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Blog - Digital Factory

  • 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...
  • May 27, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Raj Batra, President, Siemens Digital Factory Division, U.S.
    As Seen In: The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) blog, originally posted on May, 18th Last week, I had the pleasure of sharing the stage at the 2015 MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Executive Summit with Joan Schatz, EVP/COO of Park Industries and Malcolm Swanson, President of Astec, Inc.  During our panel discussion about investing in manufacturing’s future, we were able to share best practices with a group of 175 manufacturingmore...
  • May 12, 2015 5:00 pm EDT
    Helmuth Ludwig, EVP, Siemens Digital Enterprise Realization; and Mike Carlson, President, Siemens Smart Grid
    Siemens USA is proud to celebrate Infrastructure Week, emphasizing the critical importance of investing in and modernizing America’s infrastructure systems. From transportation systems to the energy grid, to the U.S.more...
  • Apr 9, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Raj Batra, President, Digital Factory, U.S.
    Read the headlines and the trend is clear: U.S. manufacturers are under pressure to make rapid and dramatic gains in productivity.  Three forces are upping the urgency. First is the surge in the dollar. It has advanced 27% against the euro over the past year making U.S. goods more expensive overseas and foreign goods more competitive in the U.S.  Second is the strength of consumer confidence and demand. Look no further than the 16.4 million car and truck sales in 2014, the highestmore...
  • Mar 25, 2015 10:00 am EDT
    Chuck Grindstaff, CEO, Siemens PLM Software
    When Siemens was recently honored for the 12th consecutive year as one of the nation’s “Top Supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs),” it was due in large part to the extraordinary efforts of Hulas King – a national leader in the effort to inspire more students from under-represented backgrounds to pursue studies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  more...
  • Feb 23, 2015 12:00 pm EST
    Eric Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    I often get asked, “What is it that Siemens does?” Well, besides being one of the oldest and largest companies in the world, Siemens is a global technology company that has helped to advance innovations and inventions across the world for decades.   more...
  • Jan 13, 2015 10:00 am EST
    Helmuth Ludwig, Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprise Realization
    As an avid space fan, I’m looking forward to heading to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL next week, where a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will lift another U.S. communication satellite into Earth’s orbit.more...
  • Dec 10, 2014 11:39 am EST
    Chuck Grindstaff, CEO, Siemens PLM Software
    The next frontier of space exploration continues to gain momentum with many “firsts.” Last week marked a historic first in the future of space travel and exploration. NASA's Orion spacecraft, which is built to eventually take humans farther than they’ve ever gone before, was successfully launched on its first test flight atop a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket. more...
  • Oct 3, 2014 11:22 am EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President & CEO Siemens USA
    Today is Manufacturing Day, a national opportunity to shine a bright light on the resurgence of manufacturing in the United States and to showcase the tremendous opportunities that come with a career in advanced manufacturing. more...