News | November 21, 2019

Siemens Process Automation Brings Customers Closer To The Digital Future With New Technology Showcase And Demo Center

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Siemens Process Automation is proud to announce the opening of a state-of-the-art technology showcase and demonstration center in the greater Philadelphia area, offering customers in the process industries a chance to experience the future of industrial operations up close, hands-on and all under one roof.

Located at the Process Automation office in Harleysville, Penn., the new C.B. Moore Solutions Center highlights the breadth of Siemens’ fully integrated, highly intelligent instrumentation and automation portfolio.

According to Mike Butchart, Business Segment Manager for Process Instrumentation, “The Solutions Center is a tangible way for Siemens to support our customers on their journey into digitalization, by providing them with an in-person, in-depth look at how end-to-end digital automation solutions can benefit their plants and processes.”

“Now, those who may only be familiar with a small portion of what we offer can explore Siemens’ process automation technology and the broad array of horizontally and vertically integrated solutions that are possible,” said Steve Morales, Business Segment Manager for Automation & Engineering. “Knowledge is power, and for our customers that power translates into higher efficiency, improved safety and greater profitability.”

The Solutions Center features a next-generation operator console designed to simulate a plant control room, complemented by a digitalization-ready engineering station and tools for the mobile workforce – allowing customers to play out real-world process application challenges in a virtualized distributed control system environment. Interactive product walls and system cabinets integrated through standards-based industrial networks illustrate the interplay between field sensors and transmitters, process automation and safety systems, and solutions for asset and manufacturing operations management. High-resolution, large-scale presentation screens and an adjoining conference room complete the immersive learning experience.

This significant undertaking was completed in close cooperation with Siemens Real Estate (SRE), which oversaw renovation of the two rooms comprising the Solutions Center. SRE managed multiple aspects of the project including construction and procurement of leading-edge audiovisual equipment.

The Harleysville office is Siemens’ North American hub for marketing, sales, customer service and engineering support of the Process Instrumentation and Automation & Engineering business segments. The new Solutions Center stands as the centerpiece of more than 7,000 ft2 of space available within the building for product demonstrations, product training and factory acceptance testing.

The C.B. Moore Solutions Center is available to current and prospective Siemens customers, channel partners, and employees. To learn more or inquire about booking a visit, www.usa.siemens.com/solutionscenter.

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  1. Officially opening the C.B. Moore Solutions Center are (left to right) Noelle Weathersby, AE/PI Marketing Director; Mark Gannon, AE/PI Segment Controller; Marisa Fedele, AE/PI Marketing Specialist; Mike Butchart, PI General Manager; and Steve Morales, AE General Manager.
  2. Automation and instrumentation training in progress at the C.B. Moore Solutions Center.
  3. Next-generation operator console allowing customers to play out real-world process application challenges in a virtualized distributed control system environment.

About Siemens Digital Industries (DI)
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. DI is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries has its global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 75,000 employees internationally.

About Siemens Corporation
Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Through the separately managed company Siemens Mobility, a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is shaping the world market for passenger and freight services. Due to its majority stakes in the publicly listed companies Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital healthcare services as well as environmentally friendly solutions for onshore and offshore wind power generation. For more than 160 years, the company has innovated and invented technologies to support American industry spanning manufacturing, energy, healthcare and infrastructure. In fiscal 2018, Siemens USA reported revenue of $23.7B, including $5.0B in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Source: Siemens Process Instrumentation

Siemens Process Instrumentation