Siemens targets gender parity in Early Careers recruitment to increase women in engineering

Ambitious goal revealed for International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2021 Siemens is aiming for gender parity in its Early Careers recruitment to increase the number of women in engineering. Latest figures from its core businesses show 43% of those enrolled on Siemens’ graduate programmes and 36% on its apprenticeship schemes are female. The company […]

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Siemens’ virtual work experience giving young people head start to STEM career

Free skills programme via the Springpod careers platform shows students aged 14-18 how engineering and technology is helping build a more sustainable future Siemens has transformed its work experience programme for young people during the pandemic using a virtual delivery platform. Like many other organisations, Siemens had to cancel and postpone in-person events in response […]

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PTC drives digital connectivity for BAE Systems’ Factory of the Future

Digital technology solutions from PTCÒ are playing a key role in driving digital connectivity at BAE Systems’ Factory of the Future programme. The global supplier of advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions   has tapped into expertise from the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform specialist to help connect its first-of-a-kind facility in Warton in […]

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‘Safety time bomb’ as forklift training and assessments missed due to Covid-19

RTITB has revealed lift truck training and assessment statistics for 2020 which could indicate an upcoming ‘safety time bomb’, where thousands of candidates are operating without up-to-date training. “Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of operator tests taking place each year was fairly steady, but we saw declines in all areas in 2020,” says […]

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Fast track degree programme accelerating engineers towards Industry 4.0

Siemens trains 40 employees to graduate from global companies and SMEs since 2017  An innovative training solution from Siemens Digital Industries is helping upskill their customers and suppliers to capitalise on the opportunities of Industry 4.0. The one year ‘top up’ degree programme gives engineers a BEng Hons (Bachelor of Engineering) in Control and Automation.  […]

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New ‘Augmented Reality’ deal to help steel industry protect vital skills and move towards net zero

The power of Augmented Reality (AR) is set to be used to optimise processes in the steel and metals industry and retain crucial skills that could be lost forever as an ageing workforce retires. PTC®, one of the world’s leading authorities on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has joined forces with the Materials Processing Institute, […]

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Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

The new cooperation aims to enable the scaled deployment of AI-based solutions for industrial manufacturing. Google Cloud and Siemens simplify the deployment of artificial intelligence to the shopfloor, empowering employees and improving overall quality. Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, today announced a new cooperation to optimize […]

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