The Interview: FARO

Prospects for construction in the ASEAN region is generally bright. According to the Global Construction 2030 Report , the ASEAN construction market is expected to exceed US$1 trillion by 2030, with growth predominantly driven by labor intensive light manufacturing industries moving to Asia’s emerging markets. The analysts also expect the construction sector of ASEAN members — Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam — to show growth rates of 6% per annum or higher, up till 2030.

The Interview: FARO

Spokesperson: CHEW Beow Kwan, Product Marketing Associate Manager, Asia Pacific, FARO Technologies. Please tell us what BuildIT Construction is all about? The BuildIT Construction software leverages on FARO’s cutting-edge 3D metrology capability. FARO is to first to offer this fully integrated building lifecycle Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) management tool empowering construction professionals […]

Predictive maintenance: spend a little to save a lot

Predictive maintenance: spend a little to save a lot

Paolo Carnovale, Head of Industrial Product Marketing, RS Components   Spending money to save money doesn’t come easy to some. But in the case of predictive and preventative maintenance regimes – especially for high-capital assets – a relatively modest spend could potentially offset repair or lost-production costs that run into millions. The problem with maintenance […]

The Interview: KC Yee, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Siemens PLM.

The Interview: KC Yee, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Siemens PLM.

KC Yee discusses the Asian manufacturing industry and the need for simulation-driven design in today’s manufacturing world to increase efficiency, productivity and profitability. How do you see the future of manufacturing industries globally? And what is Siemens PLM’s role for the future growth for the manufacturing industry? We’re beginning to see the convergence of manufacturing […]

Optimism high in 2014

Optimism high in 2014

Last year, Forbes listed Rockwell Automation as one of the world’s top 100 most innovative companies. The Interview: John Watts, Director -Integrated Architecture Asia Pacific, Rockwell Automation SEA Pte Ltd. What have been some of the significant milestones for Rockwell Automation recently? As we look back on 2013, Rockwell Automation continued to see more stability […]

The Interview: Soo Kam Tatt, Director, Hypertherm Asia

The Interview: Soo Kam Tatt, Director, Hypertherm Asia

What were some of the significant milestones of Hypertherm in the past year? At the start of the year, Hypertherm acquired AccuStream, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of water jet cutting products. With this acquisition, we have expanded the range and type of cutting systems available, further solidifying Hypertherm’s position as a multi-cutting technological company. The waterjet […]

Manufacturing Technology: The Interview

Manufacturing Technology: The Interview

Jimmy Koh, Global Marketing Manager, Component Class Drives. Rockwell Automation talks to Asia Manufacturing News about the PowerFlex 523 drive.   AMN:Describe the PowerFlex 523 drive. Tell us about the design elements. What are the key features? What is the unique selling proposition for this drive? What is Rockwell AutomationÕs positioning strategy? Where does it […]

The Interview: Rafael Barrera, Hypertherm Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific

The Interview: Rafael Barrera, Hypertherm Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific

Please introduce Hypertherm For 40 years, Hypertherm has been a pioneer in advanced high temperature metal cutting technologies. Established in 1968, the company has grown over the years to establish a presence in all five continents across the globe. Our goal has always been to create technologies that allow users to cut confidently, and that […]

Hypertherm: Interview with Asia Manufacturing News

With Rafael Barrera, Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific   Please introduce Hypertherm  For 40 years, Hypertherm has been a pioneer in advanced high temperature metal cutting technologies. Established in 1968, the company has grown over the years to establish a presence in all five continents across the globe. Our goal has always been to create technologies […]