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Siemens at the Hannover Messe 2018

Hanover, 23 April to 27 April 2018

Press conference at the Hannover Messe 2018

On the first day of the Hannover Messe, April 23, Klaus Helmrich welcomed you to the annual Siemens Press Conference. As member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Klaus Helmrich is responsible for the Digital Factory as well as Process Industries and Drives Divisions. The Press Conference took place at 6:30 PM in the Trade Fair's Convention Center, Room 1 A/B. Mr Helmrich talked about the latest developments of digitalization in the manufacturing and process industries under the theme "Digital Enterprise – Implement now!".

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Siemens at the Hannover Messe 2018

Klaus Helmrich, Managing Board member of Siemens AG and responsible for the Divisions Digital Factory and Process Industries and Drives at the Hannover Messe press conference. Under the motto "Digital Enterprise – Implement now!" Siemens is presenting its continuously enhanced Digital Enterprise portfolio for Industrie 4.0.

Siemens at the Hannover Messe 2018

Klaus Helmrich, Managing Board member of Siemens AG and responsible for the Divisions Digital Factory and Process Industries and Drives at the Hannover Messe press conference. Under the motto "Digital Enterprise – Implement now!" Siemens is presenting its continuously enhanced Digital Enterprise portfolio for Industrie 4.0.

Siemens at the Hannover Messe 2018

Klaus Helmrich, Managing Board member of Siemens AG and responsible for the Divisions Digital Factory and Process Industries and Drives at the Hannover Messe press conference. Under the motto "Digital Enterprise – Implement now!" Siemens is presenting its continuously enhanced Digital Enterprise portfolio for Industrie 4.0.

Tour Nieto and Merkel

Hannover Messe 2018: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto visiting the Siemens booth

From left to right: Andreas Scheuer (Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure), Stephan Weil (Minister President Lower Saxony), Joe Kaeser (President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG), German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Enrique Pea Nieto (Mexican President) and his wife Angélica Riviera, Klaus Helmrich (Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG).

Hannover Messe 2018: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto visiting the Siemens booth

Joe Kaeser (President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG) presents German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto sports shoes – produced with Siemens Technology.

Picture from left to right: Stephan Weil (Minister President Lower Saxony), Joe Kaeser (President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG), German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Enrique Peña Nieto (Mexican President) and his wife Angélica Riviera.

Energy Management Press Briefing 2018

Siemens Energy Management will hold a press briefing on the subject of "Innovative and future-proof energy distribution" on April 24. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Radisson Blu Hotel (near the exhibition grounds) with a presentation by Günter Kachelriess, R&D Medium-Voltage Technology and Dirk Helbig, CTO High Voltage Products. After that, Cedrik Neike, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, and Beatrix Natter, CEO Power Transformers at Siemens, will present a new concept for the digitalization of transformers. This launch will take place at the Siemens booth, which we will be glad to give you a tour of afterwards.
Future-proof energy distribution means safe, digital and environmentally friendly energy distribution. Siemens Energy Management will present the new Blue GIS portfolio and a new concept for digital transformers at the press briefing.

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Amberg

Siemens Electronics Factory in Amberg/Germany - The "Digital Factory"

The facility is a prime example of advanced product automation and has received numerous awards. The Amberg factory already combines the real and virtual worlds: Products communicate with machines, and all production processes are optimally integrated and controlled via IT.

In the picture: The Material-In-Time Center - need-driven order picking ensures prompt material supplies to the production hall.

Material in time center in the Electronics Works Amberg

A fully automated transportation system supplies machines within the production area on demand within approx. 15 minutes.

Siemens Electronics Factory in Amberg/Germany - The "Digital Factory"

The facility is a prime example of advanced product automation and has received numerous awards. The Amberg factory already combines the real and virtual worlds: Products communicate with machines, and all production processes are optimally integrated and controlled via IT.

Booth Picture Hannover Messe

Siemens presents industry-specific implementation of the Digital Enterprise

At the Hannover Messe 2018, Siemens will be showcasing a comprehensive series of examples which demonstrate how users can harness the potential of Industrie 4.0 by implementing Digital Enterprise solutions. The focus of the 3,500-square meter booth in Hall 9 is on industry-specific implementation of Digital Enterprise solutions over the whole life cycle.

Press releases about products and solutions

Press Release24 April 2018

Siemens extends performance spectrum of synchronous-reluctance drive system

Press Release23 April 2018

Industrial Edge from Siemens adds benefits from the cloud at the field level

Press Release23 April 2018

Extended energy management and app for the mobile recording of consumption data

Press Release23 April 2018

Technology CPUs with expanded handling functions for motion control tasks

Press Release23 April 2018

New redundancy controllers for mid-sized and large automation applications

Press Release23 April 2018

Engineering framework with practice-oriented functions for end-to-end work processes

Press Release23 April 2018

Siemens launches Additive Manufacturing Network to transform global manufacturing

Press Release20 April 2018

Simotics XP integrated platform concept cuts life cycle costs

Press Release19 April 2018

Siemens offers flexible protection of industrial plants supported by Palo Alto Networks

Press Release16 April 2018

Siemens industrial communication relies on Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)

Press Release12 April 2018

Increased productivity for machine tools and Motion Control drive systems with MindApps

Press Release12 April 2018

High performance along the entire value chain with Simotics SD Pro

Press Release10 April 2018

Siemens heightens industrial cyber security by detecting anomalies

Press Release05 April 2018

Siemens acquires technology leader in Real-Time Locating System solutions

Press Release22 March 2018

Optimum machine safety using Extended Safety Integrated functions

Press Release19 March 2018

Simplified handling of Sinamics V-converters with new frame size and Profinet connectivity

Press Release26 February 2018

Apps for cloud-based services in automation

Press Release26 February 2018

Upgraded power supply system now protects against hour-long power failures

Press Release26 February 2018

New generation of soft starters for simple to demanding drive requirements

Press Release26 February 2018

Digital assistant for maintenance personnel

Press Release26 February 2018

Siemens optimizes drive system performance with digital platform

Press Release22 February 2018

Siemens backs efficient digitalized large-scale production of batteries

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High safety level under extreme conditions: Simotics XP Chemstar

The Simotics XP Chemstar low-voltage motor series is available in a number of preconfigured industry-specific option packages, each of which is specifically tailored to the needs of the chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas industries.

Siemens extends performance spectrum of synchronous-reluctance drive system

The perfectly coordinated system comprising a Sinamics G120 converter and Simotics synchronous reluctance motor permits optimum closed-loop control of pumps, fans and compressors.

Engineering framework with practice-oriented functions for end-to-end work processes

With TIA Portal V15.1 (Totally Integrated Automation Portal) Siemens is enhancing its engineering framework with new practice-oriented functions for all phases, from planning to engineering to commissioning.

Industrial Edge from Siemens adds benefits from the cloud at the field level

Siemens Industrial Edge offers users the possibility of executing a range of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytical applications. This allows cloud connectivity (data to cloud) to be used in combination with Edge Apps from Siemens, third party providers or end users themselves in an integrated hardware and software ecosystem (Edge App to Device) for automation components.

New redundancy controllers for mid-sized and large automation applications

Siemens is expanding its Simatic S7-1500 Advanced Controller range with new CPUs for redundant automation applications. If one CPU fails, the back-up CPU automatically takes control of the process.

Extended energy management and app for the mobile recording of consumption data

Siemens has expanded its ISO 50001 certified energy management portfolio to include Simatic Energy Manager Basic V7.1. Designed for entry-level energy management, Simatic Energy Manager Basic offers the user energy transparency quickly created by web-based engineering and data connection.

Technology CPUs with expanded handling functions for motion control tasks

Siemens has expanded its Simatic S7-1500 Advanced Controller portfolio for challenging automation applications to include two new technology CPUs that combine standard, safety and motion control functionalities in a single device.

Simotics XP integrated platform concept cuts life cycle costs

Simotics XP encompasses the entire spectrum of all explosion-proof motor models and protection types, making it ideal for use in potentially explosive atmospheres occurring in the process industries.

Siemens develops SF6-free gas-insulated medium-voltage switchgear�

At this year's Hannover Messe, Siemens will present another medium-voltage switchgear that doesn't require sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) as the insulating gas: the 8DAB 12. The system uses clean air consisting only of the natural constituents of ambient air as the insulating gas. The switchgear is a new addition to the 8DA and 8DB product family and also works with the proven vacuum switching technology.

Siemens offers flexible protection of industrial plants supported by Palo Alto Networks�

Siemens today announces its adoption of Palo Alto Networks� next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) to enhance the protection of industrial organizations in manufacturing and process industries against cyberattacks.

Greater availability and extended flexibility for modular drive system

Whether users opt for Sinamics S120 Chassis-2 or Cabinet Modules-2, either design can be dimensioned for a precise fit no matter how challenging the application.

Greater availability and extended flexibility for modular drive system

Their innovative design and state-of-the-art components make the new high-performance Sinamics S120 Chassis-2 converters exceptionally durable while reducing operating, downtime and maintenance costs.

Greater availability and extended flexibility for modular drive system

The cabinet system Sinamics S120 Cabinet Modules-2 combines all the innovative benefits of the chassis in terms of reliability, economy and flexibility to create a type and system-tested ready-to-use solution.

Converter handling simplified by new module for wireless commissioning

Siemens has expanded its portfolio of Sinamics G120 converters to include an option for wireless commissioning, diagnostics and servicing. The new G120 Smart Access Module can be used to link mobile devices such as tablets, smartphones or laptops wirelessly over WiFi to Sinamics G120, Sinamics G120C and Sinamics G120P converters.

Siemens setzt bei industrieller Kommunikation auf Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)

Siemens zeigt auf der Hannover Messe 2018 anhand eines Messemodells die Vorteile von Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN): TSN erm�glicht eine noch robustere und zuverl�ssigere Ethernet-Kommunikation zwischen Maschinen und Anlagen auch unter hoher Netzwerklast.

Increased productivity for machine tools and Motion Control drive systems with MindApps

The Analyze MyDrives MindApp for the Sinamics V20 and V90 converters, Sinamics G modular and compact, and Sinamics S (up to 250 kW) allows machine operators to now also monitor the drive components of their machines. The app captures and analyzes all the relevant operating data.

Increased productivity for machine tools and Motion Control drive systems with MindApps

Manage MyMachines/Remote is a plug-in for the Manage MyMachines MindApp from Siemens which enables remote access to the CNC (Computerized Numerical Control), permitting complete remote control of the CNC by means of failsafe encrypted communication over the Internet.

High performance along the entire value chain with Simotics SD Pro

The new Simotics SD Pro variant completes the series of next-generation low-voltage motors from Siemens and is predestined for flexible application around the globe.

High performance along the entire value chain with Simotics SD Pro

Attached to the Simotics SD Pro motors is a data matrix code which can be read by the Simotics Digital Data App and used to access additional important information.

Optimum machine safety using Extended Safety Integrated functions

Siemens extends the Sinamics S210 servodrive system to include the Extended Safety Integrated functions. The existing basic functions such as Safe Torque Off (STO), Safe Stop 1 (SS1) and Safe Brake Control (SBC) are now complemented by extended functions provided by the new firmware versions V5.1 SP1: Safe Stop 2 (SS2), Safe Operating Stop (SOS), Safely-Limited Speed (SLS), Safe Speed Monitor (SSM), Safe Direction (SDI), and Safe Brake Test (SBT).

Simplified handling of Sinamics V-converters with new frame size and Profinet connectivity

Siemens is extending its Sinamics frequency converter portfolio for standard applications Sinamics V20 to include a new frame size, the FSAC in the voltage range 1AC (Alternating Current) 200 V to 240 V 1.1 kW to 1.5 kW. FSAC is replacing the previous FSB frame (1AC 200V).

Simplified handling of Sinamics V-converters with new frame size and Profinet connectivity

There have also been some innovations in the Sinamics V90 servo drive portfolio, where the smallest frame size FSA is now also available as a Profinet version for 0.1 and 0.2 kW, which are covered by frame size FSB at the moment. These changes have enabled the footprint to be reduced by 10 millimeters, making the V90 FSA frame 18% smaller.

Apps for cloud-based services in automation

Siemens is launching a number of new apps concerning automation with Simatic systems. The new Simatic MindApps Machine Monitor, Notifier and Performance Monitor are special applications for MindSphere, the open IoT operating system from Siemens. These apps will enable users to make easy use of the advantages of cloud-based services and generate added value.

New generation of soft starters for simple to demanding drive requirements

With its Sirius 3RW5 range, Siemens is launching a new generation of soft starters for simple to demanding drive requirements. This comprehensive range of devices for the soft starting of three-phase asynchronous motors from 5.5 to 1,200 kW enables efficient and future-proof machine concepts to be implemented easily and cost-effectively.

Digital assistant for maintenance personnel

With the Comos Mobile Operations App, Siemens is offering plant maintenance personnel from the process industries a new mobile support tool for maintenance work and managing events in the field.

Upgraded power supply system now protects against hour-long power failures

Siemens has upgraded its Sitop PSU8600 power supply system with the addition of new supplementary modules to transform it into an uninterruptible direct current (DC) power supply. To achieve this, the new DC UPS module UPS8600 uses the energy stored in BAT8600 battery modules to keep the system up and running in the event of a power failure, and it extends the previous bridging times enabled by the buffer modules from just minutes to hours.

Siemens backs efficient digitalized large-scale production of batteries

Siemens facilitates the efficient large-scale production of batteries with a comprehensive solution portfolio of software-based systems as well as automation and drive technology spanning the entire value chain. The Siemens portfolio ranging from production planning and engineering software to automation and drive technology, including industrial communication networks and cloud-based solutions, helps to optimize every step of battery production and thus improve the competitiveness of battery manufacturers.

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Siemens acquires technology leader in Real-Time Locating System solutions

Siemens has taken over ownership of the company Agilion GmbH based in Chemnitz. Agilion is a leading supplier of industrial Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) focusing on applications in production, logistics and maintenance. This technology enables highly precise localization within a range of just a few centimeters, tracking of a large number of different assets, and exceptionally easy commissioning.

SIMATIC RTLS and the Digital Enterprise

Siemens has taken over ownership of the company Agilion GmbH based in Chemnitz. Agilion is a leading supplier of industrial Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) focusing on applications in production, logistics and maintenance. This technology enables highly precise localization within a range of just a few centimeters, tracking of a large number of different assets, and exceptionally easy commissioning.

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Press conference ahead of the Hannover Messe 2018

On Monday, February 26th, the traditional press conference prior to Hannover Messe took place. Insights into the company's planned business and technological orientation were provided by Dr. Jan Mrosik, CEO of the Digital Factory Division; Ralf Christian, CEO of Energy Management Division and Dr. Jürgen Brandes, CEO of the Process Industries and Drives Division. In addition, these executives highlighted the latest product innovations being unveiled at this year's Hannover Messe.

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Siemens Press Conference prior to Hannover Messe 2018

Ralf Christian, CEO of Energy Management Division, Siemens AG

Siemens Press Conference prior to Hannover Messe 2018

Photo from left to right: Jürgen Brandes, CEO of Process Industries and Drives Division; Jan Mrosik, CEO of Digital Factory Division; Ralf Christian, CEO of Energy Management Division and David Petry, spokesman of Siemens AG

Siemens Press Conference prior to Hannover Messe 2018

Jan Mrosik, CEO of Digital Factory Division, Siemens AG

Siemens Press Conference prior to Hannover Messe 2018

Jürgen Brandes, CEO of Process Industries and Drives Division, Siemens AG

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Contact

Yashar Azad

Siemens AG

+49 (89) 636-37970

Sabrina Martin

Smart Infrastructure

+49 (9131) 7-37168

Heiko Jahr

Smart Infrastructure

+49 (9131) 7-29575

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www.siemens.com/press/hm18