JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia wants German companies Siemens and SAP to play an important role in furthering the kingdom's "digital transformation", company officials said on Sunday during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the country. Top executives at the engineering conglomerate and the business software company who were traveling with Merkel signed declarations of intent to work with the Saudi authorities, the officials said. Saudi Arabia is pushing a long-term economic transformation dubbed "Vision 2030" to reduce…
NEW YORK: German sporting goods company Adidas and engineering giant Siemens are teaming up to improve the production of custom-made sportswear such as trainers and speed up the process from design to finished goods. Under the terms of the partnership announced on Monday, Siemens said it will use its know-how in factory automation and simulation to enable the entire Adidas production process to be simulated, tested and improved upon. "The manufacture of individual sporting goods calls for flexibility in production and…
MADRID: Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa said Friday it would merge its wind turbine assets with those of German engineering group Siemens, in a deal that will create a global giant in wind power.
PAKISTAN: Azhar Ishrat, one of the main accused in Safoora Chowrangi bus attack last week, used to work for a highly reputable cellular company, ARY News reported.
BEIJING: Chinese regulators are investigating units of foreign medical device companies including Germany's Siemens, Dutch firm Philips and General Electric of the US for bribery, Bloomberg News reported on Monday.