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63 Press releases
Berlin, Apr 02, 2014
Jochen Eickholt, CEO of Siemens' Rail Systems Division, handed over the eighth and last of the new ICE 3 trains of the first consignment to Rüdiger Grube, Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Bahn AG, in Berlin on Wednesday. The handover took place in the presence of Germany's Transport Minister, Alexander Dobrindt.
Erlangen, Mar 28, 2014
Siemens' Healthcare Sector has won contracts from two Dutch university hospitals, the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Erasmus MC) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), to supply, implement, and support the Soarian Clinicals hospital information system, including electronic patient record (EPR). With a combined value of more than €50 million, the contract represents one of the largest Healthcare IT contracts awarded to Siemens to date.
Munich, Mar 28, 2014
In the presence of the Chinese President Xi Jin Ping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Siemens AG, Huaneng Power International, Inc., and Shanghai Electric Group today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Berlin. Under the agreement, the three parties will strengthen their long-term cooperation in most advanced gas turbine and steam power plant technology, modernization and upgrade of steam turbine units and wind power.
Hamburg, Mar 25, 2014
Siemens is investing more than EUR190 million (GBP160 million) in new offshore production facilities in Great Britain. Production of rotor blades for offshore wind turbines of the 6-megawatt class is planned, with a new logistics- and service centre slated for Hull. The British Prime Minister David Cameron and Michael Suess, member of the managing board of Siemens AG and CEO of the Energy Sector will reaffirm their common dedication to these projects this afternoon in Hull.
Munich, Feb 28, 2014
Michael Sigmund (56) was appointed, at the request of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, to the Supervisory Board by the District Court of Charlottenburg (Berlin) as the new representative of the Executive Employees. The appointment takes effect on March 1, 2014. Michael Sigmund succeeds Rainer Sieg (65), whose employment with Siemens will be terminated on February 28, 2014 upon his reaching retirement age and he accordingly stepped down from the Supervisory Board.
Milton Keynes, Feb 21, 2014
For record speeds both on and off the track, Infiniti Red Bull Racing is relying on Siemens software once again this season. At the team's factory in Milton Keynes, UK, over 100 engineers are using Siemens software to redevelop the world champion racecar for Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo. New rules issued for the 2014 Formula One season by the FIA, motorsport's global governing body, mandate wide-ranging changes in the car's design. Siemens' product lifecycle management (PLM) software is helping ensure their rapid implementation.
Munich, Feb 19, 2014
More and more Siemens employees are also owners of their company and participating in employee share programs. Under its so-called Share Matching Plan and Base Share Plan, the company transferred to employees this year some 440,000 Siemens shares, with a value of around €41 million. This was an increase of more than 25 percent over last year, when the volume was 350,000 shares.
Munich, Feb 18, 2014
Andreas Busemann, Head of Production at DB Bahn Long Distance, and Jürgen Wilder, CEO of the High Speed and Commuter Rail Business Unit of Siemens AG, presented the new ICE 3 of Deutsche Bahn (DB) today on a press tour.
Munich, Feb 12, 2014
The state of Bavaria and the city of Erlangen have pledged their support for the planning and construction of the new Siemens Campus Erlangen. After a study initiated some months ago by Siemens confirmed the feasibility of the €500-million project, Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer, Erlangen's mayor Siegfried Balleis, Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser and Siemens Chief Financial Officer Ralf P. Thomas signed declarations of intent relating to the project at a ceremony held in Munich's Prinz-Carl-Palais.
Munich, Feb 06, 2014
In a commemorative ceremony held at Philadelphia's 30th Street rail station, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined Siemens and Amtrak executives to debut the first Siemens-built electric locomotive for Amtrak, the nation's intercity passenger rail service and high-speed rail operator. The advanced technology locomotive will enter passenger service on Friday, February 7th.