Postings tagged with: industry

Adam Wesoly| Mar 10, 2015


Future of Manufacturing – how industry is changing the world – Part 1

There are only five weeks left before this year’s Hannover Messe. We, too, are of course working in high gear to prepare for this important event. This year we’ll be exhibiting at the Siemens booth under the motto “On the way to Industrie 4.0 – Driving the Digital Enterprise.” But what highlights and surprises can visitors to the trade fair expect? In a Hannover Messe blog series I'll offer a preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks. Last week I gave you an overview of our activities r ...


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 ...

Michael Breiy| Sep 22, 2014

BO machine

Innovative software and powerful controllers opens new markets for manufacturers

These days, efficient engineering increasingly allows for faster, simpler and more economical ways to produce machinery as well as setting up entire plants with the required functional capacity.  One way Industry Software from Siemens is helping customers all over the world do this, is by delivering integrated automation software that combines Controller, HMI, IO, Motion Control, Drives and network configuration in a single engineering environment. This is the Totally Integrated Automation Port ...

Stefanie Assner| Aug 04, 2014


Will drones revolutionize air transport?

The idea of drones transporting medication to remote villages or supplying food to regions cut off by environmental catastrophes is quite impressive. Now US-based Matternet plans to make what seemed like pure science fiction just a few years ago into a reality. The Industry Journal reports on exactly how they will do this. Online retailer Amazon recently made headlines with its plans to send packages by drones in the near future. And Deutsche Post DHL has also announced its intentions to send s ...

Adam Wesoly| May 21, 2014


Hannover Messe 2014 in review

Some time has now passed since Hannover Messe 2014. The Siemens booth in Hall 9 has been dismantled. It was a varied and exciting trade show that fostered interesting conversations and featured many highlights that drew crowds. But what interested you, our visitors, the most at the Siemens booth? How did you like the booth itself? We chatted with our booth staff to see if we could find some answers. “How high can it fly?” Right at the entrance to the booth, visitors were greeted by the Nissa ...

Adam Wesoly| Apr 08, 2014

Addressing the Cybersecurity Challenge

Guest post by Helmuth Ludwig WASHINGTON – As the global industrial sector continues its resurgence, America is well-positioned to lead a transformation in manufacturing. The U.S. has several advantages, including a competitive workforce, relatively low energy costs, large domestic market demand, a proven track record in innovation and the reputation as a world leader in software product development and industrial deployment. For U.S. manufacturers to fully leverage these advantages, we must cont ...

Lisa Ramer| Apr 03, 2014

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An amazing masterstroke in the automotive industry

On the occasion of the 2014 Hannover Messe, we are publishing a series of articles about the individual phases of industrial value creation, with one phase covered each week. Here’s an overview: Design – Feb. 24 – 28Planning – March 3 –7Engineering – March 10 – 14Execution – March 17 – 21Services – March 24 – 28During the final week before the Hannover Messe (March 31 – April 7), our topic will be “The Future of Manufacturing.” The Siemens view of modern vehicle manufacturing on show at the Futu ...

Carolin Kieschnick| Mar 24, 2014

StocExpo 2014

Tired but happy: Returning from StocExpo 2014

What an event! Just returning from StocExpo 2014, we are still a bit in recovery from three days packed with many, many interesting discussions with customers, suppliers, and technology partners, plus a lot of learning about the many highlights and innovations that will be changing the tank storage landscape. But we are really glad we were there, taking home not just new insights and inspiration, but some sales leads, too. Would not have missed out on StocExpo in Rotterdam whatsoever: the Sieme ...

Gerhard Stauss| Mar 17, 2014


Boosting productivity through efficient engineering

On the occasion of Hannover Messe 2014, we are publishing a series of articles on the individual phases of industrial value creation, with one phase covered each week. Here’s an overview:• Design – Feb. 24 – Feb. 28• Planning – March 3 – March 7• Engineering – March 10 – March 14• Execution – March 17 – March 21• Services – March 24 – March 28During the final week before the Hannover Messe (March 31 – April 7), our topic will be “The Future of Manufacturing.” Ten of many engineering solutions us ...

Carolin Kieschnick| Mar 17, 2014


Arranging the right instruments for sound returns

Arranging the right instruments for sound returnsInventory monitoring, overspill protection and loss control, emission monitoring, leak detection and location as well as product metering – these are the tasks that any bulk storage facility deals with everyday. As different as these tasks seem, they all have something in common – they need reliable and accurate information on stock inventories and movements. Well arranged, your orchestra of process instrumentation, analytics and weighing systems ...