In their Cost of Manufacturing Operations around the Globe, KPMG finds that Malaysia ranks high thanks to accessible Primary Costs, though there is still work that needs to be done.
Quick release of unambiguous guidelines for new FDI tax exemptions Training under e-commerce campaign, grants, loans for digitalisation services
Accelerating transformation towards smart manufacturing in Industry 4.0 era Product engineering laboratory offers services in digital modelling & reliability engineering
Nations, education systems have to change way of thinking, of educating Mastering the complexity in digitalization will be our most common challenge
Advice from an executive who has faced the disruption caused by digital resonates with Karamjit Singh and is worth listening to.
Karamjit Singh shares his thoughts on where Malaysia’s Digital Economy stands and if pushed to score it, gives a 3.5 score out of 10 in DNA's inaugural Pulse On Malaysia's Digital Economy Deep Dive.
Among his top five stories of the year is one on the lack of innovation among manufacturing based SMEs which Karamjit Singh feels presents a clear and present danger to Malaysia's ambitions.
Manufacturing is undergoing a transition from M2M to the IoT, and that is going to be a labour-light future, says a senior SAP exec.
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.
Infineon Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd said it will invest RM1 billion (US$233 million at current rates) in capacity expansion, innovation, and upgrading its manufacturing facilities in the state of Melaka.