12/01/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/01/2021 03:04
Siemens will participate in the fourth China International Import Expo (CIIE) with the theme "Technology to Transform the Everyday". In this year's Expo, the company will showcase successful applications of its innovative digital technologies in intelligent manufacturing, smart infrastructure, smart mobility, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the vast potential of digital technologies via demonstrative cases co-created with Chinese enterprises. In addition, Siemens will establish a zero-carbon exhibition area at the CIIE for the first time, presenting its recently launched Siemens China Zero-Carbon Pioneer Initiative. This area will demonstrate how Siemens actively practices green and low-carbon development and works with partners to create a green ecosystem in order to build end-to-end zero-carbon industrial chains. Siemens is also launching the Siemens China White Paper on Carbon Neutrality during CIIE. This white paper will share insights into high-level planning, roadmap making, and industry-leading technologies and practices to help key Chinese industries achieve the "dual carbon" goal. Siemens has also announced plans to deepen cooperation with Chinese enterprises in a wide range of industries.
"The CIIE is a grand event that promotes international exchange, opening-up and cooperation. Siemens is honored to be part of it for four consecutive years, and to demonstrate our leading digital innovations in the China market," said Dr. Xiao Song, Chairman, President and CEO of Siemens China, "Siemens has been developing in China for nearly 150 years. By participating in the CIIE, we will continue to deeply integrate into China's new development pattern, co-create an innovative ecosystem that drives win-win cooperation with the Chinese government, customers, and partners, contributing to the high-quality and sustainable development of the Chinese economy and the global economic recovery."
Connecting partners to create green and low-carbon development
The Siemens China White Paper on Carbon Neutrality to be released will introduce a clear roadmap for industrial carbon reduction under the context of global and local development on decarbonization, detailing key steps including baseline and vision setting, top-level planning mechanisms, implementation scheme, and the roadmap iteration. The white paper also analyzes challenges and opportunities posed by carbon reduction for energy, industry, transportation, and buildings. It shares successful case studies in these fields drawn from Siemens' consulting services, solutions, and innovative technologies, which have helped guide the green development of industries.
In the Zero-carbon exhibition area, Siemens will for the first time demonstrate Siemens GREEN, the company's carbon footprint calculation and tracking solution based on blockchain technology. Using advanced technologies in energy management, industrial edge computing, cybersecurity, and blockchain, Siemens helps enterprises accurately calculate and track carbon emission of products during the manufacturing process. This solution builds a reliable, encrypted network using blockchain technology to transparently integrate and share relevant data from all levels of suppliers without the risk of data tampering. This solution provides a basis for enterprises to accurately record and calculate carbon footprint for individual product, significantly improving the transparency of industrial carbon footprint assessment. In turn, this contributes to a collaborative carbon footprint platform that provides accurate and trustworthy data for all participants, realizing the potential for carbon reduction together. Siemens GREEN has been successfully implemented at the Siemens' digital factory in Chengdu.
Siemens blue GIS, another innovation developed by Siemens China, will also be exhibited in the zero-carbon area. Siemens blue GIS is an environment-friendly gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), which features the fluorine-free design and vacuum interrupter technology to avoid producing environmentally harmful gases or chemicals during operation. The switchgear is already operating in the market, such as in the Zhangjiakou infrastructure upgrade project.
All exhibitions at the Zero-carbon exhibition area are part of Siemens China's Zero-Carbon Pioneer Initiative. Under the initiative, Siemens co-creates a green ecosystem with all partners in China with its digital innovations and cross-industry expertise, to help build end-to-end zero-carbon industrial chains. Siemens will continue to accelerate decarbonization process in its own operation, supply chain management, and customer empowerment. By 2025, the company aims to assist more than 500 key suppliers in China to accelerate their carbon reduction journeys and help tens of thousands of customers in dozens of industries improve energy efficiency.
Integrating digital and real worlds and driving industrial upgrade and transformation through digital innovation
The Digitalization exhibition area will showcase innovative technologies, products, solutions and successful applications in intelligent manufacturing, smart infrastructure, smart mobility, and IIoT. In the area of intelligent manufacturing, Siemens will present an interactive demonstration of cutting-edge technologies including digital twin and industrial cloud at Siemens' first digital native factory in China: Siemens Numerical Control (Nanjing) Ltd. (SNC) new factory. By implementing digitalization throughout the entire process from product and production design, operation to optimization, the new factory expects to triple its output and reduce its time-to-market by nearly 20%. An upgraded Siemens Digital Experience and Empowerment Center (DE2C) will also be showcased onsite for the first time. This center helps customers and partners realize digital transformation through construction, operation and maintenance, and cooperation. In addition, Siemens will present its OT Security Appliance (OSA) system, which uses AI and threat intelligence technology to visualize assets, vulnerabilities, and operational risks in OT systems. Other technological innovations onsite, including industrial AI solutions, edge computing, predictive analytics solution SiePA, industrial 5G, robotics integration, and virtual commissioning, will empower industrial enterprises to discover the value of data and improve competitiveness.
For smart infrastructure, Siemens will showcase a range of innovative technology solutions that connect energy systems, buildings and transportation that help build smart cities. NXpower, Siemens' one-stop power distribution solution, integrates various hardware and software components, including power distribution devices, smart modules, gateways and software management systems, to help realize efficient asset management, reliable and proactive operation and maintenance, smart energy management, and forward-looking insight on energy consumption. As a complete solution covering power generation, energy storage and energy monitoring, Siemens Distributed Energy Systems (DES) help the energy industry move to multi-energy complementation and optimized integration. The Siemens Shanghai Center model will demonstrate applications of Siemens building technology products and solutions in smart spaces.
In the field of smart mobility, Siemens Mobility will introduce Desiro HC (High Capacity), an energy-saving and environment-friendly intercity train with both single and double decks. In addition, Siemens provides interactive demonstrations of fully automated digitalized solutions and its success stories around the world. These examples show how Siemens helps mobility operators worldwide make smarter trains and infrastructures, enhance the sustainability throughout their lifecycles and improve the passenger experience.
In IIoT, Siemens focuses on demonstrating its consulting capability and integration services to deliver an end-to-end digital transformation. In addition, Siemens adds rich experience in industrial operations and management, cutting-edge industrial IIoT technology and delivery capabilities, and a thriving cross-industry ecosystem. In the healthcare industry, Siemens Advanta has provided consulting services that deliver end-to-end solutions from high-level planning to implementation. These services drive the digital transformation of Guangzhou KingMed Diagnostics Group. Together, they have drawn a new blueprint and implementation roadmap for "Medical Service 4.0". In addition, Siemens Advanta demonstrates in detail the new business model for the Industrial Internet Enabling Center, which will create a new industrial ecology by empowering local partners. This builds a closed circle of technology exports, emerging industry promotion, ecological partnership improvement, and Siemens' business expansion. So far, Siemens has helped upgrade local industries in four cities by establishing software and service-based empowerment center businesses there.
Supporting Chinese enterprises to tap the full potential of digitalization
At the fourth CIIE, Siemens will focus on the value co-creation for digital transformation and make an in-depth presentation of cooperation with Chinese enterprises across many fields.
In industry sector, Siemens has worked with HBIS Group in the strategic planning of intelligent steel factory, the construction of unmanned material yard and the application of Siemens' industrial IoT as a service solution MindSphere to improve the digital production at HBIS effectively. Siemens and Guangdong Arkint Technology Co., Ltd. have jointly built the first MindSphere-based industrial internet innovation center and digital technology enabling platform in the Greater Bay Area, in a bid to create an industrial internet ecosystem and promote the digital transformation and upgrading of manufacturing clusters in the Great Bay Area. Thanks to Siemens' digital twin technology, Shanghai Skeqi Engineering Automation Technologies Co., Ltd. has more than doubled its commissioning efficiency and shortened its project delivery time by nearly 30% in average. Siemens' complete digital enterprise solutions will also help Bloomage Biotechnology Corporation Limited in Tianjin build an intelligent manufacturing factory that features lean production and traceability management. In addition, Siemens has joined hands with Golden Concord Holdings Limited to build digital super factory for hydrogen production equipment, contributing to China's accelerated energy restructuring and strengthening renewable energy applications.
In smart infrastructure sector, Siemens has partnered with Shandong Chambroad Holding Group across the full value chain in areas such as smart parks, smart grids, and digital transformation to help it start a new phase of smart refining. Siemens and Shanghai Outong Electric Co., Ltd. have cooperated for nearly 20 years, specializing in petroleum and petrochemical industry and making flagship electric switch equipment together. Siemens has helped Suzhou Land Group build a green smart infrastructure with its digital innovation technology and co-created the first demonstration project featuring advanced manufacturing and low-carbon park in China, promoting the landing of zero-carbon building technology.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. Active around the world, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape the world market for passenger and freight services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power that has been listed on the stock exchange since September 28, 2020. For almost 150 years since its entering into China in 1872, Siemens has pioneered cooperation with the country with its solutions, technologies and products. In fiscal 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020), Siemens generated revenue of €7.3 billion in China, with over 30,000 employees. Siemens has become an integral part of the Chinese economy and society, and continues to partner with the country to address her pursuit of sustainable development. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.cn.
Siemens Ltd., China
Mr. Chen Hongyu