A multinational conglomerate headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Siemens is the largest engineering company in whole of the Europe, with more than 3,50,000 employees and an annual turnover of around €70 billion in the year 2014 alone. It has it’s headquarter at Bayswater, Victoria in Australia. Siemens Australia also looks after the functioning of Siemens New Zealand.
Siemens has its presence in Australia and in New Zealand for more than a 100 years now. Siemens Australia believes that to meet the rising demand of the modern world, innovative thinking and further advancements in technology is of utmost importance. Thus, Siemens Australia with an R&D team of experts in their field and a budget of AUD$6 billion to offer best technology to its customers. It has also introduced Siemens Innovative Forum that allows you to participate, learn and inspire others with innovative solutions for everyday situations.
Siemens Products and Services
Being the largest engineering company in Europe, Siemens manufactures a very wide range of products that can be divided in categories like, automation, drives, construction, energy-related products, transportation-related products, medical products, lighting, and manufacturing plant-related products. High voltage transformers, trains, power generator, and CT scanners are some of their products from different categories.
Joint Venture in Australia
Silcar, an Australian organization with a work force of 3,000 people provides productivity alternatives for complex plants across the world. It was a joint venture by Thiess Services Pvt. Ltd and Siemens Australia. However, Thesis overtook complete control of the company on the year July 2013. Some of the services are, construction, designing, maintenance, operation, and asset management. It works with a wide range of industries including power generation, power distributors, mining, telecommunications, and many manufacturing companies.
Siemens Graduate Program
Started in 1992, Siemens Graduate Program is the first educational program started by Siemens. This 2 year program allows you to get a masters and PhD degrees across different functional areas. It consists of 3 work assignments and each assignment lasts for 8 months. The students need to choose atleast 2 different areas and out of the total three, 1 is to be completed within the Siemens sectors. They are also accompanied by a mentor throughout their program.
Siemens Australia believes in sustainability to ensure that the future generation doesn’t pay for what we are doing now. Ad, the only way to achieve this is to gain more knowledge that can lead to better innovations.