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Siemens Case Study

The Supply Chain Consulting Group Design New Facility For Siemens

Siemens designs, manufactures and services small industrial gas turbines; operating a range of 5 to 15MW across a family of 4 main types of turbines. Globally Siemens have an installed fleet of over 3,000 units across over 90 countries. Over 1700 of these are still operational; the average life of a gas turbine is upwards of 25 years. 

The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalisation. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies; Siemens is a prominent figure in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a leading provider of power transmission solutions, and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions and automation and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading supplier of medical imaging equipment – including computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and is a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. 

With over 160 years of engineering history, the Siemens gas turbine business in Lincoln is at the forefront of energy sustainability – supplying efficient power and lifetime product service to the global oil and gas industry, power generation and mechanical drive applications. 

The Siemens team employed the Supply Chain and Logistics Consultants at The Supply Chain Consulting Group (SCCG), to provide layouts and designs for their new gas turbine facility in Lincoln. The SCCG team of experienced Consultants conducted an extensive review of the requirements for their proposed new facility, to develop a suitable design.

Using CAD software, SCCG provided Siemens with an implementation plan for their new Siemens facility; considering the requirements of base design layouts to incorporate all storage media including a range of static, mobile and cantilever racking, automated Kardex & Megamat vertical storage systems, storage shelving units and defined work areas.