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Siemens Industry to open geared motor plant in South Carolina

October 18, 2012
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ATLANTA — Siemens Industry, Inc. plans to open a 45,600-square-foot assembly and manufacturing plant as part of the company’s Drives Technologies Division in Mauldin, S.C.

Siemens anticipates opening the facility later this year.

“The new South Carolina geared motor facility will place the company and its products manufactured in South Carolina closer to machine builders and manufacturers in the Southeastern United States,” said Doug Keith, president of Siemens Drive Technologies Division in the U.S. “The announcement of this plant adds to Siemens ability to be a single-source provider of integrated drive train solutions for industry. Our portfolio of gears, motors, drives and automation is helping to lead a global transformation of the industrial and manufacturing sector, by increasing productivity and energy efficiency to the highest possible levels.”

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The facility will assemble Siemens new Simogear family of geared motors, featuring helical, parallel shaft, and helical bevel gear units primarily used in modern conveyor systems often found in warehousing, logistics and distribution, airport baggage handling, automotive manufacturing and food and beverage processing.

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