• IoT In Manufacturing: Starting The Growth Engine

    Drawing on a study of 795 executives from a range of sectors in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas, Sreenivasa Chakravarti, head Read More
  • Intelligent Use Of Non-productive Time

    According to an industry study from 2013, German machine tool operators see their greatest challenges in ever-shorter delivery times and the increasing Read More
  • Industry 4.0 Needs Horizontal Integration

    An increasing demand for a quality Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for Industry 4.0 clearly manifests itself. The functions and properties an MES Read More
  • Where The Cut Starts And Ends

    APMEN was invited to the Iscar customer seminar in Tefen, Israel to check out the latest products and innovations and have a Read More
  • Getting The Finest Quality

    Haimer’s shrinking technology enriches machining centres with precision. Contributed by Wolfgang Klingauf. Read More
  • Press Shop Automation: Headed For New Frontiers

    Thanks to solid experience in the automotive sector and in-depth knowledge of OEM and Tier One manufacturers’ production dynamics, Comau offers robotised Read More
  • Through The Looking Glass

    Industry players and analysts give their expert opinion on emerging trends at the metalworking front and the manufacturing sector for 2016 and Read More
  • Doubling Up On Productivity

    Thanks to the implementation of a new line featuring robots, which was made possible by the collaboration between SIR, a system integrator Read More
  • Bringing Industry 4.0 To Life

    The manufacturing world has already decided to get on board the Industry 4.0 bandwagon. But where exactly is this wagon going to Read More
  • Auto Suppliers Facing A Tight Squeeze

    Auto suppliers must improve their network optimisation efforts to balance the competing demands of cost reduction and the desire to carry out Read More
  • Aerospace Focus: Measure Up To The Standard

    To remain competitive, aerospace manufacturers and suppliers must effectively manage compliance to the standards that drive their business. By Andy Reese, manager, Read More
  • Gaining Competitive Advantage With Modern ERP Systems

    The trend for today’s manufacturers is to keep costs down and this is best done with an effective ERP system to manage Read More
  • Automotive Manufacturing: Remote Laser Welding

    Automotive manufacturing, given its complexity and volumes, requires the use of efficient, high-volume processes which can guarantee productivity and quality. In practical Read More
  • Longer Tool Life With Reliable Processes

    New tools, coatings and geometries set standards in parting off operations. By Lim Gan Shu, Walter Singapore Marketing Read More
  • FELA: Creating A Big Impact With Tiny Movements

    We take a look at how one scientist in Singapore made a breakthrough in technology. By Joson Ng Read More
  • Making The Right Move

    Technology adoption in manufacturing is essential for certain companies to push forward their agendas. For other companies, it may be fine to Read More
  • Qualifying For The Aerospace Industry

    APMEN spoke with Charles Chong, president of the Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore) or AAIS and Soh Chee Siong, CEO of JEP Read More
  • Making Intelligent Decisions With Smarter Data

    Analysing a huge amount of data and breaking them down into easy-to-understand visuals can help manufacturers make correct decisions quickly. By Joson Read More
  • Machining Exotic Materials: How To Get It Right

    APMEN spoke with two machining experts to see how they are handling the machining and fabrication of exotic materials. By Joson Ng Read More
  • Rosy Future For Asia Pacific

    The aerospace industry in this region is expected to be on the up, says aircraft manufacturers. Read More
  • Colouring Motorcycles With RFID

    High-temperature RFID tags and read/write modules monitor and record process status in the most demanding industrial environments. By Derek Chua, regional sales Read More
  • Italy Takes Aim At Southeast Asia

    Not satisfied with their endeavours in China, Italian machine builders are now casting their sights on Southeast Asia. By Joson Ng Read More
  • No More Identity Crisis With RFID

    The durability and versatility of RFID can perform many tracking functions for metal fabricators. By Augustine Quek Read More
  • RFID: The Tool For Optimisation

    Used for integrating processes and automating areas such as asset management, RFID technology could well be the edge that the metalworking industry Read More
  • Technology’s Pointing The Way Forward In Oil & Gas

    With demands in the oil and gas industry becoming tougher, manufacturers have to adapt in order to stay competitive. This includes evolving Read More
  • There’s No Time For Downtime

    As the economy recovers, manufacturers simply have no time to lose. By Craig Charlton, senior VP & GM, Asia Pacific, Epicor Software Read More
  • Finding New Ways To Keep Things Easy

    Siemens PLM Software pushed out the Solid Edge ST7 at the Solid Edge University 2014 to make designing faster and easier.By Joson Read More
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Drawing on a study of 795 executives from a range of sectors in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas, Sreenivasa Chakravarti, head innovation and transformation group, manufacturing business unit of…

Intelligent Use Of Non-productive Time

Industry 4.0 Needs Horizontal Integration

Within the next decade or so, the machine floor will see connectivity reach new heights with immense amounts of data being driven through networks and on demand – at the…

Managing Your Data Smartly

Let’s Get Grinding

One of the most common tools found in the ATC stations of machining centres and multi-tasking machines is the light cutting shoulder mill. This is because, apart from shoulder milling…

Getting A Clean Edge: Competitive Advantages Through Cleanliness

Quantum Leaps & Steady Progress

These days CAD/CAM is an integral part of metalworking in all sectors and companies are constantly staying one step ahead of the game.

Looking Beyond The Tech

Are You Unintentionally Leaking Your Intellectual Property?

Tex Whiting, consumable sales manager for Hypertherm explains to us about the many forms of plasma cutting under different conditions and how to get the best out of it.

Innovating The Cut

Getting Efficient Fixtures

Siemens has launched the new Solid Edge ST9 software for mainstream CAD. It allows easy access to the full capabilities of Solid Edge with cloud-based licensing, user preferences, and collaboration…

Lincoln Electric: Flex Feed 84 Feeder

TaeguTec: Sialon Ceramic Grades

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