Entry-level solution for motor management via Profinet

• Motor management system with new Simocode pro V PN GP basic unit, operator control block, and current measuring and multifunction module
• Simple integration of motor management solutions in Profinet networks
• Monitors, protects and controls constant-speed motors with predictive maintenance functions.
• Suitable for direct-on-line, reversing, and star-delta (wye-delta) starters and for controlling soft starters

Siemens has extended the Simocode pro motor management system to include a new basic unit for standard motor applications. Simocode pro V PN GP has a Profinet connection, which facilitates easy entry into Profinet communication. The basic unit is supplemented by a current measuring module. It can be optionally extended by an operator control block and a multifunction module – with additional inputs/outputs, and temperature and ground fault detection. The new compact system for easy, economical motor management is suitable for direct-on-line, reversing, and star-delta (wye-delta) starters as well as for controlling a soft starter.

Siemens develops digital transformation roadmap to Steklarna Hrastnik

• Detailed digitalization roadmap including schedule, technology recommendations and return-on-investment data
• By implementing the roadmap, Steklarna Hrastnik aims to improve its productivity, quality and efficiency

The digital transformation in the glass industry is in full swing. The Digital Enterprise portfolio from Siemens encompasses integrated hardware, software and services for enterprises of all sizes, and allows companies across the glass industry to leverage the benefits of Industrie 4.0 already today. As part of a joint digitalization consulting project, Siemens and Steklarna Hrastnik collaborated to create a detailed strategy for the glass manufacturer's digital transformation over the next five years.