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Siemens offers a wide range of solutions and services in Argentina, where its Energy, Healthcare, Industry and Infrastructure & Cities Sectors occupy leading positions. In fiscal 2013, Siemens in Argentina scored major successes in all four Sectors:
One of the major goals achieved by the Fossil Power Generation Division in 2013 was winning the turnkey project for the Guillermo Brown thermoelectric power plant, including the supply of two gas turbines. The Energy Service Division bagged two important projects: a long-term maintenance program for Enarsa S.A. and a full-scope maintenance program for the Guillermo Brownthermoelectric power plant.
The Oil & Gas Division signed a contract to provide a turbine for Panamerican Energy Argentina S.A, for its plant site at Cerro Dragon.
The Imaging & Therapy Systems and Clinical Products Divisions focused on expanding their market share and successfully sold the first 3 Tesla Magnetom Verio magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system in Argentina and the first digital radiography solution Ysio.
In fiscal 2013, the Sector also increased the number of magnetic resonance systems to 12, sold to various customers, triple the number sold in the previous year.
The Diagnostics Division continued to strengthen its market position, winning new customers and growing with its traditional customer base. Keyprojects included installing an ADVIA Workcell at Lacba S.A. in Buenos Aires, and reaching out to public hospitals in the Misiones province.
In fiscal 2013, the Industry Sector provided important IT solutions for companies such as Monsanto and Votorantim.
The Drive Technologies Division provided 200 geared motors for transportation
systems for the EDASA and SOCU bottling plants, and motion control products
to customers such as SOCU and Manuel San Martín.
The Industry Automation Division launched its Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal engineering platform, the new Simatic S7-1500 controller and the new SIRIUS product family of industrial controls.
In the service arena, the Customer Services Division signed a number of new and renewed contracts.
In addition, the Industry Sector continued working with the Siemens Foundation to support technical schools around the country through its LOGO! contest that promotes sustainable technological solutions for basic resources.
Early in the fiscal year, the Mobility and Logistics Division began work on the “H” subway line inBuenos Aires with initial engineering tasks and supplying the electrical system. Later, theproposed automatic train operation (ATO) signaling solution for the line was upgraded toacommunication-based train control (CBTC) advanced signaling system, the first of its kind in Latin America.
The Low and Medium Voltage Division maintained its market lead with electrical contractors through its successful presence in local distribution channels. The Division continued reinforcing the Siemens Solution Partner Program, increasing its share in the solution value chain by actively
embracing initiatives developed by Siemens AG.
Thanks to the team work among experts from Siemens Uruguay and Siemens Argentina, the Smart Grid Division won a contract to provide electrical equipment, parts and services to recycle and extend the lifecycle of Merlin Gerin circuit breakers in Uruguay.
Siemens has been active in Argentina for more than 150 years. Siemens Argentina reinforces its commitment to corporate social responsibility by financially supporting the “Siemens Fundación para el Desarrollo Sustentable de Argentina.” Through this foundation, Siemens is further strengthening its long-term commitment to the country.