Machine safeguarding solutions: ARC ranks top vendor
In Machine Safeguarding Solutions Worldwide Outlook – Market Analysis and Forecast through 2015, published by the ARC Advisory Group, Siemens ranked number one as the global leader in machine safeguarding solutions.
“We are dedicated to remaining a market leader in the development of innovative products and solutions in the machine safeguarding category,” says Raj Batra, president, Industry Automation Division for Siemens Industry, Inc. “Our knowledge base of Totally Integrated Automation (TIA), coupled with a wide spectrum of products such as SIMATIC controllers, switches and relays, SINUMERIK motion controls and SIRIUS safety relays, provide Siemens with a solid foundation to continue servicing the needs of our current and future customers,” adds Batra.
The ARC study outlines the machine safeguarding sector, or solutions that evaluate equipment from a task-oriented perspective (operator interaction) and incorporates safety functions that effectively minimize the risk of operator injury. ARC has provided five year forecasts in order to show long-term trends in the machine safeguarding solutions marketplace, and regularly updates these forecasts based on changes in technology and global economic conditions.
Siemens Industry, Inc.
– Edited by Gust Gianos, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com