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SIEMENS AS A COMPANY

Siemens are involved in lots of industries such as Mobile Communications, Transportation, Medical, Power Supply, Information Technology, Home Appliances and other industries. Incidently it is Europe's largest electric engineering firm and expands their business/es across the world. The three mian competitors to the company are ABB Ltd, General Electric Co and Hitachi Ltd.

The global headquarters is located in Munich and Berlin and have trading etc for over 150 years and has 190 countries and some 600 plants employing 417,000 employees to develop and produce products in the industries they are involved with. It has a overwhelming presence in the USA.

In the mobile industry, Siemens have been making steady improvement in its sales over the past 2 years.

Company 2003 Sales 2003 Market Share (%) 2002 Sales 2002 Market Share (%)
Nokia 180,672.4 34.7 151,421.8 35.1
Motorola 75,177.1 14.5 72,852.6 16.9
Samsung 54,475.1 10.5 41,684.4 9.7
Siemens 43,754.3 8.4 34,618.0 8.0
SonyEricsson 26,686.3 5.1 23,112.9 5.4
LG 26,213.7 5.0 13,797.6 3.2
Others 113,009.6 21.8 94,143.8 21.7
Total 519,988.5 100.0 431,631.0 100.0

As you can see Siemens is making a little ground on its compitors in the mobile phone industry and saw a sale increase of 9,000. Nokia remains the clear leader, although they have dropped in the market share, the sales have increased by nearly 30,000.

Company Third Quarter 04 Sales Third Quarter 04 Market Share (%) Third Quarter 03 Sales Third Quarter 03 Market Share (%)
Nokia 51,694.9 30.9 45,380.8 34.2
Samsung 22,981.2 13.8 14,837.4 11.2
Motorola 22,393.0 13.4 19,484.3 14.7
Siemens 12,758.2 7.6 12,110.4 9.1
LG 11,141.8 6.7 7,081.9 5.3
Sony Ericsson 10,683.2 6.4 7,065.1 5.3
Others 35,417.4 21.2 26,883.8 20.2
Total 167,069.7 100.0 132,843.7 100.0

Nokia still are increasing their sales but market share is dropping.; Siemens have dropped market share by nearly 2% but they have an increased sale rate.

According to these figures Siemens have got a lot of ground to catch up on the major players such as Nokia and Motorola. Time will tell if they can catch up with them and and this time it looks very unlikely.


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