Siemens' global road show - exiderdome - makes Canadian début in Calgary



    Technological exhibition brings productivity solutions and systems to
    Canadian customers

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 9 /CNW/ - Siemens Canada Limited announced today
that the global road show, exiderdome, has arrived in Calgary, Alberta, the
first stop of its five-city Canadian tour. Siemens' exiderdome is a two-storey
exhibit constructed from 55 containers that transform into a must-see
exposition of technological innovation, debuting at the Global Petroleum Show
on June 10. The exiderdome allows visitors to experience Siemens'
world-leading expertise in various industries such as oil & gas, food &
beverage, automotive and building construction. Siemens has the largest global
standardized range of automation and drive technologies, which has been
leveraged and made more efficient on the basis of Totally Integrated
Automation (TIA) and Totally Integrated Power (TIP).
    "We are committed to providing the answers to the toughest questions
facing Canadian industries today, to help them master the challenges of
tomorrow," says Guenther Scholz, president and CEO, Siemens Canada. "The
exiderdome underscores our innovation and extensive expertise in the Canadian
marketplace."
    Representing more than 130,000 products and combining 220 tons of steel
and 20 kilometres of power cables assembled on two floors, the exiderdome
boasts eight showrooms, one multimedia theatre with a 34-metre wide display
and meeting rooms. Once assembled, the exiderdome is entirely self-contained,
including air conditioning, heating, wireless internet, power generation and a
fully operating kitchen. Due to its flexibility and mobility, the exhibit can
be easily transported by sea, air or road.
    "We are proud to bring solutions that will increase productivity to our
customers at the exiderdome in Calgary", said Joris Myny, the incoming vice
president of Industry Automation and Drive Technologies, Siemens Canada.
"Keeping our customers competitive is one of our key objectives."
    Following its appearance in Calgary (June 10-13), the exiderdome will
travel to Toronto (August 25-29), Montreal (September 8-12), Quebec City
(September 23-24) and Halifax (October 6-7). At each stop on the tour,
visitors to the exiderdome will have an opportunity to participate in seminars
about different topics including industrial communications, safety
technologies, and energy management. The Canadian visit is part of a global
tour that began in China in 2005, and traveled to South Korea, Thailand,
Taiwan, Russia and Mexico. After its final stop in Halifax, the exiderdome
will travel to Boston where it will complete a US tour.
    "This program represents a significant investment for Siemens Canada, and
it reflects our continued commitment to Canada", said Guenther Scholz.
To-date, Siemens has invested more than $5 million CAD to build the exiderdome
and has committed over $50 million CAD to underwrite the one-of-a-kind global
initiative. For more information, visit www.exiderdome.ca.

    About Siemens in Canada

    Siemens is one of the largest and most diversified companies in the world
of electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy
and healthcare sectors. The company has more than 6,000 employees in Canada,
working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex
systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual
requirements. For almost 100 years in Canada, Siemens has stood for technical
achievements, innovation, quality and reliability. Sales for Siemens in Canada
for fiscal 2007 (ended September 30), were $2.3 billion CAD. Further
information about Siemens in Canada is available at www.siemens.ca.

    
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Siemens spokesperson, please contact Susan Willemsen, Rebecca Kennedy or Renee
Lalonde at The Siren Group Inc., Tel: (416) 926-8087, Fax: (416) 926-9712,
e-mail: info@thesirengroup.com


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