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Cideon Enify as an incident solution in the cloud

Cideon Enify as an incident solution in the cloud

With Cideon Enify, Cideon offers medium-sized machine and plant manufacturers a new software solution in the SaaS rental model for incidents. It allows machine builders and operators to visually communicate with each other worldwide in real time. With the new solution, Cideon aims to ensure that faults and malfunctions in the live operation of a...

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Since July 2021: SME-Digital Center Ruhr-OWL

Since July 2021: SME-Digital Center Ruhr-OWL

On August 26, the Mittelstand Digital initiative, which was launched back in 2012, provided information about the establishment of a Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Ruhr-OWL in July 2021, which will receive 5.9 million euros in funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy until June 2024. Project partners are Fraunhofer...

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Industry 4.0 lighthouse project: Tool-Arena from EWS Weigele

Industry 4.0 lighthouse project: Tool-Arena from EWS Weigele

Many talk about SMEs lagging behind in terms of digitalization. In Uhingen, a typical representative of SMEs has built an intelligent platform solution on its own initiative that makes the digitally connected future a reality for mechanical engineering and offers the best prospects for global expansion. This earned it an award as a “lighthouse...

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Joint Product Configurator From PROCAD And ACATEC

Joint Product Configurator From PROCAD And ACATEC

PROCAD has launched its first joint development with recently acquired ACATEC. According to the company, the "PRO.FILE Product Configurator powered by ACATEC" integrates product lifecycle management (PLM) and configure, price, quote (CPQ) into a common solution. The new product configurator can be adapted to specific customer needs with a...

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Roadmap for SAP/Siemens Integration

Roadmap for SAP/Siemens Integration

In July 2020, SAP and Siemens announced the foundation of a strategic partnership for a digital common thread that would run through customers' engineering, manufacturing and operations businesses. Today, SAP S/4HANA President Jan Gilg and Siemens Digital Industries Software President Tony Hemmelgarn announced details of a roadmap for this...

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Siemens Acquires FORAN Software For CAD/CAM/CAE In Shipbuilding

Siemens Acquires FORAN Software For CAD/CAM/CAE In Shipbuilding

Siemens Digital Industries Software announced July 20 that it has acquired the FORAN software business from the Spanish technology and engineering company SENER. SENER Group will retain its traditional marine engineering business. Siemens plans to add FORAN to its Xcelerator portfolio.While Siemens mainly mentions sustainability requirements in...

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Industrie 4.0 Won’t Work Without SMEs

Industrie 4.0 Won’t Work Without SMEs

The Industrie 4.0 initiative is already ten years old. A platform has been established, standards have been jointly defined and successfully tested. Pilot projects abounded, and numerous approaches are already productive, albeit almost exclusively in the area of production, maintenance and logistics. The fact that no further progress has been...

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The Power Lies In The Medium-Sized Industry

The Power Lies In The Medium-Sized Industry

For years, there has been talk of the digital transformation of industry. What this means for manufacturing companies, what they will use to generate their sales in the future and how they will get there is rarely discussed. At present, there are indications that the roles of those involved will change first and foremost. Large-scale industry may...

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Siemens buys Nextflow Software

Siemens buys Nextflow Software

Siemens announced on June 9 that it has acquired Nextflow Software, a provider of solutions for particle-based fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations. Nextflow Software becomes part of Siemens Digital Industries Software and expands the Simcenter software portfolio. According to the press release, the software brings fast mesh-free CFD capabilities...

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