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How Single Platform Standardization Pays Off

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

How standardizing on Siemens PLCs and the TIA portfolio led to ‘all kinds of efficiencies,’ according to Boston-based manufacturer Inert. Supplying customized solutions to diverse users has been…

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An Open Source Approach to Reusable Objects

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Chicago-based DMC has new software objects in the Siemens Open Library to ease HMI, PID loops, drive control setup and more. Portal libraries have become a popular technique…

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High Performance HMI Techniques

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

As we approach a decade since the publication of the seminal work that changed the way we think about HMI and SCADA screens, the International Society of Automation…

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Modernizing Boiler Controls for Greater Reliability, Visibility, and Building Automation Integration

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A solution using the SIMATIC S7-1500 PLC resolved longstanding boiler operation issues that affected heating and steam generation at a major U.S. research institution. The result underscored the…

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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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Compressed Air Upgrade Improves Lumber Mill Air Quality and Costs

Thursday, September 1, 2016

When a saw mill upgraded to air moisture-management dryers from BEKO Technologies, Corp., Siemens PLCs and HMI Panels helped reduce costs. The hot, humid days of summer are…

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Siemens SIMATIC HMI Panels Provide New Standards in Productivity

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

When replacing legacy equipment, SIMATIC HMI panels from Siemens provide new standards in productivity, efficiency, and usability. The SIMATIC HMI panels are easy-to-configure, cost-effective, and offer superior performance…

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Siemens Releases Compact Connection Box for Second-Generation Mobile Panels

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Siemens has introduced a compact connection box for its second-generation mobile panels, a low-cost connection option for systems where space is at a premium. The second generation of…

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The High-Tech Secret Behind Bubble Wrap

Monday, June 27, 2016

Sealed Air reveals the secret to the success of its new shipment-protecting bubble wrap lines, including new small-footprint controls that help increase line speed by 50%. Bubble wrap…

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Siemens Introduces HMI TP700 Comfort Outdoor Panels

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A new era for SIMATIC has started with the release of the new SIMATIC HMI Comfort Outdoor Panels. With this new product, applications now can be implemented simply,…

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Siemens Introduces SIMATIC WinCC 7.4

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Siemens has introduced SIMATIC WinCC 7.4, the newest version of the scalable and open SCADA system for maximum plant transparency and productivity. Due to the increasing globalization of…

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Mobile HMI Panels Shrink Without Sacrificing Clarity

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The second generation of the SIMATIC HMI Mobile Panel line has been completely redesigned and expanded with a smaller variant that has a 4-inch display. New features include…

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Competitive Advantage Today, Competitive Imperative Tomorrow?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Stranded. Most people can imagine it—stuck in the middle of nowhere, out of gas, with no wallet or phone. Not coincidentally, that word also describes factory production assets…

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Expanded HMI Family Ruggedized for Harsh Environments

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The SIMATIC HMI TP1900 Comfort INOX has been released, completing the INOX product family so it now offers display sizes of 7, 9, 12, 15 and 19 inches….

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Sinumerik 828D CNC Family Simplifies Setup of Automated Cells

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

With the Sinumerik 828D CNC family, Siemens now offers a simple solution for connecting robots to machine tool, which has become an integral part of automated production cell…

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Siemens Introduces SIMATIC IFP1900 and IFP2200 Ethernet Monitors

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The new variants of the SIMATIC Industrial Flat Panel monitors with Ethernet connection have been introduced to the market. SIMATIC Industrial Flat Panel monitors were extended for multi-touch…

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How ‘Automated Ozone’ Enhances Our Food Safety

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Ozone International, maker of automated equipment using ozone gas to inhibit microbial growth in processed foods, bumps-up reliability, efficiency and maintenance with Siemens PLC and HMI solutions. Ozone…

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Industrial PC, Rugged Touch Screen are Dynamic Duo

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Siemens’ new Simatic 19-inch IPC477D PRO industrial panel PC provides increased computing power. We also feature the IFP1900 PRO industrial flat panel monitor. Both feature widescreen, capacitive multi-touch…

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Siemens Introduces the Second Generation of SIMATIC HMI Mobile Panels: Next Level Handheld HMI

Friday, May 29, 2015

SIMATIC HMI Mobile Panels second generation offer exceptional performance, flexibility, convenience and quality, making mobile operation and monitoring even safer and more efficient. Power and Safety in Your…

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The Mobile HMI: Greater Access, Greater Security

Friday, May 1, 2015

The latest implementations of HTML5-empowered HMI technology offer users — from workstation to smartphone — a new level of secure, full-time remote monitoring and control. Smart phones and tablets…

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Automation Makes Craft Brewing More Profitable 

Friday, May 1, 2015

Solvere starts with compact Siemens PLCs, HMI and wireless solutions to help brewers scale controls from small to full-size systems. Craft brewing has become a huge business in…

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Automating the New Oil & Gas Value Chain

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

U.S. oil and gas fields are evolving with more wells and multi-well pads. PLC-based instrumentation, RTUs and HMIs are evolving, too, to meet new data management and wireless…

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HMI Panel Combines Frugality, Functionality

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Basic widescreen panel has touch input, function keys The second generation SIMATIC HMI Basic Panel features a high-resolution, widescreen display with touchscreen input.  The HMI offers a high…

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SIMATIC HMI KTP1200 Basic & KTP1200 Basic DP Panels are the Optimum Choice for Simple Applications

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The new 12” units of the completely innovated 2nd generation SIMATIC HMI Basic Panel offer an innovative user experience for simple applications at a very affordable price. The…

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Intelligent Telecom HVAC Control

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

With the inherent flexibility of PLC architecture, it is now possible to implement intelligent HVAC control algorithms as well as provide network connectivity not available with traditional commercial…

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Basic HMI Panels Have Broad Capabilities

Monday, July 7, 2014

Second generation SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels have been enhanced with high-resolution widescreen display, touchscreen input and function keys for intuitive operator input. The low-priced Siemens HMI panels, which…

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Integrated Controls Help Train Workers Generate Green Wind Energy

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Lab–Volt’s Wind Turbine Training Simulators run better with integrated Siemens controls, drives, HMI and PC-based controls. In today’s world, everyone is on the constant lookout for sources of…

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Three Ways to Future-Proof Your Automation System

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Whether replacing your HMI, upgrading with new gear or replacing an entire system, here’s how TIA Portal can keep your plant in state-of-the art shape. Many automation facilities…

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SIMATIC Panel IPC 677D Offers More Power and Flexibility

Thursday, May 1, 2014

The SIMATIC IPC677D, based on fourth-generation Intel Core-I processors, sets benchmarks for performance and industrial suitability. The device offers scalable performance and a range of configurable options, including…

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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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