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78 Press releases
New York, Sep 23, 2014
Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced the winners of the City Climate Leadership Awards 2014 at a ceremony held on Monday night in New York City. The Awards honor cities all over the world for excellence in urban sustainability and leadership in the fight against climate change.
Munich, Sep 22, 2014
Bosch and Siemens agreed yesterday that Robert Bosch GmbH would acquire Siemens' 50 percent stake in the joint venture BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH).
The Supervisory Board of Siemens approved the decision of the Managing Board to enter into an agreement with Dresser-Rand (NYSE:DRC), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Dresser-Rand by way of a friendly takeover bid. Siemens’ bid is unanimously supported by Dresser-Rand’s Board of Directors. The offer price is $83 per common share in cash, or a total transaction value of approximately $7.6 billion (approximately €5.8 billion). Siemens expects to close the transaction by summer 2015.
Siemens executes on its Vision 2020 with a decisive move to strengthen its core. The company has entered into an agreement with Dresser-Rand (NYSE:DRC), which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Dresser-Rand by way of a friendly takeover bid. Siemens' bid is unanimously supported by Dresser-Rand's Board of Directors. The offer price is $83 per common share in cash, or a total transaction value of approximately $7.6 billion (approximately €5.8 billion). With its comprehensive portfolio of compressors, steam turbines, gas turbines and engines, Dresser-Rand is a leading supplier for the oil & gas, process, power and other industries in the related energy infrastructure markets worldwide. The acquisition complements Siemens' existing offerings, notably for the global oil & gas industry and for distributed power generation.
Berlin, Sep 19, 2014
San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has awarded Siemens a contract to deliver an initial 175 light rail cars for its Muni transit system at a value of USD 648 million. With an option for an additional 85 cars, this is one of the biggest orders for light rail cars ever placed in the USA. With this contract, Siemens secures its position as the U.S. market leader in this segment. Every third streetcar or light rail car operating in the USA today comes from Siemens. The trains will be built at the Siemens plant in Sacramento, California, and the first cars are set to be delivered at the end of 2016.
Munich, Sep 17, 2014
A milestone has been reached on the way to the completion of Siemens' new company headquarters at Wittelsbacherplatz in Munich, Germany. The company celebrated the building's topping-out with Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter, the head of Munich's Department of Urban Planning Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Merk, construction workers at the site, neighbors and employees. The shell of the new complex, with some 45,000 square meters of above-ground floor space, was completed earlier than expected.
Amberg, Sep 12, 2014
Together with employees, customers and business partners, the Siemens Electronics Manufacturing Plant in Amberg (EWA) is celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 12-13, 2014. Among the products Siemens has produced at this location since it was founded in 1989 are the Simatic programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
Munich, Sep 11, 2014
Siemens has been named the most sustainable company in its industry group. The Swiss investment company RobecoSAM compiles the internationally renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) each year for Dow Jones, a provider of financial market indices. In this year's DJSI, Siemens ranked first in the Capital Goods Industry Group, which includes about 350 companies from seven sectors. Siemens was able to reaffirm its rating from the previous year and achieved a very high total score of 93 out of a maximum of 100 points (after earning 93 points last year). This means that Siemens has been represented every year since the DJSI was first published 15 years ago.
Munich, Sep 09, 2014
The Managing Board of Siemens AG has resolved to delist the ordinary shares of Siemens from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and from the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX Swiss Exchange AG / SIX).
Munich, Aug 05, 2014
Siemens Healthcare plans to divest its hospital information system business (HS) for US$ 1.3 billion (around €963 million) in cash to the US-based company Cerner Corp. The HS business is focused on administrative hospital IT and electronic patient records, thus different from information technology that enhances the capabilities of imaging modalities and laboratory equipment.