Siemens partners with Control Engineering magazine to produce FactoryVisionTM, an online, interactive medium for delivering engineering information

By Plant Engineering Staff August 8, 2006

FactoryVisionTM helps engineers find solutions for today’s challenges through a state-of-the-art portal containing products, applications, and live tutorial sessions

Hosted by Control Engineering, Siemens’s FactoryVisionTMpresents different overviews of live control and HMI applications from an end user, original equipment manufacturer, system integrator, and supplier point of view. The engaging Flash technology interface gives each engineer a unique automation experience with a customized system as his/her final destination. FactoryVisionTMshows how integrated control and HMI systems enable the engineer to visualize his/her factory at its full capabilities.

FactoryVisionTMoffers information on manufacturing applications for control and visualization, such as localized machine control, control rooms, assembly and test, water treatment, and remote access via the Web. New this month, learn about challenges and technologies utilized to implement safety solutions in car manufacturing and high speed packaging factories.Information is updated monthly, with new case studies, applications, industry trends and a wealth of other information.

FactoryVisionTMcan be found at www.controleng.com/factoryvision.

Visit FactoryVision often and increase your chances to win monthly industry related prizes, such as an HMI starter kit, and become eligible for the Grand Prize Giveaway in April 2007!

Control Engineering

Control Engineering is an online information source and monthly publication covering the world of control, instrumentation, and automation. It is owned by Reed Business Information (RBI), the largest business-to-business publisher in the U.S. and a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE: RUK and ENL). For more information: www.controleng.com

About Siemens

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. is one of Siemens’ operating companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation manufactures and markets one of the world’s broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers.Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions.The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems. For more information: www.sea.siemens.com .

Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with reported worldwide sales of $96 billion in fiscal 2005. Founded nearly 160 years ago, the company is a leader in the areas of Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and Services and Home Appliances.s subsidiaries employ 460,000 people in 190 countries.  For more information on Siemens in the United States: www.usa.siemens.com .

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