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Smart Digital R&D labs to boost innovation for automotive and discrete manufacturers

Current and next gen products depend heavily on chemistry and advanced materials research and laboratory activities across the supply chain. Smart Digital R&D labs are critical to enforce data sharing across the value chain and enable continuous improvements to boost innovations.

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Manufacturing 2021 – Perspectives on the Year Ahead

2020 was a year of unique challenges. 2021 provides new opportunities for growth by embracing new ways of working and enhancing manufacturing processes through digitalization.

AVAILABLE NOW! Opcenter RD&L 8.2

Opcenter RD&L 8.2 is the new release on the platform formerly known as the Simatic IT® Research and Development Suite. Opcenter RD&L represents a major technological evolution, providing lightweight client applications to users while employing web technology and HTML5.

New Trends in Cosmetics: How Formulated Product Design is Helping Manufacturers Compete

In the cosmetics industry, the ever-present drive to innovate is accelerating. Propelled by new and intensifying market forces, cosmetics makers…

5 key things you should consider when looking for a Product Data Management Solution

The drive for growth and increasing global competitive pressure are pushing companies throughout the process industry to put a strategic…

BLOG: Perspectives from Realize Live 2020: Opcenter Portfolio Update

At Realize Live 2020, we featured an extensive update on the latest and greatest innovations in the Opcenter portfolio. This article is a Q&A with Rene Wolfe an Tobias Lange regarding Openter.

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Manufacturing Operations Management for manufacturing agility in modern times

With manufacturers seeking new ways to keep staff members separated from each other, the value of Smart Manufacturing takes on an added dimension.

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Accelerating Digital Transformation through Remote Deployment of MOM

The need for remote software deployment is increasing substantially due to the global impact of travel and social distancing restrictions. The Siemens Advantedge Success Program provides a powerful infrastructure for remote projects.

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Manufacturing agility: a lesson learned

With unprecedented events impacting manufacturing around the world, the role and urgency of digital transformation has grown more than ever. Manufacturing agility is key.