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Compact inverter with Profinet 19/09/2012
The compact Sinamics G120C inverter from Siemens is now also available with Profinet communication. The drive is suitable for the operation of pumps, compressors, fans and mixers and extruders; and also for conveyors and simple handling machines. Full Story...

‘Stuxnet’ Trojan Targets Siemens WinCC 20/07/2010
Siemens is alerting its users in the USA that a malware program (Trojan) is targeting the Simatic WinCC and PCS 7. The Trojan is spread by USB memory sticks and takes advantage of Microsoft security vulnerabilities. First noticed on 14 July, the malware affects all Windows computers from XP on up. Full Story...

Efficient engineering on one PLC platform 12/07/2010
Just three days after unpacking the S7-1200, Siemens’ new generation compact controller, it was integrated in an existing application. Sequential control was optimised, Ethernet communication with the vision system and an SAP computer were established, and the visualisation created. The new Step 7 Basic engineering system with integrated PLC and HMI functionalities makes rapid deployment possible. Full Story...

Pepperl+Fuchs acquires the proximity sensor business of Siemens 04/03/2010
Pepperl+Fuchs agreed to acquire the proximity sensor business of Siemens. The transaction, expected to be completed mid-2010, would enlarge P+F's offering of inductive proximity sensors and photoelectric sensors and strengthens its position in the market for ultrasonic sensor technology for factory automation. Full Story...

The automation of the largest and fastest machine in the world 22/01/2010
When the largest particle accelerator ever built becomes operational at CERN, the nuclear research centre in Geneva, physicists hope to gain new insight into matter and what holds it together. The accelerator and its safety will be controlled and monitored by 130 control systems featuring ‘hardened’ automation technology from Siemens. Full Story...

Direct Drive Linear Motors 05/09/2009
This distinct motion technology eliminates all rotary-to-linear conversion devices between motor and load—ball screws, gear boxes, rack-and-pinions, and belts—to obtain high-dynamic performance in a growing number of applications. By Frank J. Bartos, P.E., Control Engineering Full Story...