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Building Materials

Converting Industry

Cranes & Hoists

General Motion Control

Glass Manufacturing

Material Handling

Metalforming

Packaging

Plastics

Printing

Renewable Energy

Textiles

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Controllers

Drives

Motors

SIMOTION Motion Control
SIMATIC Industrial Automation
SINUMERIK CNC

LV AC Drives
SINAMICS G General Performance
SINAMICS S High Performance
SIMODRIVE 611 (CNC applications)
MASTERDRIVES (Phase-out info)

MV AC Drives
SINAMICS MV Drives

DC Drives
SINAMICS DCM
SIMOREG DCM (Phase-out info)

Motors for MC Applications
SIMOTICS S Servo
SIMOTICS M Main Induction
SIMOTICS L Linear
SIMOTICS T Torque

Other Siemens Motors
NEMA Motors
Above-NEMA Motors
IEC Motors
DC Motors


Success Stories of Interest to the Manufacturer / End User

Read about how Siemens Motion Control Solutions have helped other manufacturers increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve safety.

Building Materials

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Story Topics

At a new cutting and machining center for large-format wooden parts, the company automatically cuts, mills, drills, chamfers, and grinds complex wooden panels and construction elements of up to 44 ft. in length, 11.5 ft. in width, and 10 in. in thickness. The operations rely on state-of-the-art CNC and drive technology with integrated safety

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2014

SINUMERIK CNC

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Manufacturing Precision
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

In a new production facility for quarter bricks implementation of a uniform operating and visualization concept helps reduce costs in construction, installation, and engineering with the help of the TIA Portal engineering framework

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2014

TIA Portal

Integrated Automation
• Engineering Efficiency
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time

Fiberboard factory equipped throughout with large drives from Siemens

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2009

SINAMICS S120CM High Performance Cabinet Modules

• High-HP Application
Energy Efficiency
Integrated Automation


CNC / Machine Tools

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

Solutions for International Sailing: special SINUMERIK process used to manufacture tough carbon fiber composite ultralight sails

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2013

SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drive System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

Precise machining centers for rail mass transit

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2013

SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drive System

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

Cost-effective entry-level CNCs for contract manufacturers: Medium-sized machine tools manufacturer has fitted a cycle turning machine with Sinumerik 808D and SINAMICS V20 drives. The machine is impressive for its across-the-board precision, productivity, and price

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2013

SINUMERIK 808D
SIMATIC S7-200 PLC

SINAMICS V20

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Cost Effectiveness
• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Precision


Converting

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

A modular multi-axis drive system instead of many single drives makes multi-opening laminating lines more cost-efficient, with virtually no assembly or wiring effort and reduced control cabinet space

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2014

SIMATIC S7-300F

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drive System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Compact Design
• Wiring/Assembly Simplicity

Wire-rolling machines and traversing arms driven by servomotors

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2011

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drive System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Faster Changeover
• Remote Diagnostics
• Increased Availability
• Modularity

Converting Performance from Roll to Roll with SINAMICS and SIMOTION

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2009

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drive System

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality


Cranes & Hoists

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Story Topics

Port operation in Portugal has invested correspondingly in the development of the port’s infrastructure using Siemens Integrated Drive Systems for more efficient freight transport energy usage

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2015

SIMOTION SIMOCRANE
SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Production Efficiency

During the construction of a new 12,000-t open-die forging press, wireless communication proved reliable, even under critical process conditions. At the same time, the crane control was seamlessly integrated into the process control

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2014

SCALANCE X//W Communication
SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

• Reliability
• Communication Advantages
Integrated Automation

Siemens helps build a crane control system that is extremely lean, safe and user-friendly using servo drive integrated safety functions and PROFINET communication

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2012

SIMATIC S7-315F Technology CPU
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

Integrated Automation
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time
Machine Safety

To load and unload more than 6,000 deliveries per month, warehouse technology must combine speed with safety and smooth communication. In this story two overhead traveling cranes communicate directly with the warehouse management system and the safety system via wireless communication

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2012

PAOFISAFE
SCALANCE /W

• Production Efficiency
• Communications Advantages
Machine Safety


General Motion Control

Type
Date

Application

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

New Orleans paddlewheeler Creole Queen uses Trident Maritime Systems to deploy Siemens drive solution for 30% greater propulsion efficiency

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2015

Marine / Shipbuilding

SIMATIC S7-1215 PLC

SINAMICS DC Master

• Retrofit/Modernization
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

A new cheese factory in Altendorf, Switzerland is the first to be completely configured with Siemens' TIA Portal engineering framework, including the drive technology

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2015

Food & Beverage

SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

SINAMICS G120C Compact Vector

Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency

RedViking made its mark in 1981 as an engineering company designing solutions to help manufacturers save millions each year. Siemens is a true partner in this mission. Together, they help manufacturers to move forward with less costs and with a more environmentally friendly footprint. And, this is done globally backed by Siemens support and expertise

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2015 (USA)

Test Stands

SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC

SINAMICS S120CM High Performance Cabinet Modules

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Collaboration with Siemens
• Global Standard

Siemens TIA Portal has helped Canyon Rock - a rock quarry in Forestville, CA - to beat deadlines, reduce downtime, and quickly adapt to market demands

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2014 (USA)

Mining & Cement

SIMATIC S7-1500 PLC
TIA Portal

SINAMICS G120 Vector

Integrated Drive Systems
Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency
• Reduced Time-to-Market
• Shorter Downtimes

Ultimate Show Effects with Virtuoso Stage Automation: SIMOTION & SINAMICS: Motion control system and drives for the fascinating motion control of upper and lower stages, Stage Technologies Ltd., London, Great Britain

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2014

Stage Control

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens
• Finished Product Quality

Not only is it the world’s largest transportable Ferris Wheel, but it also sets new standards when it comes to safety, efficiency, and comfort. Modern automation and integrated drive systems ensure not only a high level of safety, but also greater energy efficiency during operation

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2014

Amusement

SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

SINAMICS G120 Vector

SIMOTICS GP

Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

Safety-related requirements for track moving machines in brown coal surface mining are high because they release enormous forces. Automating machines that were previously operated by handwheel and switch increases their functional safety while making them easier for operators to use

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2014

Mining

SINAMICS G120 Vector

Machine Safety
• Production Efficiency

“AC or DC?” was the question on everyone’s mind when Sunshine Sugar decided to replace its aging centrifugal drive system. After considering all the options, the company chose a Siemens AC drive-motor combination. The unique solution has helped the company reduce energy consumption by 40%

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2014

Food & Beverage

SINAMICS G120 Vector

• Conversion from DC to AC Drives
Energy Efficiency

An entire wastewater treatment plant was consistently designed and engineered with the TIA Portal and Siemens Integrated Drive Systems. The engineering time for the project could be shortened by about 30% The SINAMICS G120 drive enables 10% energy savings

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2014

Water / Wastewater

TIA Portal

SINAMICS G120 Vector

Integrated Drive Systems
Integrated Automation
Energy Efficiency

In the context of a retrofitting pilot project, a cement mill was equipped with new drive technology consisting of energy-efficient motors and corresponding SINAMICS G150 drives. The entire seamless drivetrain has optimum control and energy-consumption parameters

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2014

Mining & Cement

SINAMICS G150 Variable Speed Enclosed

SIMOTICS FD IEC

• Harsh Conditions
Integrated Drive Systems
Energy Efficiency

Audi has established a production facility equipped with cutting-edge technology featuring a fully automated high-bay warehouse that serves as a central body buffer. Advanced automation and drive technology enables high-capacity and energy-efficient production processes

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2014

Automotive

SIMATIC ET200 Pro FC

SINAMICS S120 Modular System
SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• Improved Performance

Highest control quality in the smallest space: compact acoustic roller dynamometer for all-wheel drive vehicles profits from precisely coordinated drives

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2014

Test Stands

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Ease of Use
• Compact Design
• Customized Solution

Precision and productivity are the highest priorities for automated testing machine equipped with two innovative cameras for sampling 3-D objects or structured surfaces. A SIMATIC S7-1500 controller in tandem with a SINAMICS S120 drive ensure that the measured results are processed quickly

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2013

Testing Equipment

SIMATIC S7-1500

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Workpiece Testing
Machine Safety
Integrated Automation

Driven by a need to improve safety, efficiency, and reliability, the Big Apple turns to Siemens' cutting-edge automation technologies to renovate infrastructure and attractions

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2013 ( USA)

Infrastructure

SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO
SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS G120 Vector

Integrated Automation
• Retrofit/Modernization
Machine Safety

Four film and TV studios were fitted out with Siemens technology to run daylight spotlights, LED background lighting, and electrically traversing telescopes and lighting fixtures. Integrated safety technology also plays a leading role in the project

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2013

Stage Control

SINAMICS G120C Compact Vector

Machine Safety

A new modular drive system for wire sawing silicon wafers achieves highest possible cut speeds with ever- thinner cutting wires, as well as integrated drives safety

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2013

Semiconductor

SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Manufacturing Precision
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety

Together with optimally organized preliminary planning, the performance and modularity of PCS 7, in tandem with SINAMICS G120 drives, ensure trouble-free project implementation at a new biomass pellet production plant

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2013

Renewable Fuels Production

SIMATIC PCS7

SINAMICS G120 Vector

Process Control Systems
Integrated Automation

Builders of biogas infeed plants turn to Siemens to comply with strict security regulations and guarantee 96% availability

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2013

Renewable Fuels Production

SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

SINAMICS G120 Vector

Integrated Automation

Keeping vehicle body shells on the move: detail work on a drive system during the development of a lift/drop conveyor for vehicle body shells leads to astonishing results

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2013

Automotive

SIMATIC S7-319F (T-CPU)

SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Application Flexibility
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency
Service Efficiency
• Distributed Solution

Robotized welding different models of a particular car in a single plant is a challenge that requires sophisticated logistics and a highly complex process control system. A Siemens comprehensive solution ensures smooth control and communication throughout the entire process

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2013

Automotive

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

• Meeting Standards
• Increased Availability
• Communications Advantages
Machine Safety
• Cost Effectiveness

Siemens drives can considerably improve the effectiveness of belt conveyor systems while lowering wear on mechanical components. New systems and procedures help optimize technological process chains

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2013

Mining & Cement

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Engineering Efficiency
• Reduced Wear

During the modernization of the stage control system of this theater in the owners made sure that the automation would meet the most current standards. They placed particular emphasis on a comprehensive safety concept

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2012

Stage Control

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Application Flexibility
• Manufacturing Precision

Case Study: Variable Frequency Drives Cut Energy Costs: increasing prices and supply concerns have placed pressure on TXI and other companies to reduce energy consumption

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2012 ( USA)

Mining & Cement

SINAMICS G150 Variable Speed Enclosed

Energy Efficiency

Innovative drive solution for the high-pressure pumping systems of a snowmaking machine, using electronic pressure and speed control, considerably reduces power consumption and operating costs

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2012

Sports & Recreation

SINAMICS G150 Variable Speed Enclosed

Energy Efficiency

For precision thread treatment in high quality tires, the reliable and modular SINAMICS drives impressed the company’s automation team with their control characteristics and simple handling

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2012

Automotive

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety
• Application Flexibility

Siemens helps Detroit-based manufacturer of diesel engines reduce energy costs and slash CO2 emissions

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2012 ( USA)

Test Stands

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS S150 Enclosed High Performance Regenerative Drive

Energy Efficiency
• Environmental Concerns

The economic viability of an irrigation system depends above all on the energy efficiency of pump drives. Read how SINAMICS G150 drives are literally creating growth

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2011

Pumps & Fans

SINAMICS G150 Variable Speed Enclosed

Energy Efficiency
• Environmental Concerns

SIMOTION & SINAMICS provide for fascinating motion control of upper and lower stages in this state-of- the-art British theatre

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2011

Stage Control

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Innovative Solution
• Manufacturing Precision

A comprehensive safety concept utilizing the features of SINAMICS and SIMATIC components ensures safe training conditions

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2010

Training Systems

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS G120 Modular Vector

• Innovative Solution
Machine Safety

Standardized automation solution based on proven technology helps set benchmarks in terms of production quality and performance

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2010

Automotive

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

• Product Quality
• Improved Performance

Kraft Foods converts its decaffeination pumps to variable-speed operation with SINAMICS G150 drives

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2010

Food & Beverage

SINAMICS G150 Variable Speed Enclosed

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Application Flexibility

Sustainable drive concepts for combined heat and power plant

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2010

General Motion Control

SINAMICS G150 Variable Speed Enclosed

Energy Efficiency


Glass Manufacturing

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

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 Modular System

• Production Efficiency
• Single-Source Advantages

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 S120 Modular System

Integrated Automation

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 Modular System

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

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 S7-317TF Technology CPU
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO
IO-Link

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness

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

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 Modular System

• Finished Product Quality
• Engineering Efficiency

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 Modular System

• Innovative Solution
• Finished Product Quality

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 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency


Material Handling

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

Conveyor technology for Lapp Cable drum storage includes the connection to the storage and retrieval machines, goods received and placing the cable drums on pallets and removing them. Operating personnel benefit from an ergonomic workflow throughout the complete facility

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2014

SIMATIC ET200 Distributed IO
SIMATIC RFID
Remote HMI Panels

SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Production Efficiency
Machine Safety

For a fully automated high-bay warehouse, the goal was to optimize logistics and install a highly available and automated complete solution

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2014

SIMATIC S7-315F Technology CPU

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

Integrated Drive Systems
• Increased Availability

Low tensile forces on the rolled cement floors of the warehouse area and optimally used surface require special approach and braking distances and associated monitoring. Further storage and retrieval machines need to operate without requiring intermediate storage

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2014

SIMATIC RFID

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Production Efficiency
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

Driverless transport system: nine automatic guided vehicles ensure that the cable cutting machines are flexibly integrated into production and the flow of goods. These supply and remove cable drums to and from the 21 cable cutting machines, move defective drums to the repair shop and transport drums where some of the cable has been removed back to the conveyor system

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2014

SIMATIC S7 PLC
SIMATIC WinCC Software

• Production Efficiency
Integrated Automation

To keep up with the ongoing expansion of business and the trends toward increasingly smaller delivery units LAPP Cable built a new logistics and service center with an area of approximately 30,000 m² and 30 truck loading bays. Siemens has developed the entire automation and mechanical systems solution

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2014

• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens

A new lift system is based on a unique combination of a geared motor and a SINAMICS G120D drive. The advantage: servo-electric properties are coupled with economical standard components

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2013

SIMATIC S7-317F (T-CPU)

SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Manufacturing Precision
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety
• Cost Effectiveness

Looking behind the scenes at a major airport is an exciting experience: how do they manage to handle countless bags for millions of passengers?

Watch Video

2013

• Production Efficiency
• Scalable Solution
• Modularity
Energy Efficiency

Originally developed for a large automobile manufacturer, a modern material handling technology solution is now proving its worth to other end customers - moving components with a high degree of flexibility, availability, and safety

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2012

SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector

• Application Flexibility
• Dependability
Machine Safety

The conversion to Industrial Wireless technology makes the distribution warehouse of a leading pump manufacturer one of the most modern in the world. Thanks to a redundant network, the automation system fulfills the highest availability requirements

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2012

SIMATIC WinCC Software
SCALANCE W Wireless Communication

• Production Efficiency
• Communications Advantages

Turn-key logistics solution for small parts storage

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2010

SIMATIC S7 PLC
ET200 Distributed IO
SCALANCE Networking

Energy Efficiency
• Improved Performance
• Increased Availability


Metalforming

Type
Date

Application

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Highlights

A hydraulic pump for a strip steel cutting system controlled by a variable speed drive saves up to 90 percent energy, reduces noise emissions, prolongs maintenance intervals– and achieves higher throughput

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2014

Cut-to-length

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS G120 Modular Vector

SINAMICS Servo Pump

Energy Efficiency
• Noise Reduction
• Optimized Maintenance
• Production Efficiency

Volkswagen AG has established a condition monitoring team to systematically implement an integrated solution for condition-dependent maintenance. The goals are trouble-free production, maximum availability of the press lines, time, money, and energy savings

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2014

Maintenance

SIPLUS CMS Condition Monitoring System

• Improved Diagnostics
• Production Improvement
• Increased Availability
• Cost Effectiveness

A Russian titanium company's new straightening machine allows precise straightening of sheet metal up to 100 mm thick with the shortest possible set-up times. 7 straightening rollers are driven individually by geared motors that interact optimally with SINAMICS drives and SIMATIC control

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2013

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• System Coordination
• Finished Product Quality

Modern solutions using SIMOTION, SINAMICS, and SIMOTICS make it possible to significantly increase production capacity and improve the quality of railroad wheels

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2013

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

Press line at VW - up to 40% energy savings: With the implementation of an electronic transfer system and optimized energy management at press lines, Volkswagen saves energy up to 40%. The retrofit made the press lines more dynamic, faster, more flexible and increased the precision of the transfer movements

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2012

Electronic Transfer

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
• Manufacturing Simulation
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

A fast loader, user-programmable transfer systems, and shuttles form the basis of a completely re-automated press line for automotive structural components. The advantages are higher output, greater flexibility, and an assured long-term supply of spare parts

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2012

Electronic Transfer

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Increased Productivity
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

Volkswagen: higher stroke rates, flexible manufacturing, and quick product changeovers – some of the benefits of implementing electronic transfer with Siemens

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2012

Electronic Transfer

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Production Efficiency
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

Move to motion-controlled from mechanical part transfers improves yield of three auto presses by 30%

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2010

Electronic Transfer

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Application Flexibility
Integrated Automation
Machine Safety
• Efficient Engineering

New 8,000 kN board cutting machine cuts, straightens, and stacks quickly, precisely, and economically. The motion control-based automation plays a big part in the productivity and power efficiency of the machine

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2010

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

Press modernization at Ford with SIMOTION and real time PROFINET

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2010

Mechanical Press

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC Automation

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Production Efficiency
• Engineering Efficiency


Packaging

Type
Date

Application

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Features

Implementing a powerful system solution in record time - quickly and reliably packaging sensitive frozen products via a modular motion concept using a high degree of scalability and integration

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2014

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Modularity
• Increased Availability
• Compact Design
• Manufacturing Precision
• Time-to-Market

In order to modernize an outdated packaging system for one of its top-of-the-line products, a well-known coffee producer decided to retrofit its conveyor system. The result was a resounding success and showed the efficiency of the Step 7 converter when migrating to SIMATIC S7-1500

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2014

Handling

SIMATIC S7-1500 PLC

• Retrofit/Modernization

For GlaxoSmithKline SIMOTION facilitates the renovation of a filling machine in a lyophilization production line

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2013

Filling & Dosing

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time
• Improved Performance

Using modular SINAMICS S120 drives and a high-performance Technology CPU synchronizing a dozen real axes via several virtual axes at variable speed - this croissant manufacturer can guarantee increased productivity, flexibility and consistent high-quality

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2013

Food & Beverage

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens

Efficiency and Cost Improvements in the Can: Siemens and Coca-Cola use Optimized Packaging Line to standardize automation technology

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2013 ( USA)

Beverage Packaging

Optimized Packaging Line

• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens

Siemens Optimized Packaging Line (OPL) technology is helping Pepsi Bottling Group increase quality, flexibility, and reliability in its operations*

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2013 ( USA)

Beverage Packaging

Optimized Packaging Line

• Finished Product Quality
• Application Flexibility
• Training Efficiency
• Improved Diagnostics
• Increased Availability
• Optimized Maintenance

Retrofit with SIMOTION increases efficiency of bottle carrying machine

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2011

Beverage Packaging

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision

Drives with safety function prove themselves in production of canned products

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2010

Food & Beverage

SINAMICS G120 Modular Vector

Machine Safety
• Improved Performance


Plastics

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Story Topics

Advanced extruder control technology: for developing new plastics compounds for extrusion, Georgia-based Kraiburg TPE partnered with KraussMaffei and Siemens to implement a smaller, more productive, and cost-efficient solution

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2015 ( USA)

SIMATIC Touch-Panel HMI

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Compact Design
• Production Efficiency


Printing

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Story Topics

Fine Wood off the Printing Press: Correct paint application creates an illusion that feels as good as it looks

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2009

SIMOTION PrintStandard

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Precision


Renewable Energy Production

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

A Portland, OR below-ground system uses natural water flow to create energy. Siemens motors and regenerative drives produce 1.1MW of electricity per year - enough to power 150 homes

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2015 ( USA)

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

SIMOTICS T Torque

• Innovative Solution
• Environmental Concerns

Global Renewables uses household waste to make energy from biogas. Siemens provides the drives, automation and instrumentation to precisely control the process

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2014

Automation
Process Instrumentation

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Innovative Solution
• Integrated Products

Leading worldwide developer of photovoltaic plants relies on Siemens Totally Integrated Automation philosophy to reduce total plant setup time and meet production requirements

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2014

Integrated Automation
• Modular Design
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time

Realistically simulating the complex, wind-driven behavior of multi-megawatt offshore wind turbines on the world's largest test stand for large bearings, requires perfect interaction between components and systems

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2013

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS S120 Drives
SINAMICS S150 Drives

• Manufacturing Precision
Integrated Automation
Machine Safety

Because biogas plants must work around the clock, great emphasis is placed on diagnostics and availability. A company specialized in the production and service of biogas plants therefore uses motor feeders with IO-Link activation, allowing service and remote maintenance to be optimized

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2012

SIMATIC IO-Link

• Increased Availability
• Communications Advantages


Textiles

Type
Date

Controllers

Drives

Motors

Story Topics

SINAMICS variable frequency drives supplied by Engineered Drive Systems replace old equipment on 12 machines, with annual savings over $36,000

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2016

SINAMICS S120 Modular System

• Retrofit
Energy Efficiency

Brazilian textile manufacturer uses Preactor scheduling software to achieve higher productivity in manufacturing individual labels

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2015

Siemens-Preactor Scheduling Software

• Production Efficiency

After a bearing failure caused a loss of production, a manufacturer of nonwoven fabric decided to implement the Siplus CMS2000 condition monitoring system. Since then, the systematic monitoring of the bearings has been increasing the availability of the entire plant

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2014

SIPLUS CMS Condition Monitoring System

• Condition Monitoring
• Increased Availability

Development of a test stand to optimize the heddle/harness system

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2011

SIMOTION D

SINAMICS S120 Drives

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Innovative Solution
• Test Stand Application
• Improved Dynamics

SINAMICS as part of Totally Integrated Automation for production of technical fabrics

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2010

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC

SINAMICS S120 Drives

Integrated Automation
• Compact Design
• Cost Effectiveness


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