Siemens Answers with the Packaging Toolbox: Automation, Drive, and Motor Solutions for Packaging Machines and Systems

packaging automation toolbox

Siemens provides the greatest flexibility and productivity for all packaging automation, enabling higher speeds, quicker changeovers, and reduced downtime – from concept to commissioning to installation. No matter what machine size, no matter what product – automation, drives, motors, motion controllers - Siemens provides globally-accepted solutions for packaging challenges that are simple to implement, yet effective at handling the most demanding requirements.

With extensive expertise in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and consumer goods industries, Siemens responds to the latest packaging automation trends and core needs of machine builders, system integrators and end users.

As with many other production machine industries – converting, handling, textiles – Siemens has developed a specialized Toolbox, full of pre-engineered flexible integrated tools to address the range of packaging applications. This saves you engineering, setup, and changeover time and maximizes the productivity of your processes from end to end.


Tools for the OEM / Machine Builder

Cutting-edge design support through Siemens' mechatronics and application engineering team

One standardized engineering tool, for both logic and motion control

Highly-scalable, flexible solutions like SIMOTION and SINAMICS that reduce the number of components and complexity of the machine automation systems and offer greater standardization of parts

Standardized machine software solutions which can cut the development time of the most common packaging machines by up to 50 percent

One standardized engineering tool, for both logic and motion control

Advanced troubleshooting tools for remote diagnostics and problem solving

Unparalleled global motion control / industrial automation acceptance and application support; with locally-based support in over 190 countries

Tools for System Integrators

Open-architecture Component Based Automation (CBA), developed by the PROFINET Organization, which streamlines and simplifies communication between network devices

Networking solutions based on the world’s most popular automation network, PROFIBUS and on PROFINET which deliver Industrial Ethernet standard with a flexible topology for real-time, deterministic I/O, safety, and motion control

Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) and ready-to-apply solutions, that reduce engineering time

Built-in OPC connectivity

PLC Open motion tools

Tools for Operators / End Users

Increased machine flexibility through Siemens pre-engineered solutions, retrofits and redesigns

Solutions that meet OMAC machine interface standards

Automatic and continual recorded OEE to spot and resolve unnecessary downtime and increase machine, line and plant productivity

Optimized Packaging Line (OPL) specifications and solutions that standardize components and machine interfaces to reduce integration time by up to 50 percent

Automated recording and storage of product track-and-trace data that eliminates paper record keeping and manual data entry, decreasing response time to critical events, reducing loss when a critical event occurs, and maintaining compliance with the most stringent government standards

Data security compliance to CFR 21 part 11 through WinCC Audit tools