auto_Joanna_SIM_factory_1-1_D_large

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…

Read More

fsd

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…

Read More

code

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™…

Read More

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…

Read More

Untitled-1

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…

Read More

SINEMA Server V13

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…

Read More

automation_digitalization_cropped

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…

Read More

WinCC_Options_cropped

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…

Read More

snlseptmonitorv73

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….

Read More

Texas_Cam

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…

Read More

Product3_August

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…

Read More

awsnlWinccnotifierV73

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…

Read More

17-03-2015 15-35-33

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…

Read More

Product Support

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…

Read More

Screen shot 2015-02-20 at 2.09.31 PM

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…

Read More

SIMATIC Information Server

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…

Read More

wincc-web-ux-792

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…

Read More

keyboard with Hot key for learning

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…

Read More

code

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…

Read More

71500

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…

Read More

P_ST80_XX_02088I

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…

Read More

labvoltturbine

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…

Read More

SafetyV13

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 &…

Read More

autosummit

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…

Read More

ford

Ford Pilots Software Using Google Earth Technology to Navigate Assembly Plants

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.  …

Read More

SIMATIC NET

Siemens Introduces SIMATIC NET V12

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has introduced its SIMATIC NET V12 software portfolio. The products of the SIMATIC NET V12 support the following 32-Bit and 64-Bit operating systems:…

Read More

portal

TIA Portal V13 Expands Engineering Framework for Automation

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Siemens Industry Automation Division has announced that TIA Portal V13, which includes Step 7 V13, WinCC V13, and Startdrive V13, has been released for delivery and is available…

Read More

Simogear

SIMOGEAR Geared Motors Specifically Designed for Automation and Motion Control Applications

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

SIMOGEAR gear motors help you save time, effort and energy. Quick configuration, drawings on demand, fast delivery from our SC assembly plant, easy installation, simple unit identification, 24/7…

Read More

The SIMATICS S7-1200 PLC and RF630R RFID reader are integrated in a control box mounted atop the elevator cab. Owners call for the elevator with their one-button key fob remotes, then drive their cars into the cab. The RFID reader reads their cars’ RFID tags, which are programmed with their designated parking floor. The reader signals the PLC, which then signals the elevator’s controls to move the cab to the proper floor.

Automated “James Bond” Automobile Elevator Attracts Buyers

Friday, January 17, 2014

Luxury Highrise Condominium Deploys an Automated “James Bond” RFID Automobile Elevator System as a Unique Amenity to Attract Buyers. Rising 12-stories above the Old Town district of Victoria,…

Read More

Siemens TIA Portal Software Environment

The New-Tech Way to Keep Oil & Gas Drilling Safe

Friday, November 22, 2013

Siemens Industry’s TIA, from programming software to enterprise-wide SCADA, helps keep drilling operations safe with integrated real-time gas detection technology that protects lives. Oil and gas drilling operations…

Read More