Industrial Controls News

Siemens Controls Mobile Showcase - Innovation in Industrial Automation & Controls

Our Controls Mobile Showcase will be coming through your city on the Industrial Controls Roadshow. The Mobile Showcase is a traveling exhibit on a 24 week, 80 city tour around the country. Come chat with technical experts and gain insight into how the latest innovation in automation and controls technology can benefit your specific application. Featured applications in the showcase include: Assembly, Conveying, Mixing, Pumping, Robotics and Tank Farms.

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Innovation and Controls Technologies for Optimizing Plant Operation includes:

  • Planning and Configuration

  • Installation

  • Safety

  • Energy Management

  • Diagnostics

  • Maintenance

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Faster Delivery on over 2,200 Enclosed Starters

In addition to our stocking program, starting in January 2012, we began our new Controls Express program. In this program, we have picked 2,200 of the most popular Siemens enclosed NEMA starter styles that includes class 14s, 17s, 18s, 40s, 87s, and CLMs. The new lead times for each one of these items will now be 1 to 2 days.

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CM1243-2 AS-i master

We have added the  AS-i master to Simatic s7-1200. The AS-i master CM1243-2 communication module enables field sensors and actuators to quickly connect via the AS-Interface network to a Simatic S7-1200 controller. Read the article on

Video: JEA Applies a Simocode Motor Management System

In the lastest episode of the Automation Applied Video Series, Product Manager John Burns provides an overview on how JEA, Jacksonville, Fla., applied the Simocode motor management system in a wastewater lift station. Watch the video on

Video: Sirius Innovations IO-Link Applications

Siemens Product Manager John Burns talks about applications customers are using for the Sirius Innovations line for powering control products. Communication modules can directly couple on top of contactors. With this system, two network technologies are supported. One is AS-Interface and the other is IO-Link. The IO-Link system is used by customers for multiple starters in a single enclosure panel. Click watch the video or the video thumbnail to the left to view the video on

Control Engineering Award

2012 Control Engineering Engineer's Choice Awards

Siemens is excited to be 2012 Control Engineering Engineer's Choice finalists in the Machine Safety Category for Simocode pro Safety overload relay fail-safe expansion modules.

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You're Invited: TIA Portal Innovation Tour

The construction of a plant or machine can be challenging - especially when it comes to engineering. Simplify this painstaking process with Siemens Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal, a new engineering framework that allows you to manage even the most complex manufacturing processes quickly and easily from just one screen. As the next step in the launch of the TIA Portal, the TIA Portal Innovation Tour is now underway and coming to a city near you. These educational events consist of live 2-hour presentations where Siemens automation experts demonstrate the exciting features of the TIA Portal and reveal how it can increase performance and profitability. There are already over 30 events planned around the country through June 2011, so check the schedule for the location nearest you.

Siemens CAx Online online tool enhances customer experience

Exceeding customer expectations is a cornerstone for Siemens Industry, Inc, so the development of an online tool allows its customers and partners to obtain important product information 24/7 was imperative for the company’s Control Components and Systems Engineering business unit.

Siemens CAx online portal now services hundreds of customers, allowing each to obtain comprehensive data for direct import into engineering programs, including manuals, data sheets, operating instructions, UL/CSA/CE/CCC files and graphical data such as 2D drawings, 3D models and circuit diagrams.

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