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Siemens to Host First SIMATIC IT Manufacturing Execution Solutions Summit

March 172005
SPRING HOUSE, Pa. (March 16, 2005) -- Siemens Energy & Automation today announced it will sponsor the first ever SIMATIC IT MES Summit, May 4-6, 2005, in Tampa, Fla.

The SIMATIC IT Summit focuses on the value of Siemens’ Manufacturing Execution Solutions and will be held in conjunction with Siemens’ highly acclaimed Process Automation User Conference. The gathering will give Siemens customers and partner networks a comprehensive view of Siemens product vision, roadmap, and plans for the future.

Featured speakers include leading manufacturing industry analysts from AMR Research, ARC Advisory Group, and Industry Directions, as well as end users and partners.

“The SIMATIC IT Summit addresses the value of information technology in manufacturing,” said Karsten Newbury, Siemens Process Automation Solutions general manager. “Attendees will take part in high-profile presentations and recent examples showing the convergence of automation and IT functions at a plant.”

Newbury said the conference is designed to foster information exchanges between users, partners, and the Siemens team, providing integrated solutions based on Siemens Totally Integrated Automation framework.

The SIMATIC IT Summit will be held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel, May 4-6, 2005.

For additional information on the SIMATIC IT Summit, Contact Siemens or visit their web site at www.sea.siemens.com/mes.

Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. is one of Siemens’ operating companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation manufactures and markets one of the world’s broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems.
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Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with reported worldwide sales of $91.5 billion in fiscal 2004. Founded more than 150 years ago, the company is a leader in the areas of Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and
Services and Home Appliances. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA has sales of $16.6 billion and employs 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Eleven of Siemens' worldwide businesses are based in the United States. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens AG and its subsidiaries employ 430,000 people in 192 countries. For more information on Siemens in the United States.

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