Energy Supplement

Every year, we are seeing increasing investments in the Southeast Asian energy sector, as such, we started this energy supplement in 2013 to cater to this growing trend. Now in its 2nd year, we distribute to 7 major trade shows throughout ASEAN.
  • Case Study: Flywheels Support Energy Grids Of The Future

    Whilst renewable energy is increasing in its usage and is desirable for many reasons, power production by renewable sources often leads to Read More
  • Conquering Complexity – Driving Efficiency

      The importance of software innovation for design and production optimisation will be discussed. By Dr Filipe Soares-Pinto, senior VP Asia Pacific Read More
  • Four Ways To Maximise Assets And Reduce Operational Costs In Oil And Gas Operations

    Four ways will be presented dealing with maximising assets and reducing operational costs in the O&G sector. By Jae Kyu Kim, Oil Read More
  • The Connected Enterprise: Enabling Smart Manufacturing Through Connectivity

    Mark Johnston spoke with Bob Buttermore, regional director, Southeast Asia, and John Bizjak, country manager, Singapore, Rockwell Automation, on the Internet of Read More
  • Building The ‘Connected Factory’ From Concept To Reality

    The move to the ‘Connected Factory’ needs a measured approach. Technological developments have enabled new opportunities and avenues to explore in this Read More
  • Growing Opportunities In IoT

    IAA interviewed Swaroop Balakrishnan, regional sales director, Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations on IoT and his company’s operations in Asia. By Mark Read More
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Business News

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Sealed In Word
Tuesday, 06 October 2015
Twelve Pacific rim countries have sealed the deal on 5 October, Monday, to create the world’s largest free trade area. Ending five years of bitter... Read More...
Siemens Becomes A Strategic Automation Partner For GlaxoSmithKline
Friday, 02 October 2015
Germany: Siemens and GlaxoSmithKline have entered a global strategic partnership. Siemens will become a strategic partner of GSK in manufacturing... Read More...
Industrial Control And Factory Automation Market Worth US$202 Billion By 2020
Friday, 02 October 2015
The industrial control and factory automation market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.73 percent from 2015-2020, and will... Read More...
ABB Acquires CGM
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Zurich, Switzerland: ABB acquired the remaining shares of CGM AB to become its sole shareholder. Sweden-based CGM provides modern control room design... Read More...
IMAGE BT And Rajant Corporation Bring Global Networks Into The Heart Of Industrial Environments
Monday, 07 September 2015
London, UK: British Telecom (BT) and Rajant have announced a global framework agreement that will take BT’s global network coverage deeper into the... Read More...
More Industrial Robots Adopted By SMEs
Monday, 07 September 2015
Robots can have many purposes and are hence versatile in their applications and can be used in multiple industries, such as in industrial automation.... Read More...
IMAGE Expanded CNC Programming Software For Operations Planning, Training And Sales
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Nuremberg, US: In Sinutrain version 4.7, Siemens has simplified its Windows PC-based offline programming software for machine tools, and equipped it... Read More...
IMAGE ABB Acquires Full Ownership Of CGM
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Zurich, Switzerland: ABB has acquired the remaining shares of CGM AB to become its sole shareholder. Sweden-based CGM provides modern control room... Read More...
Solid State Relay Market 2020 Forecast
Monday, 31 August 2015
Marketsandmarkets recent report has forecast the solid state relay market to reach $1.14 billion by 2020. Solid state relays are widely and... Read More...
Spatial Partners Machine Research For CAD Development
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Spatial Corporation and Machine Research have joined hands to develop a cloud-based CAD solution for manufacturers, to help them increase efficiency... Read More...
Global Software Defined Networking (SDN) Market To Grow 61.5 Percent
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
US: Software Defined Networking (SDN) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2012 - 2018” is a report... Read More...
CSIA And MESA Collaborate On ‘Smart Manufacturing’
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
US: The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is committed to connecting Smart Manufacturing to the automation industry. Smart Manufacturing... Read More...
Panduit Acquires IntraVUE Network Diagnostic Software
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Illinois, US: Panduit Corporation has announced it has completed the acquisition of IntraVUE by Network Vision. This acquisition increases the... Read More...
IMAGE IDEC Adds Chilicon Power Solar Products
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
California, US: IDEC has selected Chilicon Power products to strengthen its position in the fast-growing solar power market after a careful review of... Read More...
Endress+Hauser To Strengthen Operations In Finland By Starting New Sales Company
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
US: In the future Endress+Hauser Oy will be the exclusive provider of Endress+Hauser field devices and related solutions and services in the Finnish... Read More...
Bangkok Office Achieves Schaeffler Technology Centre Status
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Bangkok, Thailand / Schweinfurt, Germany: Schaeffler Asia Pacific has added yet another feather to its cap with its Bangkok office in Thailand... Read More...
Toshiba To Supply Energy Efficient Propulsion System To Railise
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Singapore: Toshiba Corporation has received an order to supply Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) to Railise. Toshiba’s PMSM based system... Read More...
Johnson Controls Forms Alliance To Improve Energy Efficiency In Shanghai’s Buildings
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Singapore: Johnson Controls and Shanghai Jianke Building Energy Service together will improve the energy efficiency of buildings in Shanghai and help... Read More...
IMAGE BAE Systems Launches Cloud-Based Cyber Security In Singapore
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
Singapore: In Singapore, BAE Systems has seen its headcount triple over the past year. Recognised as a top player in the cloud business email... Read More...
Inventec Partners Siemens For Industry 4.0
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Taipei, Taiwan: Inventec Corporation has announced that it has signed a five-year pact with Siemens PLM Software, Siemen AG’s subsidiary, to... Read More...
IMAGE SAP Asia Pacific Japan Advisory Board Gains New Member
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Singapore: Data centre services company IO has announced that George Slessman, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, is the newest addition to the... Read More...
IMAGE Siemens Fosters Deeper Collaboration With Users In The Process Industries
Friday, 21 August 2015
Bali, Indonesia: Siemens is hosting the biennial 'Siemens Process Industries and Drives User Conference & Exhibition' (SPACe) at Grand Nikko... Read More...
Dr Fatih Birol To Deliver Keynote At Singapore International Energy Week
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: Dr Fatih Birol, executive director (elect) of the International Energy Agency (IEA), will deliver the Opening Keynote Address at the 8th... Read More...
Xylem Technology To Deliver Clean Water For Industrial And Drinking Water Use In Singapore
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: Xylem has been awarded a contract worth more than S$500,000 to supply Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection solutions to a major municipal water... Read More...
DHL Improves Productivity For Mars In China With Innovative Secondary Packaging Automation
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: DHL Supply Chain has helped Mars substantially improve labour productivity with semi-automated machinery for secondary packaging. The... Read More...
YCH Raised More Than S$400k For ITE Endowment Fund
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: YCH Group held a charity golf tournament at the Sentosa Golf Club on July 7, 2015 as part of their Diamond Jubilee - 60th Anniversary... Read More...
Gemalto NFC Wristbands Enable Speedy Transport In China
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: Gemalto is supplying wristbands embedded with its Optelio Contactless Chip for NFC transport in Wuhan, China. The capital of Hubei... Read More...
IMAGE CFOs Who Use Accurate Data Rather Than ‘Gut-Feel’ Lead Peers In Profitability
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: 46 percent of APAC CFOs rely on ‘gut-feel’ and instinct to make business decisions, as access to accurate empirical data is limited.... Read More...
IMAGE Cummins Launches Global Logistics Hub In Singapore
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Singapore: Cummins has opened its Global Logistics Hub in Singapore, one of the company’s eight master distribution centres for parts and filters... Read More...
Student Teams Receive Awards For Innovations In Alternative Energy Projects
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Singapore: The National Engineers Day (NED) 2015 ended on a high note, with three student teams emerging as champions of the inaugural Energy... Read More...
Mark Johnston spoke with Bob Buttermore, regional director, Southeast Asia, and John Bizjak, country manager, Singapore, Rockwell Automation, on the Internet of Things (IoT), the Connected Enterprise, and the company’s…

Growing Opportunities In IoT

Six Steps To Combining Design-Led Innovation And Industry 4.0

Five Key Elements To Consider Before Embracing The Industrial Internet Of Things

The Netherlands: Bridging Smart Cities

TwinCAT 3 Wind Framework is a new software framework that incorporates all basic functions from management through state machine, event management and database connection to simulations. It will enable manufacturers…

Flexim: Clamp-On Ultrasonic Flowmeters

Yingli Solar: Solar Modules

Siemens: Pushbuttons And Switches

Sick: Inductive Sensor

  • The Future of Factory Automation
  • Yokogawa Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary
  • The Connected Enterprise: An Introduction
  • IDG Panduit Roundtable Discussion
  • Spotlight: Pepperl+Fuchs in Singapore - Interview with Mehmet Hatiboglu

Since the 1970 factories have become ever more automated. In this episode Allison and Vince look at current trends in factory automation and show how networked facilities are changing the landscape of manufacturing.

In 2015, Yokogawa celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding. With knowledge and experience cultivated across a century, the company foresees a bright and sustainable future.

The world of industrial technology is becoming increasingly interconnected and delivering knowledge where it’s needed most. This video shows key statistics you need to know to understand the future of the Internet of Things in the industrial technology space, and how The Connected Enterprise enables your business to leverage these trends.

Roundtable discussion of Panduit's Integrated Approach.

Singapore is a preferred location for a large number of companies. Mehmet Hatiboglu, MD for production, logistics and IT at Pepperl+Fuchs, explains Singapore's attractiveness in an interview. The company has been represented in Singapore since 1979, appreciating the city state's various advantages. As such, the company continues to invest in their business in Singapore, eg: with the construction of a global distribution centre.

About IAA

Established since 2001, Industrial Automation Asia (IAA) has emerged as the frontrunner in its industry. Our many achievements include being the first BPA audited automation publication in the region. Backed by a dedicated team of experienced professionals, IAA is committed to providing quality content for our readership of 33,000 registered professionals per issue, for both print and online.