ZURICH, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will mix 5 of its companies into an impartial motors and drives firm with income of round 3 billion euros ($3 billion), Chief Govt Roland Busch mentioned on Thursday.
The German engineering firm mentioned its giant drives functions and Sykatec, a metallic part maker and in addition a part of its portfolio corporations, shall be joined collectively.
They are going to be joined with Siemens’s high-precision motor spindles unit, Weiss Spindeltechnologie, together with its low voltage motors and geared motors divisions from Digital Industries, after administration noticed all of them share suppliers, prospects and applied sciences.
“We have determined to mix these companies throughout fiscal 2023 to kind a brand new firm with its personal authorized setup,” Busch instructed reporters after Siemens reported its This autumn earnings.
“We’re satisfied that this built-in motors and huge drives supplier – with excessive worth creation – shall be considerably stronger and extra resilient than every enterprise can be if it operated independently.”
The brand new firm would have 14,000 staff and function in a marketplace for electrification and energy conversion estimated to be price round 20 billion euros, Siemens mentioned.
It is going to compete with Switzerland’s ABB (ABBN.S) and Japan’s Yaskawa . Siemens will stay lively within the industrial motors enterprise through its servo motors enterprise, which makes motors for robots and built-in manufacturing traces.
Busch didn’t specify if the plan was to in the end float, spin off or promote the brand new firm.
“The aim is to make the mixed enterprise utterly impartial of Siemens with a purpose to guarantee it could attain its full worth and margin potential and optimally put together for future success,” he mentioned.
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Reporting by John Revill; Enhancing by Tom Hogue
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