Postings tagged with: industry

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

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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 ...

Smart Grid Watch Team| Mar 06, 2014

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Smart grid cybersecurity: Resources, evolving threats and leaders

Cybersecurity threats are a growing and ever-shifting challenge for utilities, consumers, and smart grid solution providers. Fortunately, new tools and resources are emerging to combat these threats, and leaders are emerging among solution providers. In February, the U.S. Dept. of Energy updated its Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (ES-C2M2), originally introduced in 2012 as part of a White House-led initiative. This model helps electric utilities and grid operators ...

Carolin Kieschnick| Feb 21, 2014

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You reap what you sow - Integrated Engineering ensures future profits

In the fertilizer industry, current investments are essential for future growth in two respects: First, nitrogen fertilizers are essential for agriculture and ensuring that there is enough food for a growing human population. Second, the recent investment boom in production capacity might lead to oversupply and fierce competition, so plant owners and operators need to keep an eye on their time to market and production costs. With smart and integrated systems for engineering and process control, ...

Franziska Heinze| Sep 20, 2013


What links pet food production and the maintenance of aircraft?

The answer is Tecnomatix - Plant Simulation of course! According to Thomas Strigl, CEO, iSILOG GmbH, Siemens´ Tecnomatix Plant Simulation Software finds use in a wide variety of production industries, including pet food production, the maintenance of airplanes, aerospace and wafer fabrication. In fact, he believes there is possibly no product that cannot be simulated in its production process with this versatile software. Watch the full interview below:


Siemens is the “best” partner to have in the brewing industry

With its robust equipment and considerable technical expertise, Siemens is the ´best´partner to have in the brewing industry, according to Camilo Pérez, Director, Cerveceria del Valle, SAB Miller. This is why the company is looking forwards to working closely with Siemens in the upcoming expansion of two of its breweries, said Mr. Pérez. Watch the interview below:

Franziska Heinze| Sep 20, 2013


Siemens and Ziemann look forwards to continuing their decades-long partnership

With a partnership already spanning decades, Siemens and brewing company Ziemann are confident this special relationship will continue long into the future, according to Klaus Gehrig, Managing Director of Ziemann International GmbH. Jürgen Köhler, Head of the Southwest Region of Germany for Siemens said the foundation their business is trust and open communication about how the automation systems supplied by Siemens can be improved. Watch the full interview below: