Siemens Answers with Motion Control Solutions for Glass Manufacturing

Over the course of centuries, glass has grown in importance – and this will remain a trend in the future. Even though the methods of producing glass have not changed for many years, completely new challenges have to be overcome today in the production processes: On the one hand, constant increases in productivity and glass quality are demanded – and on the other hand, glass production costs must be considerably reduced.

Siemens has a long history in glass manufacturing with dedicated products and solutions for a range of glass machinery. Our years of experience in the world of industrial automation and motion control solutions create the ideal foundation for increasing the efficiency of your plant and maximizing your company’s competitive edge well into the future.

Two glass-manufacturing applications are singled out below - flat glass and hollow glass - but if it's an automated way of producing glass, Siemens is committed to understanding your individual needs and your specific industry by providing industry-targeted consultation and cutting-edge engineering solutions.


Siemens supplies innovative automation and drive technology solutions for glass manufacturing and glass processing – for flat glass, hollow glass and other specialized glass. Siemens Motion Control systems have been used around the world for fast and precise motion control in a wide range of production machines.

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The Right Solutions

Siemens motion control solutions for glass production address the challenges of every machine manufacturer, including achieving competitive advantages through faster machines, increasing flexibility through simple retooling and reducing down time.

The Right Products

From motion controllers to motor and drive technology, Siemens provides every product needed to build or upgrade glass manufacturing machines.


Control your entire production machine with a motion system that is drive-based, PC-based or PLC-based and can easily automate the most complex equipment.





Notable for reliability and performance, Siemens motion control drives also provide flexibility, ease-of-use and integrated safety features.


High-Performance Motors for Motion Control

A broad spectrum of powerful and compact motors specifically for motion control applications.


Safety Integrated Technology

When it comes to the safety of machine operators, Siemens has the solutions to keep them out of harm's way. From light sensors and area sensors to bus solutions for E-Stop buttons and other indicators, Siemens has Integrated Safety Solutions for the most demanding applications. And by integrating safety in drive technology, it simplifies the system, requiring fewer components, and saving engineering and wiring costs..

Integrated Safety Solutions