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Digital transformation
China‘s path to Manufacturing 2025

The Chinese process industries trust the expertise of partners like Siemens to support them on the path to digitalization.

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The fiber industry is changing
More than just paper

The fiber industry’s demands on packaging and tissue paper are growing. Digitalization helps companies respond to these changes.

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Process industry
Big Data – Opportunities for the chemical industry

In a digitalized world, the close cooperation with customers is the key to success.

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Integrated Drive Systems
Ticket to the cloud and back

All components of a plant meet in the Industrial Internet of Things. This is also true for Drive technology, and their integration opens up a huge potential.

Machine building and process engineering
One step closer to “Industrie 4.0“

How the digital transformation of 

machine building and plant engineering can be managed.

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Pharmaceutical industry
Flexibility and Modularity in pharmaceutical production

Digitalization brings new possibilities  and chances to the pharmaceutical industry.

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Glass industry
Digitalization in the glass industry

Networked means ready to work: how plant-wide automation and digitalization can secure your company’s success.

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Food and Beverage
In a class of its own

SABMiller brewery group recently demonstrated that the new Sitrans LR250 HEA meets the high requirements of the beverage industry  in practice.

Food and beverage
Sweetening the pot

A Thai sugar manufacturer modernizes a sugar mill by Integrated Drive Systems und and increases the mill’s performance by 30 percent.

Food and beverage
Worth its salt

A salt manufacturer benefits greatly from automating its production analysis with a laboratory information management system.

Water industry
Smart water

The water industry of the future will be smart and energy efficient to address the challenges of urbanization and the energy transition

Mining and cement
Innovation in the mining and cement industries

Digitalization helps exploit synergies and optimization potential in challenging environments.

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Oil & Gas industry
Ingenuity in Oil & Gas

The ingenuity to improve performance while minimizing risk across the oil & gas value chain - upstream, midstream and downstream - through a range of engineering solutions and innovative technologies.

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The digital enterprise

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

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Oil and Gas
Design work without borders

How FMC Technologies is keeping costs down and speeding up its product development with Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter.

Automation technology
Safety underground

In an innovative roadheader used for working underground integrated automation technology ensures maximum safety and availability.

Brewing industry
A digital brewmaster

How the intelligent linking of automation and digitalization is changing the beverage industry.

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Integrated Drive Systems
Up to date cement mills

For more efficient processes, a leading German manufacturer moved to the next generation of drives for gantry systems.

Minerals sector
The future is today

Mining companies slowly discover the benefits of digitization and the appropriate technology has already been available for a while.

Drive technology
Quicker to the gold

One of the world’s biggest ore mills was built for a gold mine.

Drive Technology
Designed for a tough job

For a manufacturer of biorecycling and biogas plants, the IP55 high degree of protection was decisive for implementing new frequency inverters.

Drive Technology
Production sweet spot

The variable-frequency drives from Siemens helps Spray Engineering Devices Ltd. to improve energy efficiency in the sugar industry.

Micro breweries
Recipe for success

Based on traditional skills and the latest technology, artisan beer brewers take over the US.

Motion Control
Pack Smart

In a new machine generation, packaging specialist Meypack relies on a comprehensive standardization concept from Siemens for the automation and drive technology.

Drive technology
Mastering a blast that lasts

An Integrated Drive System ensures fast installation, safe operation, and higher availability at the largest blast furnace in Yunnan.

A backpack full of possibilities

The Sitrans LR560 radar transmitter is used in a variety of different solids applications at the cement works of Holcim Zementwerk in Switzerland.

Engineering tool as efficiency lever

At its Cologne site, Ineos Group AG, a group of global chemical companies, relies on a new system for computer-aided engineering (CAE).

System in a box

In India Siemens builds a complete cryogenic plant control system inside two shipping containers before sending them to an Indonesian steelworks.

Chemical Industry
Refined solution

In Brazil, Petrobras is pursuing an ambitious project: building an oil refinery that will set standards for quality, safety, and eco-friendliness.

Engineering and services
Conceptual excellence

Aker Solutions works with the Comos software solution to meet the oil and gas industry’s demand for continually higher engineering quality.

Engineering & Services
Well thought out from the very beginning

Siemens Engineering & Consulting (EC) experts support the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in estimating planning and investment costs.

Food & Beverage
Just make cheese

The new cheese factory in Altendorf is the first facility in Switzerland to be completely configured with TIA Portal, including the drive technology.

Dotting the i’s on innovation

The new innovation center at O-I in Ohio is on the right lines with end-to-end automation and drive solutions. 

Process Industry, Glass
Intelligent planning

BertschEnergy plans its waste heat recovery boilers using Comos, Siemens’ end-to-end software solution. 

Food & Beverage
Controlling the cold

Reliable measurement technology is key for ice cream production. Reliable production is ensured by continuously monitoring precise fill levels.

Food & Beverage
Dairy performance

An Indian dairy realized the vision of implementing a state-of-the-art dairy automation system based on Simatic PCS 7.

Food & Beverage
Virtually brewing

To ensure that the set-up of the new brewing site would go smoothly, Paulaner relies on the Tecnomatix simulation tool.

Foundations for success

Siemens collaborated with Sinoma/CBMI to build a new cement factory in Africa.

A solid case for going green

Energy assessment services from Siemens help Merck Serono improving energy and resource efficiency at its site in Aubonne, Switzerland.

The digital vein

Chengdu Rongsheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. improved efficiency and reduced risk by implementing a manufacturing execution system from Siemens.

Investing in Wood

With new electrical Equipment, Stora Enso benefits from increased capacity, higher efficiency, and higher quality at its wood-chip mill in Skoghall.

Beyond Paper

With a Tool for proposal and engineering processes based on Comos, ANDRITZ Oy has achieved significant savings in time and engineering costs.

Flexible control for the hot end

Heye controls manufacturing processes for container glass using the Simotion Servodrive – based on the Simotion motion control system from Siemens.

Process Automation
A world of challenging applications

For three manufacturers, the quest for accurate and reliable level measurement was solved with new radar transmitters and process expertise.

Process Industry, Glass
Perfectly tared

At O-I in Maastricht, the Netherlands, Siemens process instrumentation has been proven in many areas – including level, pressure, and flow measurement.

Process automation
Improved performance, less effort

With the Analyzer System Manager, it is easier to determine the current status and maintenance requirements of analytical devices in process plants.

Exploiting potential for efficiency

A modular and flexible process automation solution at the Nordkanal sewage treatment plant saves energy and enabels continous optimization oft the plant’s operation.