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Munich, Dec 01, 2016
In September 2015, Siemens announced its intention to cut the carbon footprint of its operative business in half by 2020 and to become climate neutral by 2030. To achieve this, Siemens is focusing on four different levers: energy efficiency, decentralized energy systems, intelligent e-mobility solutions and the purchasing of clean electricity. Siemens invests €100 million in improving the energy efficiency of its own buildings and production facilities with expected annual savings of about €20 million from 2020 onwards.
Munich, Nov 22, 2016
On November 29, Siemens was marking the anniversary of its company founder's birth by holding a gala event in the Mosaikhalle (Mosaic Hall) at its headquarters in Berlin. In addition to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, more than 100 prominent guests representing government, business, science, culture and the media were present. Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG, opened the ceremony.
Hull, Dec 01, 2016
Today, Siemens has officially inaugurated the new rotor blade factory for offshore wind turbines in Hull, UK, in an event attended by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark and representatives of the local community. Here you find pictures from the event and further information on the new rotor blade factory
Munich / Cuxhaven, Nov 23, 2016
Today Siemens celebrated the topping out ceremony for its new wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, attended by Parliamentary State Secretary Enak Ferlemann, Lower Saxony's State Secretary of Economic Affairs Daniela Behrens, and the Mayor of Cuxhaven, Dr. Ulrich Getsch.
Munich, Nov 14, 2016
Siemens is further building its Vision 2020 to shape Digital Industrial Enterprise by expanding its unique portfolio for industrial software. Siemens and Mentor Graphics today announced that they have entered into a merger agreement under which Siemens will acquire Mentor for $37.25 per share in cash, which represents an enterprise value of $4.5 billion. The offer price represents a 21% premium to Mentor's closing price on November 11, 2016, the last trading day prior to the announcement.
Munich, Oct 07, 2016
Munich, Sep 29, 2016
Scandinavia is the first region in the world to rely increasingly on battery-powered and thus environmentally-friendly technologies in the shipbuilding industry. After "Ampere", the world's first electrical ferry in Norway, and a follow-up order of the Finnish shipping company FinFerries, Siemens has now received an order from Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1. Ampere was put into operation in Norway in May 2015, and has traveled a distance equivalent to more than 1.5 times around the equator.
Munich, Sep 20, 2016
Let the good times roll: Over the next two weeks, more than six million people from all around the world will be enjoying themselves at the Oktoberfest in Munich. Traditionally, Siemens supplies drives and control systems as well as energy distribution for the festival's rides. Automation solutions from Siemens also control special beer pipelines – the only ones of its kind worldwide –that supply the Hacker, Winzerer Faehndl and Braeurosl festival tents with their tasty Oktoberfest brews. Because many breweries use Siemens technologies within their brewing process, Siemens doesn't only ensure fresh beer at the Oktoberfest.
Munich, Sep 14, 2016
In various areas Siemens is committed to helping refugees. In spring 2015 the eight week internship program started and has now been extended to 14 locations. Siemens is also offering six-month special training courses. These courses encompass intensive language instruction as well as pre-vocational training in the areas of mechanics and electronics. The goal is to enable the participants to get an apprenticeship training position.
Berlin, Sep 14, 2016
On September 14, 2016, the new flagship of Deutsche Bahn was officially presented to the public in Berlin. The unique train concept by Siemens features many technical innovations and sets new standards in intercity transport in Germany. The first two ICE 4 trains will begin service in the fall of 2016 in the framework of a months-long introductory phase with passengers, before the train enters regular service when DB's new timetable takes effect 2017.
Boston, Sep 07, 2016
We held our Industry Analyst Conference from Sep 6-7 in Boston. Dr. Horst J. Kayser, Chief Strategy Officer, Siemens AG, gave an update on our digitalization strategy and the execution of our stated goals in his opening key note. Siemens executives presented the current status and future roadmaps of our technologies and solutions for buildings, energy management and industrial markets. Siemens customers shared best practices and lessons learned on their digital transformation journeys and how Siemens is helping them to succeed.