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Energy efficiency as success factor

On average, energy costs account for 10% of all production costs. In energy-intensive industries such as steel, chemicals or pharmaceuticals, the percentage is even higher. Here, energy alone accounts for up to 40% of the production costs. Changing energy markets and energy politics further increase pressures on industry. As a result, there is a great deal of potential for energy savings.

Our solutions can increase your competitiveness and make your production more secure for the future – in the process, transforming your energy from a burdensome cost factor into a true asset. Our innovative drive technologies, for example, enable savings of up to 30% and more. As a result, we are able to provide a major contribution toward making energy efficient production a reality.


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An energy-efficient production requires maximum solutions competence and a comprehensive approach. Our solutions cover all five phases of product development and production processes – thereby, taking the first big step toward the energy-efficient production of the future.

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Examples of energy efficient production in the field

Savings potential for body shops

Well established in vehicle body construction

Distributed inverters and motor starters help achieve higher reliability and energy efficiency in the conveyor system at Volkswagen's Emden site.

Planning security with B. Data

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Bunge Limited equipped its rapeseed mill in Mannheim with the ISO 50001 compliant energy management system SIMATIC B.Data – and now benefits from highest energy data transparency and maximum planning security.

Productivity via innovation

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With our integrated drive systems, the Hanson Cement plant in Purfleet managed to reduce its energy costs and CO 2 emissions and operates even more productively.

From a cost factor to a success factor

Energy is one of the most important cost factors in the industry. Certain savings can be made – but to exploit the full savings potential, holistic strategies are required.