Thursday, March 14, 2013
The new Cabinet member made his first stop outside the U.S. Capital a trip to Siemens GA 400 facility.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the Siemens GA 400 facility is the kind of manufacturing plant the country needs to promote. Lew was making his first trip outside of Washington, DC, since being confirmed for the Cabinet position by the U.S. Senate on Feb. 27. He was asked why he came to this part of the country for his first trip. "This was the kind of facility that demonstrated advanced manufacturing," he said. The technology at Siemens is being used in a way that creates multiple benefits, he said. That includes creating the technology in production and energy usage when the technology is employed, and the improved outcome in terms of the environment with more efficient energy usage. "So this is the kind of facility that we …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The more than 2,600 company employees in the metro Atlanta area, including many in Alpharetta, collected toys and gifts for more than 1,000 children and seniors.
More than 1,000 children and seniors are getting a brighter holiday with the efforts of Siemens and the company's employees. On Friday the gifts were collected in Alpharetta for distribution through the Children's Restoration Network, the Forsyth Family YMCA and the Forsyth Senior Center. "We've actually been running a holiday giving campaign since 2005. It's really grown since 2009, because that's about the time we went from being a very small location across two or three of our locations to all 16 locations where we have our folks based," said Cathe Reams, director of Communications for Siemens. Siemens is spread out across the metro area, she said, sometimes in full buildings and other sites with small offices. Siemens employs more than…
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Alpharetta company will "lose" some workers next week when Spring Break rolls around.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Next week, when the Fulton County School System goes on its Spring Break, things could look a little different at Siemens Industry Inc. in Alpharetta. Office mail might go undelivered. Food in the company cafeteria might not be set out as quickly. The recycling bins might go unsorted, and floors and walls might not be as spotless as usual. Of course, companies as large as Siemens have full-time employees for these responsibilities, but none are cheerful or beloved as the five Centennial High School students who work there as part of the LIFE @ Siemens program. Short for “Learning Internship For Employment,” the program is a unique partnership between Fulton County Schools and Siemens to provide special education students with real-life …