Industry 4.0

Infineon opens new fab facility in Malaysia
Infineon Technologies AG has opened its ‘Fab 2’ production and R&D facility in Kulim in the Malaysian state of Kedah.
Making digital work for you
For over a decade companies have been urged to ‘digitalise’ or risk getting left behind, but Liri Andersson & Ludo Van der Heyden argue that the precept is at best confusing and at worst unclear for those eager to act.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: It gets worse for women
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disproportionately negative impact on the economic prospects of women, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum.
Universal Robots in showcase project with Singapore partner
Universal Robots embarking on project with Singapore-based distributor Skymech to develop industrial robot applications that will showcase the ways in which SMEs can benefit from automation.
Top 5 trends for 2016: Big data gets even bigger
Data will be further embedded into decision-making processes across businesses and industries, writes Daniel Ng of Cloudera.
Threats targeting critical infrastructures: Frost
The movement toward digital transformation in manufacturing, utilities, transportation, and grids has highlighted the need for industrial control systems security during the design phase, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Emerging technologies and the next manufacturing boom in Asean
The manufacturing sector is inextricably tied to technology, and careful attention should be paid to the four biggest technological trends of the moment, writes Jessie Quek of Lenovo Singapore.
The next industrial revolution is going to hurt us bad
With increased robotics, there will be significantly less requirement for labour. The countries that are dependent on traditional manufacturing as a driver of the economy – like Malaysia – are going to be hurt badly, write Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
Manufacturers need a long-term view of IoT: Gartner
Not many manufacturers in Asia are jumping onto the IoT bandwagon – for the simple reason that they are too tied up with their day-to-day operations, according to Gartner research vice president Ganesh Ramamoorthy.
Market demand will shape the factory of the future
The smart factory of the future will produce a wider variety of products from within the walls of a single factory; embrace smaller batch manufacturing that delivers more personalised and individualised products from closer to home; and make sustainability more of a factor in manufacturing, writes Chris Lee of Autodesk Asean.
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