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The rise of Industry 4.0 offers India a golden opportunity to innovate its way into a better future. Siemens supports this vision.
Ingenuity for life
Innovation and industriousness are deeply ingrained in Indian culture. And in that spirit, Siemens is helping to turn India’s vast untapped promise into real progress.
More and more Indians are feeling the benefits of a country going through widespread modernization. Rapid change is never easy, however, and daily struggles with limited transportation options and a lack of access to amenities can make us lose sight of the remarkable progress of the last few decades.
India is home to the largest number of people who have recently escaped poverty. The accelerating pace of this progress is helping to drive world economic growth. What matters most now is to keep that momentum going on the road to sustainable, inclusive prosperity.
The modernization of infrastructure is key to the quality of life for citizens who live in and near India's major cities. A reliable electricity supply not only helps create jobs and improve living conditions, but offers knock-on benefits for education, healthcare, the environment and much more.
When state-of-the-art technologies provide sustainable growth that benefits everyone – that’s Ingenuity for life.
Future of Manufacturing
Lower costs, improved quality, flexibility and efficiency, and shorter time to market. Worldwide, companies across sectors, regardless of size, are already experiencing the benefits of digital transformation and are well on their way toward Industry 4.0
Companies in the manufacturing segment are increasing the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies. These companies have either started implementing or are considering digitalization and associated solutions along their value chains driven by proven improvements in quality, flexibility, efficiency and time to market.
The manufacturing industry in India has gone through various phases of development over time and is well-positioned to increase its contribution to the country’s GDP in the coming years. With the potential to grow over three-fold by 2025 – up to $1trillion – India’s manufacturers have a golden opportunity to emerge from the shadow of the service sector and join the global league of manufacturing giants, creating as many as 90 million jobs in the process.
As the world moves towards Industry 4.0, India must move with it – by turning to smart technology that can maximize quality, productivity, speed and efficiency, and gain a vital competitive edge in cost and innovation. Relevant investments are needed in skills and technology development, as well as R&D facilities to develop the local market. Manufacturers have already begun their journey toward digitalization by putting in place building blocks, which starts with developing a long-term vision for the organization leading into the Future of Manufacturing.
As a technology provider with a portfolio of end-to-end solutions spanning across Industry Software, to Integrated Engineering and Automation Solutions and to Digital Services, Siemens is a partner of choice for manufacturing companies in their journey toward digitalization.
One of the largest drug manufacturers, uses cutting-edge technology and innovation to meet the everyday needs of all patients
Using SIMATIC PCS7, Siemens partnered Cipla to migrate from Batch manufacturing into Continuous manufacturing by establishing one of the first Flow chemistry based API Production system in India
Using SIMATIC PCS7, Cipla improves its capabilities for drug delivery and regulatory compliance through continuous manufacturing, which is the way of the future for faster production and more reliable products through an uninterrupted process
Built as a Greenfield project, the Wonder Cement plant, in the state of Rajasthan, India, has a capacity to produce 6.75 million tons a year
The Siemens CEMAT Automation software that is installed at Wonder Cement includes the Process Optimization solutions KCS and MCS, which use actual plant data to make precise predictions about quality parameters
Centrally-controlled state-of-the-art manufacturing unit was established in technical collaboration with world leaders in cement technology and produces cement at par with international standards
India’s number one utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra, uses a proven strategic project approach for precision manufacturing
Siemens provides a holistic solution across the entire value chain from design, planning, engineering, execution & services. This includes design and software solutions for Product Lifecycle Management, Siemens Technology for Powertrain (STP) and integrated automation.
The company builds industry-leading vehicles known for reliability, affordability and fuel efficiency through its focus on manufacturing excellence, technological superiority and differentiated products
India’s energy use has almost doubled since the turn of the century. And the country will contribute more than any other to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years.
Whether it’s residential and office buildings in New Delhi, technology complexes in Bangalore, or transport systems in Mumbai – the modern world depends on a safe, clean and efficient energy supply.
Today, about one in five Indians lacks access to the power grid. But by 2040, the IEA predicts, India can expect some 600 million new electricity consumers as well as over 300 million new urban citizens. To support economic growth, the energy sector will have to match rising demand with significant investment – especially in efficient, low-carbon technologies.
Coal currently accounts for around 70% of India’s power generation and will continue to play a vital role in the future. At the same time, however, the Indian government has ambitious plans to integrate renewable energy sources and reduce the country’s reliance on fossil fuels. This makes alternative business models and innovative technologies essential for the transition to a new energy landscape.
It all begins with efficient energy production. Wind turbines on land and at sea, as well as turbines that convert energy from gas or coal into electricity – all must function at the highest possible degree of efficiency.
Delivering power requires low-loss and secure transmission and distribution systems. Intelligent networks will reliably integrate decentralized and fluctuating renewable energy supplies into the grid. Decentralized power plants and storage solutions will be connected together, creating virtual power plants that help stabilize the power grid. Finally, state-of-the-art control technology will boost the flexibility of power stations.
The lowest-priced energy is energy that is not needed. Therefore, energy-efficient technologies are key to reducing energy consumption in areas like buildings, production and transportation.
The Northern Regional Load Despatch Center controls one of the biggest power transmission systems in the world
Siemens technology for grid management allows effective control in real time with minimal power losses and downtime
Benefits about 30% of India's population across nine states in northern India
With daunting rates of urbanisation, India’s cities are under pressure. Urban infrastructure needs rapid expansion and improvement. Advanced sensors and control systems offer an efficiency upgrade that can help traffic to flow, cut energy use and make cities attractive places to live and do business in.
Infrastructure is the backbone of cities, providing mobility, energy, water, security and quality of life. Prosperous cities are vital for India’s development, but they must be able to spread their prosperity to surrounding areas – with viable transportation options, for example.
About 10 million people a year move from the countryside to India’s cities in search of opportunity. After decades of underinvestment, local and national governments now recognise the urgency of upgrading infrastructure to support both current and future expectations.
Intelligent technologies are a fast and efficient way to optimise existing infrastructure. Based on advanced software and automation, intelligent infrastructure ensures the efficient and reliable delivery of essential services. Building management solutions increase security and comfort, while also optimising energy production and consumption in buildings.
Smart, integrated mobility systems ensure high capacity utilization and availability – at lower costs. What's more, people benefit from greater convenience, safety and punctuality. With innovative financing solutions, Siemens can help India’s cities unlock their potential.
The Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon is India’s first fully privately financed metro system
Convenient, modern connection between the Cyber City business district in Gurgaon and the Delhi Metro network
Siemens technology ensures 99.8% punctuality and 120 seconds peak time headway