Tag Archives: Siemens

Brighten Your Monday

Innovation Day USA offers an array of productive distractions Spring has sprung, and that means a few things. The weather may not get any more rational, but it should at least get warmer, overall. A number of conventions are upon us. And the season of renewal acts as a symbol for the release of innovations. […]

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Big Name Round-up

News from Toshiba, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, and more… Names familiar to EA readers have caught headlines recently, for a multitude of reasons. Here’s a summation of recent activity that includes some of the more recognizable names in the industry. ABB inks offshore project with Statoil off Norway. The company has signed a “project specific agreement” for the […]

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Movers and Shakers

Catching up with industry movements large and small Schaeffler AG acquires Compact Dynamics. On December 20th, Schaeffler AG, of Herzogenaurach, Germany, acquired electric motor manufacturer Compact Dynamics GmbH (seller: Semikron International GmbH). The acquisition is of 51 percent of the shares of Compact Dynamics GmbH, a manufacturer of high-performance electric motors. The transaction is envisaged to be […]

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The Kaiser and the Duke

Siemens teams up with Duke Energy in wind power partnership Siemens looks to strengthen its foothold on the North American wind power sector with a recent partnership. The German-based industrial conglomerate announced an upcoming partnership with Charlotte, NC-based Duke Energy on November 3rd. The team effort will offer repairs to North American turbine fleets of all […]

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Exercising Caution

Siemens’ CEO says company will approach 2017 carefully Siemens’ CEO has said the company will take a cautious approach to its deals in the upcoming calendar year. Although it is unclear yet what effects this could have on the industrial electric motor market, the open statement reflects a larger trend, and the company has such a […]

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Ripple Effect

Delta now says shutdown was caused by failed switchgear Delta Airlines’ day of chaos three weeks ago was bad for everyone involved: passengers, flight attendants, Delta corporate members, TSA officials, the National Security department…probably even a few German shepherds. But what caused the massive outage that led to 72 hours worth of cancellations and delays? Delta […]

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Three If By Air

Siemens electric motor makes first flight Last week, we featured an item on NASA running successful test runs on a plane powered by electric motors. The space administration has long been noted for its groundbreaking achievements. Not a week later, a manufacturer has repeated a similar feat. Siemens’ newly developed, 50 kg electric motor has successfully […]

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Reinforcements

ABB brings in ex-Siemens exec to revive struggling automation division Switzerland’s ABB Ltd has hired a former Siemens executive to run a division that makes motors, generators, and robots and whose profit margins have shrunk for five straight quarters amid sluggish demand for its products, the engineering company said in a statement Monday. ABB named Sami Atiya as […]

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It’s An Offshore Thing

Major motor manufacturers among OTC exhibitors showcasing new products The 47th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will take place May 2-5, 2016 in NRG Park in Houston, Texas. More than 90,000 professionals from over 120 countries are expected to attend, to exchange ideas and opinions for advancements in scientific and technical knowledge primarily related to offshore resources and environmental matters. Experts in the […]

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Siemens: Santa’s Workshop

This fun interactive promo takes you through Santa’s factory and demonstrates maximized efficiency Engineering company Siemens has offered up a fun way to combine industry focal points with holiday cheer.  They’ve modified Santa’s workshop to demonstrate some of their more recent improvements in efficiency and production. The program (accessible via the Siemens website at any […]

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