Jim Wilmot

Jim Wilmot is a manager in the Digital Industries, Factory Automation business unit of Siemens Industry in the U.S., where he leads a team focused on product management and marketing of SIMATIC controllers, distributed I/O, engineering software and motion control. He has an MSEE degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and has more than 27 years of experience working with industrial automation systems. He has been with Siemens for 23 years, holding various positions in engineering, business development, product marketing and management. Wilmot is an avid promoter and presenter of new technologies with Siemens SIMATIC product lines.


AI and Machine Learning December 10, 2020

Artificial intelligence at the edge improves manufacturing productivity

AI at the plant floor’s edge empowers machine builders to increase production quality and efficiency

By Jim Wilmot
Discrete Manufacturing April 26, 2020

Compact, multi-tasking controllers yield big digitalization benefits

A multi-tasking controller combines functions of a PC-based software controller with visualization, PC applications (Microsoft Windows or Linux), and central input/output connections in one compact device advancing digitalization efforts and standard, open connectivity.

By Jim Wilmot
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