- Technical prerequisites for Industrie 4.0 fulfilled
- Personalized medicine is driving digitalization of the pharmaceutical industry
- IoT solutions as a growth driver
The digital transformation of the industrial sector is in full swing: with its Digital Enterprise portfolio, Siemens has fulfilled the technical prerequisites for implementing Industrie 4.0, the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As a result, companies of any size or industry can immediately begin using "digital twins" across the entire value chain in order to increase their competitiveness over the long term. "With our Digital Enterprise portfolio, our customers are now already achieving improvements in flexibility, time-to-market, efficiency and quality," said Eckard Eberle, CEO of Siemens' Process Automation Business Unit, at a press event in Vienna, Austria. "With these capabilities, they can successfully tackle some of the challenges that the process industries are currently facing. The growing importance of personalized medicine, for instance, is strengthening demand within the pharmaceutical industry for digital technologies that enable continuous, paperless production in smaller batches all the way down to a lot size of one."