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How 3D Printed Injection Moulds Can Reduce Production Time & Tooling Cost

How 3D Printed Injection Moulds Can Reduce Production Time & Tooling Cost

As we all know injection moulding requires high initial investment, specialist equipment and lead time for tooling, this can significantly hinder the speed and cost to introduce new products to the market. However, with the continuous advancements in additive manufacturing…

Review: The Future Of Additive Manufacturing In Southeast Asia

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN), in conjunction with SLM Solutions, SIEMENS, Universal Robots, Markforged, NAMIC, and GlobalData held a two-part webinar on 24 Nov and 15 Dec 2020 aimed at helping manufacturers understand 3D printing better and gather insights…

Recap: Additive Manufacturing Deployments In Southeast Asia

Amid the ongoing global health issue, additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing is proving in real time that it is speeding production and bringing new ideas to the market at a lower cost to deliver the needed healthcare equipment and…

TAIWAN: Your High-End Partner For Your Smart Manufacturing Journey

Taiwan companies have long been supplying machineries to manufacturers in the ASEAN region. The government’s thrust toward developing a much deeper cooperation with the industry in Southeast Asia through its digital media campaign for Taiwan machine tools, and a potentially…

Creating a comprehensive digital twin of your production process can greatly reduce downtime for new machines, new processes and new products.

The Future of Manufacturing: Impactful Tech on the Horizon

The future of manufacturing is brimming with opportunity—it is full of new technologies designed to reduce waste and maximise process efficiency and flexibility through software and hardware capabilities. Article by Rahav Madvil, Simulation Product Manager for Siemens Digital Industries Software,…

A Siemens survey offers a unique insight into the future of AI in industrial enterprises.

Would You Trust The Algorithm?

Imagine if you could automate some of the day-to-day operational decisions in your organization, so that your employees could focus on strategic projects, like developing new product lines or expanding the business. How good would an artificial intelligence (AI) model…

Digital manufacturing engineering solutions enable production facilities to be re-designed virtually. Recently, Siemens announced a new solution that helps manufacturers to simulate and manage employee exposure risks while enabling productivity throughout their facilities.

Ensuring Manufacturing Safety Using Digitalised Production Design

Digitalisation at the enterprise level has proven to be critical to bringing production back online safely, quickly and with greater resilience in preparation for crises of the future. By Nand Kochhar, vice president of Automotive and Transportation Industry Strategy for…

Siemens: Empowering every stakeholder towards a better, digitalised future.

Empowering Manufacturing Transformation

Through its suite of advanced and leading-edge technologies, Siemens not only helps companies digitalise to meet the needs of the new economy, but also empowers them to carry out smart innovations to succeed in the Industry 4.0 era. However, manufacturers…

Manufacturing Industry In A Post-Pandemic World

Manufacturing Industry In A Post-Pandemic World

Now that markets are slowly opening up and manufacturing activities are gradually restarting, many are wondering how the manufacturing industry would look like, what the new requirements will be—for customers and suppliers alike—and what the manufacturing industry should do in…

[WATCH] APMEN Speaks On The Impact Of COVID-19 On ASEAN’s Metalworking Industries

[WATCH] APMEN Speaks On The Impact Of COVID-19 On ASEAN’s Metalworking Industries

In a webinar hosted by Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS), Kenneth Tan, Publisher of Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN) speaks about the impacts of the pandemic on ASEAN’s metalworking industries, including the automotive, and aerospace & MRO sectors…

Renishaw Sees Continued Demand for Accuracy and Precision Driving Growth

Renishaw Sees Continued Demand for Accuracy and Precision Driving Growth

Steve Bell of Renishaw ASEAN talks about their activities in Thailand and provides his insights on the trend towards electric vehicles. Renishaw is one of the leading providers of precision measurement and sensor technologies worldwide. Based in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom,…

WALTER EWAG’s Michael Schmid on Thailand, Trends, and Future of Grinding Industry

WALTER EWAG’s Michael Schmid on Thailand, Trends, and Future of Grinding Industry

Michael Schmid of WALTER EWAG discusses the Thailand market, opportunities and challenges, and trends shaping the metalworking industry in the region. Article by Stephen Las Marias. WALTER EWAG Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, part of the United Grinding Group headquartered in…

Powering Additive Manufacturing With Data Analytics

Powering Additive Manufacturing With Data Analytics

In an interview with Asia Pacific Metalworking News, Dr. Mohsen Seifi, Director of Global Additive Manufacturing Programs at ASTM International, discusses the benefits of additive manufacturing (AM) in manufacturing and the role of data analytics in AM. Tell us more…

Hexagon Discusses Opportunities For Growth In Philippine Metrology Market

Hexagon Discusses Opportunities For Growth In Philippine Metrology Market

Taveesak Srisuntisuk of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence speaks about the metalworking trends and opportunities for growth in the Philippines. Article by Stephen Las Marias. Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, part of Hexagon AB, helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and…

Edward Yuen (left), General Manager for TRUMPF Singapore and Vietnam; and Patrick Kemnitz (right), General Director of TRUMPF Vietnam and Head of Business Development for Southeast Asia.

TRUMPF Discusses Opportunities For Growth In Vietnam

At the recent MTA Vietnam 2019 trade show in Ho Chi Minh City, Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News (APMEN) spoke with Patrick Kemnitz, General Director of TRUMPF Vietnam and Head of Business Development for Southeast Asia, and Edward Yuen, General…

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Armin Stolzer, Owner & CEO of KASTO Maschinenbau

Increasing Automation, Connectivity And Energy Efficiency In Metal Cutting

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Armin Stolzer, Owner & CEO of KASTO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG regarding current trends in the metal cutting industry. APMEN: What trends are shaping the metal cutting…

Adapting Cutting Tools To Changing Trends

Adapting Cutting Tools To Changing Trends

In an interview with Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News, Jacob Harpaz, ISCAR CEO, IMC President and Chairman of the Board, discusses the current trends in the metalworking tool industry, and how the company is helping their customers address their manufacturing…

Importance Of Process Control

Importance Of Process Control

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr Lim Boon Choon, President of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, APAC, regarding current trends in metrology. Could you provide us with an overview of the current trends regarding metrology…

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Dr Christian Kober, Senior Vice President Asia at Hoffmann.

Efficient Machine Tooling

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Dr Christian Kober, Senior Vice President Asia at Hoffmann regarding current trends in machine tooling. Could you provide us with an overview of the trends that are shaping…

Moving Towards A Smart Machinery Eco-System

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Wagner Turri, Sales Leader Southeast Asia & Taiwan at Hypertherm, regarding current trends in the metal cutting industry. Could you provide us with an overview of the trends…

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Terrence Oh, Senior VP at EOS, regarding current trends in additive...

Tapping On Additive Manufacturing

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Terrence Oh, Senior Vice President at EOS, regarding current trends in additive manufacturing.   Could you provide us with an overview of the current trends in additive manufacturing?…

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Hendrie Viktor, Regional Director at ZEISS Southeast Asia

Increasing Productivity And Quality Gains Through Digitalisation

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Hendrie Viktor, Regional Director at ZEISS Southeast Asia regarding current trends in the manufacturing and metrology industry. 1) Could you provide us with an overview of the current…

Digital Transformation Of The 3D Measurement Industry

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Quah Beng Chieh, Head of Marketing (Asia Pacific) at FARO Technologies regarding FARO’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019, and the trends that will shape the industry in…

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Wong Seng Yeow, Business Development Manager at TRUMPF

The Future Of Manufacturing Lies In Transparency And Connectivity

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Wong Seng Yeow, Business Development Manager at TRUMPF regarding current trends in the metrology and manufacturing industry. Could you provide us with an overview of the current trends…

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Stefano Corradini, Group Director Sales & Marketing at Marposs

Increasing Electromobility In Automotive Sector

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Stefano Corradini, Group Director Sales & Marketing at Marposs regarding current trends in the metrology and manufacturing industry. Could You provide us with an overview of the…

Interview With UTAC: Shaping 2019

Interview With UTAC: Shaping 2019

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Asif Chowdhury, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Business Development at UTAC regarding UTAC’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019, and the trends that will shape the industry…

ia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Andrea Ceretti, CEO at Faccin S.p.A regarding current trends in...

Interview With Andrea Ceretti, CEO at Faccin S.p.A

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Andrea Ceretti, CEO at Faccin S.p.A regarding current trends and outlook of the manufacturing and metal forming industry. Could you provide us with an overview of the…

Interview With Jun Chie, Vice President & General Manager At Keysight

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Jun Chie, Vice President & General Manager at Keysight regarding Keysight’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019 and the trends that will shape the industry next…

Interview With Mr. Tim Sladden, Vice President of Operations – Asia at OGP

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to interview Mr. Tim Sladden, Vice President of Operations – Asia at OGP regarding OGP’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019, and the trends that will shape the industry in the following year.

Interview With Mr. Pierre Teszner, President & Regional Director, Southeast Asia at Rockwell Automation

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to interview Mr. Pierre Teszner, President & Regional Director, Southeast Asia at Rockwell Automation regarding Rockwell’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019, and the trends that will shape the industry in the following year.

Stanford Researchers Develop Framework To Train Robots

Updates On The Progress Of Thailand 4.0

Industry 4.0 has transformed the way in which manufacturing is conducted and with buzzwords such as artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, cobots and cybersecurity dominating the industry. This has resulted in emerging markets such as Thailand developing innovative solutions in order to prosper. By Hazel Koh

Is Vietnam Asia's New Tiger?

Is Vietnam Asia’s New Tiger?

Vietnam’s growth has been astronomical. In 2019, the country is set to welcome a new National Innovation Centre, IoT Innovation Hub and produce its own domestic automobiles as VinFast gears up its production plant in Haiphong.

Interview With Ms. Tan Yen Yen, President, Asia Pacific At Vodafone Business

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to interview Ms. Tan Yen Yen, President, Asia Pacific at Vodafone Business regarding Vodafone’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019, and the trends that will shape the industry in the following year.

Trade War Threatens China's High-Tech Industries

Interview With Andy Coussins, Senior Vice President And Head of International Sales, Epicor

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to interview Andy Coussins, Senior Vice President and Head of International Sales, Epicor Software Corporation regarding Epicor’s achievements for 2018, the company’s aims for 2019 and the trends that will shape the industry…

Interview With Rob Mesaros, Vice President & Head Of 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing For Asia Pacific & Japan, HP

Interview With Rob Mesaros, Vice President & Head Of 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing For Asia Pacific & Japan, HP

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to speak to Rob Mesaros, Vice President & Head of 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing for Asia Pacific & Japan, HP regarding the development of 3D printing technologies for the metalworking industry and its application for mass production.

Interview With Cas Brentjens, Vice President Solution Consulting Asia Pacific & Japan at Infor

Interview With Cas Brentjens, Vice President Solution Consulting Asia Pacific & Japan at Infor

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to speak to Cas Brentjens,Vice President Solution Consulting Asia Pacific & Japan at Infor regarding his projections on the megatrends for 2019 and the disruptive technologies that have impacted the industry in 2018.

Interview With Mr. Debashis Tarafdar, Principal Advisor, Supply Chain, From Ecosystm

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Debashis Tarafdar, Principal Advisor, Supply Chain, Ecosystm to discuss the up and coming trends affecting supply chain networks in the manufacturing industry.

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Interview With Mr. David Chia, Automation Charter Chair Of The Singapore Industrial Automation Association

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. David Chia, Automation Charter Chair of the Singapore Industrial Automation Association on his views on the future of manufacturing technologies in Asia and the impact of the current trade war on the industry.

Interview With Mr. Lieu Yew Fatt, Managing Director of Omron Electronics Singapore

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Lieu Yew Fatt, Managing Director of Omron Electronics Singapore on his views on the future of robotics technologies in Asia and its impact on manufacturing processes and supply chains.

TMTS 2018

[TMTS 2018] Interview With Mr. Zachary Tsai, Vice General Manager Of Campro Precision Machinery Co. Ltd.

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Zachary Tsai, Vice General Manager of Campro Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. regarding his views on the current and future market outlook for Taiwan’s metalworking industry.

Mr. Ryan Liu From CNC-Takang

[TMTS 2018] Interview With Mr. Ryan Liu From CNC-Takang

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Ryan Liu from CNC-Takang regarding his views on the current and future market outlook for Taiwan’s metalworking industry.

Interview With Mr. Kiyoshi Matsumoto, Director Cloud And Managed Services, NTT Singapore Pte Ltd

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Kiyoshi Matsumoto, Director Cloud And Managed Services, NTT Singapore Pte Ltd on his views on the future of manufacturing technologies in Asia and its impact on supply chains.

Interview with Mr. Douglas Foo, President, Singapore Manufacturing Federation

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Douglas Foo, President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) regarding his views on the digitalisation of manufacturing in Singapore and beyond.

Dell To Invest US$1B Into IoT Division

Interview With Mr. Gary Cantrell, SVP & CIO Of Jabil

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Gary Cantrell, SVP & CIO of Jabil regarding his views on the associated technologies, challenges and future of manufacturing in Asia.

Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Machine Advisor Unlocks The Potential Of Data for OEMs

Interview With Mr. Ashish Pujari, GM & VP Digital Supply Chain & Manufacturing – Asia Pacific & Japan at SAP

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with  Mr. Ashish Pujari, GM & VP Digital Supply Chain & Manufacturing – Asia Pacific & Japan at SAP on his views on the future of supply chain networks…

Interview With Mr. Vincent Tang, Regional Vice President of Asia in Epicor

Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News is pleased to conduct an interview with Mr. Vincent Tang, Regional Vice President of Asia in Epicor on his views on Industry 4.0 megatrends in Southeast Asia.

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