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Factory automation
Advantages of Digitalization

How the manufacturing industry is benefiting from the digitalization of the value added chain

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Energy management
Systematically identifying energy guzzlers

Modern energy management solution as a basis for optimized use of resources in the sintering industry

PLM software
Ducati: Digital right from the start

Each season, Ducati surprises its fans with new motorbikes – and Siemens PLM Software solutions play a big role.

Printing to perfection

New digital technologies make print production more agile

Industry software
One step ahead

QuadTech upgraded its critical Product Tracking System to the latest Simatic S7-1500 with WinCC Professional using TIA Portal.

The digital enterprise

How companies can benefit from the merging of real and virtual worlds.

Digitalization in machine building

Digitalization and Industrie 4.0: what challenges and opportunities face the machine building industry? An overview of key trends and technologies already available to the companies.

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Industrial identification
In sync with the real world

Automated identification via RFID is the key factor for synchronizing digital systems with actual conditions.

Industrial communication
New network secures production

Using industrial-grade network components from its own portfolio, Siemens has secured and optimized its production facility in Fürth, Germany.

Integrated Drive Systems
Energy-efficient conveyor technology

Volkswagen Emden has equipped the transport lines with the new generations of distributed frequency inverters and motor starters by Siemens.

Energy management
Keeping on top of energy consumption

The antifriction bearing manufacturer SKF focusses  energy management efforts where most of the energy is consumed: production automation

A disruptive technology

Ross Robotics’ Philip Norman has reconfigured the future of robotics.

Getting to market quickly

In the construction of the Ghibli, Maserati uses the entire range of PLM software from Siemens to develop new models and to plan production facilities.

Industrial Controls
Comfortable solution

Compact motor starters improve perceptible the electrical/electronic equipment of assembly systems at the german company Brose.

Industry Software
Redemption through design

Thanks to the processing speed of the PLM software, the company DAA gained time and cost savings for their projects for CIGNYS.

Safety Technology
Sophisticated, custom-tailored protection

Protection concepts with special circuit-breakers made by Brühl GmbH prevent accidents among employees and machines.

Special machine building
XXL high-precision mirror

NX PLM software enables one to build larger space telescopes.

Safety technology
Safer ground drilling

Deep-drilling systems tap oil and gas deposits at depths up to 8,000 meters – and have absolutely no room for error.

Growth requires training

CEO and maintenance manager of Linamar Powertrain GmbH discuss the benefits of Sinumerik courses.

Automation Technology
A well-rounded affair

Simatic S7-1200 controllers bring automation to the bicycle workshop and not only facilitate the truing of bicycle wheels.

Automation Technology
Sweet treats

Simatic S7-1200 is very flexible in the networking of controllers, HMI panels, and engineering components and ensures best baking quality