Siemens today concluded the merger of its wind energy business with Gamesa, within the expected deadline. A few days ago, the company also completed the acquisition of industrial software provider Mentor Graphics, ahead of schedule. “Closing these two agreements has allowed us to reach another key milestone for the implementation of Vision 2020” explains Joe Kaeser, CEO and President of Siemens. “With the new wind energy company, we have created a global market leader in the field of renewable energy.”
Mentor Graphics will help us further extend our leadership in the digital sector, both of which will benefit customers, employees and shareholders. “.Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa will form a leading wind power provider in the world, with an unparalleled global presence and excellent position in an attractive growing market. Both companies complement each other almost seamlessly and boast a unique product portfolio. Mentor Graphics is an important addition to the Siemens Digital Enterprise portfolio.
Customers will not only be able to design the structure and mechanical systems of a product and simulate its behavior; They will also be able to map and optimize electronic systems in a virtual way. As a result, Siemens will be able to offer customers the most complete digital twin possible, something that no other company in the industry can offer today. Thanks to decades of experience in industrial automation and a complete portfolio of software, the company will be able to optimize the full potential of digitization for its customers and generate value for them.