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Siemens and Fryer Machine Team up to Meet Growing Need for Job Shop Solutions

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2009 - Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., today announced that Fryer Machine Systems, Inc. has selected the Sinumerik 840D numerical control, together with Siemens' ShopMill and ShopTurn software packages, for its job shop milling and turning machines.

By using Siemens CNC solutions, machine tool end-users benefit from decreased machine setup time, a unified control for both milling and turning machines combined with superior performance. Flexibility and ease-of-use were key factors in the decision to select Siemens.

The Siemens solution allows end-users to achieve higher productivity through easy and intuitive features and step-by-step, on-screen programming that enable job shops to quickly respond to customer demands by drastically reducing programming, tooling and production times.

"The Sinumerik 840D's modular design allows us to take full advantage of the superior mechanical features in our machines," said Larry Fryer, president and CEO, Fryer Machine Systems. "Siemens offers Fryer a customizable solution that is critical to effectively addressing the needs of our customers. It allows us to provide features not available from any other control."

"Siemens is proud to extend our relationship with Fryer Machine by providing innovative CNC solutions," says Wolfgang Rubrecht, general manager, Motion Control Business, Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.

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About Siemens

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. is one of Siemens' operating companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. manufactures and markets one of the world's broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems. For more information:

Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is a global powerhouse in electrical engineering and electronics, focusing on the three key sectors of healthcare, industry and energy. Founded 160 years ago in Germany, Siemens AG reported sales of $96.6 billion in fiscal year 2007 (ended September 30). Siemens today employs more than 470,000 people in some 190 countries. In the United States alone, Siemens had sales of over $25 billion (including export sales), fueled largely by infrastructure projects and innovative solutions in the industry areas of medical, automation and control, power, transportation and lighting. Headquartered in New York City, Siemens in the U.S. employs nearly 72,000 people in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The U.S. is also home to the global headquarters of nine of Siemens' worldwide businesses. For more information on Siemens in the United States, go to

About Fryer Machine Systems

Fryer Machine Systems, Inc was established in 1982 and manufactures a diverse line of over 50 models of high quality machine tools in their Patterson, NY facility. Over the years Fryer has become well-respected for their quality and innovation. In addition their standard line, Fryer produces customized machines for a number of major companies in the aerospace and automotive markets.

Please forward all inquiries to:

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.

Motion Control Business

390 Kent Avenue

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Attn: Marketing Communications

For product information and inquiries, call +1 800 879 8079 ext. Marketing Communications or e-mail

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