Fit for Growth

Fit for Growth

  Wiley, 288 pages Very few organisations manage their expenses for sustainable success. And when the time inevitably comes to cut their costs, many companies cut in a way that makes them weaker, not stronger. The experienced consultants with PwC’s Strategy team reveal the hidden problems of conventional cost management—and how your company can do […]

Is Asia the new engine room for globalisation?

Is Asia the new engine room for globalisation?

Countries like Singapore, along with its developing neighbours in ASEAN, are driving greater connectivity between Asia and the rest of the world. The world’s economies remain highly connected despite rumours of globalisation’s demise. That’s one of the main findings of DHL’s latest Global Connectedness Index (GCI), which charts the progress and current state of globalization […]

Procter and Gamble puts employee safety  first at its Gillette plant in Vietnam

Procter and Gamble puts employee safety  first at its Gillette plant in Vietnam

Konecranes safety-oriented technology in the maintenance facility of the Ben Cat district of Binh Duong province, Vietnam. Konecranes technology is also vital to the changing of heavy injection moulds in its production areas. Global personal care products leader Procter and Gamble has partnered with crane safety and efficiency authority Konecranes to optimise workplace safety and […]

Gas leak detector reduces equipment damage

Gas leak detector reduces equipment damage

  Identifying leaks of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), which is used as an electrical insulator in extremely high-voltage utilities applications, generally requires the purchase or rental of an expensive gas detector or hiring an outside consultant. The alternatives are shutting down equipment and using a sniffer, which after some time, can determine only the approximate area […]

Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth

Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth

The Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics are transforming the manufacturing space; and data is the new currency. Currently, human intervention is needed for logical and reasonable decision making; however, with the rise of cognitive technologies, machines will be empowered to detect constantly changing manufacturing scenarios and respond in real time with minimum human […]

MHPS Completes Construction of Coal Gasification Furnace Plant In Nagasaki

MHPS Completes Construction of Coal Gasification Furnace Plant In Nagasaki

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has completed construction of a coal gasification furnace plant at its Nagasaki site. The facility will supply core facilities for integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plants. With the completion of the new plant, MHPS now has the ability to create a fully integrated production system for IGCC, a […]

Sealed Air expands manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China

Sealed Air expands manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China

Shanghai – Sealed Air Corporation, a global provider of protective packaging solutions, has opened a production line at its Qingpu manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China for one of its most innovative solutions: Korrvu retention and suspension packaging. At a total investment of more than US$1 million, the line is capable of producing up to several […]

Eastman to introduce new sustainably sourced bioplastic at Chinaplas

Eastman to introduce new sustainably sourced bioplastic at Chinaplas

Eastman Chemical Company will introduce a new sustainably sourced engineering bioplastic at Chinaplas (May 16-19; China Import & Export Fair Complex, Pazhou, Guangzhou, PR China). The high-performing solution provides an excellent balance of properties for a wide variety of applications, enabling manufacturers to shape a better tomorrow in a naturally better way. Sourced from sustainably […]

Siemens platform to support  vision for global additive manufacturing market

Siemens platform to support  vision for global additive manufacturing market

  As part of its comprehensive vision to provide the industry’s most complete set of seamless tools to support the global additive manufacturing industry, Siemens revealed plans today for a new online collaborative platform designed to bring on-demand product design and 3D printing production to the global manufacturing industry. The part manufacturing platform, being developed […]