Yamaha Motor opts for Siemens product lifecycle management to digitalise industrial processes

  Yamaha Motor has selected Siemens to provide product lifecycle management software to support its digitalization initiative. Yamaha will deploy the Siemens’ Teamcenter portfolio across all development divisions of their key business, motorcycle products. Siemens claims Teamcenter is “the world’s most widely used digital lifecycle management software”. 

Siemens to establish global robotics research and development centre in China

Engineering giant Siemens is establishing a robotics research and development centre in China.  The company says the facility will be a global research centre in autonomous robotics, and is part of its innovation strategy to “master technology fields that are critical for future success”. Worldwide, Siemens is planning to spend $6 billion this year on … Continue reading Siemens to establish global robotics research and development centre in China

Quest Global partners with Siemens to develop digital manufacturing solutions

Quest Global and Siemens have reached an agreement to build and deliver a suite of digital manufacturing solutions for customers across verticals. By adding the Siemens digital twin offerings, Quest – which likes to write its name as QuEST – says it can now showcase a complete range of connected manufacturing solutions. This will be … Continue reading Quest Global partners with Siemens to develop digital manufacturing solutions

Siemens to acquire driverless car software developer Tass to strengthen product lifecycle management portfolio

Siemens has reached an agreement to acquire self-driving software specialist Tass International.  Siemens is said to be Europe’s largest engineering company and has been on the acquisitions and investments trail for some time. Earlier this year, Siemens spent $4.5 billion buying Mentor Graphics, a builder of electronic hardware and software solutions. Last year, it invested more … Continue reading Siemens to acquire driverless car software developer Tass to strengthen product lifecycle management portfolio

Danlaw partners with Siemens on product lifecycle management

Danlaw, a company which develops connected car and automotive electrics technologies, is now an official Siemens product lifecycle management – or automated lifecycle management – solution partner. The company says the partnership highlights Danlaw’s commitment to providing a seamless solution between its Mx-Suite verification and validation test software and Siemens Polarion QA software with the Mx-Suite … Continue reading Danlaw partners with Siemens on product lifecycle management

Video: Siemens predicts small number of companies will dominate industrial internet

Only a small number of companies will dominate the industrial internet, according to a business development executive at Siemens, who was speaking to RoboticsAndAutomationNews.com at Hannover Messe.  The German engineering giant recently launched its MindScape IoT platform and more than 50 individual apps for a variety of scenarios in industry. Matthias Lutz, business development manager, digital … Continue reading Video: Siemens predicts small number of companies will dominate industrial internet

From virtual space to outer space: Siemens shows off its PLM client list

Siemens has been showcasing some of the prestigious projects the company’s product lifecycle management software is being used for – and they include space and maritime projects Whether it’s space taxis or passenger cars, America’s Cup yachts or Formula 1 race cars, products are more complex, smarter and more connected than ever before. Product Lifecycle … Continue reading From virtual space to outer space: Siemens shows off its PLM client list

Siemens, Strata and Etihad team up to create 3D printed interiors for planes

Siemens, Strata and Etihad Airways have signed an agreement to work together to develop the first 3D-printed parts for aircraft interiors in the Middle East and North Africa. The partnership aims to “revolutionize” the aerospace industry, leveraging additive manufacturing, known as 3D printing, to help airlines to improve their designs, including making complex parts on demand and … Continue reading Siemens, Strata and Etihad team up to create 3D printed interiors for planes

Siemens to invest $133 million in Canadian operations

Siemens plans to invest $110.6 million in research and development activities at its plant in Dorval, Canada to design and make improvements to aero-derivative gas turbines. These turbines are used for, among other things, the production of electricity, and serve as a backup source in the event that the existing network is unable to meet … Continue reading Siemens to invest $133 million in Canadian operations

Siemens offers its employees free charging for their electric vehicles

Free “refuelling” at up to 100 Siemens locations in Germany, with charging stations “internationally linked” Beginning in 2017, Siemens employees at as many as 100 of the company’s locations in Germany can “fill up” their electric vehicles free of charge. This will apply not only to all-electric vehicles but also to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. For … Continue reading Siemens offers its employees free charging for their electric vehicles

Siemens says it wants to strengthen its position as a ‘digital company’

One of the largest engineering companies in the world – famous for making humungous, physical things for the real world – is increasingly enthusiastic about the digital world Siemens says it aims to achieve double-digit annual growth in digital business every year through to the next decade.  The company expects its software business, and its … Continue reading Siemens says it wants to strengthen its position as a ‘digital company’

‘Robotics and automation will play a key role for UK manufacturers,’ says Siemens

Exclusive interview with Alan Norbury, industrial central technology officer at Siemens UK German industrial giant Siemens employs approximately 15,000 people at some 30 locations across the UK. Globally, it employs around 350,000 and has annual revenues of more than €75 billion. It is said to be the largest engineering company in Europe. It’s also claimed to employ more computer programmers than … Continue reading ‘Robotics and automation will play a key role for UK manufacturers,’ says Siemens

Siemens technology boss says digitization ‘one of the biggest growth drivers’

Professor Siegfried Russwurm, chief technology officer at Siemens, says digital transformation is opening up great opportunities The world has never been as networked as it is now. Whether in gas turbines, trains, manufacturing facilities or medical imaging technologies, our reality is taking on a digital dimension. Digital change is sounding the bell for a paradigm … Continue reading Siemens technology boss says digitization ‘one of the biggest growth drivers’

Applied Controls wins large contract from Siemens

Siemens has appointed Applied Controls as a distributor in the US. Applied Controls will expand Siemen’s authorized territory to include Maryland, Washington DC, and five counties of Northern Virginia. Applied is now considered a Siemens “high value partner and automation solution provider”. Applied Controls will market and support Siemens’ portfolio of factory automation products including … Continue reading Applied Controls wins large contract from Siemens

Siemens completes gargantuan business process automation project

Global industrial giant uses Syncplicity for what both companies claim is the biggest digitisation project in history  Siemens has implemented a business process automation solution that covers 330,000 of its employees worldwide. The business process automation technology was provided by Syncplicity, which claims this is the biggest implementation of its type to date. Syncplicity says … Continue reading Siemens completes gargantuan business process automation project