31 Oct 2019
Digitalisation can boost the supply chain tower in real time!
Scott Read, Siemens Digital Industries Head of Intralogistics Innovation UK
Supply Chain networks are now more complex than ever. This complexity is generally proportionate to the number of partners and geographies involved in getting a product from its point of origin to the end customer. To add to this milieu, there are legal jurisdictions set by industry regulators and governments.
30 Oct 2019
First Moray East onshore transformer arrives on site
- First of three Super Grid Transformers delivered to Moray East onshore substation at New Deer
- Super Grid Transformers change the voltage of the power so it can be transmitted into the National Grid
- Moray East will provide power to almost a million homes once operational
28 Oct 2019
The AFRC and Siemens get connected - accelerating the rise of smart factories across Scotland
The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has agreed a Tier One Partnership with global technology giant, Siemens, aiming to stimulate the uptake of digital technologies within the manufacturing industry and support the factories of the future across Scotland.
16 Oct 2019
Why Cyber Attack Threats Should not Hinder Digitalisation in the Chemical Industry?
Ian Elsby, Siemens Digital Industries Head of Chemical Industry
The UK’s chemical industry has made rapid strides in using digitalization for enhancing the productivity of its physical assets, as part of efforts to keep pace with the Industry 4.0 revolution. Many plants have succeeded in linking physical infrastructures to digital networks and there are ongoing efforts to intensify this inter-connectivity. These technological advances, such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) have in the process brought in some serious challenges. As these systems are vulnerable to attacks and hackings, every industry is challenged to put in place multiple measures for ensuring cybersecurity.
16 Oct 2019
Digital Twin does more than designing, analysing and processing; It’s the cyber attack combatant!
Ian Elsby, Siemens Digital Industries Head of Chemical Industry UK & Ireland
Digital Twin technology has revolutionised the manufacturing sector over the last decade, this trend continues, and we see a lot more industries embracing the benefits of designing, analysing, and processing to realize a go-to-market product.
15 Oct 2019
Sir William Siemens House, Manchester is new UK Head Office
Siemens flagship building at Didsbury, Manchester has been designated the company’s UK Head Office. Sir William Siemens House on Princess Road was opened thirty years ago, and the change sees Head Office move from Frimley, Surrey. Employees at Frimley are not affected, and the office continues to be the registered office and an important strategic location for the company. The move will create 60 new jobs on the site.