latest solutions. Providing an insight into the company’s planned business and technological orientation and into the latest product innovations being unveiled at this year’s Hannover Messe will be the CEOs of the Digital Factory, Process Industries, and Drives and Energy Management Divisions: Anton S. Huber, Dr. J ...

Ann Arys| Jan 22, 2016


Simatic brengt kleur bij vinylbekledingsfabrikant Grandeco

Grandeco, een toonaangevend fabrikant van vinyl wandbekleding, heeft een applicatie ontwikkeld om recepten te beheren en reële verbruiksgegevens automatisch te capteren. Op die manier krijgt men een sluitend voorraadbeheer en wordt een exacte kostencalculatie voor elk van de eindproducten mogelijk. De applicatie maakt gebruik van 5 Simatic TP700 Comfort Panels die op basis van de receptuur de dosering aansturen. De programmatie van de applicatie gebeurde door CDC Automatisatie. Hierbij werd geb ...

Ursula Lang| Jan 21, 2016

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService January 2016

Industry NewsThe MediaService sets the tone in its first issue of 2016 with a wide range of interesting topics relating to practical applications from the world of drives and automation: new, rugged and flexible Profinet and energy cables network high protection rated devices in the food and beverage industry, and logic modules monitor visits to a mobile restroom. Also featured is a high-voltage lab at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich in which a PC-based control unit from Siemens sa ...

Ursula Lang| Dec 16, 2015

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService December 2015

Industry NewsAs the end of another year approaches, the December issue of the Siemens MediaService brings you a variety of news on practical applications and products from the world of drives and automation. New products featured in this issue include weighing electronics for batching and filling processes, a top hat rail adapter and a new SFP(small form-factor pluggable) line module for Ethernet communication. We also read about a new certification for motor starter protectors. Automation techn ...

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 ...