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Siemens

Siemens is the largest engineering company in Europe. With their positioning along the electrification value chain, Siemens has the knowhow that extends from power generation to power transmission, power distribution and smart grid to the efficient application of electrical energy.

Featured Subsidiaries/ Business Units:
- Digital Factory
- Siemens Technology to Business (TTB)

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  • SNAPSHOT
  • Germany
    1887
    Public
    ETR: SIE
    > $10b
    > 50,000
    Open website
    Mentor Graphics, Mendix
  • TECHNOLOGY STACK
  • Siemens’s Tech Stack maps Siemens’s participation in the IoT tech stack.
    • Application Layer
    • Functional Applications

    • Cloud Layer
    • Platform as a Service
      Infrastructure as a Service

    • Edge Layer
    • Automation & Control
      Processors & Edge Intelligence
      Actuators
      Sensors

    • Devices Layer
    • Robots
      Drones
      Wearables
    • Supporting
      Technologies
    • Analytics & Modeling
      Application Infrastructure & Middleware
      Cybersecurity & Privacy
      Networks & Connectivity
    Technological Capability
    None
    Minor
    Moderate
    Strong
  • IOT SNAPSHOT
  • Siemens’s IoT Snapshot maps the range and focus areas of Siemens’s IoT business across Technologies, Use Cases, Industries, and Services. Only categories with active products will be shown. Missing categories indicate that there is no activity in those areas.
    Technologies
    Networks & Connectivity
    Gateways
    Network Management & Analysis Software
    Routers & Bridges
    Wireless Local Area Network
    Automation & Control
    Automation & Process Control Systems
    Distributed Control Systems
    Electric Drives & Control
    Human Machine Interface (HMI)
    Analytics & Modeling
    Predictive Analytics
    Process Analytics
    Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    Application Development Platforms
    Data Management Platforms
    Sensors
    Dimension & Displacement Sensors
    Processors & Edge Intelligence
    Embedded Operating Systems
    Functional Applications
    Product Lifecycle Management Systems (PLM)
    Cybersecurity & Privacy
    Network Security
    Use Cases
    Manufacturing System Automation
    Predictive Maintenance
    Process Control & Optimization
    Industries
    Aerospace
    Automotive
    Buildings
    Cement
    Chemicals
    Education
    Electrical Grids
    Electronics
    Equipment & Machinery
    Finance & Insurance
    Food & Beverage
    Glass
    Marine & Shipping
    Mining
    Oil & Gas
    Pharmaceuticals
    Railway & Metro
    Transportation
    Utilities
    Services
    Hardware Design & Engineering Services
    System Integration
  • IOT SOLUTIONS
  • In the near future, billions of pieces of equipment will be connected to one another and massive amounts of data will pouring in. Advanced algorithms, high-powered computing, better connectivity and cloud storage all facilitate the emergence of smart systems. Knowing how to leverage the respective opportunities, however, requires a unique set of skills.

    Siemens has the engineering, domain and digital know-how to generate performance improvements across the entire value chain, from design to production and operations to maintenance.

    Digital simulation technology accelerates the plant design, the installation and commissioning as well as the entire product design and production planning process. Multiple components in systems and plants can be intelligently networked to communicate with each other and exchange real-time data. Machine Learning makes complex systems more efficient without human intervention. The intelligent analysis of operational data helps identify patterns and predict potential downtimes. Minimum downtimes boost reliability thanks to lifecycle services.
  • KEY CUSTOMERS
  • ARUP Laboratories, Digital Realty, University of Michigan
  • CASE STUDIES
  • Siemens: Automation of the Oguz-Gabala-Baku water pipeline, Azerbaijan
    The Oguz-Gabala-Baku water pipeline project dates back to plans from the 1970’s. Baku’s growth was historically driven by the booming oil industry and required the import of drinking water from outside of the city. Before the construction of the pipeline, some 60 percent of the city’s households received water for only a few hours daily. After completion of the project, 75 percent of the two million Baku residents are now served around the clock with potable water, based on World Health Organization (WHO) standards. The 262-kilometer pipeline requires no pumping station, but uses the altitude differences between the Caucasian mountains and the capital to supply 432,000 m³/d to the Ceyranbatan water reservoir. To the people of Baku, the pipeline is “the most important project not only in 2010, but of the last 20 years.”
    Siemens: Battery manufacturer Industrial Digital Twin
    For optimum control of product quality, Banner relies on a high production depth. Its 560 production employees produce nearly all the components in¬-house that they need to make finished batteries on Banner’s six assembly lines. This includes the plastic parts for the battery cases as well as the paste-filled lead oxide grids. Their production involves two to five¬ days rest in maturing chambers to create optimum current absorption and storage capacity. Banner’s ongoing success was accompanied by a continuous, organic growth of the production facilities, adding or extending hall after hall until the complex filled the site that had seemed ever so spacious when the company moved here from a smaller place in 1959. These developments led to a heterogeneous production environment. “This confronts us with significant challenges, particularly concerning intra¬logistics issues, such as scheduling for the maturing chambers,” says Franz Dorninger, technical director at Banner. “We contemplated various ways to overcome this problem, including relocating to new premises.”
    Siemens: Integral Plant Maintenance
    Mercedes-Benz and his partner GAZ chose Siemens to be its maintenance partner at a new engine plant in Yaroslavl, Russia. The new plant offers a capacity to manufacture diesel engines for the Russian market, for locally produced Sprinter Classic. In addition to engines for the local market, the Yaroslavl plant will also produce spare parts. Mercedes-Benz Russia and his partner needed a service partner in order to ensure the operation of these lines in a maintenance partnership arrangement. The challenges included coordinating the entire maintenance management operation, in particular inspections, corrective and predictive maintenance activities, and the optimizing spare parts management. Siemens developed a customized maintenance solution that includes all electronic and mechanical maintenance activities (Integral Plant Maintenance).
  • HARDWARE
  • SOFTWARE
  • PODCASTS
  • MEMBERSHIP
  • INDUSTRIES
  • FUNCTIONS
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