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Covid-19

Rethink in challenging times

No question - these are challenging times. Due to the COVID-19 crisis we are facing a very unknown situation and must deal with many restrictions, shutdowns or changed demand. But these are also times where we have the chance to rethink our strategies and concepts or the ways we are working together. Take the current situation as an opportunity to rethink actual but also tomorrow's needs to strengthen your business.

You don´t have access to your plant and need to work remotely?

Reliable networks, industrial security and tools for monitoring and global collaboration ensure a secure remote access and remote services

Reliable industrial communcation network is the basis for remote access

Stable operations of IT infrastructure as well as  powerful and future-proof networks are the core of data communication. They permit a seamless exchange of data both horizontally and vertically.

Easy access for teleservice with SINEMA Remote Connect

Efficient access to plants, machines, and mobile applications with Industrial Remote Communication.

 

You need to provide services from a remote location? No problem!

Remote services for process automation and instrumentation: Remote assisted collaboration (e.g. transmission of audio / video) or remote desktop sharing for expert support 

Industrial security is not an option, it is a must

Protect your plant, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats by implementing - and continuously maintaining – a holistic, state-of-the-art industrial security concept. 

Web-based process control system SIMATIC PCS neo enables global collaboration

Simple, efficient management of global project teams, including external sub-suppliers, across all disciplines. 

Asset performance management -anytime, anywhere - with PlantSight

Especially in the current situation, many manufacturing companies have to deal with an emergency strategy: How can the safeguarding of core operations and the monitoring of key plant data and equipment be ensured while maintaining high performance of the overall plant? 

Performance transparency of your analyzers with Analyzer System Manager (ASM)

Monitoring, management and optimization of analyzers with a  comprehensive reporting module.

You face an unexpected increasing demand? 

Make your plant more flexible and use tools to save time

Flexible, modular production

The automation standard Module Type Package (MTP) enables process and package units to be inserted or exchanged flexibly and quickly in production.

Flexible industrial communication

To enable future-proof solutions also for existing plants, industrial communication networks must be flexible, scalable, and more and more real-time capable.

Virtual testing and training with simulation platform

With SIMIT you can reduce your commissioning time and significantly shorten the time-to-market.

Simulation enables virtual commissioning of the automation as well as operator training without direct access to the machine or plant.

Reliable and fully integrated power supplies

Ensure constant power supply ,  allow opimized monitoring and end-to-end diagnostics and incorporate 24V supply concepts directly into SIMATIC PCS 7

Avoid faulty batches with Process Analytical Technology

Streamline pharmaceutical R&D processes, e.g. via the right-first-time-testing. Avoid faulty batches in the production of drugs so that they are within the required specifications at the first attempt with SIMATIC SIPAT.

Your plant is shut down?

This is the time to check your plant and implement cost saving measures.

Find the potential of future-oriented solutions with digitalization consulting

Now is the right time to take a step back and identify deficits, bring them into perspective with your business objectives, and define the right next steps in the digital transformation of your company with the help of digitalization workshops. 

Increase your efficiency with data analytics consulting

Data plays an increasingly important role in process industries as a lever to increase process efficiency, reduce unplanned downtimes and optimize maintenance and service. The key to use the power of you data is the analytics of your data.

Ensure operational excellence with industry suites

Leverage the hidden potential in your engineering, process, diagnostic and event data with oureasy-to-implement industrial applications and digital services to ensure uptime, improve processes and manage operations.

Provide a reliable industrial communication network

Stable operations of IT infrastructure as well as  powerful and future-proof networks are the core of data communication. They permit a seamless exchange of data both horizontally and vertically.

Train your operators with SIMIT

With SIMIT, a clever combination for the testing and operator training of automation projects, products can be brought to the market faster while the same level of quality can be maintained.

Gain productivity with higher data transparency and more integrated systems and solutions

Integrated plant management with COMOS (Brownfield)

The integrated plant management software COMOS offers custom solutions for brownfield enablement. Using one consistent information source – like the kind that a central platform like COMOS offers – plants can be optimized to operate much more efficiently and older plants can be reliably modernized.

Asset performance management -anytime, anywhere - with PlantSight

Especially in the current situation, many manufacturing companies have to deal with an emergency strategy: How can the safeguarding of core operations and the monitoring of key plant data and equipment be ensured while maintaining high performance of the overall plant? 

More efficiency with powerful industrial communication

For higher productivity and efficiency in production,  powerful, integrated, and more and more real-time capable industrial  communications networks are required.

Highest availability with SITOP power supplies

SITOP power supplies guarantee the availability of plants, preventing outages with uninterruptible DC power supplies and preventing overloads and short-circuits in the control circuit using add-on modules.

Increased plant efficiency with process instrumentation

Our intelligent instruments are designed for seamless interplay with the world of industrial automation and control systems – enabling greater process transparency and smarter decisions for your business.

Process Analytics for process and quality optimization

Process analytics makes a crucial contribution to significant process and quality optimization and enables environmentally conscious production that conserves resources in numerous applications.

Flexibility in gas analytics with SIPROCESS GA700

Thanks to its flexibility, the modular gas analyzer SIPROCESS GA700 can quickly be adapted to customer needs that change at short notice. With the concept of Plug&Measure, module replacement or retrofitting can be done very easily and quickly.

In the fight against the coronavirus, pharmaceutical companies around the world try to win the race against time to end the pandemic. We’re here to support you. Let’s stand together against COVID-19

 

Find out more: Digital Industries Information on COVID-19 for our customers and partners

Find out more about already completed projects:

  • Emergency ventilation device developed in record time - As the chief partner, Siemens is contributing the Respira device’s electronics, including the SITOP power supply: Reference GPA Innova, Spanien
  • Sinopec puts its first meltblown non-woven fabric line into production and Siemens products are part of this project: Reference Sinopec, China (Link to YouTube)
Digitalization

reThink Digital Transformation

What is the impact of the digital twin in the water industry?

 

What are the applications for sewage and drinking water treatment plants, desalination plants as well as for pumping stations?

 

How can the digital twin help to optimize pumping schedules or leakage detection?

 

Learn more in this interview with Eckard Eberle (CEO at Siemens Process Automation) and Dr. Markus Lade (Head of Siemens Water and Waste Water Industry).

Webinars Process Automation

Choose from a variety of online webinars to learn more about digitalization in process automation and other trends.

Webinar overview

Smart apps for maximum data transparency

Easy-to-implement industrial applications provide you with transparent information that will allow your company to exploit the full potential of digitalization.

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Your requirements - our products and solutions

With our comprehensive, end-to-end automation portfolio we help you to shorten time-to-market and to ensure maximum plant availability while increasing quality and flexibility at the same time.
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