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Simulation for Automation
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Fully exploiting the potentials of the digital twin with simulation

Combine simulation and the digital twin alone the entire value chain to test and optimize machines, production cells, and production lines in virtual environments before you build and use them in the real world.

Simulation that’s seamlessly integrated in automation

Siemens’ simulation for automation is your ideal gateway to the digital transformation. Thanks to this modular portfolio, companies can approach simulation step by step, focus on the areas that are most important for them, and benefit right from the start. Simulation provides the optimal basis for cross-discipline cooperation between mechanical, electrical, and automation engineering. Seamless integration of the hardware and software offering from the Digital Enterprise portfolio, openness, and the ongoing addition of new functions guarantee an investment that will remain viable into the future. With our comprehensive digitalization approach and service concept, we support you throughout the entire transformation process.

Specific opportunities

Concrete benefits on all levels

Whether it’s on the machine, cell, line, or factory level, simulation for automation lets you exploit the benefits of simulation. Find out how the Digital Enterprise portfolio can help you meet typical challenges on the basis of selected applications.
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Specific solution packages

Engineering and simulation software in the cloud make it possible to continue working on machines and promote development from any location, including a home office. Take advantage of our cloud-based testing environment and discover the benefits of our simulation expertise when developing new machines.

Test machines using simulation and the digital twin

Take advantage of simulation and the digital twin of a machine in order, for example, to perform commissioning in a virtual environment, simulate machine behavior, and validate PLC programs and mechanical designs.

 

Test TIA Portal, SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced, SIMIT Simulation, and NX Mechatronics Concept Designer. Get your free trial version today!

Simulate multiphysics systems and automation

Model, simulate, and optimize multiphysics systems and validate your automation program with the help of the SIMATIC software portfolio and Simcenter Amesim.

 

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Validate lines and cells

Simulate the interaction between automation and robotics in production cells and validate the cell layout in a 3D environment.

 

Test TIA Portal, SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced, and Tecnomatix Process Simulate. Get your free trial version now!

Ensure efficient production processes

Model, simulate, and optimize production lines with the help of the SIMATIC software portfolio and Tecnomatix Plant Simulation in order to ensure efficient production processes.

 

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Test efficient engineering with TIA Portal in the cloud

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Simulation in real-life applications

Discover how companies from a variety of industries are successfully using Siemens simulation tools.
Portfolio at a glance

Integrated simulation tools

The Digital Enterprise portfolio from Siemens includes modular simulation tools, the unique Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) automation concept, and the TIA Portal central engineering framework.
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Most industrial enterprises must face the challenges of shorter times-to-market, cost reduction, better quality, and increased flexibility for adapting to market changes. Digitalization appears to be the answer, but the wide range of issues makes it difficult for companies to find the right path. One path is the digital twin, which can already have a major impact over the entire lifecycle. Find out how you can place the digital twin at the beginning of the digital transformation of your automation processes and see how AFRY's engineering services and Siemens' Digital Enterprise portfolio offer an easy entrance with a fast return on investment.