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20.03.2012

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Plant Life Cycle Management

The Siemens presentation focuses on issues revolving around plant life cycle management.

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13.03.2012

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Accentuating Trends as Achema Approaches

Trends, Facts and Figures – Read what the industry expects of ACHEMA 2012! PROCESS has talked with professionals from different branches about the themes and technology highlights of ACHEMA 2012.

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15.02.2012

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Takreer Selects Wet Air Oxidation System by Siemens for Refinery Spent Caustic Treatment

Siemens Industry Automation Division is providing Takreer (Abu Dhabi Oil Refining) with a Zimpro wet air oxidation (WAO) system to treat refinery spent caustic as part of the company’s expansion of its refinery in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, UAE. The expansion project is scheduled to be c...

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26.01.2012

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Siemens Enhances Portfolio by Acquiring Cambridge Water Treatment

Siemens boosts its technology portfolio by acquiring an American water specialist: Cambridge Water Treatment, soon to be integrated into Siemens' municipal wastewater business.

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12.08.2011

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How Modernized Process Automation Boosts Efficiency and Safety for Food Production

Dairy and cheese production is by no means a business of hillbilly herdsmen: To ensure sustained maximum quality and productivity, big dairies regularly invest large sums in the modernization of their production plants — using the latest automation technology and process control ...

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14.06.2011

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Advanced Process Control Boosts Energy Efficiency and Product Quality at a Cement Plant

The grinding stage in a cement plant is extremely energy-intensive, consuming almost half the plant’s total electric power requirement. An expert system, designed especially for cement production and based on components from the advanced process control (APC) library of the Simat...

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27.04.2011

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Economical Handling of Compressed Air Using Intelligent Electro-pneumatic Positioners Increases Energy Efficiency

Particularly in these times of increasing global competition, companies in the process industries are searching intently for ways to optimize their operations and cut their costs. Consumption of compressed air — long neglected in cost considerations — has regained significance in...

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16.02.2011

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The First 78 GHz Radar Level Transmitter for Solids Level Measurement

Siemens Industry Automation Division has launched Sitrans LR560, the first radar level transmitter operating at 78 GHz frequency. The device is a non-contacting 2-wire FMCW (Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave) radar level measurement transmitter with a measurement range of 100 m...

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14.01.2011

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Henkel Sealant Uses a Siemens MES System to Rationalize Production and Cut Paperwork

Every year Henkel Sealant’s Hannover site produces 30 million cartridges filled with a wide variety of adhesives and sealants, including many customized products. A new manufacturing execution system (MES) from Siemens has slashed the amount of paperwork, improved order managemen...

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10.11.2010

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Integrated Planning Can Shorten Plant Design Times and Cut Costs

Designing and building a process plant involves a large number of interdependent steps. The use of many different design and planning tools, each with its own proprietary data format, makes it very difficult to get an overview of the work. Integrated planning based on uniform dat...

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