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Power and Signal Cables feature quick release mechanism.

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June 7, 2011 - Designed to protect against vibration shakeout on Motion-Connect® line of power and signal cables, Speed Connect facilitates installation and changeover, even in very restricted space applications. No tools are required; just ¼ turn locks or unlocks bayonet-style connectors. Intended for motion control systems, Motion-Connect cables are fully shielded to prevent EMC noise emissions and protect system from ambient environmental noise.

Siemens Industry, Inc.

390 Kent Ave., Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007, USA

Original Press Release

New Speed Connect Quick Release Mechanism for Siemens Power and Signal Cables

Press release date: June 3, 2011

ATLANTA - Siemens Industry, Inc. announced today the introduction of Speed Connect, a new quick release mechanism that protects against vibration shakeout on its Motion-Connect® line of power and signal cables. Motion-Connect cables are offered as standard on all Siemens motion control systems.

The Speed Connect release makes installation and changeover, even in very restricted space applications, fast and easy. No tools are required; just a one-quarter turn locks or unlocks the bayonet-style connectors.

All Siemens Motion-Connect cables are system-tested to guarantee optimum performance in any motion control system, whether in a Sinumerik® CNC machine tool or Simotion® general motion control application. These cables are also compatible with Sinamics® drive systems and all families of Siemens induction, direct drive and servomotors. Motion-Connect cables are fully shielded to prevent EMC noise emissions and protect the motion control system from ambient environmental noise. Motion-Connect cables are certified to CE, VDE, UL and UL/CSA standards.

A wide range of cabling with the new Speed Connect quick release mechanism is immediately available. For more information, visit www.usa.siemens.com/motioncontrol. Talk to Siemens Drive Technologies on Twitter: www.twitter.com/siemens_dt_us. Watch an operational video on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/darkcover09#p/u/1/wFukTgzgVPw

About Siemens
A division of Siemens Industry, Inc., the Drive Technologies (DT) Division is the world's leading supplier of electrical and mechanical products, applications and solutions that cover the entire drive train. DT is the global leader in energy-efficient motors and drives, as well as products and services for production machinery and machine tools. Technologies include standard products, industry-specific control and drive solutions, as well as mechatronics support and online services for web-based fault management and preventive maintenance. DT provides its customers with energy-efficiency, productivity and reliability in industries as diverse as clean and renewable energy, transportation, oil and gas, utilities, metals and mining, machinery manufacturing and machine tools. With nearly 40,000 employees worldwide, the Drive Technologies Division posted worldwide revenues of $10.2 billion in fiscal year 2009. www.usa.siemens.com/drives

Siemens Industry, Inc. (SII) is the U.S. affiliate of Siemens' global Industry Sector business-the world's leading supplier of production, transportation and building technology solutions. The company's integrated hardware and software technologies enable comprehensive industry-specific solutions for industrial and infrastructure providers to increase their productivity, sustainability and profitability. The Industry Sector includes six divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Drive Technologies and OSRAM SYLVANIA. With nearly 222,000 Siemens Industry Sector employees worldwide, the Industry Sector posted a worldwide profit of $2.7 billion on revenues of $47.7 billion in fiscal 2009. www.usa.siemens.com/industry

For product information and inquiries, call +1 800 879 8079 ext. Marketing Communications or send an e-mail to SiemensMTBUMarCom.industry@siemens.com.

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