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  • Jul 7, 2014 3:50 pm EDT

    PCT Engineered Systems of Davenport, Iowa, builds the BroadBeam brand of electron beam machines that can be used for everything from cross-linking plastics to drying inks, curing adhesives and sterilizing surfaces. Because the machines produce up to 350,000 V, the company uses a cooling water system to test the units before they are sold. Booming business led the company to expand its facility in 2013.

    PCT's presentation at this year's Siemens Industry Automation Summit highlighted how the

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    Control Design
  • Jun 26, 2014 3:15 pm EDT

    By: David Greenfield

    Amid a corporate reorganization that involves a realignment of the four sectors around which Siemens focused—energy, infrastructure and cities, heath care, and industry—Siemens Industry Automation Division CEO Anton S. Huber took the stage at the company’s 2014 Automation Summit to explain how the company’s industrial automation focus would continue to evolve.

    The key theme of his presentation was how the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, in particular, are impacting the

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    Automation World
  • Jun 26, 2014 1:44 pm EDT

    Cities are leading the way in addressing the risks posed by climate change. This fall, the C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards will honor cities for their outstanding performance in successfully tackling climate change. A total of 31 finalist projects from 26 cities - including Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, Portland, Seattle and Washington DC - are competing in 10 categories for the 2014 City Climate Leadership Awards.  The winners will be recognized at

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  • Jun 25, 2014 5:53 pm EDT

    CEOs Applaud Senate Vote to Reauthorize Workforce Investment Act; Urge House to Follow Suit

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    Business Roundtable
  • Jun 24, 2014 3:39 pm EDT

    By Gregory Hale


    You are under attack and you don’t even know it.

    That was the subject of a demonstration and talk Tuesday entitled “ICS Security Today Awareness and Practice” at the 2014 Siemens Automation Summit.

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    ISS Source
  • Jun 24, 2014 3:04 pm EDT

    By Gary Mintchell

    Siemens US held its Automation Summit June 24-26 in Orlando. Anton Huber, Siemens AG CEO of the Industry Automation Division discussed the digital revolution and Industry 4.0. Amid the challenges of accelerating time to market, competitive pressure to continuously reduce costs, and attaining higher levels of quality the complexity of manufacturing increases. “Only through seamless support by software tools can the ever increasing complexity of industrial value add processes be

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    Maintenance Technology
  • Jun 24, 2014 2:47 pm EDT

    By Gregory Hale
    The industry is getting more complex and one of the underlying pins increasing the levels of sophistication is safety and security.

    That was one of the messages passed along today by Anton Huber, chief executive industry automation division at Siemens during his keynote address at the 2014 Siemens Automation Summit in Orlando, FL.

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    ISS Source
  • Jun 24, 2014 2:25 pm EDT

    By: Bob Vavra

    The convergence of products and systems with software tools on a digital platform will help deliver on the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing. That was the main message from Anton Huber, CEO of Siemens Industry Automation Division, at the opening of the Siemens 2014 Automation Summit in Orlando on June 25.

    "The Internet is accelerating all of our businesses," Huber told the more than 500 attendees at the opening of the three-day summit. “The Internet of Things

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    Plant Engineering
  • Jun 22, 2014 11:44 am EDT

    Ford uses Siemens software to simulate assembly and how repetitive tasks affect employees.

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    Washington Post
  • Apr 16, 2014 3:08 pm EDT
    By David Greenfield, Director of Content/Editor-in-Chief
     
    One of the biggest issues confronting global manufacturers like Ford Motor Co. is the difficulty encountered when trying to share best practices across sites or foster communication between widely dispersed manufacturing centers. To help address this issue, Allison Stephens, technical leader for Ford Motor Co. ergonomics, approached Marty Smets, a Ford ergonomics engineer, with the idea of using Google Earth to solve the problem.

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    Automation World