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Siemens in billion-euro deal for surgical robots firm

Aug 08, 2019 - 4:55 PM

'Siemens Healthineers will acquire all fully diluted shares of Corindus for $4.28 per share in cash or $1.1 billion in total,' the Munich-based group says in a statement

EU vetoes train-maker merger, drawing France's fury

Feb 06, 2019 - 7:48 PM

(UPDATED) 'The Commission prohibited the merger because the companies were not willing to address our serious competition concerns,' says the EU's powerful antitrust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager

TOP TRAIN MAKER. This file photo taken on November 19, 2009, shows an employee of Alstom walking past locomotives in a testing workshop of French engineering giant Alstom in Belfort, eastern France. Sebastien Bozom/AFP

Alstom, Siemens merge to create new European rail champion

Sep 27, 2017 - 10:49 AM

The maker of France's TGV trains announces a 'merger of equals' with German industrial leader Siemens in a giant and politically tricky deal to create a new European rail champion

TOP TRAIN MAKER. This file photo taken on November 19, 2009 shows an employee of Alstom walking past locomotives in a testing workshop of French engineering giant Alstom in Belfort, eastern France. Sebastien Bozom/AFP

Auto, aerospace industries warm up to 3D printing

Aug 25, 2016 - 7:20 PM

The technology has not always lived up to sky high hype but leading manufacturers remain bullish over its potential to shake up the factory floor

FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING? In this file photo, 3D printers and some of the items that are manufactured from them sit on display at 'New Lab', an advanced manufacturing hub in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 9, 2013 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Siemens hikes profit forecast but warns of global risks

Aug 04, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Chief executive Joe Kaeser says Siemens delivered excellent performance especially with regard to growth in an increasingly difficult market environment

epa05203010 (FILE) A file photo dated 07 March 2015 showing parts of Siemens administration building reflected in the lettering 'Siemens' in Berlin,†Germany. German engineering giant Siemens announced plans on 09 March 2009 to cut about 2,500 jobs worldwide in its industrial processing operations amid a slump in demand and falling commodity prices. The bulk of the job cuts are expected to fall in Germany where about 2,000 jobs could be hit by the move. The group also pointed to intense competitiveness in the oil and gas as well as the metal and mining sectors as resulting in a need to restructure part of its industrial workforce. EPA/PAUL†ZINKEN

Gamesa, Siemens join forces to create global wind power leader

Jun 17, 2016 - 9:42 PM

In a statement issued in Germany Siemens says it will pay 3 75 euros per share to Gamesa s shareholders With just over 279 million shares in issue that would represent a total cash payment of just over one billion euros 1 12 billion

Siemens to cut 2,500 jobs in industrial division

Mar 10, 2016 - 6:25 PM

But the German firm vows to offer 25 000 new jobs worldwide for its other divisions in the coming years

epa05203009 (FILE) A file photo dated 27 January 2009 showing shareholders arriving for the general meeting of Siemens in Munich, Germany. German engineering giant Siemens announced plans on 09 March 2009 to cut about 2,500 jobs worldwide in its industrial processing operations amid a slump in demand and falling commodity prices. The bulk of the job cuts are expected to fall in Germany where about 2,000 jobs could be hit by the move. The group also pointed to intense competitiveness in the oil and gas as well as the metal and mining sectors as resulting in a need to restructure part of its industrial workforce. EPA/ANDREAS GEBERT

New technology has Meralco worried about disruption

Jun 28, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Tesla’s new Powerwall and other disruptive technologies has Meralco focused on innovation in order to maintain its position

Siemens says to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

May 07, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Some 2 200 of the latest job cuts will be in Germany said the Munich based firm that employs more than 300 000 people in all

LOST JOBS. A file picture dated 20 January 2015 shows a worker mending the logo of German electronics and technology giant Siemens at a production facility in Duisburg, Germany. Photo by Roland Weihrauch/EPA

Certification for ‘ethical’ businesses to roll out this year

Aug 23, 2014 - 11:15 AM

Integrity Initiative says a certification system is needed to recognize “clean” companies in an absence of global standards for doing ethical business

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Siemens to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide by end 2014

Sep 29, 2013 - 10:21 PM

Siemens plans to slash 15 000 positions worldwide by late next year as part of a cost cutting drive including 5 000 in its home country

LAYOFF. Siemens plans to slash its workforce worldwide by 2014 as part of a cost-cutting drive. Photo from AFP

Siemens preparing to axe 'thousands' of jobs: report

Aug 21, 2012 - 4:40 PM

The company is drawing up a program to cut costs boost productivity and efficiency amid the economic downturn