By using the software in their course work, academic and research projects, students will develop the advanced skills sought after by the more than 71,000 global customers who utilize Siemens’ software and technology solutions. Nearly 500 businesses throughout the state of Ohio and in the Cincinnati region rely on Siemens’ PLM and CAD software including employers such as Procter & Gamble, GE Aviation, the United States Air Force, Ethicon Endo Surgery (a Johnson & Johnson company), CDI, Belcan, Sheffer Corporation, and OPW Fueling Components.“Manufacturing is the most sophisticated, forward-looking and innovative business function in the world today and we need to let students, parents and administrators know what these jobs look like and what students need to learn in order to get them,” said Eric Spiegel, president and CEO, Siemens Corp. “This partnership can serve as an economic catalyst for the region.” Located near Cincinnati and originally built in 1898, Siemens’ Norwood facility is one of the oldest manufacturing sites in the world. It is now a “Global Motor” research and technology center where electric motors are designed, built and shipped worldwide for use by chemical, pulp & paper, power generation, cement, water/wastewater, metals, mining, oil & gas and transportation industries. In recent years Siemens has invested more than $40 million in the plant, which employs 500 workers. Note: Photos and video available at http://inr.synapticdigital.com/siemens/softwarerevolution About Siemens PLM Software Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions are used by more than 71,000 companies in over 80 countries, to efficiently and effectively produce some of the world’s most innovative and sophisticated products. From digital product design to virtual testing to manufacturing simulation and control, Siemens PLM software is used to optimize every phase of a product’s lifecycle, from conceptualization to retirement. The world’s leading companies in automotive, aerospace, consumer products, medical devices, shipbuilding, apparel and machinery, rely on Siemens integrated family of PLM offerings to enhance quality, increase efficiency and reduce product costs. By digitizing, analyzing and managing every aspect of data associated with bringing a product to market, Siemens PLM Software helps fuel the future of manufacturing by enabling companies to make smarter decisions that result in better products.
About Siemens CorporationSiemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure & cities sectors. For more than 165 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions. With 370,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of approximately $102 billion in fiscal 2012. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $22 billion and employs approximately 60,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. About Cincinnati State Cincinnati State offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs in business technologies, health and public safety, engineering technologies, humanities and sciences and information technologies. Cincinnati State has one of the most comprehensive co-op programs among two-year colleges in the U.S.