Episodes
As we've learned throughout this podcast series, industrial machinery manufacturers have seen groundbreaking technological advancements in the areas of design and machine simulation. In the first three podcasts, we talked about the evolution of technology within the machinery industry, key trends that continue to shape the industry today, and we have also introduced the Advanced Machine Engineering solution at a high level by describing two of the three key differentiators: multi-disciplinary...
Published 03/03/20
In our last two podcasts, we talked about the evolution of technology within the machinery industry, key trends that continue to shape the industry today, and we introduced the Advanced Machine Engineering solution at a high level by taking a deep dive into one of the three key differentiators - multi-disciplinary design. Today, our expert in the series, Bill, focuses the discussion around virtual machine simulation and commissioning and how machine manufacturers are implementing this...
Published 02/18/20
In our last podcast, we talked about the evolution of technology within the machinery industry and we highlighted three key differentiators for advanced machine engineering solutions: multi-disciplinary design, virtual machine simulation and commissioning, and multi-disciplinary BOM and configuration management. Today, in our second podcast of this series, we are discussing the first key differentiator and we are learning how machine manufacturers are leveraging multi-disciplinary design to...
Published 01/30/20
It is a daunting task to design, validate, and manage modern industrial machinery to address rapidly increasing automation complexity and mass customization requirements while increasing market share and unlocking new business opportunities. Today, in our first podcast of the series, we are discussing how machinery manufacturers are gaining a competitive advantage by implementing a digital twin approach to engineering, which enables the development of highly complex machines faster. Bill...
Published 01/16/20
With technological advancements all around us in the manufacturing industry, it's important to understand how improving machinery operations is dependant upon making your factory smarter. Today, in our fourth and final podcast of these series, Bill Davis — the Director of Industrial Machinery and Heavy Equipment Solutions at Siemens — and I, we're discussing the smart manufacturing techniques to use to improve machine assembly, shop layouts, and process simulation. So, listen to the Final...
Published 10/01/19
Innovations with industrial machinery and manufacturing are seeing groundbreaking technological advancements. There are not many companies the size of Siemens with both the manufacturing capability and their industry breadth of knowledge. Today we're learning how machine manufacturers are implementing smart manufacturing to improve the product of parts manufacturing.  Listen to the Third Episode of Siemens PLM Podcast series, where Bill and I are going to take a close inspection of the...
Published 09/17/19
What’s the digital twin really being used for?  In this podcast, Bill Davis—the Director of Industrial Machinery and Heavy Equipment Solutions at Siemens—and I do a deep-dive into how machine manufacturers leverage the digital twin technology to start utilizing smart manufacturing. The digital twin does more than what one sees on the surface; it really spans the whole gamut, from design to manufacturing to operations management, into commissioning and service life.  Tune in to learn about the...
Published 08/27/19
The landscape of industrial machinery and manufacturing has seen an innovative overhaul of technological advancements. Siemens is one of the largest industrial automation supplier in the world, with a unique position in the software side. They have been a leading provider of industrial automation for a number of years so they understand how technology needs to be integrated into the machinery.   Today, in our first podcast in this series, Bill Davis and I, we're discussing how machinery...
Published 08/13/19