This year, in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2022 and World Engineering Day 2022, four female leaders within Hexagon Manufacturing share: How far have we come, and how much further do we have to go to #breakthebias and to #buildbackwiser for a better future.
The second edition of Southeast Asia’s flagship geospatial and location intelligence event grows to host fast-developing industry solutions.
Mr. Alfred Lee joins Schaeffler as President Industrial Asia Pacific, bringing close to 30 years of professional experience in the process and automation industry.
OPTIME from Schaeffler allows for comprehensive condition monitoring that is both easy and affordable.
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.
Medical autoclaves and steam sterilisers rely on accurate, precise and reliable temperature measurements to comply with process requirements.
Sustained low oil prices are driving adoption of digitalisation across the oil and gas industry, ramping up the stakes for cybersecurity.
A new paradigm in pipeline management – Pipeline Management 4.0 – is introduced, which integrates leak detection and safety systems to fully address challenges.
The scope of what is required in deploying a digitalisation strategy across oil, gas or chemical (OGC) companies is immense and technological solutions are evolving at a fast pace.
Sensors must continuously and reliably detect a wide range of products and films on the conveyor belts of primary and secondary packaging machines for confectionery and baked goods
Five technology developments will be looked at that improve the bottom-line as well as upping efforts in quality control and traceability in the supply chain for manufacturers.
Traceability remains a major concern in the food production industry and thus the MES is being introduced into factories to track and record the production process.
Hospitals around the U.S. are facing the challenge of adding capacity faster than ever before. What once may have taken months or years of planning is now happening in weeks, even days.
Jackie Chang of Delta Electronics speaks about the trends shaping the industrial automation industry, and strategies to adopt as manufacturers move toward smarter manufacturing.
The rise of environmental awareness is spurring authorities concerned to offer subsidies and tax breaks that encourage more people to use EVs as zero-emission transportation.
Every business across the globe confronts risks, some of which may be colossal or deadly. What’s the situation in the oil and gas industry?
Many companies still hold the misconception that regular maintenance of warehouse equipment is irrelevant, costly and a waste of resources.
Digital Nerve Centres Supporting the Supply Chain Ecosystem According to PwC, 16 of the top 20 bilateral trade routes worldwide by 2030 will include APAC markets – representing US$ 4.7 trillion in trade value by 2030.
Hazards In Oil And Gas: The Biggest Risks And How To Protect Against Them For the seventh time, Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality (AGCS) published its Allianz Risk Barometer.
Food equipment manufacturers will have to embrace new ways of working by investing in new capabilities such as advanced data and analytics, robotics and automation.
Traditional techniques for creating an orthotic start with making a mold. Typically, this involved wrapping the subject’s foot in a plaster of paris cast.
Hygiene and food safety are serious business for companies in the food and beverage (F&B) industry and they are often faced with tremendous pressure.
So how can the sector face these pressures and protect brand reputation, employee safety and profitability? The answer lies in digital transformation.
F&B industry supply chain efficiency is critical to both corporate profits and to the well-being of the customers who consume the manufactured processed foods. By Michael Jamieson, Segment President for the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, Schneider Electric.
Connected and autonomous vehicles will have a disruptive influence on the mobility solutions within our cities. They will most likely be electric vehicles, and this itself poses a challenge around establishing the most appropriate charging infrastructure. Article contributed by Arcadis.
It is said that 21st century is the century of cities. Governments across the globe have realised that for the nations and states to grow economically, cities need to grow economically. This paradigm shift views Cities as the ‘engines of economic growth’. By Sayaji Shinde, Business Head – Smart Cities and Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, AVEVA Group Plc.
Industry 4.0, which has democratised manufacturers’ access to advanced technologies, is paving the way for the rise of smart factories underpinned by real-time cyber-physical systems that monitor processes and communicate with internal stakeholders across the value chain. By Anneliese Schulz, VP, Asia, Software AG.
Despite all the attention paid to alternative energy, oil is still the key driver of the world’s economy. It is worrying, therefore, that the outlook for the global oil and gas industry in 2018 continues to be uncertain. By Erich Gerber, General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan at TIBCO.
To be successful in digital transformation, companies need a clear roadmap that aligns with business objectives and pegged to measurable outcomes. By Dr. Filipe Soares-Pinto, SVP of Sales and Operations, Asia Pacific and Ron Beck, Energy Industry Marketing Director, AspenTech.
The supply chain is becoming more complex as consumer demands evolve around the rise of ecommerce. Retailers and businesses tend to have a knee-jerk reaction towards this and have been startled into shifting gears fast in an attempt to adapt their operations. By Ashish Pujari, GM and VP, IoT and Digital Supply Chain, SAP Asia Pacific & Japan.
Smart factories offer efficiencies across the production process. However such intelligence is still slow to fully integrate into the wastewater management process. By Eric Lai, Asia Pacific Regional Business Director of Industry, Grundfos.
With an IoT gateway, automation suppliers are paving the way for a secure cloud solution which will enable machine and system builders as well as end customers to significantly improve their overall equipment effectiveness, Dr Michael Hoffmeister, management expert, Festo.
Eric Lai, regional business director of industry at Grundfos Asia Pacific, posits that a new wave of heightened consumerism today has great implications for the food manufacturing industry — a paradigm shift is needed. Fast-growing economies, increasing spending power and greater awareness of health and nutrition are driving up domestic consumption. This is expected to continue, with the size of the global middle class forecasted to reach 4.9 billion by 2030. The bulk of this growth will come from Asia, representing 66 percent of the global middle-class population in 2030.
To remain competitive in today’s always-on world, organisations require near-instant access to data and resources. That is where the edge comes into play: the place where computing occurs, in between the data centre and the cloud. By Michael Ti, Head of Industrial Automation, Stratus Technologies. In Singapore and Asia, edge computing poses a great opportunity to enable improved real-time decision-making – especially in Asia’s booming manufacturing sector. In a rapidly growing industry, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is lighting the way for a highly automated future.
When food and beverage companies look to begin their digital transformation in manufacturing operations, often the first question is, ‘where do I start?’ By Keith Chambers, Director of Operations & Execution Systems, Aveva.
How remote management can be used to cut costs and improve maintenance. By Henrik Arleving, IIOT Innovation Architect, HMS Industrial Networks
Four ways have been identified for transport, logistics and fleet management companies to make the most of technologies such as IoT to revolutionise their business and make it fit for a digital future. By Tim Sherwood, VP, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Tata Communications
Industry 4.0 is revolutionary and will involve a significant shift in how people work. Listed are three specific mindset changes that will need to take place as Industry 4.0 changes the nature of work over the coming years.
In recent years, automobile manufacturers, large or small, have begun to realise the benefits of digital technologies, and how to leverage them. By Bisheng Liu, VP, digital factory services, Siemens
Automated guided vehicles are mobile robots that follow markers or signals during navigation. Since the 1950s, the market has rapidly increased and AGVs are used across numerous industry sectors. By Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director, EU Automation
Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore invests in plant and personnel safety with installation of an upgraded fire and gas system. By Fire and Gas Solutions, Honeywell Process Solutions
To help producers master manufacturing cost competitiveness, we have encapsulated the necessary steps in the following five-prong strategy. By Eric Kaufman, Industry Marketing Director and Pramodkumar Lakhmapure, Area Sales Manager, Southeast Asia, AspenTech
Schaeffler and Siemens Healthcare work together to develop a drive system that enables Computer Tomography (CT) machines to be moved from one hospital treatment room to another. Contributed by Schaeffler
There are new possibilities offered by big data, 3D printing, machine learning and augmented reality in the manufacturing industry. Leveraging on these into a new way of doing business is a key factor in Industry 4.0 to gain a competitive edge, and for companies to be more profitable and scalable. By Farah Nazurah Binte Mohamed Sidek