Disruption and Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Disruption and Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017, held at the SPICE arena in Penang on 25-27 April, is Asia’s premier showcase for electronics manufacturing innovation. KUALA LUMPUR – At SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017, Dr. Chen Fusen, CEO of Kulicke & Soffa Pte Ltd, Singapore, will give a keynote on the digital transformation in the manufacturing sector. Chen believes […]

Zero-Gravity arms recognised by leading SE Asia construction company

Zero-Gravity arms recognised by leading SE Asia construction company

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Gammon Construction is one of SE Asia’s leading construction companies, with an annual turnover of US$2.5bn, and is a keen adopter of new technology with a focus on adding value for its customers through innovative and sustainable solutions. With over 8000 employees, the engineering and construction company, like others in the […]

IoT to shake up manufacturing sector

IoT to shake up manufacturing sector

The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be on display at SEMICON Southeast Asia, 25-27 April at SPICE in Penang. The global exhibition and conference is organised by SEMI, the global non-profit association connecting the worldwide electronics manufacturing supply chain. More than 70 industry speakers and 200 companies and 7,500 attendees will participate […]

Universal Robots and Nissan Motor Company enhance productivity through collaborative robots

Universal Robots and Nissan Motor Company enhance productivity through collaborative robots

Universal Robots, the leading collaborative robotics company, has announced that Nissan Motor Company has successfully deployed Universal Robots’ UR10 robot arms at its Yokohama factory; joining other global automotive manufacturers including BMW and Volkswagen who are using Universal Robots’ collaborative robots (cobots) to automate their processes. Through the deployment of Universal Robots’ cobots, Nissan has […]

Book Review: China and Sustainable Development in Latin America

China and Sustainable Development in Latin America – The Social and Environmental Dimension Rebecca Ray, Kevin P. Gallagher, Andrés López and Cinthya Sanborn Over the last decade, Latin American countries have enacted some of the most ambitious environmental and social protections in the world. But these hard-won protections faced their first serious test in the […]

Vitafoods Asia, Singapore 5-6 September 2017

Vitafoods Asia 5 – 6 September 2017 Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore www.vitafoodsasia.com Vitafoods Asia, now in its seventh year moves to Singapore to further broaden its appeal within the Asia Pacific region and worldwide. Singapore is actively positioning itself as the food hub of Asia and it has increasingly […]

Why China could lead the next phase of globalisation

Why China could lead the next phase of globalisation

Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States. Among his promises are a 45% import tax on Chinese products, the cancellation of the Paris climate agreement and the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. If he doesn’t go back on his plans for global trade and international affairs, Trump will give room […]

Air quality: ACOEM Group merges with Indo-Australian company Ecotech

ACOEM Group (EUR 62 million revenue, 450 employees) announces its merger with Ecotech, Indo-Australian specialist in air quality monitoring (EUR 24 million revenue, 220 employees). ACOEM Group’s mission is to help companies and public authorities limit their environmental impact, offering products and services that enable them to prevent noise and vibration pollution, improve air quality, […]

Innovative zero-gravity arms recognised by leading SE Asia construction company

Innovative zero-gravity arms recognised by leading SE Asia construction company

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Gammon Construction is one of SE Asia’s leading construction companies, with an annual turnover of US$2.5bn, and is a keen adopter of new technology with a focus on adding value for its customers through innovative and sustainable solutions. With over 8000 employees, the engineering and construction company, like others in the […]

Disruptive technologies driving sustainability

Disruptive technologies driving sustainability

Disruptive technologies and digital infrastructure have the potential to solve some of the world’s most pressing risks and to transform industries. These include safeguarding the planet’s soil and water, and improving inequality and education.   This is the main conclusions of the 2017 Global Opportunity Report, released by DNV GL, Sustainia and the United Nations Global […]