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    Retrofit for Production Machine


    As production machinery ages, the question always arises whether to purchase new equipment or retrofit the old machinery. Considering the following criteria, this question can be clearly answered:

    Retrofitting makes sense if:

    • There is a high proportion of steel components in the machine’s mechanics
    • The machine automation is becoming obsolete and prone to failure

    It should be noted that the costs for a retrofit are between 20 and 60% less than for procuring new equipment, as well as significantly longer delivery times for new machinery.

    Siemens is the right partner for solving any modernization questions you may have about production machinery. Our industry-specific know-how enables us to offer you the right solution for a broad range of applications.



    • Comprehensive advisory services and reliable, on-time project implementation
    • Custom-tailored modernization design concepts utilizing state-of-the-art technology, including the design and selection of the right drives and motors
    • Use of proven standard applications
    • Consideration of all safety requirements for personnel and machinery
    • Pre-tested retrofit solutions that shorten implementation time of modernization work 

    Customer benefits:

    • Experienced specialists in modernization, control and drive systems, production machinery technologies and manufacturing processes
    • Less costs compared to a new machine
    • Long-term spare parts availability and serviceability
    • Complete solution from a single source, ranging from technology controller, drives and motors to mechanical overhaul by Siemens partners
    • Improved energy efficiency thanks to state-of-the-art drive technology
    • You benefit from the experience of a global partner


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