From Rockwell® to Siemens: Making the Switch

Thursday, September 1, 2016

A major soft drink maker reduced cost, complexity and downtime when it switched to Siemens PLC, HMI, drives and networking solutions. The syrup room is the heart of…

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Firmware Brings Powerful New Features to the G120 Modular Drive

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The latest firmware release for the G120 products, Version 4.7 SP6 HF1, brings a number of added features. Now available for download on SIOS, it includes three basic…

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Drive System Trims Size, Simplifies Installation

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Innovations in the Siemens SINAMICS S120 drive system expand its capabilities to the new booksize motor module series that provides a range of 3 to 30 Amps with…

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Industry Experts Converge at Manufacturing in America 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Convening in Detroit on March 23rd and 24th, Manufacturing in America brings together the world’s leading experts on the digitization in manufacturing—engineers, business leaders, educators, and policymakers—to discuss…

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Siemens offers Sinamics G120C Drives in New Smaller Frame Size AA (FSAA)

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Siemens announced today immediate availability of its popular Sinamics G120C drive in AA size, which replaces the previous G120C frame size A in power ratings up to 2.2…

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The Tech Beneath Underground Power Generation

Thursday, October 1, 2015

A bright idea from Lucid Energy, with help from Siemens motors and regenerative drives with natural water flow, will produce 1.1GWh per year or 1100 MWh, enough to…

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Speedy Six-axis CNC Upgrade

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

How a heavy diesel engine manufacturing facility commissioned new CNC boring mill controls — from panels to motors, drives, scales and software — in just four weeks. Even after…

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How a California Quarry Doubles Production, Lowers Costs

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Canyon Rock turned to Siemens Totally Integrated Automation, TIA Portal engineering software and Profinet communications for rapid expansion and increased profitability. Faced with completing one of the largest…

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How Smart Are Your Safety Systems?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Siemens Safety Integrated strategy protects workers and boosts productivity with fail-safe controls, drives, motors, I/O and plantwide PROFISAFE communications. Machine safety is serious business. According to the International…

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Siemens präsentiert dezentralen Servoantrieb Sinamics S120M / Siemens presents distributed Sinamics S120M servo drive

Motor with Integrated Drive Takes Less Space, Simplifies Wiring

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Cabinet space and cooling requirements can be reduced with the new Sinamics S120M, a compact, ready-to-connect motor with integrated drive that lets users move the motor inverter outside…

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Jennerjahn JLS-120, a popular 120” wide format slitter rewinder, capable of producing 400-foot rolls in less than 30 seconds, was customized using
a total package of Siemens controls and software. The robust frame on this machine makes it ideal for construction grade materials, such as house wrap, roofing and flooring underlayment, billboard vinyl and landscaping rolls.

Full Siemens Platform Helps Jennerjahn Machine Meet CAT 4 Safety Requirements

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Jennerjahn and distributor C&E Sales, help Australian building products company save time and space using Siemens drives, HMI, Profibus DP and the S7-300 PLC Matthews, Indianabased Jennerjahn Machine…

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New CU250S-2 Control Unit Provides Vector Control with Encoder Feedback for SINAMICS G120 Variable Speed Drive

Friday, January 17, 2014

New SINAMICS CU250S-2 control units are now available from stock in the United States. They supplement the existing SINAMICS G120 control units with the inclusion of vector control…

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SINAMICS G120: Safety on Drives

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The new video on SINAMICS G120 modular demonstrates the advantages of the G120 modular system and shows how the frequency converter can implement many safety functions. It also…

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Compact Motor Management Module Offers Many Features and Functions

Thursday, October 31, 2013

SIMOCODE pro S integrates a number of important motor control functions, further improving the cost-effectiveness of the Siemens Automation motor management line. The new version adds new functions…

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Beyond Drives: How can Low Voltage Controls Boost Your Energy Efficiency?

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

A broader strategy including low voltage control electronics, fuseless motor starters and digital networking can provide your operation with substantial energy savings. Follow the latest expert discussions on…

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Siemens Introduces North American Version of Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module Drives

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Siemens has introduced a new version of its popular Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module (CM) drive packages, compliant with North American standards and offered with optional UL/cUL listing. These…

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Smarter Testing Keeps Military Helicopters Flying Longer

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

RedViking Group’s use of Siemens drives, cabinet modules and control units yields smart, dynamic MRO testing to save the U.S. military time, money and energy. Military helicopters play…

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Siemens Introduces North American Version of Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module Drives

Monday, September 9, 2013

North American users can now make full use of the benefits of a modular product, built to NEC (NFPA 70) standards, to configure common DC bus lineups and…

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New SINAMICS V20 Drive for Basic Applications

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Siemens new single-axis Sinamics V20 drive for basic applications features short commissioning times, easy operation and excellent cost and energy benefits.  The Sinamics V20 comes in four frame…

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New Controls Bring Pixar’s Cars Movie to Life at Disney’s California Adventure

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Siemens PLCs, sensors and communications bring the 12-acre Cars Land to life The wildly successful Cars movie franchise comes to life in the Disney California Adventure theme park,…

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Base Drives have Small Footprint

Thursday, November 1, 2012

In response to increasing demand for base drive panels using the Sinamics DC Master converter, Siemens Industry Inc. is shipping its new Sinamics DC Master (DCM) Base Drive….

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MGM Resorts Hits the Energy Efficiency Jackpot

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Siemens ROBICON variable frequency drives pay-out in electricity, gas, and water savings. A recent article in The Guardian points to the ever-increasing importance of energy-efficient buildings to sustainable…

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SINAMICS DC Master Base Drive Provides for New Installations and Retrofits

Monday, August 13, 2012

Siemens introduced its new Sinamics DC Master (DCM) Base Drive as a result of increasing demand for base drive panels using the Sinamics DC Master converter. This pre-wired…

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Sophisticated Automation Powers 9/11 Memorial Reflecting Pools at Ground Zero

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The challenge: keeping 1.2 million gallons of water flowing and sparkling clear throughout all four seasons To commemorate those who died at the World Trade Center, the National…

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Realizing the Potential of Automation Integration

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Integrating control systems used to be an ongoing exercise in jury-rigging bridges between islands of automation. Different processes would have disparate controllers, often with disparate control logic packages…

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Sinamics® S110 Servo Drive

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

“Plug and Play” has become a term almost synonymous with the consumer electronics market – and especially the computing market. These days, if a device requires more configuration…

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Eliminate 40% Costs when Applying Drive Architectures

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The technology to network drives into a single, holistic plant or production line configuration has been available for several years, but adoption has not been universal, a fact…

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The Secret to Improving Your Business Performance: Totally Integrated Automation

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Factory automation systems have evolved from the islands of automation of the 1980s to integrated control systems of today. Only Totally Integrated Automation from Siemens takes integration to…

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