SIEMENS is a global powerhouse positioned along the electrification value chain – from power generation, transmission and distribution to smart grid solutions and the efficient application of electrical energy – as well as in the areas of medical imaging and in-vitro diagnostics.
In 2012 “Siemens has entered into an agreement with RUGGEDCOM Inc. (TSX: RCM) to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of RUGGEDCOM, therefore covering all IDC needs with Both SCALACE and RUGGEDCOM


RUGGEDCOM products perform at their best when the environment is at its worst, offering fast and reliable communications for electric power, transportation, oil & gas and other industries.

With RUGGEDCOM the name speaks for itself. products set new standards for quality and reliability for communication networks deployed in harsh environments. Covering an extremely wide temperature range, they offer zero-packet-loss technology under high electromagnetic interference and enhanced Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (eRSTP™) for ultra-high-speed network fault recovery.

RUGGEDCOM is a leading provider of communications and networking solutions for harsh industrial environments.

SCALANCE network components for industrial communication

Reliable and flexible networking at all industrial network levels.

SCALANCE network components form the basis of communication networks in manufacturing and process automation. Make your industrial networks fit for the future! SCALANCE products have been specially designed for use in industrial applications. As a result, they fulfill all requirements for ultra-efficient industrial networks and bus systems. Whether switching, routing, security applications, remote access or Industrial Wireless LAN – SCALANCE is the solution!

Secure networking at all levels

SCALANCE offers a comprehensive portfolio of integrated industrial communication solutions. With this portfolio, you will find the perfect connection for every industrial application – from the automotive to the chemical industry, as well as in manufacturing and process industries. They are designed for use at all network levels in order to offer ultra-efficient and future-proof communication.