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Siemens PLM Software Helps Callaway Golf Drive Innovation

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

There are 60 million golfers around the world, and whether they are weekend duffers, skilled amateurs or highly-compensated professionals, they are all looking for ways to improve their…

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WinCC Updates Expand Capabilities

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

SIMATIC WinCC/Audit V7.4 and SIMATIC WinCC/ChangeControl V7.4 are powerful updates that simplify configuration while supporting redundancy. The software brings several other benefits while providing compatibility with a range…

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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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Capture Full Transparency of Your Machine Equipment as the Basis for Optimization of Plant Production

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The SIMATIC WinCC/Performance Monitor V7.4 simplifies this process by capturing downtimes and pinpointing their causes, monitoring equipment efficiency, and enabling better decision-making on the basis of performance indicators….

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UHF-Based RFID Raises the Bar on Supply Chain Tracking

Thursday, September 1, 2016

As RFID supplants bar codes across the supply chain, SIMATIC RF600 UHF-based solutions provide dramatic reductions in programming complexity. In business it’s sometimes said, “you can’t manage what…

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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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Intel and Siemens Execs Address Smart Manufacturing Risk

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Leading executives discuss the scope and strategy for opening industrial facilities to IIoT and Industry 4.0 connectivity…without the cyber-risk.  The transformation that connectivity has brought throughout the industrial…

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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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Siemens Releases Update 7 for TIA Portal Step 7 V13 SP1 and WinCC V13 SP1

Monday, March 28, 2016

Siemens Industry Inc. has announced the release of Update 7 for the TIA Portal Step 7 V13 SP1 and WinCC V13 SP1. The new features of Update 7…

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Siemens Offers No-Charge Service Converting Rockwell® Controller Code

Monday, March 28, 2016

Provides upgrades to TIA Portal, retains structures and naming conventions, and accommodates S7-1200 or S7-1500 controllers. Siemens now offers a no-charge, code conversion service that upgrades Rockwell’s RSLogix™…

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Simple Integration of Machine Tools into Production Processes for Improved Productivity

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Siemens presents a ground-breaking new concept for efficient work processes surrounding the Sinumerik 840D sl CNC in the form of Smart Operation. Shopfloors will benefit from the use…

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Network Management System Simplifies Industrial Network Monitoring

Thursday, October 1, 2015

With its new V13 SINEMA Server software release, Siemens makes the monitoring of industrial networks easier. The new software automatically detects all Profinet and Ethernet devices within a…

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The Secret to Digital Manufacturing, From PLCs to IoT

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Strategic advice for investing in data analytics, the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT), and how a holistic strategy can even improve your PLC programming What is…

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SIEMENS Releases SIMATIC WinCC/Change Control 7.3 and WinCC/Audit 7.3

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Siemens has introduced SIMATIC WinCC/Change Control 7.3 and WinCC/Audit 7.3, independent and full version products that replace their direct predecessor variants. SIMATIC WinCC/Audit is used for monitoring changes…

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Simple Tools Provides KPI Analysis Functions

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

WinCC/PerformanceMonitor uses existing information to increase productivity The WinCC/PerformanceMonitor V7.3 enables a flexible calculation and powerful analysis of plant-specific key performance indicators (KPIs) that can help increase productivity….

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Texas Municipality Upgrades to Wireless Broadband while Cutting Capital Spending

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The inside scoop on how fast-growing Georgetown, Texas leverages Siemens RUGGEDCOM WIN point-to-multipoint wireless WiMAX communications technology. Georgetown is the county seat of Williamson County, Texas, with a…

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Siemens Releases SIMATIC WinCC/Calendar Scheduler V7.3

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The new version SIMATIC WinCC/Calendar Scheduler V7.3 has been released for delivery. The new Scheduler provides a calendar-based user interface in the style of Microsoft Office that makes…

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Event Notifier Brings Ease of Use to Planning, Notification of Calendar Items

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The SIMATIC WinCC/Event Notifier V7.3 gives users a calendar-based user interface in the style of Microsoft Office, making it easy to create events in defined time slots and…

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Siemens Releases Service Pack 1 for TIA Portal STEP 7 V13

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Siemens has released for delivery its Service Pack 1 for TIA Portal STEP 7 V13. This new service pack brings great enhancements to the already stable and efficient…

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Siemens Releases Service Pack 1 for WinCC V13

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Siemens has released for delivery its Service Pack 1 for WinCC V13, that will also be delivered within the scope of the relevant Software Update Service agreements. Significant…

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Archiving Made Easy – SIMATIC Process Historian

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Process Historian records data from many sources The SIMATIC Process Historian 2014 is a central archiving system for storing process data with long-term relevance, such as process values…

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SIMATIC Information Server Offers Interactive Reports via Web-based Reporting System

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The SIMATIC Information Server 2014 is an open web-based reporting system for interactive reports. Reports can be used with Internet Explorer, Excel, Word or PowerPoint, as well as…

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Siemens Releases WinCC/WebUX: A New Option for WinCC 7.3

Thursday, December 4, 2014

WinCC/WebUX enables platform-independent access to WinCC applications using any SVG and HTML5 compatible browser. Absolutely no client side installation is necessary. Using this client, it is possible to…

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Innovations in Learning – Online Platforms Provide Cost Savings Potential

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

As skills gaps and workforce turnover in the automotive industry continue to drive demand for skilled labor, OEM manufacturers often battle between allocating time for training and making…

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Changing Machinery, Changing Software

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

When making changes to machinery and lines, you’ll need to consider these three paths to control and software changes. A range of business demands often force companies to…

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Firmware V1.6 Increases Functionality and Adds Programming/Display Features

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The new CPU firmware V1.6 for SIMATIC S7-1500 controllers provides additional functions such as mechanisms for accurate gear synchronism between two axes, as well as new programming and…

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New Tools to Raise Plant Performance Levels

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Siemens WinCC/PerformanceMonitor supports calculation and analysis of key performance indicators to boost machine and plant productivity. In many cases, manufacturers don’t see any more possibilities for improving production…

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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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Step 7 Safety Advanced V13 Engineering Tool

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Siemens Industry introduces the powerful Step 7 Safety Advanced V13 engineering tool, for the easy creation of safety programs. Safety Advanced V13 includes functionalities such as drag &…

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How to Drive Resurgence in American Manufacturing

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

For American manufacturing to experience a genuine revival, enterprises and institutions must work together, not only as parts of supply networks, but at a level where ideas on…

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