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  • Mar 18, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    As Seen In: LinkedIn Pulse, originally posted on March 16thOn January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs walked out on a stage and began his talk by saying: “Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything.” Jobs’ business suit was his typical black turtleneck, jeans, and sneakers. And as he spoke, explaining the product’s features, camera flashes filled the air and he often had to pause for raucous applause. more...
  • Mar 10, 2016 1:00 pm EST
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    Recently I turned on Sports Center and saw this highlight: The amazing part is how easy Stephen Curry made that buzzer-beater look. Even more amazing, Curry also recently broke his own record for most three-pointers in a season with more than 20 games left to play.But Curry is doing even more than breaking records. As the New York Times wrote recently, he is “reshaping people’s understanding of the game” by “stretching the court beyond its conceivable limits.”more...
  • Feb 19, 2016 9:00 am EST
    Gary Amos, Senior Vice President and Head of Americas, Commercial Finance, Siemens Financial Services
    In the era of Industry 4.0, the real and virtual worlds of manufacturing continue to merge as processes are becoming increasingly automated and digitized in both the United States and Germany. The Hannover Messe industrial trade fair, the leading event for Industry 4.0, has selected the U.S. to be this year’s Partner Country. The U.S. economy has a GDP of almost $ 17 trillion, meaning the U.S. accounts for nearly one quarter of the entire world economy GDP.   more...
  • Jan 11, 2016 3:18 pm EST
    Helmuth Ludwig, EVP of Digital Strategy, Siemens PLM Software
    When I graduated in Chicago 25 years ago, manufacturing was not the most attractive industry. I was told by many of my classmates at the business school, “You should go to Wall Street”, because there wasn’t much hope in a manufacturing resurgence in the United States. Luckily, this has changed, not just for the United States, but for the world.  more...
  • Nov 24, 2015 4:07 pm EST
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    Yesterday, I joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in our sponsored program, The Atlantic’s Bold Bets: Future of Manufacturing, an event that brought together industry leaders, labor advocates and government officials to discuss the future of American manufacturing – and how we can prepare the next generation of our workforce with the skills needed to succeed in today’s software-driven digital economy.Speaking with Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the future of manufacturingmore...
  • Oct 21, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    Nearly twenty years. That’s how long we’ve partnered with The Georgia Institute of Technology to advance manufacturing and engineering.  As innovation and industry needs have evolved, so has our partnership. This evolution is largely because of software innovation that pushes the boundaries of advanced manufacturing design and automation– requiring a skilled workforce to fill the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) intensive jobs of tomorrow. more...
  • Oct 1, 2015 3:15 pm EDT
    Raj Batra, President, Siemens Digital Factory Division, U.S.
    A snapshot of U.S. manufacturing on the eve of Manufacturing Day 2015 tells the story of change and promise. In 2014, manufacturing represented 12% of the U.S. GDP and three-quarters of all private-sector research and development, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.  This vital sector of our economy is on the verge of major change as the Internet revolution comes to manufacturing. Digitalization brings both new challenges and new opportunities for manufacturers. “Bigmore...
  • Sep 18, 2015 2:46 pm EDT
    Chenyang Xu, General Manager at Siemens Technology to Business
    Siemens is pleased to announce the winner of the “Industrial Robotics Award” in the Robot Launch 2015 startup competition: The Construct, a robotics start-up from Spain and the USA and the self-proclaimed ‘Netflix of robotics simulators.’ The Construct will join the Siemens Frontier Partner program, which provides access to Siemens’ PLM software, the Siemens Solution Software and Technology Partner Program, and other developmental resources.  Ricardo Tellez, CTO of The Constructmore...
  • Jul 31, 2015 12:15 pm EDT
    John Billings, Automotive, Aerospace & Turnkey Solutions, Siemens US
    Over the last few years, the landscape of manufacturing has experienced a revival with an emergence in companies selecting the United States for their home of manufacturing operations.At the same time, many established U.S. manufacturing plants are facing significant challenges with aging industrial infrastructure such as outdated equipment on the plant floor and have begun to discuss holistic approaches to digital manufacturing.  To address these challenges, companies want an end-to-endmore...
  • Jul 20, 2015 12:11 pm EDT
    Todd Gardner, Vice President, Process Industries and Drives Division
    Siemens recently held its 20th annual Automation Summit in Las Vegas, where more than 350 end users, integrators and solution partners gathered for best practice sharing on topics important to the success of today’s manufacturing and processing operations. Many got to experience firsthand the numerous Siemens solutions found along the Las Vegas Strip, including:more...