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  • 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...
  • Jun 18, 2015 12:00 pm EDT
    Terry Heath, Senior Vice President, Siemens Corporate Technology USA
    How can combining Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial spirit with global engineering expertise help power industry of tomorrow?Yesterday, we joined a group of experts in the heart of American entrepreneurship—the Bay Area, CA— to explore how innovation, entrepreneurship and engineering, collectively, can maximize the impact of technology and innovation coming out of Silicon Valley. more...
  • Jun 8, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    As Seen In: The Wall Street Journal's The Experts, originally posted on June 4thToday’s digital factories have many more computers on the shop floor than pieces of heavy equipment. So despite pervasive misconceptions, today’s shop floor is not your grandfather’s factory. Advanced manufacturing facilities are software and data-driven, and require a highly-skilled workforce that is proficient in technology, engineering and math.more...
  • Jun 3, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Wolfgang Rubrecht, Factory Automation, Siemens US
    Recently, I attended the Siemens Oil & Gas Innovations Conference in Houston, where I made three observations: more...