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Pilkington UK Ltd, one of the UK's foremost glass manufacturers, worked with Siemens to drive a major energy management project. Significant energy reduction improvements have been generated and a holistic approach covering a range of technology is on target to achieve total energy cost savings in excess of £1 million over the next three years. Siemens co-funded the project which included automation, drives, motors, and lighting systems

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2015

SIMATIC

SINAMICS

• Collaboration with Siemens
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

End User

Combining premium-CNC SINUMERIK 840D sl with SINAMICS S120 drives to control entire lines for automotive glass processing

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2014

SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder

In order to meet the demand of glass manufacturers for significant energy savings, hydraulic drive technology was replaced with Siemens servo-pump technology. The results speak for themselves: a much more compact design, increased flexibility, higher output, and energy savings of more than 50% in glass pressing machines

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2014

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

SINAMICS Servo Pump

Energy Efficiency
• Compact Design

Machine Builder

Glass forming machines for pharmaceutical applications were migrated to PROFINET and the TIA Portal (including SINAMICS S120 drives) for a sustainable competitive advantage

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2014

SIMATIC S7-319F Technology CPU
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Communications Advantages
Integrated Automation
• Engineering Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Improved cycle times with Siemens automation & drives helps to produce triple-insulating glass units in the time it takes other lines to produce double-insulating glass

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2014

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Production Efficiency
• Single-Source Advantages

End User

New SIMOTION generation boosts productivity: automated flat glass machinery using Motion Control systems from Siemens

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2014

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Improved Productivity

Machine Builder

Owens-Illinois' new innovation center is on the right lines with end-to-end Siemens automation and drive solutions

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2014 ( USA)

SIMATIC S7 PLC

SINAMICS G120 Vector
SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

Integrated Automation

End User

Steadily rising energy costs and intense competition in container glass production entail a growing demand for drive systems that help save energy and increase productivity. That's why one of the world's most renowned container glass machine manufacturers relies on Siemens Integrated Drive Systems for its ISS machines

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2013

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

SIMOTICS S Servo Motors

Integrated Drive Systems
• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness
• Engineering Flexibility
• Manufacturing Precision

Machine Builder

For the first time, a glass sorting plant’s electrotechnical supplier used IO-Link for the communication between the field level and the control level. The result: time and space savings, reduced wiring requirements and errors, and easy diagnostic options all the way to the drive

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2013

SIMATIC S7-317 PLC
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO
IO-Link

• Production Efficiency
• Communication Advantages

End User

Czech glass producer shows how the Integrated Drive Systems (IDS) concept secure the clients’ maximum productivity and efficiency from engineering to operation

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2013

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

Integrated Drive Systems
• Production Efficiency
• Increased Availability
• Higher Productivity

End User

Manufacturer of container glass machines increased the productivity of its new ISS- machine series due to innovative solutions from Siemens as using SIMOTION and SINAMICS S120 drives. Watch how Siemens is raising cost- effectiveness, flexibility and precision together with its partners

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2013

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness
• Engineering Flexibility
• Manufacturing Precision
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

The company f|glass built the world's most advanced float glass plant in only 15 months. Nowhere is top-quality float glass produced in a more economic or more sustainable manner. Siemens contributes to the plant's outstanding energy efficiency with cutting-edge control and energy technology

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2012

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness
• Collaboration with Siemens

End User

Siemens established an integrated plant management system, that supports the entire life cycle of an industrial plant. Based on this system it is possible to shorten the owner operators "time to market", save costs and increase quality

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2012

• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness
• Time-to-Market

Systems Integrator

Insulating glass processing specialist places trust in drive-based motion control technology to achieve highly dynamic movement and flawless results

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2011

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Finished Product Quality
• Engineering Efficiency

End User

By upgrading to universal and future-proof PROFINET Industrial Ethernet standard, engineering specialist has just the right equipment to meet demanding requirements in float-glass industry

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2010

SIMOTION C
SIMATIC S7 PLC

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Communications Advantages
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

Compact SIMOTION controller used in modular design of rotary glassblowing machines results in reduced downtime, higher productivity, and optimized maintenance

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2010

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Production Efficiency
• Optimized Maintenance

Machine Builder

Description of a new ISS machine equipped with state-of-the-art automation technology: no mechanical motion couplings or application-specific control technology but instead features standardized mechatronic solutions

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2010

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC ET200 Distributed IO

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Finished Product Quality
• Cost Effectiveness
Mechatronics

Machine Builder

For building a plant in Russia, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products looks to Siemens’ local expertise

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2010

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Innovative Solution
• Finished Product Quality

End User

Italian glass-working company uses Siemens solution to control a machine with revolutionary technology

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2010

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

• Innovative Solution

Machine Builder

Retrofitting systems with modern control and drive technology can give aging plant equipment a new lease on life

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2010

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC

SINAMICS S120 High-Performance Modular

SIMOTICS S Servo Motors - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

End User


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