manufacturing

Week in Review: Advice from an executive on the frontlines
Advice from an executive who has faced the disruption caused by digital resonates with Karamjit Singh and is worth listening to.
Pulse steady, where a strong beat is needed
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.
Karamjit Singh: My Fave 5 of 2016
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 moving from M2M to the IoT; are you ready?
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.
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.
Infineon to invest US$233mil in Melaka
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.
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.
How Industry 4.0 can transform the manufacturing landscape
The IIoT has opened up doors of possibilities in the workplace, culminating in the fourth industrial wave – Industry 4.0, writes Adam Yee of Siemens Malaysia.
Omron to invest US$15mil in new Indonesian manufacturing facilities
Omron Corp has announced plans to construct two new facilities at its existing manufacturing plant, Omron Manufacturing Indonesia (OMI), in Indonesia’s West Java.
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