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Siemens AG

Östliche Rheinbrückenstr. 50
Karlsruhe
D-76187
Germany

Telephone : +49 (721) 595-0
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Editorial archive;

Siemens and Bentley Systems collaborate on Process Industries Academy initiative 13/06/2018
It was announced at ACHEMA this week that Siemens’ Process Industries and Drives and Digital Factories divisions are teaming up with Bentley Systems’ Bentley Institute to establish a Process Industries Academy designed to support the two companies joint vision for cloud services and digital workflows in engineering and operations. Full Story...

Siemens low vibration motor exceeds IEEE STD 841-2009 16/03/2010
Siemens Industry Inc. has introduced a new design concept for the low vibration version of its rugged SD100 IEEE841 motor. The frame, bearing housings, stator and rotor employ the company's most technologically advanced designs to surpass the vibration requirements of the IEEE Std 841-2009. Full Story...

Autotech invests in robot simulation service 24/02/2010
Autotech, a control system specialist, can simulate robotic solutions before they are delivered to a client following the purchase of Technomatix Robcad software. The Luton headquartered company is a Solution Partner with Siemens, the supplier of the software. Full Story...

New controllers with more compact design, more performance and Profinet communication 09/12/2009
The Siemens Industry Automation Division has developed four new Simatic S7-300 controllers with a width of just 40 millimeters. There are two standard controllers, and two failsafe controllers, included in the announcement. Full Story...

New source of energy savings: shut it off with Profienergy 29/11/2009
Will the last man leaving the factory please turn off the machines? They waste a lot of energy, sitting there in idle state, not being used. Thomas Schott, Vice President Factory Automation, Siemens AG, tells how his company is backing Mercedes-Benz in this new initiative to save electric power. Full Story...

PC-based, but safe! 11/11/2009
It is now possible to operate PC-based applications, a standard PLC program, and safety program together on a single platform. Full Story...

Entry-level power monitoring device measures energy 04/09/2009
The Sentron PAC3100 Power Monitoring Device records energy consumption and measures basic electrical values such as current, voltage, power, and frequency in low-voltage power distribution. It is designed for the lower price range and it is the only device in its class with digital inputs and outputs and an integrated communications interface. Full Story...

Winds of Change for Power and Control 18/08/2009
Drives and controls aspect of wind power technology provides new engineering challenges and lessons as more multi-megawatt, utility-scale wind turbines come online. Frank J. Bartos, consulting editor at Control Engineering, reports. Full Story...

Hannover Fair: Interview with Siemens’ Klaus Helmrich 24/04/2009
Control Engineering editorial director David Greenfield interviewed Klaus Helmrich, CEO, Drives Technologies Division, Siemens. The interview focused on energy efficiency —a major topic on Siemens’ stand— and the global economic downturn, and capital expenditure value assessment. Full Story...

Siemens puts its money behind solar 30/03/2009
Siemens Energy will acquire a 28 per cent stake in Italian headquartered Archimede Solar Energy (ASE) to push further into the solar energy market. Siemens hopes to combine its expertise in steam turbine-generators for solar thermal power plants with ASE’s production capabilities. ASE produces solar receivers that operate with molten salt as the heat transfer fluid. Full Story...

Which Ethernet system is the right one? 24/02/2009
Ever more complex drive tasks are forcing a switchover to industrial Ethernet buses. But, asks motor and drive manufacturer, Lenze, which system will come out on top? Full Story...

PLC installation follows expansion at Novartis 06/01/2009
Novartis WFI (purified water for injection) plant, in the UK, installed PLC control systems, turning to Glossop based Thermal Transfer for the Denca Controls built systems. Widnes-based Denca worked with Thermal Transfer to provide the PLC systems designed to serve a recent Novartis expansion and increase production capacity. Full Story...

MTEC pushes for common wireless standard 23/12/2008
Speakers at MTEC will propel the industry towards a common wireless standard, according to Canon Communications, which has organised an education programme titled ‘Wireless Solutions for Automation. The event, to be held on March 25, 2009, will feature speakers from ABB Instrumentation, Emerson Process Control, Honeywell, Siemens and Yokogawa. Full Story...

Tutorial: Instrumentation / DCS integration languages, EDDL 24/11/2008
One of the tools that can help you get more from your instrumentation and other process control devices are integration languages, such as EDDL and FDT. Full Story...

FDI achievement result of co-operation with process control suppliers 14/11/2008
The FDI (Field Device Integration) team has completed the draft architecture and inventory of use case analysis, describing the achievements as a milestone. The Steering Committee of the EDDL Co-operation Team has worked closely with the FDT Group to advance a common solution for field device integration. Full Story...

OPC Foundation to release analyser devices integration draft specification 22/10/2008
OPC Foundation members representing process analytical technology (PAT) and laboratory industries are extending OPC UA capabilities to enable multivendor interoperability for analyser devices. Progress has been made on the goals of a common method for data exchange, and a data model for process and laboratory analysers. OPC Foundation says it will release the OPC Analyser Devices Integration (ADI) draft specification for review in December 2008. Full Story...

Siemens purchases innotec 05/09/2008
Siemens has agreed to acquire innotec of Schwelm, Germany, a vendor of digital engineering software and services for the process industry. Siemens said the acquisition will boost its standing in software markets for process industries. Full Story...