Siemens supports the development of engineers in Japan by cosponsoring the “Electrical Equipment” category at the National Skills Competition
Siemens Corporation (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Kunihiko Hotta, hereinafter referred to as Siemens) will participate in the “Factory We have announced that we will support the “electrical equipment” occupation.
The National Skills Competition is aimed at young skilled workers in Japan (under the age of 23 in principle). It is a competition that is held with the aim of promoting the importance and necessity of skills and contributing to the fostering of respect for skills (Note 1). This year, from November 4th (Friday) to 7th (Monday), it will be held at Makuhari Messe and other venues in Makuhari City, Chiba Prefecture. Compete.
Siemens sympathizes with the philosophy of the National Skills Competition, and will support both task equipment and technical support in the “factory electrical equipment” category of the competition.
In the “factory electrical equipment” occupation, installation and programming of machine wiring and control devices that are
indispensable at the manufacturing site are performed. Accurately and beautifully assemble the control panel according to the drawing, and perform abnormality diagnosis of the electrical equipment based on the program created by PLC.
Since 2010, Siemens has provided the Simatic S7-1200 PLC (programmable controller) necessary for the competition. Starting this year, in addition to PLC, we will provide HMI (Human Machine Interface) and drive equipment Sinamics G120. We will also provide on-site support on the day of the tournament.
Siemens products have already been adopted as equipment for
assignments at the International Skills Competition, in which the winners of the National Skills Competition compete. The use of Siemens products in domestic competitions will contribute to the further success of outstanding Japanese engineers in the world.
Siemens will continue to carry out various support activities to contribute to the further development of Japanese industrial technology and human resource development.
Simatic S7-1200 and HMI
Note 1: JAVADA website “National Skills Competition”
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