With an extensive range of comprehensively integrated hardware and software as well as technology-based services, the Digital Factory (DF) division helps production companies all over the world to boost the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes, and to bring new products to market faster. At the site in the town of Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Siemens operates a lead factory for electric motors.
The whole world is talking about 3D printing, additive manufacturing and generative multi-layer construction technologies. Nevertheless, this is a long way from meaning that the classical machine tool is going to be pensioned off. The EMO Hannover 2017 will be showcasing an international banquet of production technology – with alternative processes as the highly auspicious icing on the cake.
By integrating application lifecycle management (ALM) software with product lifecycle management (PLM) software, Siemens is delivering a solution for the automotive industry to seamlessly manage the inherently different lifecycles of electro-mechanical systems and the development of software used to control those physical systems.
EOS, one of the worldwide technology and quality leaders for high-end solutions in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM), exhibited its latest AM and software solutions at the formnext trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. These included a scalable EOS Shared Modules concept to optimise all stages of the AM build process, the integrated manufacturing software EOSPRINT 2.0 as well as EOSTATE Exposure for the real-time monitoring of the build process.