DOTmed Home MRI Oncology Ultrasound Molecular Imaging X-Ray Cardiology Health IT Business Affairs
News Home Parts & Service Operating Room CT Women's Health Proton Therapy Endoscopy HTMs Mobile Imaging
SEARCH
Current Location:
>
> This Story

starstarstarstarstar (1)
Log in or Register to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Comment

 

 

Business Affairs Homepage

CIVCO Radiotherapy and Adaptiiv ink distribution deal Partnership will increase access to software that personalizes radiotherapy

BWXT to acquire Sotera Health’s Nordion medical isotope business $150M in capital expenditures expected this year

Four ways to attract prospective patients online Helping care seekers get from Google to your facility

With NVIDIA, Canon brings deep learning to its VNA Combining Abierto VNA data with DGX analytics

Physicians should be granted immunity to malpractice lawsuits, says study Recorded a 13 percent decline in adverse events over four years

FDA okays AI-driven device to identify diabetic retinopathy 'A historic moment' toward the future of healthcare

Study finds majority of U.S. radiologists practice as generalists Bringing new clarity to the composition of the imaging workforce

Fujifilm enters the US minimally-invasive surgery market Its new Boston-based business launched new products

Siemens selects SAS IoT analytics to manage data from its global install base Aims to maximize uptime for CT, MR and other systems

RefleXion raises $100 million for world’s first biology-guided radiotherapy system Will be designed to irradiate multiple tumors in one session

Siemens CEO Kaeser praises Trump's tax plan

by Thomas Dworetzky , Contributing Reporter
While at the Munich Security Conference Thursday, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser told business news channel CNBC that "there is a very, very good chance that a lot of jobs are being created because the companies have more money to spend on innovation and growth."

Trump hosted an intimate dinner for a dozen or so top execs at Davos in January, which was attended by Kaeser.

Story Continues Below Advertisement

The (#1 Resource) for Medical Imaging and Peripherals. Call 1-949-273-8000

As a Master Distributor for major brands Barco, Philips, and Sony, we offer custom imaging solutions. With our renowned OEM Solutions and Service/Repair Center, Ampronix is a one-stop shop for HD Medical LCD Displays--Printers--Recorders--4K Cameras



"There’s been a lot of warmth, a lot of respect for our country, and a lot of money - billions and billions of dollars coming into the U.S.," Trump said to those in attendance.

Kaeser had an equally supportive exchange with Trump , according to the White House transcript of the event:

“MR. KAESER: Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you for inviting me today. Obviously, I work for Siemens. We’ve got 56,000 people working in the United States; $34 billion revenues. (Inaudible.) So, congratulations on your tax reform. You said this is what you’re going to do. (Inaudible.)

THE PRESIDENT: We said it. And, by the way, when he says he works for Siemens, he’s the president of Siemens, but that’s okay. (Laughter.) It’s a good way of saying it. But go ahead.

MR. KAESER: But don’t you work for your country?

THE PRESIDENT: Yeah, we work for our country. That’s right. (Laughter.) Same thing. And Siemens is doing good?

MR. KAESER: We’re doing really well. As a matter of fact, we’ve been investing quite a lot into the country. And since you have been successful with tax reform, we decided to develop next-generation gas turbines in the United States.

THE PRESIDENT: Oh, that’s a big thing. That’s very big. That’s fantastic.

MR. KAESER: It is.

THE PRESIDENT: Where will that be developed?

MR. KAESER: Charlotte.

THE PRESIDENT: Oh, Charlotte is great. That’s fantastic. Well, thank you. On behalf of Charlotte, thank you very much — and our country.

MR. KAESER: Our pleasure. Thank you.”

Only one issue with the exchange. The Charlotte plans had been announced in August, three months before the tax plan became law, according to the Charlotte Observer.

In fact, noted the newspaper, “Siemens’ turbine announcement won’t add new jobs in Charlotte, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to speak on the record. The announcement also doesn’t mean that manufacturing work is moving to Charlotte from overseas.”

Despite the question of the relationship between U.S. tax changes and Charlotte decisions, Kaeser explained to CNBC that he felt the tax plan, which could add at least $1 trillion to the U.S. national debt, would still be a “net positive” for job creation.
  Pages: 1 - 2 >>

Business Affairs Homepage


You Must Be Logged In To Post A Comment

Advertise
Increase Your
Brand Awareness
Auctions + Private Sales
Get The
Best Price
Buy Equipment/Parts
Find The
Lowest Price
Daily News
Read The
Latest News
Directory
Browse All
DOTmed Users
Ethics on DOTmed
View Our
Ethics Program
Gold Parts Vendor Program
Receive PH
Requests
Gold Service Dealer Program
Receive RFP/PS
Requests
Healthcare Providers
See all
HCP Tools
Jobs/Training
Find/Fill
A Job
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
Get Parts
Quotes
Recently Certified
View Recently
Certified Users
Recently Rated
View Recently
Certified Users
Rental Central
Rent Equipment
For Less
Sell Equipment/Parts
Get The
Most Money
Service Technicians Forum
Find Help
And Advice
Simple RFP
Get Equipment
Quotes
Virtual Trade Show
Find Service
For Equipment
Access and use of this site is subject to the terms and conditions of our LEGAL NOTICE & PRIVACY NOTICE
Property of and Proprietary to DOTmed.com, Inc. Copyright ©2001-2018 DOTmed.com, Inc.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED