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Time synchronisation, or having all devices on a network share a common time reference, is critical in an automated manufacturing process.

Time Is The Essence Of Industry 4.0


How time-sensitive networking is synchronising operations and driving the future of smart manufacturing.


IDTechEx expects commercial autonomous cars, or robotaxis, to be market-ready and match or exceed human safety by as early as 2024.

Six Mobility Trends That Are Navigating The Future Of Manufacturing


Luke Gear, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx, explores six key future mobility trends, drawing from IDTechEx Subscription research.


The Chaos Of Legacy Equipment


How to manage a complex network of new and legacy equipment? Here Johan Jonzon, CMO and co-founder of Crosser shares insight into how manufacturers can successfully manage data from both new and legacy equipment.


Improving Automation Performance Of Servo Drives


At some point, automation hardware inevitably becomes obsolete. It’s hard to know exactly when to retrofit or redesign, but there are indications that cannot be ignored.


Iridium Names Manjula Sriram as New CIO


Iridium Communications Inc. announced Manjula Sriram as the new vice president and chief information officer (CIO) on 5 January 2022.


Configure Low-Cost Linear Robot From igus Online In Just Five Minutes


drylin linear robot configurator makes entry into automation easier.


AvosLocker Ransomware Uses AnyDesk in Safe Mode to Launch Attacks, Sophos Reports


The Sophos Rapid Response team has so far seen AvosLocker attacks in the Americas, Middle East and Asia-Pacific, targeting Windows and Linux systems.


Building A Future-Ready Manufacturing Sector With Industry 4.0


Is leveraging on Industry 4.0 technologies key to remaining resilient in the manufacturing industry? Sandeep Bhargava from Rackspace Technology sheds some light on the matter.


Six Global Supply Chain Trends That Are Likely To Persist In 2022 And Beyond


Multinational enterprise software company Infor provides the top three supply chain predictions for 2022 and global supply chain trends that are likely to persist in the long-term.


Rohde & Schwarz Brings Back Demystifying EMC Conference In 2022 As Fully Virtual Event For A Global Audience


Now in its eighth year, the popular Demystifying Electromagnetic Compatibility (DEMC) conference will be held in a virtual format in January 2022.


Schaeffler Extends Expertise, Technologies, And Products In Green Hydrogen Production Sector


Schaeffler pilots project with Hydron Energy to generate green hydrogen from seawater on the Dutch island of Texel. A similar design could be used in offshore wind farms in a few years’ time.


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Business Leaders In Southeast Asia To Build Back Better From The Pandemic


Nearly two years into the pandemic, business leaders in Southeast Asia are set to build back better by investing in a robust omnichannel approach, diversifying their supply chains, and focusing on employees and business continuity, according to a new industry report released today.


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Top Ten Ranking For Tech Opportunities In 2022


Overcoming talent crunch and supply chain upheaval among biggest success indicators for tech in 2022.


Industry 4.0: Ten Real-World Examples Of Digital Manufacturing


The article takes a look at ten examples of real-world manufacturing examples from Asia Pacific (APAC) that have adopted digital manufacturing with varying success.


Hypertherm Releases Production Manager For ProNest CAD/CAM Nesting Software


Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, recently announced the release of Production Manager, an optional module for its ProNest advanced CAD/CAM nesting software.


Geo Connect Asia 2022: Set To Return With Twice The Size And Capacity


The second edition of Southeast Asia’s flagship geospatial and location intelligence event grows to host fast-developing industry solutions.


Three Supply Chain Predictions For 2022


Automation will play a critical role in ensuring peak efficiency in the supply chain.


igus Unveils Its First Lubrication-Free Toothed Belt Axis Fully Made Of Plastic


Easy to clean, lubrication-free and maintenance-free: the new drylin ZLW toothed belt axis is based on hygienic design principles and uses FDA-compliant materials.


Oil & Gas Firms To Spend US$15 Billion On Digital Transformation Technologies By 2030, Says ABI Research


Oil & Gas firms face a myriad of operational, commercial, and existential threats. According to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, Oil & Gas firms are turning to digitalisation to combat these threats and will spend US$15.6 billion on digital technologies in 2030.


IBM and Samsung Unveil New Vertical Transistor Architecture


The new vertical device architecture demonstrates path to scaling beyond nanosheet, which can enable 85 percent energy reduction compared to scaled finFET transistors.


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PLC vs Embedded Control — Which One Is The Best?


Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are at the core of almost any automated system. They’ve been used in manufacturing for decades and are known for their reliability and ability to withstand harsh operating conditions. However, embedded systems can perform the same function for a fraction of the price.


Miniaturised Carbon Dioxide Sensor For US HVAC Applications Is Now Available Globally


Sensirion’s SCD42 miniaturised carbon dioxide (CO2) sensor is designed for products that fall under California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24), suitable for US HVAC applications, is now available worldwide through Sensirion’s distribution network.


Insights On The Future Of Hyperautomation


Despite encouraging efforts driven by the governments to create thriving digital ecosystems, most enterprises in Southeast Asia continue to be stuck in the first stage of RPA, which is desktop task automation, said Cyclone Robotics.


Global Total Semiconductor Equipment Sales On Track to Top US$100 Billion in 2021 for First Time, says SEMI


Regionally, China, Korea, and Taiwan are projected to remain the top three destinations for equipment spending in 2021.


How Airlines In APAC Are Transforming Digitally To Improve Processes


Transforming traditional processes and realising digital benefits to drive future growth potential of global carriers.


Trusted Data To Deliver Significant Benefits To The Asian Energy Industry


By embracing the power and capabilities of modern data technologies, energy companies can be well placed to meet future challenges and extract value from all of their assets.


Enterprise Data Strategy Is The Bridge To The Post-Pandemic Economy – Cloudera Report


The global research report finds that nearly all senior business decision-makers (96 percent) surveyed report data strategies as essential to their organisations’ positive performance, including an average of 5.97 percent higher profit growth.


Claroty Raises US$400 Million To Acquire Healthcare IoT Security Company Medigate


Claroty shared on 8 December 2021 its intent to acquire Medigate, a healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Security company. The industrial cybersecurity vendor now has amassed US$635 million in funding.


Belting For Peak Season: How To Prevent Unplanned Production Stops During High Demand Periods


Preventative measures plants can take to keep their conveyor belts running smoothly during the e-commerce peak season.


Roadmap For EV Charging Infrastructure: Transitioning To Zero Emission Mobility With Renewable Energy


An in-depth look into what makes the technology of VFlowTech’s batteries cost-efficient for utility scale implementation ensuring the installation of green EV charging stations are powered by renewable sources.


Vingroup Starts Work On US$174 Million EV Battery Manufacturing Plant


Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest conglomerate, said on Sunday (12 December 2021) that it had officially begun the construction of the VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory in Ha Tinh, a province on the North Central Coast of Vietnam.


ABB Unveils World’s First Electromagnetic Flowmeter With Bidirectional Connectivity To Power Intelligent Water Loss Management


ABB adds mobile connectivity to AquaMaster4 flowmeter, enabling 60 percent lower power consumption and identifying leaks ten times faster than the market standard in an industry where every drop counts.


Researchers from HKU Develop World’s First Anti-COVID-19 Stainless Steel


The team at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) has been liaising with industrial partners to generate prototypes of public stainless steel products such as lift buttons, doorknobs, and handrails for further tests and trials.


Top 10 Intelligent Automation Predictions for 2022: Kofax


Kofax, a supplier of Intelligent Automation software for digital workflow transformation, unveiled its top 10 predictions for 2022 as businesses navigate the new challenges accelerated – and in some cases, caused – by the global pandemic.


TechInnovation Recap: What The Pandemic Teaches Us On The Future Of Healthcare


The 10th edition of TechInnovation presented an array of opportunities to catalyse technology transfer and partnerships for business growth.


Rockwell Automation Outlines Tech Trends Driving Industry 5.0 at 30th Annual Automation Fair


Artificial intelligence, edge and cloud computing integration, workforce augmentation, and more, identified as key adoption areas for industrial automation players.


IBM Predicts Top Five Cybersecurity Risks In 2022


As we are soon heading on to the following year, IBM Vietnam recently issued its predictions for the future of cybersecurity in 2022 developed from its IBM X-Force and Security experts.


Amcor Opens Healthcare Packaging Facility In Singapore


Amcor unveils new healthcare packaging facility in Singapore to serve accelerating customer demands in Asia Pacific.


ESPRIT CAM Reduces Time To Program 7-Axis Lathe With Laser From Three Days To One


The manufacturer has machine tools that incorporate laser cutters and was only able to produce the tubes using a specific computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) program which automates much of the programming process, saving time and reducing errors.


Hyperautomation – What’s The Hype?


According to Gartner, the tech trend of 2021 is hyperautomation — a business approach of automating as many processes as possible. Gartner predicts that, by 2024, hyperautomation will help organisations reduce operational costs by 30 percent.


How GE Gas Helps Asia Flip The Switch To Clean Energy Transition


In this interview, IAA finds out how improved repair capabilities for energy-efficient GE HA gas turbines will introduce new technology instrumental in easing the transition towards renewables with cleaner, efficient gas power.


4 Digital Infrastructure Predictions Defining The Next Decade


How hybrid multicloud, AI/ML, security, sustainability will impact the digital landscape.


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Choosing The Right Belt Material For Recycling Applications


When you have a wide, heavy rubber belt, the motor power required to move it and the increased mechanical strain on the system can lead to rising costs, both in energy use and maintenance requirements.


Silicon Carbide Power Electronics Enabling A Surge in 800V Platforms, Discussed by IDTechEx


The IDTechEx report finds Renault, BYD, and Hyundai all announced new 800V vehicle platforms which will adopt silicon carbide MOSFETs in their power electronics through to 2025.


ADLINK Releases Its First SMARC Module Based On Qualcomm QRB5165 Enabling High Performance Robots And Drones At Low Power


The Qualcomm QRB5165 processor, customised for robotics applications, is architected for running complex AI, deep learning workloads, and on-device edge inference efficiently while using lower power.


Four-in-10 Patients Fear Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Issues Pose Risk Of Illness, Death


New Zebra study shows the pharmaceutical industry has a trust problem, but industry leaders say they’re trying to become more transparent.


AVEVA’s New Vision AI Assistant Dynamically Transforms Existing Image Feeds Into Actionable Industrial Insights


Innovative artificial intelligence capability leverages deep learning to enhance operational processes, safety, and reliability.


Lithium-ion Revolutionises UPS Applications For Future IT Deployment


The author suggests organisations that are reliant on IT systems and data to keep their operations running at optimal efficiency explore the power of lithium-ion as a backup power source.


Ericsson IndustryLab Report Predicts Manufacturing Transformation By 2030


The report forecasts new factory set-ups including, manufacturing-as-a-service and pop-up factories.


Riau Archipelago To Build One Of The Largest Cross-Border Interconnect Clean Energy Project In Southeast Asia


The combined capacity of 7 gigawatt-peak (GWp) solar power system is one of the largest cross-border interconnect clean energy project in Southeast Asia and will help Singapore and Indonesia in meeting their green goals.


Tencent Cloud Launches First Internet Data Center in Brazil


Tencent Cloud highlights commitment to global digitalisation in newly launched data center covering Brazil and other Latin American countries


Computer-on-Modules For Autonomous Intralogistics Vehicles


Germany’s largest distributor of pharmaceuticals – Transpharm Logistik, part of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries – relies on application-specific modular autonomous robots from Toolify Robotics, a start-up from Ulm University of Technology, to pick promotional materials.


Singapore’s Construction And Manufacturing Sectors Lead APAC In Sustainability – Autodesk


Singapore takes the lead as the only country in APAC to achieve two out of the five United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, according to latest research report by Autodesk.


Hexagon Industrialises High Quality Additive Manufacturing With Open Ecosystem Strategy


Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has revealed its plans to build the industry’s most flexible and open additive manufacturing (AM) ecosystem to help overcome complexities in 3D printing processes and support customers in effectively building their product development and manufacturing workflows.


Demand Planning Within The Manufacturing Industry


Using Advanced Analytics and Data-Driven Insight to Reduce Manufacturing and Supply Chain Vulnerability


Schneider Electric To Launch EcoStruxure Automation Expert In Singapore


EcoStruxure Automation Expert, the world’s first software-centric industrial automation system, enables hardware-agnostic automation system design to mix and match hardware from different vendors and automate them with a single software platform.


Automotive Disruption Radar: Thailand And Indonesia Poised To Be Electric Vehicles (EV) Ecosystem Hubs In South East Asia


Thailand and Indonesia are positioned to become an EV ecosystem hub in South East Asia, according to Roland Berger’s 10th edition Automotive Disruption Radar (ADR).


Smart Metering: NICIGAS Connects 850,000 Gas Meters With UnaBiz And SORACOM


Unlike Japan’s 62 million smart residential electricity meters, over 50 million residential LPG and city gas meters are currently offline.


MediaTek Brings Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 Connectivity to IoT Devices


Its new Filogic solutions combine advanced Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features with the latest voice processing and power-management technologies.


First Look At ADLINK’s Embedded MXM Graphics Modules For Edge Computing And AI


ADLINK’s embedded MXM graphics modules are the first modules to use NVIDIA’s embedded GPUs based on NVIDIA Ampere architecture, bringing edge computing and embedded AI to numerous vertical markets including healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and more.


Siemens Addresses NVH Challenges With Performance Prediction


Siemens Digital Industries Software adds NVH system prediction capabilities to its Simcenter portfolio for early design and virtual prototyping.


Stepping Up Capabilities For A Resilient, Digitally Inclusive Industry 4.0 Future


The journey to the factory of the future starts with connecting factory assets—adding sensors to machines and equipment to collect data, then monitoring and adjusting operations accordingly.​


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Emerson’s Southeast Asia Service Center Offers Local Calibration Services That Cuts Turnaround Time By 80 Percent


The revamped facility offers Southeast Asia customers local calibration services for a broader range of instrumentation devices.


Skills Shortages Generates Uncertainty For APAC Data Centers


The Asia Pacific region mirrors trends in Europe, where 42 percent of data center operators believe there is not enough skilled labour to deliver increased capacity requirements.


The Secret To Solving Your Supply Chain Blind Spot


Averaging across industries, companies can now expect supply chain disruptions lasting a month or longer to occur every 3.7 years, and the most severe events take a major financial toll.


OMRON Launches World’s Fastest CT X-ray Inspection with New VT-X750-V3 AXI System


The VT-X750-V3 delivers advanced, true 3D inspection of electronic substrates to meet the growing needs of fifth-generation mobile communication systems (5G), electric vehicles (EVs), and autonomous driving application products.


Raw Material Inflation And Global Supply Chain Challenges Are Driving Global Price Increase


Companies and suppliers are dealing with an unprecedented number of hurdles to meet increasing demand amid global pressure on supply chains.


Adopting A Circular Economy To Increase Productivity And Innovation


Globally, more automotive manufacturers are adopting a circular economy model, and more in Asia are following suit.


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Siemens’ AM Network platform Has Been Implemented At Schaeffler


Siemens’ AM Network digitalises the additive manufacturing workflows (order-to-delivery process chain) of their customers and partners, as well as enables them to apply additive manufacturing on an industrial-grade and to scale their business.


igus: New Plastic Bevel Gears For The Lubrication-Free Drive Around The Corner


The lubrication-free bevel gears made of igus high-performance plastics transmit forces at a 90 degree angle. For example, they can undertake format adjustments in food technology.


General Electric To Split Into Three Companies: Aviation, Healthcare And Energy


Multinational conglomerate General Electric announced recently, it will split into three separate, publicly-traded companies in the latest move by the industrial giant to shore up its fortunes.


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Schneider Electric Appoints Chief AI Officer, Creates New AI Hub


Schneider appoints Philippe Rambach as first Chief AI Officer (CAIO) and establishes a global AI Hub focused on data and analytics.


Smartisation: How Businesses Turn Pandemic Threats Into Opportunities


The path to digitisation starts with remote-focused services and experiences, but it requires concerted innovation from both the software and hardware fronts.


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How Can We Combat Unplanned Downtime In Manufacturing?


Here, John Young, APAC sales director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, assesses some of the latest research on manufacturer downtime and the steps manufacturers are taking to address the problem.


Mitsubishi Electric’s Virtual Factory Tour, now available through online videos, will walk you through the various technologies and solutions behind the manufacture of its FA products.

Mitsubishi Electric’s New Online Virtual Factory and Showroom Tours


Access to best practices in manufacturing at any time, from anywhere.


Schaeffler To Buy Green Steel From Swedish Startup Company H2greensteel


Schaeffler will source 100,000 tons of the steel, which is produced virtually CO2-free and with the use of hydrogen, from 2025.


Interview With Geert Elie From WITT To Discuss Comparison Of Leak Testing Methods


Many industrial products have to be leak-tight. For example, food, cosmetics, or pharmaceutical packaging, but also products such as lights in the automotive industry, electronics, or plastic components. But how can manufacturers test the leak-tightness of their products?


How CNC Machining Has Transformed Automation In The Manufacturing Industry


CNC machining has made revolutionary strides over the past few decades. What started as manual machining during the Industrial Revolution evolved into NC machining, and today it has become a fully automated, systematic manufacturing process found in virtually every country and industry.


Malaysia’s Budget 2022: US$10.8M For Industry4WRD To Address SMEs’ Main Challenges


A recent Industry 4.0 drivers online survey found financial capability as a key challenge in adopting Industry 4.0.


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Pfeiffer Vacuum: HiScroll Oil-Free Vacuum Pumps


The extremely quiet, efficient, oil-free pumps that reduces your CO2 footprint.


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Securing The Supply Chain And Critical Infrastructure


It is important to note that hackers have also noticed the internet connectedness of factories and critical infrastructure.


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Large Spaces Are Its Kingdom


Singapore-headquartered smart robotics company LionsBot introduces autonomous warehouse cleaning robot Rex that can clean a football field in one hour – without human oversight.


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4 Ways To Unlock Exceptional Building Performance


Although, there are varying opinions about the strategies building owners and managers should employ to recover from the effects of the pandemic, its structural effects, and resulting economic disruption, “business as usual” shouldn’t be part of the plan.


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Schaeffler Appoints Alfred Lee As President Industrial Asia Pacific To Lead The Industrial Division In Asia Pacific


Mr. Alfred Lee joins Schaeffler as President Industrial Asia Pacific, bringing close to 30 years of professional experience in the process and automation industry.


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Active Intelligence Is Key To The Future Of Manufacturing


In 2020, the APAC region accounted for 43 percent of the global general manufactured goods market. With a strong focus and huge investment in the region, production systems and operations need to evolve and innovate to improve speed and productivity to meet this rising demand.


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Is 3D Printing Only Beneficial For Strengthening Supply Chains?


More than supply chain resiliency: 3D printing is the future for a greener world


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How Heating Technology Is Helping To Green Industries


This article examines three areas where heating technology can support greener processes.


Valmet Develops New Industrial Internet Solution

Valmet Develops New Industrial Internet Solution


Valmet’s new Industrial Internet solution helps to monitor gas transportation containers and their pressure data as well as the amount of gas and energy without any pressure or level measurement instruments.


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EVCT Empowers Smart EV Charging at Private Residences


EV Charging Technology (EVCT), a home-grown Singapore EV solutions company, is one of the first two charging operators to be approved by Land Transport Authority (LTA) for its ECC Grant.


Claroty Opens Regional Headquarters in Singapore


Across Australia and Asia, the industrial cybersecurity company supports companies in the oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, water, and electrical power industries, and of late, the food and beverage sector, and notably, the pharmaceutical sector for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.


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NUS Business School Gives Top Priority To Digital Transformation


More than 30 students, representing eight nationalities, joined Mitsubishi Electric’s Hajime Sugiyama in his online “[email protected]” Digital Manufacturing session.


The Lighthouse Over SEA’s ‘Factory Of The World’


How HP Singapore put sustainability at the centre of its Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) strategy in Southeast Asia.


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Ennoconn Group To Digitally Transform Its Manufacturing Systems With Google Cloud


Ennoconn to integrate its Digitalisation-as-a-Service strategy with Google’s advanced cloud solutions and services to create next-gen digital industrial products and new revenue models.


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Market Debut In Asia: DPO Launches “National Milk” In SIG Carton Packs With SIGNATURE Packaging Material


Dairy Farming Promotion Organisation of Thailand (DPO) has introduced a new “National Milk” product range in SIG’s on-the-go combiblocXSlim carton packs with SIGNATURE Full Barrier packaging material, where the small amount of polymers used is linked to certified forest-based renewable materials – an innovation in Asia.


Siam Cement Group’s Cement-Building Materials Business Accelerates Digital Transformation Through Cloud


Siam Cement Group (SCG)’s Cement-Building Materials Business utilises cloud-based solution with enhanced SAP S4/HANA to streamline and enhance operations.


Igus: Ready-to-Connect 7th Axis


UR (Universal Robots) and robolink robots acquire a 5-times larger action radius thanks to a completely new solution.


Schneider Electric Introduces New Sulfur Hexafluoride-Free Switchgear


The new sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)-free Switchgear enables companies in Singapore to eliminate the world’s most potent greenhouse gas.


Ngee Ann Polytechnic Launches Robotics Research & Innovation Centre


The Robotics Research & Innovation Centre (RRIC) is launched to co-create customised robotics solutions with industry and develop talent pipeline for the growing sector.


IES-INCA Seals Partnerships With BOP Hub To Boost Technology Commercialisation In Singapore


The IES-Incubator and Accelerator (IES-INCA), Singapore’s deep tech incubator for entrepreneurial engineers, announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BOP Hub Ltd, an incubator for Social Enterprise businesses operating in base-of-the-pyramid communities throughout Asia.


TBM Council Launches Asia-Pacific Chapter, Appoints Industry Experts to Regional Advisory Board


The TBM Council APAC was formed to cultivate a regional community of technology and financial leaders who leverage data on cost, consumption, quality and performance to improve alignment and continuously optimise technology spend.


Improve Factory Productivity With NEC’s New Video Analysis Technology


A new video analysis technology, “Value-added Time Measurement Solution,” from NEC Corporation promotes quality control and locates production bottlenecks.


Customer Perceptions On Responsible Sourcing


OpenText Survey shows that more consumers than ever (89 percent) feel strongly about buying products that are ethically and sustainably sourced.


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ABB Launches The World’s Fastest Electric Car Charger Amid ASEAN’s Rising Interest In EV


ABB is launching an innovative all-in-one Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, which provides the fastest charging experience on the market.


PTC And Volvo Group Announce Digital Engineering Collaboration


Building on Years-Long Collaboration with PTC, Volvo Group to Expand Use of PTC Technologies. Volvo Group’s Use of PTC Technologies to Establish a Digital Thread of Connected Data to Drive Productivity Across All Levels of the Organisation.


New Pepperl+Fuchs Managing Director and Executive Vice President for Factory Automation Division, Asia Pacific


Mr Matthias Gunkel, managing director and executive vice president of the Factory Automation Division for Asia Pacific of German industrial sensors and components company Pepperl+Fuchs since 2016, will retire on 1 October 2021.


EV Charging Station Coming To An Estate Near You


ComfortDelGro and Engie win tender to provide electric vehicle charging to over 200 public car parks in Singapore by 2022.


Vingroup Signs MOU With Google Cloud To Advance Group-Wide Digital Transformation


Vingroup, the largest private conglomerate in Vietnam, and Google Cloud have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support Vingroup’s ongoing digitisation and innovation strategy.


HUAWEI CLOUD: Everything as a Service


HUAWEI CONNECT 2021 opens with Eric Xu, Huawei rotating chairman, delivering a keynote speech Innovating Nonstop for Faster Digitalisation that included the launch of HUAWEI CLOUD UCS.


Schaeffler Continues To Expand The Availability Of OPTIME Solution In Asia Pacific


OPTIME from Schaeffler allows for comprehensive condition monitoring that is both easy and affordable.


Using AI And Machine Learning To Accelerate Antiviral Drug Development


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill teams up with SAS, the US-based multinational developer of analytics software, to transform the drug development process to prevent infectious disease threats from turning into a pandemic like COVID-19.


Warehouse Optimisation In A New Logistics Landscape


It’s becoming increasingly evident that organisations who do not have an omni-channel fulfilment strategy risk losing out on major avenues and opportunities for growth.


A Rise in Cyberattacks During COVID-19 Boosted Security Skills in 73 Percent of IT Teams


49 percent of IT teams in Singapore say the attacks targeting their organisation were too advanced for them to deal with on their own.


Changhong CHiQ To Enter Indonesian Market With Release Of Signature Smart TV Series


The smart home appliances brand CHiQ will enter the Indonesian market with the goal of making available to the country’s shoppers products that raise the bar both in the terms of ease-of-use as well as intelligence.


Low Carbon Society For Kuala Lumpur: From Blueprint To Implementation


A low carbon city is a society where people collaborate and put efforts into reducing the amount of carbon dioxide emissions, whether emitted from the hustle and bustle of daily life, or from commercial and industrial activities.


Industry Leaders And Organisations Are Calling For Full Decarbonisation Of International Shipping By 2050


Signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation urge world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal.


Strong Appetite For Innovation In The Philippines


Emerging countries like the Philippines is a thriving, vibrant innovation ecosystem.


Natural Gas As A Key Alternative Energy Source In Sustainable Renewable Energy Transition


This mini review highlights the technological pathways of utilizing natural gas in a transition to sustainable renewable energy systems, with a focus on the natural gas components and resources point of view for ASEAN member states.


Safer, Fuel Cell-Powered Drones?


The alliance establishes Iris Automation as exclusive detect and avoid technology provider.


Keep Charging, Stop Changing: Crown Presents Its New V-Force lithium-ion Technology


Crown’s V-Force Energy Storage Systems (ESS) include lithium-ion batteries and chargers and are now available for Crown’s entire forklift truck portfolio.


GlobalData Predicts Future Robotics Unicorns


Right from healthcare, customer service, security patrols, and education and entertainment, startups are offering robotics-enabled solutions ranging from last mile delivery to industrial automation.


ADM Expands Global Nutrition Capabilities With Advanced Flavor Production Facility in Pinghu, China


The Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) unveils the ADM Food Technology (Pinghu) Co., Ltd., a fully automated flavor production facility situated in Pinghu, Zhejiang Province, China.


INTEGRA Automated Pipetting Solutions Assist Antibiotic Development


INTEGRA’s automated liquid handling solutions can streamline routine pipetting tasks for more efficient and accelerated workflows.


Cargo Market Can Access Data Benefits But Must Commit To Change


Recent events such as the Maersk Eindhoven and Essen container losses in the Pacific have put into sharp focus the need for digitalisation in the cargo market. Until recently, the data has not been available, but this is quickly changing. The author examines why the market must grasp the benefits that data can deliver.


Soft Robotics Launches SoftAI To Accelerate Adoption Of Robotics In Food Processing


The SoftAI system will address the most pressing challenge for the food industry, i.e. the inability to meaningfully automate operations.


World Premiere: QUANTRON Launches Electric 12-metre Bus


The Quantron AG is launching its own QUANTRON vehicle, the electric QUANTRON 12 metre low-floor bus, at the end of this year.


AR And VR: Driving The Factory Of The Future


The author highlights how manufacturing companies in every industry can leverage AR/VR to facilitate efficient equipment management and optimise the production process, as well as usher in the next era of manufacturing, which is Industry 4.0.


Shure Launches A New Audio Conferencing Solution That Is Suitable for All Types of Rooms and Budgets


Shure, a global manufacturer of audio equipment, launches the Stem Ecosystem, a new and cost-effective audio conferencing ecosystem which alleviates the major pains in virtual meetings currently experienced by IT professionals and everyday users, for the first time in Southeast Asia.


Mitigating Ransomware Attacks In The Post-Pandemic World


If organisations, regardless of their size, are not proactive in preventing such attacks, these trends are likely to continue even after the pandemic subsides.


IoT-Enabled Smart Cities: Evolution and Outlook


This article looks at the Internet of Things (IoT) as an enabling technology for the Smart City.


How Cheap Must Batteries Get For Renewables To Compete With Fossil Fuels?


Renewables combined with energy storage could provide a viable route to a sustainable grid.


Defending Singapore’s Critical Infrastructure


A successful attack on critical infrastructure could disable or destroy production lines and industrial processes, leave cities in the dark or shut off critical lifesaving technologies. The repercussions are grave and difficult to bounce back from.


igus: New Online Tool Helps With The Configuration Of Customised, Maintenance-Free Linear Drive Systems


Lead screw, gear rack or toothed belt drive? Miniature or heavy-load axle? Motor or hand wheel? Looking for the right linear module is time-consuming. This is exactly why igus GmbH has now developed the drive technology configurator.


Lenovo Delivers New Innovation For Resilient Edge Computing


Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) to deliver an integrated, cost effective, virtualised edge computing solution with VMware. In addition, organisations can now plan their data center cloud and edge infrastructure solutions using Lenovo Open Cloud Automation management software.


Alps Alpine Develops Ambient Air Sensor Module Useful For COVID-19 Prevention


Alps Alpine’s new ambient air sensor module monitors the surrounding environment with high-accuracy sensing of carbon dioxide (CO2), temperature, humidity, and other parameters.


Malaysia Airlines modernises its fuel analytics platform with GE Digital's Fuel Insight and FlightPulse aviation software. Photo Courtesy of Malaysia Airlines.

Malaysia Airlines Adopts GE Digital’s Fuel Insight and FlightPulse Aviation Software


Malaysia Airlines chooses Fuel Insight and FlightPulse to transform its fuel efficiency program. GE Digital’s Aviation Software solutions help operators meet sustainability goals by monitoring and reducing fuel usage and emissions.


IBM And Mercedes Develop “Stolen Vehicle Help” For Mercedes me Service


Service builds on IBM hybrid cloud expertise in developing connected vehicle solutions based on open-source technologies.


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Singapore’s Automotive Startup Motorist Closes S$1.2 Million Seed Funding


Funds will be deployed to explore growth opportunities in Singapore and Malaysia, and kickstart its expansion into Thailand.


Piaggio Fast Forward Granted New U.S. Patent


The company combines in-depth knowledge of the outdoor and indoor built environment with a unique library of behaviors designed through millimeter accurate observation of how people move with one another through the world, from sidewalk etiquette to entering and exiting buildings with one another and beyond.


AVEVA Launches Industry-First Mix Of Cloud, On-Premise and Hybrid Solutions To Enable Companies Optimise Software Investments And Value


AVEVA’s  Operations Control solutions are available as a single subscription for the first time, as subscription-based models are predicted to grow at a pace nearly four times that of traditional software over the next five years in the industrial automation markets, ARC Advisory Group said.


How To Make Your Plant Resilient And Innovative While Reducing Any Risk Of System Failure


Schneider Electric addresses the misperception that modernising control systems means jeopardising operational safety and money.


How Digital Transformation Drives Sustainability: The Last Lane On The Road To Industrial Carbon Neutrality


Schneider Electric experts work with supply chain partners to identify and extract energy savings and sustainability benefits throughout the entire product creation, delivery, and support lifecycle.


LG Chem Unveils New Cover Window Technology That Can Fold Both Ways


LG Chem develops a foldable cover window technology for foldable IT devices that is as hard as glass but folding areas are as flexible as plastic.


Covid-19 Driven Advances In Automation And Artificial Intelligence Risk Worsening Economic Inequality


The authors make the case for a deliberate effort to steer technological advances in a direction that enhances the role of human workers.


Increasing Demand For Network Detection And Response In The First Half Of 2021 In APAC: ExtraHop


ExtraHop Networks, Inc., the leader in cloud-native network detection and response, announces on 2 September 2021, that it had more than doubled its business across the Asia Pacific region in the first half of 2021.


POSCO Starts High-Purity Nickel Production For Secondary Batteries


The investment from POSCO in the facilities of SNNC transforms it into a high purity nickel refining factory and plans to produce 20,000 tons (only nickel contents) per year by 2023.


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Drive Towards Green Cars Shouldn’t Rely On Mining Seabed, Conservationists Say


Conservationists Are Urging Electric Car And Technology Companies Not To Support Or Use Resources Derived From Deep-sea Mining


Revenues From Robotics Deployed In Warehouses To Cross US$51 Billion by 2030


Evolving E-commerce Fulfillment Operations And Technical Improvements In Robotics Tech And AI Are Rapidly Growing The Commercial Robotics Market


Emerson Advances Sustainability For Commercial Air Conditioning


Emerson introduces the new Copeland™ variable speed scroll compressor and inverter drive solution to deliver high energy efficiency and performance for commercial AC applications.


SEMICON Southeast Asia 2021 Goes Virtual With 5G In Focus


Guest of honour Mr. Gan Kim Yong, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry, will kick off the SEMICON SEA 2021 conference, 23-25 August 2021.


3 Key Trends In Predictive Maintenance


According to Deloitte, unplanned downtime is costing industrial manufacturers US$50 billion each year. This figure is alarming but by no means a surprise to industry experts. 


Robotic Solutions Play Big Role In Industrial Automation Of Small Manufacturing Plants As Labour Shortages Grow


According to Statista, the global market for robotic solutions is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26 percent and will reach just under US$210 billion by 2025.


Redefining Worker Safety In Manufacturing: An IoT-Led Journey Beyond COVID-19


Despite the back-and-forth nature of the fight against COVID-19, we are seeing both industry leaders and regulators talk more about the return to “normalcy” – but normal does not necessarily mean a return to the way things were done, especially in light of the changes and lessons that this epidemic has forced on the industry.


Warehouse

How Small And Growing Logistics Companies Are Realising Big Business Benefits From Automation


An inside look at how technology advancements are making automation solutions more accessible to warehouse and logistic operators of all sizes.


Zebra Technologies

Enabling Logistics 4.0


Logistics 4.0 is a key avenue through which warehouses can keep pace with increasing demands. By Tan Aik Jin, Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific


Jabil

A Supply Chain In Transition


IAA spoke with Ng Kee Wee, VP, supply chain management, electronics manufacturing services, Jabil to discuss supply chain resilience and changes post-Covid.


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ABB: Digital Sheet Break Solution


The digital sheet break solution provides a root cause analysis within one minute and acts as early warning system, not possible with current solutions.


Malaysia

Clenergy And JJ-LAPP Solar ‘Powering’ Towards A Brighter, Sustainable Future In Malaysia


Clenergy and JJ-LAPP are partnering, helping Malaysia acheive its target to generate 20 percent of energy consumption from renewable sources by 2025.


SSAB

SSAB Announces The Race Is On To Be The First Fossil-Free Steelmaker


SSAB has announced its intention to be the first steel company in the world using HYBRIT technology to bring fossil-free steel to the market.


JIIPE

Indonesia 4.0: JIIPE Designated Special Economic Zone By President Widodo


Java Integrated Industrial Ports and Estate is officially ratified as a Technology & Manufacturing Special Economic Zone per Government Regulation No. 71.


AI Trust

Trust In AI Needed To Boost Adoption


PwC Singapore and BasisAI, are collaborating in a bid to increase trust in the use of AI through a Responsible AI framework and platform.


Vortex Energy

Vortex Energy Targets Investments In Global Energy Transition 


Vortex Energy, a renewable energy platform managed by the private equity arm of EFG Hermes, has reached first close of US$200 million for its fourth fund


Upgrading Industry 4.0 With Edge Analytics

Upgrading Industry 4.0 With Edge Analytics


How can Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) edge analytics improve manufacturing efficiency? By Johan Jonzon, Co-Founder and CMO, Crosser


ARC Asia Forum Focuses On Accelerating Digital Transformation

ARC Asia Forum Focuses On Accelerating Digital Transformation


The ARC Industry Forum Asia event (July 13-15) will discuss industrial digital transformation and the latest technologies available from market leaders.


Yasu from Final Aim Inc next to the Ultimaker S3

Last Mile Autonomous Delivery Robot Developed With Ultimaker S3


Ultimaker has announced that Final Aim utilised the Ultimaker S3 to rapidly design the first autonomous delivery robot in use for Singapore.


Construction.

Komatsu Leverages AWS To Drive Digital Transformation of Construction Sites Worldwide


AWS has announced that construction and mining equipment maker Komatsu has chosen AWS to power the company’s DX Smart Construction solution.


VDL's Automated Guided Vehicles which Durapower Group will be electrifying for the Netherlandic Port.

Durapower Group To Electrify AGVs For Netherlandic Port


Singapore-based Durapower Group is pleased to announce that it will be electrifying Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam’s Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).


Grab x Hyundai Motor Group partnership

Hyundai Motor Group Deepens Partnership With Grab To Accelerate EV Adoption In Southeast Asia


Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc. (Grab) have announced an enhancement of their ongoing strategic partnership in mobility services.


Mr Willson Deng, Chief Executive Officer, Arcstone (right), shares about the A*STAR-Arcstone joint lab with Minister Gan Kim Yong.

A*Star, Arcstone Open Joint Lab To Help Manufacturers Go Digital, Go Green


A*STAR and Singapore-based Arcstone have opened a joint laboratory at A*STAR’s Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre.


Singapore Fab.

GlobalFoundries Breaks Ground On New Fab In Singapore


Globalfoundries has announced it is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with the construction of a new fab on its Singapore campus.


German biotechnology company BioNTech SE and Siemens intend to expand their strategic cooperation. The companies plan to intensify their collaboration for the rapid expansion and creation of production capacity for the Covid-19 vaccine (Image: © BioNTech SE 2020, all rights reserved).

Siemens And BioNTech Expand Their Collaboration For Global Vaccine Production


BioNTech has expressed its aim of establishing new production sites for Covid-19 vaccine production, starting with a production facility in Singapore.


Emerson

Smart Pneumatics: Straight Forward Approach To Higher Productivity


From F&B processing to packaged goods and factory automation, manufacturing facilities are turning to smart pneumatics for improved energy efficiency.


Due to the endless drive to source from low-cost suppliers, modern supply chains have gotten incredibly complex.

End-To-End Supply Chain Visibility Made Real Through Tooling Digitalisation


Due to the endless drive to source from low-cost suppliers, modern supply chains have gotten incredibly complex.


Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2021 Online Opens On 21 June!

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2021 Online Opens On 21 June!


The biennial SIWW gathers the international water community to share best practices, co-create innovative urban water solutions.


Achieving Global Market Access For xEV Battery Systems

Achieving Global Market Access For xEV Battery Systems


The market for advanced electric vehicles (xEVs) is continuing to expand worldwide. Developers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)


he challenges facing industry at the moment are tough: supply chain disruptions, recurring lockdowns and lingering travel restrictions, to name just a few.

Industry Must Transform. Here’s A Practical Recommendation


The challenges facing industry at the moment are tough: supply chain disruptions, recurring lockdowns and lingering travel restrictions, to name just a few.


Lim Chong Bong, president of ASEAN, Korea, and India, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Advancing Manufacturing With Hexagon’s Innovation Centre


IAA spoke with Lim Chong Bong, president of ASEAN, Korea, and India, Hexagon on the recent opening of his company’s innovation centre.


Schneider Electric

Boosting CPG Competitiveness With Universal Automation


As the CPG industry accelerates in the digital era, rapidly changing and less predictable consumer behaviour is redefining how competitive advantage is established and maintained.


Robotics Integration To Transform Southeast Asia Into World’s Factory

Robotics Integration To Transform Southeast Asia Into World’s Factory


James McKew, Regional Director of APAC, Universal Robots, highlights how Southeast Asia can possibly become the next manufacturing powerhouse.


New Triflex TRX Energy Supply System Revolutionises 3D Motion Of Robots

New Triflex TRX Energy Supply System Revolutionises 3D Motion Of Robots


Telescopic triflex TRX energy chain from igus saves space on the robot and ensures a retraction length of up to 40 per cent To ensure that cables on industrial robots can be guided in motion safely, easily and compactly, igus has now developed the four-dimensional triflex TRX energy chain. The new design study replaces classic …

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Infineon Launches Traveo II Body Microcontroller Family

Infineon Launches Traveo II Body Microcontroller Family For Next Generation Vehicle Electronic Systems


As drivetrain electrification and advanced driver assistance systems change the way we drive, the number and complexity of comfort features and other body functions in cars increases constantly. To tackle this challenge, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching the Traveo II Body microcontroller family to the open market. This product family addresses a …

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axim Integrated’s Trinamic Servo Controller

Maxim Integrated’s Trinamic Servo Controller/Driver Module Accelerates Robotics and Automation Equipment


Trinamic Motion Control has introduced the smallest and lowest-power single-axis servo controller/driver module with integrated motion control.


Schaeffler Digital Services

Schaeffler And Siemens To Cooperate On Intelligent Diagnostics For Drive Systems


The collaboration between Siemens and Schaeffler combines Sidrive IQ – the digital platform for drive systems and solutions from Siemens


igus 2021 Motion Plastics Show: Showcasing 168 Tribo Innovations

igus 2021 Motion Plastics Show: Showcasing 168 Tribo Innovations


The real-life/virtual trade show invites visitors to use high-performance polymers to improve their moving applications More new products, product extensions and digital offerings than ever before: the 2021 “igus Motion Plastics Show” is opening digitally. Visitors can look forward to 168 innovations from all departments – from telescopic robot tube packages to dry-running ball bearings …

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Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence

Hexagon Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre Opens In Singapore


Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has revealed a new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Singapore.


Manufacturing

Embracing Automation In Manufacturing Processes


The manufacturing industry was greatly impacted by the disruption to business processes during the pandemic.


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Platform Ecosystems: Accelerating Digital Transformation And Solving The Global Challenges Of Our Industrial Age


Digitalisation has a leading role to play in reducing emissions and combatting climate change, arguably two of the greatest challenges of our age.


Infineon SECORA Blockchain Brand Protection.

Infineon And DIGISEQ Develop Secured Physical Asset Verification To Provide End-To-End Brand Protection


In a joint project, Infineon Technologies and DIGISEQ, utilise SECORA Blockchain NFC technology to deliver secured identity data.


Ransomeware Attacks

Keysight Releases Fourth Security Report Highlighting Three Critical Areas Of Concern To Network Security


The report features security trends over the past year from Keysight’s ATI Research Center and highlights three areas of concern to network security.


Microchip on circuit board

Siemens Expands IC Verification Portfolio Through Acquisition Of OneSpin Solutions


Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement with Azini Capital to acquire OneSpin Solutions, a provider of formal verification software.


Kassow Robots

esmo Continues Asian Expansion With Kassow Robots Partnership


esmo group has announced a partnership agreement with Kassow Robots to market, sell, and integrate the collaborative robots in Singapore.


Oil Rig at Sea.

Petronas Selects Aveva’s Unified Cloud Solution To Drive Productivity And Redefine Processes


Petroliam Nasional Berhad has partnered with Aveva to provide a modern enterprise solution that promotes integration across the entire value chain.


Chemicals

Chemical Industry Trends


Emerson Automation Solutions discusses trends, outlook and innovations across the chemical sector in this exclusive interview with IAA.


Kofax

Workforce Digitalisation


Zakir Ahmed, senior VP & GM – Asia Pacific & Japan at Kofax, speaks with Industrial Automation Asia on workforce digitalisation as its 2021 growth strategy.


Schaeffler And Flender Introduce Eco Friendly Packing System For Large Size


Schaeffler and drive manufacturer Flender have joined forces to create a new, innovative and eco-friendly reusable packaging system.


Healthy People, Healthy Places, Healthy Planet


Rebooting urban living to deliver wellness safety & sustainability. By Swarup Biswas, VP for Customer Solutions and Portfolio Growth, Johnson Controls.


Achieving Cobot Safety In Future Automation

Achieving Cobot Safety In Future Automation


Robot manufacturers and system integrators need to ensure the robots and cobots built for human-robot collaboration are safe to use.


Incremental Steps To Creating Value With Industrial Data Analytics

Incremental Steps To Creating Value With Industrial Data Analytics


Elliott Middleton, director of Product Management, Aveva, sets out seven steps to data-driven decision making.


ABB To Power Total-Led Mozambique LNG Project

ABB To Power Total-Led Mozambique LNG Project


ABB will deliver an end-to-end electrification package for landmark natural gas project off the coast of Africa.


How Robotic Screw Locking Workstations Can Increase Productivity and Quality in Multilayer PCB Manufacturing

How Robotic Screw Locking Workstations Can Increase Productivity and Quality in Multilayer PCB Manufacturing


Printed circuit board (PCB) of all sizes are an indispensable part of many of the electronics we depend on every day.


How Robotic Screw Locking Workstations Can Increase Productivity and Quality in Multilayer PCB Manufacturing

How Robotic Screw Locking Workstations Can Increase Productivity And Quality In Multilayer PCB Manufacturing


Delta recently helped a PCB plant in China to improve production efficiency by introducing its original articulated robot and machine vision system.


Automatic Automation partners with Google Cloud

Automation Anywhere Partners With Google Cloud To Scale Businesses With Intelligent Automation


Automation Anywhere and Google Cloud today announced a strategic, multi-year collaboration to accelerate intelligent automation adoption with enterprises.


Braskem strategic partnership with A.P. Moller

Braskem Partners A.P. Moller-Maersk And PSA To Open Logistics Hub In Singapore


Braskem, Latin America’s largest petrochemical company, has entered into a strategic partnership with global logistics player A.P. Moller and PSA.


NUS and Johnson Controls signed $5 million research agreement

NUS And Johnson Controls Will Partner For A S$5 Million Smart Buildings Research


The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Johnson Controls will be initiating a joint venture and commit S$5 million for a smart buildings research programme.


How Delta’s Equipment IoT Solution Helps Machine Manufacturers and Printing Startups in Southeast Asia

How Delta’s Equipment IoT Solution Helps Machine Manufacturers and Printing Startups in Southeast Asia


The rapid evolution of market trends in Asia spurs the rise of new business and consumption models. Southeast Asia’s boom in startup companies is creating a new customer group for machine makers who fill in market gaps left by traditional, less agile businesses. Yet limited business scale and capital means some market-savvy startups have no …

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Sandvik Coromant Appoints New Digital Machining Manager

Sandvik Coromant Appoints New Digital Machining Manager For Southeast Asia And Oceania


Sandvik Coromant has bolstered its digital machining offering by appointing Albert Waloni as Digital Machining Manager for Southeast Asia and Oceania (SEAO).


Leaner, Stronger, Smarter: 2021 Supply Chain Predictions For Asia

Leaner, Stronger, Smarter: 2021 Supply Chain Predictions For Asia


Now more than ever, a leaner, stronger, and smarter supply chain is crucial for organisations and industries to adapt and excel in this new normal.


Kept Under Wraps: Half Of Companies Prohibit Sharing Threat Intelligence Findings With Professional Communities

Kept Under Wraps: Half Of Companies Prohibit Sharing Threat Intelligence Findings With Professional Communities


Two-thirds of threat intelligence (TI) analysts are involved in professional communities, but 52 percent are not allowed to share threat intelligence artifacts discovered through those communities.


Are Industrial Robots The Missing Piece To Your Industry 4.0 Puzzle?

Are Industrial Robots The Missing Piece To Your Industry 4.0 Puzzle?


In 2013, the German government unveiled its Industry 4.0 strategy and kicked off a global race toward a new era of digitalisation and smart manufacturing.


Infineon Introduces AIROC Wi-Fi 6/6E And Bluetooth 5.2 Combo Family For IoT And Streaming Devices

Infineon Introduces AIROC Wi-Fi 6/6E And Bluetooth 5.2 Combo Family For IoT And Streaming Devices


nfineon Technologies AG is expanding its wireless portfolio of high performance, reliable and secure offerings.


Enabling Industry 4.0 Transformation Through Edge Computing

Enabling Industry 4.0 Transformation Through Edge Computing


Industry 4.0, the next evolution in industrial manufacturing, promises to deliver true integration of IT and OT, enabling dramatic improvements in efficiency while reducing costs.


Pilz Launches World’s First Batch Size 1 Modular Safety Relay – myPNOZ!


In February, Pilz launched the world’s first batch size 1 modular safety relay, myPNOZ.


Leave That Job for the Robots!

Leave That Job for the Robots! How Industrial Robots Can Take Over Your Tedious Tasks and Boost Productivity


Here’s why industrial robots are the perfect addition to achieve fast and precise automated production in a range of conditions.


Research From STL Partners And Vertiv Reveals Telcos Should Prioritise Efficiency And Sustainability In 5G Deployments

Telcos Should Prioritise Efficiency And Sustainability In 5G Deployments, Reveals STL Partners And Vertiv 


5G will be the most transformative communications technology in a generation and enable a universe of new services.


igus Introduces New Modular Gearbox Kit For Innovative Cobot Ideas

igus Introduces New Modular Gearbox Kit For Innovative Cobot Ideas


igus is presenting a new modular gearbox kit for cobots at the Hannover Trade Show.


Endress+Hauser Holds Its Own In The Crisis


Endress+Hauser has weathered the crisis year 2020 in good shape.


SNP Signs Agreement With Microsoft To Expand SAP Cloud Migration Solutions

SNP Signs Agreement With Microsoft To Expand SAP Cloud Migration Solutions


Following the successful launch of “Cloud Move for Azure” last year, SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE will deepen its collaboration with Microsoft.


How Procurement Accelerates Digitisation In Food And Beverage

How Procurement Accelerates Digitisation In Food And Beverage New-Generation Industries


While the scale of the pandemic and its effects on society and the economy is unique, for procurement planning, it represents only one of many external factors.


Shell, C3 AI, Baker Hughes, And Microsoft Partners To Transform The Energy Industry With New Open AI Energy Initiative

Shell, C3 AI, Baker Hughes, And Microsoft Partners To Transform The Energy Industry With New Open AI Energy Initiative


Shell, C3 AI, Baker Hughes, and Microsoft has launched an Open AI Energy Initiative (OAI), a first-of-its-kind open ecosystem of artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions for the energy and process industries.