The state-owned China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) has signed an agreement with German engineering group Siemens to collaborate on advanced technologies to support automation, digitisation, and networking, CETC said in a statement on 11 July.
CETC said the agreement is focused on supporting the development of ‘smart manufacturing’. “CETC and Siemens will co-operate to promote the digital transformation of intelligence manufacturing in the field of electronic information,” the Chinese group added.
According to the statement, the two companies will promote the application of intelligence manufacturing, undertake joint research and development (R&D) on industrial Internet of Things (IoT), and collaborate on industrial information security and other industrial fields.
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