Future of Manufacturing
Digitalization as an opportunity
To succeed in the future you need to seize the opportunities provided by digitalization right now. Digitalization promises lower costs, improved production quality, flexibility and efficiency. It brings a shorter response time to customer requests and market demands. Productivity and energy efficiency can increase thanks to an integrated power supply. Solutions for the digital enterprise are already here - regardless of the sector or company size.
Digital Enterprise and Energy for Industry
Digitalization from end to end
Reliable energy supply and digitalization are both crucial aspects for a successful future of the manufacturing industry.
The promises of digitalization
Seizing the opportunities
Digitalization is everywhere. Mobile phones are crammed full of networked applications, automobiles are turning into computers you can drive, refrigerators notify your mobile phone when their inventory is low, and we couldn’t imagine being without online shopping. But digitalization affects more than just end customers – it affects industry, too.
The digitalization of the manufacturing industry is a topic of global interest. New products must be brought to market in ever-shorter timeframes and customers demand much more personalized products. Rapidly changing markets require increased flexibility and an efficient use of resources and energy. All without compromising quality – in fact, sometimes you are required to increase it!
Digital enterprise can have a shorter response time to customer requests and market demands, which opens up new and innovative business areas. Discover how digitalization can give an advantage over the competition.
Energy for Industry
Energy as a competitive advantage
The hunger for energy is still high in industrial countries and continues to grow in emerging countries, driven by society as well as by industrial companies. Energy becomes an increasingly important factor in global competition – and an opportunity for higher efficiency, safety, and availability, thanks to digitalization.
Accessing the digital enterprise through finance
Our research with manufacturing CFO's identified the key drivers of success and how finance can enable them to compete in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Watch this video to learn more.
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Innovations that help our customers
Siemens’ solutions for the digital enterprise and for mastering the transformation of the energy systems are already available. They provide the industry to fully benefit from the future of manufacturing.
Digitalization and process expertise in a dynamic market
Intelligent, integrated process automation thanks to integrated, efficient drive systems
Increased speed, excellent plant availability and reduced energy consumption
Digitalization in manufacturing
Shorter time to market without sacrificing quality
Efficient and intelligently-networked integrated software solutions along the complete product development and production process
More efficient, faster and more reliable processes thanks to state-of-the-art planning, development, and manufacturing methods
Medicine tailored for the patient
Automated production process for personalized tumor medicine
Flexible production scheduling by SIMATIC IT Preactor AS
Paperless documentation with SIMATIC IT eBR
Flexible mass production
Production of low volumes with increased productivity thanks to smart software
Digitalization of the manufacturing for machine builder Optima Consumer GmbH
High degree of automation and yet extreme flexibility in production
Close integration of all engineering processes
Digitally controlled oil refinery sets new standards for quality and safety
Uniform standards based on object-oriented database ensure close integration of all processes