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Concept Car AKXY2 Has A Boat-Shaped Bubble And Picnic Area 

Concept Car AKXY2 Has A Boat-Shaped Bubble And Picnic Area

Concept car AKXY2 (pronounced ‘ax-ee’) by Asahi Kasei, a Japanese multinational company, imagines a car design with a boat-shaped bubble for its exterior and a spacious interior enough to host people for a gathering such as picnics and parties.

Cybersecurity, ransomware and malware

Cybersecurity Experts On High Alert With Extremely Hazardous Black Basta Malware

BlackFog’s data reports from 2022 show that hostile hackers and ransomware gangs are focusing on sectors like technology, manufacturing, healthcare, and government.

DHL Electric Vehicle

DHL Express Singapore Spearheads Sustainable Logistics With 80 Additional Electric Vehicles

DHL Express Singapore the first logistics provider in Singapore to transition to a commercial EV fleet of this scale through its partnership with ComfortDelGro.

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GSK Opens Doors At US$110M Biologics Smart Factory In UK

While GSK has trimmed some staffers at Barnard Castle in recent years, it’s still investing in next-gen manufacturing at the U.K. site.

Hyundai electric vehicles

Hyundai Dominates The EV Race

Earlier this year, South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Company rolled out two new battery-powered cars.

Foxconn in new capital

Indonesia Says Foxconn May Invest In Projects For New Capital

Indonesia said Foxconn Technology Group is considering investing in the country’s new capital, a move that would bolster the US$34 billion (S$47 billion) construction project.

Semiconductor Manufacturing

Singapore’s Manufacturing Output Expands 13.8 Percent In May On Strong Semiconductor Demand

Singapore’s manufacturing output expanded 13.8 percent year-on-year in May on the back of strong demand for semiconductors amid the global chip shortage.

Tata Motors

Lockdowns In China Adversely Impact Tata Motors’ Supply Chains

The recent lockdowns in China have adversely impacted Tata Motors’ supply chains as its suppliers are unable to deliver products.

Smart manufacturing

Retooling Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Workforce for a Safer, Digital Future

Evolving to smart manufacturing operations is not just about retooling facilities to support new equipment, systems, data and processes. It’s also very much about retooling the workforce to support digital transformation initiatives today and tomorrow.


Ferrari Vows Electric Shift Would Not Eat Up Its Luxury Margins

The carmaker predicts rising earnings as it retools its iconic Maranello factory to make battery-powered vehicles.


Claim For £750 Million Against Apple Launched Over Alleging Battery ‘Throttling’

Consumer champion Justin Gutmann alleges older iPhones made slower to cope with software updates.

Supply chain

Computer Vision: The Next Step in Supply Chain, Inventory And Manufacturing

How computer vision can help manufacturers enhance efficiency and minimise supply chain obstructions

Innovation at Autodesk

Autodesk Shone At Hannover Messe 2022 With Innovation

Innovation took centrestage at the recently concluded event

Electric vehicle

Thailand Is Turning Into Regional Frontrunner In Electric Vehicle (EV), From Luxury Cars To Tuk-Tuks

BANGKOK, (PRNewswire) — By the end of 2022, a fully-electric Mercedes-EQS will roll off a production line in Bangkok to mark another milestone in Thailand’s remarkable journey from conventional automaking hub to regional frontrunner in electric vehicle (EV) production, according to an article…

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Warehouse Associates In APAC Say Positive Workplace Changes Are Happening Amid Labor Shortage

In a new global Zebra study, about 60% of associates worldwide report improving work conditions and better adoption of technologies that make their jobs easier.


Honeywell Introduces Emissions Control & Reduction Initiative

Initial offering to focus on the detection and reporting of fugitive methane emissions to help users reduce production losses, improve productivity and comply with ongoing legislation.

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BMW Opens Automated Steel Pressing Facility

New and more automated press shop and logistics hall for BMW at Swindon.

This photo shows the Ostseekai in Kiel. By the end of 2023, Ostuferhafen Kiel will be able to supply several passenger as well as cargo ships with shorepower simultaneously.

Siemens To Build One Of Europe’s Largest Shore Power Connections In Kiel

SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG (PORT OF KIEL, Germany) has commissioned Siemens AG with the construction of two additional SIHARBOR shore power plants at Kiel’s Ostuferhafen.

CISA, Recommended Cybersecurity Practices for Industrial Control Systems

OT At Risk: Is Industry Striking The Right Balance Between Operations And Security?

As ransomware attacks on manufacturers and critical infrastructure increase, it’s time to revisit the question of whether compliance with common standards is enough to protect operations.


Emerson’s Automated Hydrogen Technology For Toyota Australia

Toyota, the world’s biggest car manufacturer, collides with the most abundant element Hydrogen in new automation technology for Toyota’s sustainable fuel

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Rent-A-Robot Concept Delivers Affordable Automation To Warehouse Operators

Robots as a service catches on as businesses seek to scale warehouse operations at lower costs.

A worker attaches a wiring harness to the chassis of an X model SUV at the BMW manufacturing facility in Greer, South Carolina, U.S. November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo

How A Cheap Component Could Help Kill Off Combustion Cars

LONDON/BERLIN, (Reuters) – The humble wire harness, a cheap component that bundles cables together, has become an unlikely scourge of the auto industry. Some predict it could hasten the downfall of combustion cars.

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Pratt & Whitney Grows Its Engine Health Management Services Working With SITA

Pratt & Whitney signed an agreement with SITA, an information technology provider with more than 70 years of experience serving more than 2,500 global customers. 

Buick's electric vehicle(EV) Velite 6 of GM is unveiled during the media day for Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 15, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

Global Automakers Face Electric Shock In China

BEIJING, (Reuters) – If global automakers think they can extend their dominance in China into the electric era, they may be in for a shock.

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Delta’s Smart Green Solutions Usher A Sustainable Future At Hannover Messe 2022

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, recently announced its participation at Hannover Messe 2022 to unveil some of its newest Smart Green Solutions to nurture the development of e-mobility and low-carbon industrial automation for sustainable cities.

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Vingroup Collaborates With Intel To Develop Advanced Technologies

Vingroup recently announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Intel to create a wide range of advanced computing systems including 5G enabled smart city and smart building solutions, smart manufacturing processes, cloud services and AI as well…

Real-time operator training and predictive simulation help reduce the risk for operators and facility managers.

Hannover Messe 2022 : Schneider Electric’s Latest Innovations

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced this week version 22.0 of EcoStruxure™ Automation Expert, further enhancing the capabilities of the world’s first software-centric universal automation system.

No corrosion, maintenance or lubrication: igus presents the world's first urban bike made from recycled plastic. (Source: igus GmbH)

igus Unveils The World’s First Urban Bike Made From Recycled Plastic

No maintenance, no corrosion- the igus:bike sets new standards in sustainable mobility.

Tapping Boston Metal’s semi-industrial molten oxide electrolysis cell. Visual: Boston Metal

The Race To Produce Green Steel

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, the steel industry is testing new technologies that don’t rely on fossil fuels.

A man looks at a shop at the Ameyoko shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Asia’s War On Inflation Targets Supply, Not Consumers

From export bans to price controls, governments in Asia are taking a much more targeted approach than their Western counterparts in curbing global inflationary pressure, a strategy that appears to be working at least for now.

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Schneider Electric “Singapore Green Pulse” Survey

A survey conducted by Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has found that close to 8 in 10 (76%) business leaders in Singapore are supportive of the country’s efforts to grow its…

How To Overcome Language Barriers In Manufacturing Factories

How To Overcome Language Barriers In Manufacturing Factories

Joe Miller, Pocketalk general manager of the Americas and Europe, explores how technology can help on the factory floor to support overseas workers.

Anish Shah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of India's Mahindra Group, poses for a picture after an interview with Reuters ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Aditya Kalra

India’s Mahindra To Explore More Partnerships For EV Parts

DAVOS, Switzerland,(Reuters) – India’s Mahindra and Mahindra (MAHM.NS) will explore sourcing more components from other companies to boost its electric vehicle (EV) portfolio, its chief executive told Reuters.

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A Microchip Timeline From 1959 To The Current Chip Shortage

The microchip supply chain shortage has stalled the electronics & manufacturing sectors.

A worker cuts iron rods outside a workshop at an iron and steel market in an industrial area in New Delhi, India, December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

Indian Steelmakers Face Hit On Europe Deals Over Export Tax

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Indian steel firms could be forced to cancel European orders and suffer losses after an overnight decision to impose export taxes on steel products, V R Sharma, managing director at Jindal Steel and Power (JNSP.NS) told Reuters.

Caption:A thermophotovoltaic (TPV) cell (size 1 cm x 1 cm) mounted on a heat sink designed to measure the TPV cell efficiency. To measure the efficiency, the cell is exposed to an emitter and simultaneous measurements of electric power and heat flow through the device are taken. Credits:Image: Felice Frankel

A New Heat Engine With No Moving Parts Is Better Than Steam Turbine

The design could someday enable a fully decarbonized power grid, researchers say.


Unloved Since Fukushima, Uranium Is Hot Again For Miners

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Uranium miners are racing to revive projects mothballed after the Fukushima disaster more than a decade ago, spurred by renewed demand for nuclear energy and a leap in yellowcake prices after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

President Biden inspects large, printed aerospace components and meets with senior leadership from Sintavia, Lockheed Martin, and Honeywell in Cincinnati on May 6, 2022 to launch the new White House “AM Forward” supply chain initiative (from left to right, Frank St. John, COO, Lockheed Martin; Mike Madsen, CEO, Honeywell Aerospace; Brian Neff, Founder & CEO, Sintavia). Photo Courtesy: AP/Andrew Harnik

AM Forward By Biden: An Important Recognition For Additive Manufacturing

President Biden announced an initiative, AM Forward, to strengthen the country’s use of additive manufacturing. The initiative could “help lower costs for American families by improving the competitiveness of America’s small-and-medium-sized manufacturers, creating and sustaining high-paying manufacturing jobs, and improving…

ASML employees pose in front of the partially completed frame of the company?s newest product in Veldhoven, Netherlands, in January 2022, in this handout picture released by ASML. The

Computer Chip Giant Places Big Bets On A Tiny Future

VELDHOVEN, Netherlands, (Reuters) – ASML (ASML.AS), a semiconductor industry and stock market giant, has to think smaller. Or maybe bigger.

On the forefront of innovation in travel, the Singapore Tourism Board is building a next-generation travel planning experience using Immersive Stream for XR, providing cinematic discovery of Singapore wherever you are

Google Cloud’s Immersive Stream For XR To Deliver Seamless And Photorealistic Extended Reality Experiences To Consumers

Singapore Tourism Board, Ford, BMW, KDDI, and Lowe’s are amongst the early adopters of Google Cloud’s Immersive Stream for XR service, which is now in public preview.

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INTERMACH & SUBCON Thailand 2022 Opening Ceremony Highlights

At the opening of the Intermach-Subcon Thailand 2022 Machinery Technology and Subcontracting Industry Exhibition held at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) today (18 May 2022), Ms Duangjai Asawachintachit, Secretary-General of the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI), stated…

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Fictiv Raises $100 Million In Funding For On-Demand Manufacturing

Fictiv, a leader in high-quality, on-demand manufacturing, has announced the closing of a $100 million Series E funding round. The investment will advance Fictiv’s mission to accelerate product innovation with an expanded focus on decreasing supply chain risk through its…


Top 10 IoT Trends In Manufacturing, Tech, Healthcare & More

From 5G growth to the advent of 6G, virtual reality, wearable technology and more, here are our Top 10 IoT trends in manufacturing and other sectors.

Download this report to find out what are currently the main concerns for those companies providing and using finished vehicle logistics services around the world.

Rising Fuel Price A Primary Concern For Outbound Sector

The rising price of fuel is one of the biggest concerns for both users and providers of finished vehicle logistics services, according to the findings of a new quarterly survey carried out by logistics provider RPM and Automotive Logistics.

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Industrial Supply Chain Operations 2022: Overarching Trend Toward Greater Automation, Connectivity And Intelligence

Joint survey with VDC Research details how IIoT solutions can enable companies to overcome operational challenges, unlock new business models and deliver improved customer experiences.

Autodesk Construction Cloud introduces Bridge, a new data-sharing capability that gives construction teams more control and flexibility when sharing project information with different stakeholders.

Autodesk Construction Cloud Introduces New Data Sharing Capabilities To Transform Construction Collaboration

With Bridge, construction teams now have more control and flexibility when sharing project information with different stakeholders.


Lowering Machine Downtime Costs With Mix Reality Technology

Yan Simard, CEO of software development company Kognitiv Spark, explores how utilising mixed reality technology can save on costly machine downtime.


5 Sustainability Concepts Driving The Data Center of the Future In Equinix

Learn how Equinix is leveraging ecosystem partnerships to drive innovations in data centre sustainability.


Growth In Usage Of Ethanol Fuel in Automotive Industry Presents Opportunities

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Automotive Pumps Market by Type, Technology (Electric, Mechanical), Displacement, Vehicle Type, Sales Channel (OEM, Aftermarket), EV (BEV, HEV, PHEV, FCEV), Off-Highway Vehicles, Application and Region – Global Forecast to 2027” report has been added to’s offering.

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Google Cloud Launches New Solutions To Help Manufacturers Unify Their Data And Address Industry-Specific Use Cases

Ford, Kyocera, and Phononic among early customers to enhance data transparency and optimize production with new manufacturing-specific solutions

A local woman prepares to carry coal at an open coal field at Dhanbad district in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand September 19, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood/Files

India Doubles Down On Coal As Heatwave Worsens Power Crisis

MUMBAI, (Reuters) – India is planning to reopen more than 100 coal mines previously considered financially unsustainable, as a heatwave-driven power crisis forces the world’s third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter to double down on the fuel after months of low consumption.

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Rimini Street To Deliver Reliability, Stability, And Efficiency To Global ERP System

A leading multinational company in the Philippines and one of the world’s top container terminal operators chooses Rimini Street software support for SAP to optimize ERP investments and align its ERP roadmap to business priorities.

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Industry’s First Broad-Scale Cloud SaaS Solution To Transform Chip Development Landscape

Single-Source Model for EDA and Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Delivers Flexibility with Pay-Per-Use Approach for Demanding Chip Design and Verification Needs.

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a news conference at the Prime Minister's official residence, in Tokyo, Japan April 8, 2022. Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Pool via REUTERS

Japan To Spend 6.2 trln Yen To Combat Surging Prices

Japan has prepared an emergency relief package worth $103 billion to cushion the economic blow from rising raw material costs, and plans further steps later this year to promote long-term reforms, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced recently.


Critical Port Congestion In China Threatens Carmakers

China’s zero-Covid policy has led to a serious lockdown in Shanghai. Suppliers are unable to get key components out of the world’s busiest container port because stringent Covid-testing procedures have halted operations and there are currently record numbers of vessels…

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Equinix Supports Sime Darby Berhad’s Digital Connectivity In Asia-Pacific

Building future-proof digital infrastructure for greener operations.

A view of a PsiQuantum Wafer, a silicon wafer containing thousands of quantum devices, including single-photon detectors, manufactured via PsiQuantum's partnership with GlobalFoundries in Palo Alto, California, U.S., in an undated photo taken in March 2021. PsiQuantum/Handout via REUTERS T

Chip Startups Using Light Instead Of Wires Gaining Speed And Investments

Computers using light rather than electric currents for processing, only years ago seen as research projects, are gaining traction and startups that have solved the engineering challenge of using photons in chips are getting big funding.

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Envision AESC’S Investment In 30GWh Kentucky Gigafactory

Envision AESC, a world-leading Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company, along with Gov. Andy Beshear, recently announced its $2billion investment to build a new, state-of-the-art gigafactory in the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green, Warren County. The 30GWh plant will create…

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Companies Must Step Up As Youth Seek Out “Green” Jobs: Accenture

Accenture Research study indicates that 77% of Asia Pacific youth aspire to work in the green economy within the next 10 years.

View of the MoMA’s outdoor space, which uses extrusions in multiple ways, connecting the façade elements to the furniture.

Lightweight Matters: Elevating Aluminium In Thailand

A new Museum of Modern Aluminum (MoMA) has risen on the busy streets of Nonthaburi, Thailand. The project displays a stunning use of aluminium extrusions and pays homage to the history of aluminium in the country.

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, the two richest people on Earth, are at loggerheads again. (photo: spring)

Jeff Bezos Questions Musk: Did The Chinese Government Just Gain Leverage Over The Town Square?

Jeff Bezos shared a tweet suggesting China may gain influence over Twitter once Elon Musk buys the company, hinting at Musk’s business ties to China.

People are seen on the manufacturing floor at the opening of a Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle Battery Factory, marking one of only seven locations producing batteries for their fully electric Mercedes-EQ models, in Woodstock, Alabama, U.S., March 15, 2022. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

Build Or Buy? Automakers Rethink Dependence On Suppliers

Automakers racing to develop battery-powered, software-driven vehicles to compete with Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) are confronting a new challenge: what technology to build themselves, and what to keep buying from suppliers.


HIMA’s Innovation Lab Himalaya Takes Off

Founded a year ago, HIMA’s Himalaya Innovation Lab is on course for expansion. While wild sketches and great ideas may spark out of the blue, the real implementation of such creative ideas are rare. The Himalaya Innovation Lab, a venture of…

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Rockwell Automation Offers CAD-IT: Industry 4.0 Capabilities In Asia-Pacific

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, is strengthening its partner network in the region with its latest partnership with CAD-IT, a Singapore-based leading Industry 4.0 technologies provider.

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Earth Day Reflection: Are you a Sustainable Manufacturer?

Sustainability ranks high on the global agenda as countries and regions set out energy and emission targets as part of climate change-related commitments. An increasing number of manufacturers recognises the benefits including environmental benefits and increased productivity from adopting sustainable…

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VinFast And Electrify America Announce Charging Agreement & Mobile App Integration For EVs

At New York International Auto Show (NYIAS 2022), VinFast and Electrify America – the largest open ultra-fast charging network in the U.S. – announced an agreement to provide owners of VinFast electric vehicles with two complimentary charging sessions along with…

Gogoro's electric scooters are seen parked near a charging station in Taipei, Taiwan August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Gogoro Has ‘Healthy’ Chip Supply For Now, Risks As It Grows Says CEO

TAIPEI, (Reuters) – Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro Inc (GGR.O) has all the chips it needs for now, founder and Chief Executive Horace Luke said on Tuesday, but could face a squeeze by year-end as it pushes big plans to grow…

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Singapore Polytechnic And Molyworks Materials Corporation To Transform Supply Chain And Drive Sustainability For Maritime & Offshore Industry

Singapore Polytechnic (“SP”) and MolyWorks Materials Corporation (“MolyWorks”) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”). The MOU aims to accelerate the adoption of metal additive manufacturing (“AM”) and metal recycling technology for the maritime and offshore industry to digitally…

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LK Metrology And Wenzel Technologies Enter Into Strategic Partnership

LK Metrology and Wenzel Technologies have entered into a strategic partnership with immediate effect. In addition to a joint technological cooperation, Wenzel Technologies will sell LK’s innovative, high-performance coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and other metrological products in southern Germany.

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City Energy Takes Big Steps Towards Green Hydrogen For Singapore’s Future

As the sole piped town gas provider to more than 870,000 homes and businesses islandwide, City Energy recently announced that it is deepening feasibility studies on the application of green hydrogen in town gas production, for the renewable energy does…

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The ASEAN Opportunity: How ASEAN Cities And Industries Will Look like in 2030

The ASEAN cities and industries of 2030 will be very different from today. The changes in urban landscape, fueled by technological advances and innovation will drive economic growth and new opportunities.


Engineering: No Place For A Woman?

Globally, it is estimated that only 30 percent of researchers in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are women, and that number decreases as we increase in seniority and prestige: The Nobel Prize’s shortlist of women, is one…

From left: Ms Isabel Chong, Head of Digital Industries, Siemens ASEAN; Mr Tan Kok Yam, Chief Executive, SkillsFuture Singapore; Ms Gan Siow Huang, Minister of State for Education and Manpower; and Mr Shalabh Bakshi, VP Digital Enterprise Services, Siemens ASEAN.

Siemens To Uplift Companies In The Manufacturing Sector With Industry 4.0 Competencies

Siemens has partnered SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) as a SkillsFuture Queen Bee to mentor organisations in the Manufacturing sector in their digital transformation journey, through project-based, implementation-led training in Advanced Manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

Laos Monsoon Wind Power Project

The Largest Wind Farm In ASEAN

Envision Group (Envision) announces that it has signed a Letter of intent (LOI) with Impact Energy Asia Development Limited (IEAD) for the supply of wind turbines to the iconic 600MW Monsoon Wind Project in Lao PDR.

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JJ-LAPP Supports APRIL Group’s Expansion Plan With Customised Cable Solutions

The partnership sees JJ-LAPP supplying RAPP, APRIL Group’s operating arm in Indonesia, with customised instrumental cables totalling over 900 kilometres and worth nearly US$3.6 million. JJ-LAPP, the cable technology joint venture of diversified industrial conglomerate Jebsen and Jessen Group, and…

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LG Smart Park For Futuristic Manufacturing Technology

World Economic Forum recognizes LG for innovative digital transformation of its home appliance manufacturing facility in South Korea

A worker adjusts an ASEAN flag at a meeting hall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo

Biden Proposes $1.8 billion Indo-Pacific Strategy

US President Joe Biden recently proposed USD 1.8 billion to support his Indo-Pacific Strategy along with another USD 400 million to counter the malign Chinese behaviour.

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Pratt & Whitney, USAF Launch Revolutionary Digital Engine Monitoring Technology

For the first time in aerospace propulsion history, Pratt & Whitney has launched an innovative Usage-Based Lifing (UBL) program for its F119 5th generation engine fleet, which is expected to save the U.S. Air Force $800+ million over the life…


Top 10 Manufacturing Hubs Based In Shanghai

This week, the government of Shanghai, a city of 25mn, ordered all factories to suspend their manufacturing during a city-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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BMW Publishes Largest Open-Source Dataset For AI Production Applications

The BMW Group is publishing the world’s largest data set to streamline and significantly accelerate the training of artificial intelligence in production.

Future Mobility Asia is presented as an integrated global exhibition and conference for all stakeholders of mobility driving forward a clean and autonomous mobility transformation in Asia.

Thailand To Energise Clean Mobility In Asia

Held under the patronage of Thailand’s Ministry of Energy, Future Mobility Asia will be a comprehensive showcase of future clean mobility concepts, solutions, technologies, and innovations.

Canada's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks at a press conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, February 17, 2022.REUTERS

Canada To Invest C$2 bln On Mineral Strategy For EV Battery Supply Chain

OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canada’s federal budget will include an investment of at least C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) for a strategy to accelerate the production and processing of critical minerals needed for the electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain, two senior…

A man checks his mobile phone as he waits while recharging his Ola electric scooter at an electric vehicle charging station in New Delhi, India, February 12, 2022. REUTERS/Aditi Shah/File Photo

A Setback For EV Push In India? E-Scooter Fires Trigger Safety Concerns

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – A spate of electric scooters catching fire in India, including one made by SoftBank-backed Ola Electric, is sparking safety concerns among some buyers, in an early setback for a nascent sector Prime Minister Narendra Modi is…

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Micron Safe From Ukraine Supply Hit But Expects Costs To Rise

Chipmaker Micron Technology Inc (MU.O) said it expects no impact on near-term production from component shortages driven by the Ukraine crisis, but costs are expected to rise.

The Bryan Mound Strategic Petroleum Reserve, an oil storage facility, is seen in this aerial photograph over Freeport, Texas, U.S., April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Biden Announced Emergency Oil Release In ‘Moment Of Peril’ For World

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday launched the largest release ever from the U.S. emergency oil reserve and challenged oil companies to drill more in an attempt to bring down gasoline prices that have soared during Russia’s war…

EV car Good Cat by Ora, a brand by Great Wall Motors, is displayed at the Bangkok International Motor Show in Bangkok, Thailand, March 22, 2022. Picture taken March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Thais Turn To EVs As Petrol Prices Soar

Thousands attended the Bangkok International Motor Show this week where electric vehicles (EVs) were in the spotlight due to rising petrol prices and a government subsidy taking 15% off the price of some EV cars.

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Equinix on Building Talent To Support SEA’s Data Center Growth

Data centres used to hide in plain sight, but the growing global reliance on cloud computing, 5G, AI, and IoT technologies has seen them take on increasingly important roles across industries.

Germany began preparing for shortages and potential future rationing of natural gas, citing concerns that Russia could cut off deliveries unless payments on existing contracts were made in rubles.

Find Roubles Or Troubles : ‘West Should Pay Roubles For Oil, Grain, Metals’

BERLIN, March 30 (Reuters) – Germany triggered an emergency plan to manage gas supplies in Europe’s largest economy on Wednesday, an unprecedented move that could see the government ration power if there is a disruption or halt in gas supplies…

VinFast North Carolina MOU

Vinfast To Build EV Factory In North Carolina

Plant will have capacity to build 150,000 vehicles a year, create thousands of jobs


Fletcher Building Partners With Google Cloud & TCS To Drive Growth Through Data And Digital Innovation

Google Cloud and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) recently announced that they have partnered with Fletcher Building to build a flexible, Google Cloud-based enterprise platform to support long-term growth and innovation.

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INTERMACH 2022: The Greatest Machinery Technology And Innovation

On 18-21 May 2022 at BITEC under the concept of “SMART TECHNOLOGY for MANUFACTURING” driving industries with smart technology with access to industrial innovation and technology.

James Dyson and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attend the opening ceremony of Dyson's new global headquarters at St James Power Station in Singapore March 25, 2022.(Image Credit: Dyson)

Dyson To invest $1.1 billion In Singapore Over The Next Four Years As Part Of Global Plan

SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Dyson, the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, officially announced that it would invest S$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion) in Singapore over the next four years, the newest phase of a S$4.9 billion global investment plan.

Mullen Automotive Is Now Being Billed As The Next “Tesla Killer

Mullen Automotive Is Now Being Billed As The Next “Tesla Killer”

Leading Publication ‘Wccf Tech’ Reports Mullen Automotive Continues to Receive Strong Interest From a Growing and Devoted Group of Mullen FIVE Enthusiasts

A car dealership's window is broken following a strong earthquake in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

Earthquake In Japan Suspends Chip Supply Production

Auto companies most immediately impacted by the earthquake included Toyota and Renesas Electronics, a major supplier of semiconductor chips for the automotive industry.

Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS

Musk Hands Drivers First Teslas From New German Gigafactory

GRUENHEIDE, Germany, (Reuters) – Elon Musk was cheered as he oversaw the handover of Tesla’s (TSLA.O) first German-made cars at its Gruenheide plant on Tuesday, marking the start of the U.S. automaker’s inaugural European hub just two years after it was…

How To Get To Grips With Your Scope 3 Emissions

How To Get To Grips With Your Scope 3 Emissions

The Manufacturer Editor Joe Bush speaks to Deloitte’s Mike Barber to discuss the importance of measuring Scope 3 emissions.

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Exxon Unveils Restructuring Plans In Latest Cost-Cutting Move

Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) recently disclosed a sweeping restructuring of its global operations that will combine its refining and chemicals businesses into one, and put its energy transition business on the same footing as its other operations.

As FDA shifts resources away from pandemic response and back to more normal operations, an increase in inspections and enforcement actions will likely follow.

What Is Next For Medical Device Companies?

Chris Harvey, senior vice president of client services and Amanda Combs, recall consultant for Sedgwick, provides some insight into the company’s report which saw a record number of recalls in the medical device industry.


Commentary: Southeast Asia Will Face The Music With Methane Emissions

In Southeast Asia, the efforts to reduce methane emissions, the main contributor to global warming, should focus on the agriculture, and the oil and gas sectors, say climate change researchers.


Japan’s Suzuki To Invest $1.4 billion For EVs In India

NEW DELHI,(Reuters) – Suzuki Motor (7269.T) plans to invest 104.4 billion rupees ($1.37 billion) in its India factory, Maruti Suzuki India (MRTI.NS), to produce electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries,  majority-owned by the Japanese carmaker, recently shared.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov walks with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in Moscow, Russia September 11, 2021. Alexander Nemenov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Ukraine Conflict Opens Diplomatic And Energy Opportunities For Qatar

DOHA, (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has opened up diplomatic and commercial opportunities for gas exporter Qatar to expand energy sales to the West and bolster its alliance with Washington amid U.S. tensions with other Gulf Arab states.

AirAsia Ride currently covers all major cities in Malaysia with 30,000 registered drivers. (AirAsia pic)

AirAsia Ride To Launch In Thailand Next Month

Capital A’s e-hailing subsidiary AirAsia Ride will launch services in Thailand next month as the parent holding company expands aggressively despite financial losses.

Tool Alliance makes extensive use of CNC grinding machines at its manufacturing facilities

Celebrating 50 years Of Excellence In Cutting Tool Manufacture

US cutting tool manufacturer Tool Alliance celebrates 50 years of highly successful business in March 2022.

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Making The Shift To A Greener World With Sandvik Coromant

The world has eight years to remove 28 gigatons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere to meet the Paris Agreement. It’s a global race in which we must all partake, and industry must help to drive change.


J.P. Morgan Answers To Key Investor Questions On The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

As the events in Ukraine continue to unfold, this note seeks to answer the economic and market questions from investors around the world.


ABB Technology To Automate New Bioplastics Plant In Thailand

ABB has been awarded a major contract by NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA), a low-carbon bioplastic made from renewable agricultural resources, to automate their new, greenfield plant in Thailand, converting sugar cane to the polylactic acid…

Tesla's China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

Inflationary Pressure In Raw Materials & Logistics, Threatens Car Production

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) hiked prices in China and the United States for the second time in less than a week, after founder Elon Musk said the U.S. maker of electric cars faced significant inflation pressure.

In June 2021, Envision AESC was again named ‘Global Tier 1 Battery Companies’ by Benchmark, a leading UK-based lithium-ion battery supply chain research organization.

Envision AESC And Mercedes-Benz Announces New Battery Partnership

Japan, 16 March 2022 – Envision AESC, a world-leading battery producer, announces a new partnership with Mercedes-Benz as the luxury automotive brand gets ready to go all-electric.

Visitors are seen at the Intel booth during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, also known as ChinaJoy, in Shanghai, China July 30, 2021. Picture taken July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

Intel Selects Germany As The Site For A Huge New Chipmaking Complex

STOCKHOLM/BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO – Intel has picked Germany as the site for a huge new chipmaking complex, giving the first details of a $88 billion investment drive across Europe, which is striving to cut its reliance on imports and ease a…


Carmakers Sharing Data? Your Connected Car Knows You

Companies in Europe and beyond are vying for control of the crown jewels of the connected car era: your vehicle’s data.

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Component Sourcing: It’s More Than Just Aircraft Parts

Sourcing and delivering component parts for aircraft takes skill and organisation. Aircraft maintenance engineers know only too well how time-consumingairc it can be to find the right part, in the right place, at the right time while dealing with the…

Mumbai has proposed exhaustive changes to the way it manages energy, water, air, waste, green spaces and transport for its 19 million residents. PHOTO: AFP

Mumbai Is The First South Asian City To Detail Net-Zero Roadmap

MUMBAI (BLOOMBERG) – Mumbai announced detailed plans to zero out carbon emissions by 2050, a target that puts it two decades ahead of India’s national goal and makes it the first city in South Asia to set such a timeline.

Miners in Indonesia, the world's top exporter of thermal coal, are looking to cash in on surging prices for the commodity, but government restrictions are casting a shadow.

Indonesia Miners Looking To Cash In On The Surging Commodity Prices

JAKARTA — Shares of coal mining companies in Indonesia, the world’s largest thermal coal exporter, have surged on the back of record prices for the fuel in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the threat of another government export ban…

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Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Oil Analysis Technology To Deliver Proactive And Preventative Maintenance

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, recently announced that it is combining artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning with its innovative oil analysis technology to further increase the solution’s precision, predictive and preventive maintenance capabilities…

Technicians inspect a semiconductor wafer during testing in the cleanroom at the Tower Semiconductor Ltd. plant in Migdal HaEmek, Israel.

Russia’s War in Ukraine Halts Neon Gas Supply For Semiconductor Manufacturing

Ukraine is home to half of the world’s neon gas, which is critical for manufacturing semiconductor chips.

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The “Tesla Bot” Is The “Most Important Product” That Tesla Is Developing This Year

Elon Musk says it’s more important for Tesla to make a robot than new car models this year


Rockwell Automation Aims To Double Market Share By 2025

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has appointed Pham Kieu Trinh as Country Manager for Vietnam effective immediately.

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Mahindra Group x Google Cloud: Supercharges Digital-First Future

Alliance to underpin group-wide digitization strategy under Mahindra Digital Engine; accelerate adoption of data and artificial intelligence to spur innovation

BP logo and Russian flag are seen through broken glass in this illustration taken March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Factbox: How Companies Are Rebuffing Russia

March 5 (Reuters) – Corporate actions to censure Russia after its invasion of Ukraine vary widely and include some measures required by law and some voluntary, with comments ranging from harsh condemnations to more measured promises to review business in…

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Collins Aerospace Expands MRO Capacity In China And Malaysia

Collins Aerospace announced recently that it is investing more than US$27 million to nearly double the size of its MRO operations in Xiamen, China and quadruple the size of its MRO footprint in Selangor, Malaysia. This additional capacity will help…

A New Rise In India’s Health-Tech Sector 2022

A New Rise In India’s Health-Tech Sector 2022

One of India’s fastest-growing sectors in the healthcare sector. In India, technology and health care have combined to form a new industry poised for success. Technology has helped transform other critical sectors like finance and education to do the same…

Above: Tesla's factory in Fremont, California (Source: Tesla)

Tesla’s Unbelievable Factory Efficiency

In its less than two decades of existence, Tesla has garnered an unprecedented number of superlatives: largest global automaker by market cap; best-selling vehicle in several countries (Switzerland is the latest); and most tattooed automaker logo. Now the company has added another feather…

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Ukraine Crisis Clouds Asian’s Market Outlook

Asia’s factories sustained a brisk recovery in February amid signs the coronavirus was having less of an impact of business, but the Ukraine crisis has rapidly emerged as a fresh risk that could disrupt supply chains and worsen cost pressures.

How Does Chery's N95-class Air-conditioning Filter Provide Protection in Vietnam?

How Does Chery’s N95-class Air-conditioning Filter Provide Protection in Vietnam?

The continuous spread of coronavirus and the discovery of the Omicron variant has led to a growing concern on respiratory health. In Vietnam, the interest in air quality is no longer limited to outdoors. With cars becoming the main mode of…

Internet of Medical Things(IoMT), Disrupting and Democratising Healthcare Sector

Internet of Medical Things(IoMT), Disrupting and Democratising Healthcare Sector

Internet of Things integrated with medical devices and equipment(s) is termed as Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). The Healthcare industry, which has been constantly ensuring to provide care for all has started to leverage the benefits of innovative technologies to…

Q&A: Could Magnesium Be A Battery Future?

Q&A: Could Magnesium Be A Battery Future?

An abundant element could hold the key to high energy batteries. Although lithium-ion batteries currently power our cell phones, laptops and electric vehicles, scientists are on the hunt for new battery chemistries that could offer increased energy, greater stability and longer…


Taiwan’s Machine Tool Industry – ON THE WAY TO WORLD LEADERSHIP

Taiwan continues to have the corona crisis well under control. One industry that is developing particularly well, alongside IT and electronics, is the machine tool industry. It is one of the pioneers when it comes to intelligent manufacturing solutions and…

Russia’s attack on Ukraine helped push the price of oil to over $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014.

Analysis: Oil’s Journey From ‘Zero To A Hundred’

Feb 24 (Reuters) – In July 2020, just a few months after the COVID-19 pandemic started to spiral out of control, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden declared world oil demand may have passed its peak – all but condemning his…

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What’s New in Robotics?

Let’s briefly take a look at Ocado’s next-gen logistics system, micro-plating lab cobots, and robots disrupting wire harness industry.


How Big Data Makes Production Precise And Sustainable

What is the recipe for an efficient production, from all points of view? Measuring every single vehicle body and a careful analysis of enormous amounts of data – this is the strategy developed by the Audi Production Lab for the…

Alliance accelerates digital transformation initiatives of Schaeffler Roadmap 2025

PTC And Schaeffler’s Alliance To Accelerate Digital Transformation Roadmap

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler recently announced a new alliance that will see Schaeffler standardize on PTC solutions to deploy an integrated, end-to-end IT landscape. Schaeffler will also inform PTC’s efforts to further develop and…

Workers are seen at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Russia in 2019. © Reuters

Ukraine-Russia: Germany Halting Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

What does Nord Stream 2 and gas got to do with the Ukraine standoff?

A carriage of a new MRT train is unloaded in Singapore. (Photo: Facebook/Land Transport Authority)

Designed In Germany And Built In China: 106 New Trains To Replace First-Generation Singapore Trains

The first two of a fleet of 106 new trains for the North-South and East-West MRT lines (NSEWL) have arrived in Singapore, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Monday (Feb 21).

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II production line in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Image credit: Lockheed Martin (photo by Alexander H Groves)

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Adopts Siemens’ Xcelerator Portfolio

Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business has selected Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio of software and services to support its digital engineering transformation. Through a multi-year contract, the company plans to leverage Xcelerator to achieve its goals for mission-driven digital transformation—accelerating program lifecycles, driving…

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GST Hike: Singapore Budget 2022, Businesses Should Prepare For Impact

This article was contributed to and first published in The Business Times on 9 February 2022. With the product end of the business often dominating much of management’s attention due to disruptions from Covid-19, the tax function (much less a GST rate…


How Can We Reduce Downtime In Manufacturing?

Why more manufacturers are finding ways to combat unplanned downtime


Thales Is Proud To Support Regional Customers In Asia As A Reliable MRO Partner

As countries reopen their borders and air travel slowly resumes, the need for a reliable MRO partner becomes more important than ever. In Asia, Thales is proud to support airlines and other partners in their journey to recovery

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Leading Indonesian Rail Systems Provider PT Len Railway Systems Future-proofs With The Highest Safety Standards

The biggest Indonesian provider of railway application and safety systems, PT Len Industri (Persero), and its subsidiary, PT Len Railway Systems (LRS), have successfully upgraded the signaling and telecommunication system across the Cikarang-Cikampek rail service, at West Java, Indonesia, to…

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Ford Reconsiders India For EVs After halting production

Ford Motor Co (F.N) recently announced that it is considering producing electric vehicles (EVs) in India for export, and possibly for sale in the domestic market, just months after the U.S. automaker decided to stop selling and manufacturing cars in the…


Honeywell’s Newest Turbogenerator Will Power Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

New system to combine flight-proven auxiliary power unit with high-efficiency generator

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GTF Engines Shaping the Future of Sustainable Aviation in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE AIR SHOW, February 15, 2022 – Pratt & Whitney announced today that its GTF engines have saved Asia Pacific operators more than 300 million gallons (more than a billion liters) of fuel and avoided more than three million metric tonnes…


Sustainable Air Fuel And Why It’s Key To The Future Of Flying

Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) – a low-carbon alternative to conventional, petroleum-based jet fuel – is helping the aviation industry lower its carbon footprint.

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Singapore Airshow 2022 to Spotlight Sustainability and Catalyse Recovery for Aviation Industry

Singapore Airshow 2022 kicks off with strong optimism for industry recovery and a focus on sustainability. The biennial event will see aviation’s finest gather from all around the world at the Changi Exhibition Centre from 15 to 18 February. This…

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China Aims For Global Leadership In Robotics With New 5-year Plan

The new 5-year plan for the robotics industry in China, released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in Beijing, focuses on promoting innovation – making China a global leader for robot technology and industrial advancement. The statistical…

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TIMTOS x TMTS 2022 Enhances Hybrid Services

TIMTOS x TMTS 2022, Taiwan’s first-ever co-branded machine tool show, will be held in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 and 2 from February 21 to 26 this year with 950 exhibitors in 5,200 booths. It will be the largest…

VinFast announces that its electric vehicles will be cloud connected using the Cerence Connected Vehicle Digital Twin platform

World’s First Truly Connected Car Powered By Vehicle Digital Twin

Digital twin enables real-time, digital representation of the car in cloud and transforms the in-car user experience with proactive artificial intelligence

As the electricity and transportation industries experience technological upheaval and innovation, the potential for shifting to E-Mobility via Electric Vehicles (EVs) is limitless.

Electric Scooters Are At The Forefront Of India’s EV Transition

By 2030, the sale of electric scooters is expected to cross 2 million a year, even as most car makers resist bringing electric cars to India as the roadblocks for scooters are fewer

Indonesia's new capital will be located in Kalimantan on Borneo. PHOTO: ST FILE

Indonesia’s Plans To Move Forward By Moving Cities

On January 18, 2022, Indonesia passed a bill to move its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, situated in the east of Borneo island about 2,000 kilometres away. The new capital city of the country will be called Nusantara which…

No End in Sight for Global Supply Chain Disruption

35 Much-Vaunted Trends That Will Not Materialise In 2022 According To ABI Research Team

The ABI Research team of analysts has taken a position on some of the most telling trends that they expect to happen in 2022 and those that they don’t expect to materialize, despite the hype, column inches, and mass media…

Steel factory in China. Stock Image.

Beijing’s Drive To Reshape Heavy Industries

China pledged to cut carbon emissions from aluminium smelters and reduce steel capacity under a five-year plan that adds some details on Beijing’s drive to reshape heavy industries.

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Tesla Will Switch To Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) In All Its Standard-Range Cars

The move is likely a way for Tesla to increase profit margins on its cars, while not necessarily having to raise prices

Gogoro riders take part in a flash mob held for the fifth year near the Taipei Bridge in 2020. CNA file photo

A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Ecosystem In Indonesia That Establishes The Foundation For An Open Industry

Gogoro Expands Partnership with Electrum, a Joint Venture between Gojek and TBS Energi Utama, to Strengthen the Development of Indonesia’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure, Focusing Specifically on Two-wheel EVs and Battery Swapping


What Can We Learn From The Great Chip Famine?

On 19 August 2021, Toyota, the world’s largest car manufacturer by volume, announced it would cut its production by 40 percent in September, in response to the global shortage of microchips. For some experts, this announcement confirms the worst is…

Danieli To Supply Two Blast Furnaces To Vietnam’s Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel

Danieli To Supply Two Blast Furnaces To Vietnam’s Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel

Italy-based engineering company and steel producer Danieli will design and supply two blast furnaces to Vietnamese steelmaker Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel, adding 5.6 million mt/year of steel capacity to the Dung Quat steel complex, Danieli said Dec. 23. The…


Steering Through The Semiconductor Crisis

A sustained structural disruption requires strategic responses by the automotive industry The automotive industry has been hard hit by the current global semiconductor shortage. In this article, we assess the impact of the crisis on automakers and offer mitigating actions…

The logo of PT Adaro Energy as seen at PT Adaro Energy headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Indonesia’s PT Adaro Plans US$728 MM Aluminium Smelter Plant

Indonesian coal company PT Adaro Energy announced recently its plans for a US$728 million aluminium smelting plant on the island of Borneo.

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Future Mobility Asia 2022 To Jumpstart The Electric Vehicle Value Chain In Asia

Bangkok to be the first comprehensive showcase of Future Mobility Concepts, Innovations, Technologies and Solutions in Asia-Pacific

Toyota Expects To Miss Its Annual 9 Million Vehicle Production Target

Toyota Expects To Miss Its Annual 9 Million Vehicle Production Target

Competition for semiconductors meant it didn’t have enough to ramp up car output to offset production lost during the pandemic last year. “Hitting the 9 million mark is going to be extremely difficult,” Kazunari Kamakura, an executive at the world’s…

Ugur Dalbeler, vice president of the Turkish Steel Exporters’ Union (CIB) and CEO of major Turkish steel producer Colakoglu, told S&P Global Platts, adding that his expectation for the coming year is positive.

Demand Or Supply To Be The Main Driver Of Steel Price Trends In 2022?

Demand, rather than supply, will be the main driver of steel price trends in 2022, Ugur Dalbeler, vice president of the Turkish Steel Exporters’ Union (CIB) and CEO of major Turkish steel producer Colakoglu, told S&P Global Platts, adding that…

Halogen-free, flame-retardant grades feature high material and color stability, robust strength, and toughness.

Polyamide Connectors Harness Cables With Color in EVs

Cable harnesses are among the most complex assemblies found in electric vehicles (EVs). Their numerous connectors not only have to be marked in different colours to indicate a range of functions and support assembly and maintenance, but they also must…

Composite Aluminum Foam Technology For Safer Vehicle Structures

Composite Aluminum Foam Technology For Safer Vehicle Structures

In today’s automotive design environment, balancing vehicle structural safety against the need for lightweighting has become a ubiquitous challenge. Systems such as seat belt restraints, air bags, antilock braking (ABS), adaptive headlights, and emergency stop assistance technologies have made vehicles…

Hyundai Motor Company, the global mobility innovator, and Unity (NYSE: U), the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, today announced at CES 2022 a partnership to jointly design and build a new metaverse roadmap and platform for Meta-Factory.

Meta-Factory Accelerating Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation

Hyundai Motor Company, the global mobility innovator, and Unity (NYSE: U), the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced at CES 2022 a partnership to jointly design and build a new metaverse roadmap and platform for…

The chemical industry in the Asia Pacific region continues to grow, accounting for a 58.6 percent share of the global chemical industry's revenue in 2020.

Averting Leaks And Hazards In Chemical Plants And Labs

By Friedhelm Best, Vice President APAC, HIMA The chemical industry in the Asia Pacific region continues to grow, accounting for a 58.6 percent share of the global chemical industry’s revenue in 2020. Serving as the mainstay of numerous industries such…

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Real-Time Control Of Factory-Automation Equipment

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced recently that they have developed an AI technology that predicts changes during automated manufacturing processes and then makes real-time adjustments in the Factory-Automation (FA)…

Ludwigshafen, Germany-based BASF makes a wide range of specialty plastics and chemicals.

BASF Gears Ahead In The New Automotive Future

Global materials giant BASF SE was at Fakuma 2021 with a new range of options for electric vehicles, sustainability and other applications. By Frank Esposito Ludwigshafen, Germany-based BASF makes a wide range of specialty plastics and chemicals. Globally, the firm…

No Relief for Supply-Chain Headaches in the Near Future

Global Supply Chains Are Unlikely To Resolve In The Near Future

The pandemic-instigated shocks to global supply chains that have given material and machine suppliers so many headaches are unlikely to resolve in the near future, according to industry experts.

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IBM And Samsung Unveil Semiconductor Breakthrough

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Samsung Electronics jointly announced a breakthrough in semiconductor design utilizing a new vertical transistor architecture that demonstrates a path to scaling beyond nanosheet, and has the potential to reduce energy usage by 85 percent compared to a…

This new expansion is scheduled to come on stream in the second half of 2023 and will provide best-inclass regional supply to customers in Asia.

Arkema To Double Its SARTOMER® Photocure Resins Capacity In Asia

Arkema announces the project to double its UV curable resins production capacity at its Nansha plant in China. This expansion will support the fast-growing demand in Asia for cutting-edge solutions in electronics, driven by 5G technology, and in renewable energies.…

IBM and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the two companies will combine the benefits of IBM Open Data for Industries for IBM Cloud Pak for Data and AWS Cloud infrastructure to serve energy customers.

IBM, Amazon Web Services Join Forces To Help Oil & Gas Industry Accelerate Energy Transition

Collaboration Will Bring Together AWS and IBM Open Data for Industries for a Comprehensive OSDU™ Data Solution

Schneider Electric and Prisma Photonics partner to increase integrity and efficiency for Oil and Gas pipeline operators and owners (CNW Group/Schneider Electric Canada Inc.)

Providing Real-Time Intelligence & Precise Monitoring Of Oil And Gas Pipeline Operations

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Prisma Photonics, a provider of next-generation fibre sensing for smart infrastructure, recently announced a partnership to help oil and gas pipeline owners and operators prevent…

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Aker Offshore Wind Secures Blade Recycling Pilot Project Funding

A UK Government grant has been secured for an innovative pilot to develop the UK’s first wind blade turbine recycling plant.

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Next Evolution In Innovative, Sustainable Liquid Cooling For Data Centre

Schneider Electric™, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and the world’s most sustainable corporation 2021 as ranked by Corporate Knights, has entered into an Alliance Partnership with Chilldyne, a pioneer in liquid cooling solutions for data centres.

Senior delegates officially start the construction of VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory.

Vingroup Officially Began Construction Of The VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory

The People’s Committee of Ha Tinh Province and Vingroup officially began construction of the VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone (Ha Tinh). The facility is backed by VND 4,000 billion (nearly 173.7 million USD) in investments…

It will be crucial for manufacturers to leverage technology if they are to advance to Industry 5.0

Rockwell Automation Outlines Tech Trends Driving Industry 5.0

Artificial intelligence, edge and cloud computing integration, workforce augmentation, and more, identified as key adoption areas for industrial automation players

The Steel E-Motive is a fully autonomous battery electric vehicle aimed at leveraging the latest iteration of steel for light weight and autonomous mobility (photo courtesy of WorldAutoSteel).

Steel Industry Loves The New E-Motive Autonomous Electric Vehicle

The global steel industry aims to carve out a bigger space for steel in the autonomous battery electric vehicle market of the future.

VFlowTech will develop Underground Storage Tank Energy Storage Systems in a smart microgrid set-up for the green EV charging application project in South Korea

Singapore Signs South Korea Deal To Power Renewable Grids For EV Charging Stations

First Vanadium redox flow renewable energy battery provider to achieve international recognition and business contracts for utility-scale storage solutions to drive the transition to renewables for EV charging infrastructures

The Ather Grid is a network of fast charging points across the country and is India's largest EV charging network.

EV Charging Infrastructure The Key To Powering Future Mobility

Electric vehicles (EVs) have the potential to reshape the transportation sector globally, drastically cutting carbon emissions and clearing the way for significant climate progress.

Scientist making lithium ion battery samples in research facility

Arkema Accelerates Its Investments In Batteries

In the presence of Thierry Le Hénaff, Chairman and CEO of the Group, Arkema inaugurates the Christian Collette Center of Excellence dedicated to batteries at its Pierre-Bénite Research Center.

AFC Energy plc is commercialising scalable alkaline fuel cell systems, to provide clean electricity for on and off grid applications.

ABB Orders First Alkaline Hydrogen Fuel Cell System

AFC Energy (“AFC Energy” or the “Company”), a leading provider of hydrogen power generation technologies, is pleased to announce that ABB B.V. (“ABB”), a leading global technology company, has placed its first order for the high energy dense “S” Series…

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Major Electric Vehicle & Mobility Trends Of 2022

In this article, IDTechEx analysts take a look back at the key events and trends from the future mobility world over the past year – and what to look out for in 2022.

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Singapore’s Largest Living Lab For New Manufacturing Technologies And Solutions

Asia’s leading Advanced Manufacturing hub with a growing ecosystem of research institutes and capabilities developers, technology and training providers, and advanced manufacturers.

Is The Oil & Gas Industry Ready For 3D Printing?

Is The Oil & Gas Industry Ready For 3D Printing?

One of the biggest areas of untapped potential for additive manufacturing is the oil and gas industry. Comparatively slow to adopt additive technologies, the oil and gas sector lags behind industries like automotive and aerospace in finding applicable use cases…

7 Ways 3D Printing Helps You Go Green

Go Green With 3D Printing

Stefanie Brickwede, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Deutsche Bahn, suggested we need to give AM companies a wakeup call “to focus more on ecological sustainability and not just greenwashing.”*EfOwFzIvUbwP8WiS

How 3D Printing Is Disrupting The $439 Billion Semiconductor Industry?

Is 3D printing a solution to enhance supply chain resilience for such a core component of the modern tech world? BY LAURA GRIFFITHS Conventional semiconductor manufacturing processes limit designers in terms of interconnect architecture, planarity, and substrate shape. In contrast, 3D printed circuit…

3D Printing In 2022: Micro-Trends In Major Materials

3D Printing In 2022: Micro-Trends In Major Materials

3D printing began its road to recovery in 2021 after a difficult year in 2020, where the entire industry felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Singapore’s First 3D Printed Artefact To Be Launched To The Moon

ART AND TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATION Artist Lakshmi Mohanbabu and the NTU Singapore team led by Prof. Matteo Seita – Karl A Sofinowski, Jude E Fronda, Nair Adarsh R, Mallory Wittwer MOON GALLERY The Moon Gallery Foundation is developing an art gallery…

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Global Automated Guided Vehicle Market Overview

Some of the major factors driving the growth of the Automated Guided Vehicle Market are the growing demand for automated materials handling systems in order to enhance the process in manufacturing facilities, warehouses, and distribution centres.

Green hydrogen is a hydrogen fuel that is created through a process called electrolysis which involves separation of hydrogen from oxygen in water with the help of an electric current.

Why Has Green Hydrogen Become Imperative To Reduce the Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions?

The rising prevalence of pioneering green hydrogen projects around the world, owing to the increase in carbon emissions across the globe, is expected to create immense investment opportunities for the growth of the global green hydrogen market in the coming…

SANY's lighthouse factory of drilling machinery (PRNewsfoto/SANY Group)

World’s First Lighthouse Factory In Heavy Machinery Industry

Recently, the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) published the latest batch of “Lighthouse” factories in the global manufacturing industry.

Steel pipes are seen stacked at an industrial park in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo

China’s Factory Activity Slips Back Into Contraction In November

BEIJING, Dec 1 (Reuters) – China’s factory activity fell back into contraction in November as subdued demand, shrinking employment and elevated prices weighed on manufacturers, a business survey showed.

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[email protected]: First High-Rise Hub For Metal, Machinery And Timber SMEs

JTC, the Singapore Cranes Association (SCA) and Singapore Timber Association (STA) announced in 2018 an agreement to provide shared services and special infrastructure at [email protected], the first high-rise development to bring together the metal, machinery and timbre (MMT) industries.

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Rockwell Automation Introduces New Remote Access Solution

New solution allows OEMs to troubleshoot equipment from anywhere and reduce customer downtime

Three companies will also apply this technology in other fields of applications to contribute to decarbonization of heating processes for various products.

World’s First Hydrogen Combustion-type Continuous Combustion Furnace

NORITAKE CO., LIMITED (Noritake), Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Gas) and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions Corporation (TGES) has announced the development of the world’s first hydrogen combustion-type continuous combustion furnace (*1) “C-SERT-RHK-Nero (*2)” (Nero) for making lithium-ion battery (LiB) electrode…

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CEVA Logistics First To Receive New IATA CEIV Lithium Battery Certification

Announced at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) annual World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Dublin, Ireland, CEVA Logistics is the world’s first company to receive IATA’s new CEIV Lithium Battery certification after teaming with IATA to support the development of…


Geek+And GEODIS Team Up To Optimise Warehouse Logistics in Hong Kong

Geek+, a global AMR leader, is pleased to announce it is partnering with GEODIS, a leading global transport, and logistics provider, to deploy Geek+ AMRs at GEODIS Yuen Long Warehouse Distribution Centre (YLDC) in Hong Kong.

ABB India Corporate Office - Disha

ABB India Unveils New AI-Enabled Corporate And Business Office

ABB India recently announced that it has moved its corporate and business office to an integrated, sustainable, and digitalised facility within its own Peenya campus in Bangalore. The facility, named Disha, will house the corporate office, along with the offices of…

Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies at INDUSTRY 4.0 EXPERIENCE ZONE Powered by Singapore Polytechnic

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2021: Opening Ceremony

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC –a HANNOVER MESSE event (ITAP) is Asia Pacific’s go-to platform for companies and governments looking to start, scale and sustain their adoption of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) processes and solutions across industries and sectors.

A resident living near the Kisanfu mine showed off rocks he found there that contain cobalt. Credit Image: Reuters Photo

The Cobalt War: What You Need To Know

The U.S. and China may be on a collision course over scarce resources, the fallout of which could have a massive impact on developing countries.

Robotic Technology Where Humans and Machines Work Together, Offering Solution to Labor Shortages

OMRON Invests In Taiwan’s Collaborative Robot Company

OMRON Corporation is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement for capital investment in Techman Robot, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Techman”) based in Taoyuan, Taiwan, the world’s second-largest producer of collaborative robots that work with people at manufacturing sites.

IDTechEx expects neodymium demand for electric car motors to increase 11 fold by 2032. Source: IDTechEx -

Rare Earths In EVs: Problems, Solutions And What Is Actually Happening

Will EV manufacturers continue to rely so heavily on rare earths going into the future?

New DBX-G7 autonomous and drone-agnostic charging station from H3 Dynamics

World’s Most Advanced Drone Charging Station

H3 Dynamics announces the launch of DBX-G7, a brand new vertiport system for autonomous drone operations. Smarter, faster, and multi-modal with 5G and 4G, DBX was designed to scale on-going digitization efforts in safety compliance, maintenance and crisis management. Applications range…

Machine Tool Industry Online Resource Center

Taiwan Targeting Metalworking Industry In Malaysia

Taiwan has been known for its world-class machine tools with over 1000 precision manufacturers and tens of thousands of suppliers. For industrial resources integration, the Precision Machinery Center (PMC) has established a one-stop portal “Machine Tool Industry Online Resource Center, MTIORC (” to…

Bystronic USA: New building dedication

Bystronic Announces New Headquarters For The Americas

Bystronic’s subsidiary in the U.S. recently celebrated the opening of its new headquarters for the Americas region featuring a highly modern production plant and Experience Center.

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Singapore International Energy Week 2021: What You Have Missed

The Singapore International Energy Week(SIEW) 2021 was held from 25 October to 29 October 2021. The Singapore Energy Summit focused on pertinent themes from across the energy sector such as advancing the energy transition, decarbonisation through green growth, energy innovation…

2035 E-Mobility Taiwan Show

2035 E-Mobility Taiwan Exhibition—Microsoft Unveils Latest Cloud And IoT Innovations

Microsoft unveiled the latest cloud and IoT innovative technology at the inaugural 2035 E-Mobility Taiwan Exhibition on Wednesday October 20th, 2021, further unlocking potential of cloud computing for smart mobility industry.


Comparison Of Leak Testing Methods

Many industrial products have to be leak-tight. For example, food, cosmetics or pharmaceutical packaging, but also products such as lights in the automotive industry, electronics or plastic components. But how can manufacturers test the leak-tightness of their products? In this…

Philippe Rambach- Chief AI Officer (CAIO)

Schneider Electric Appoints First Chief AI Officer And Creation Of New AI Hub

Schneider appoints Philippe Rambach as the first Chief AI Officer (CAIO) and establishes a global AI Hub focused on data and analytics


Siemens’ AM Network Platform Has Been Implemented At Schaeffler

Siemens Digital Industries Software has recently announced that its Additive Manufacturing Network platform has been implemented at Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, to connect its community of design engineers with its AM Fab Shop for additive manufacturing to…

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World’s Leading Digital Carsharing Marketplace Pledges All-Electric Platform by 2040

Getaround, the world’s leading digital carsharing marketplace, announced recently its commitment to sustainable mobility by pledging to have only electric vehicles on its platform by 2040.

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Fujitsu ActivateNow 2021- Key Event Highlights

Fujitsu held its second consecutive annual flagship global digital event, Fujitsu ActivateNow 2021, on October 12, 2021. Speakers across the world shared insights and ideas on how to solve business and social challenges and the role of digital technology as…

The move to split GE into three separate units essentially ends the sprawling empire built by Jack Welch and his predecessors(Image Source: GE)

General Electric To Split Into Three Public Companies: Aviation, Healthcare And Energy

Multinational conglomerate General Electric announced recently, it will split into three separate, publicly-traded companies in the latest move by the industrial giant to shore up its fortunes.

E-Mopeds Dominates Philippines' Micromobility Market

E-Mopeds Dominates Philippines’ Micromobility Market

The Philippines micromobility market value stood at $1.9 million in 2020, and it is predicted to surge to $13,899.7 million by 2030, exhibiting a CAGR of 158.6% from 2021 to 2030.


ABB Launches The World’s Fastest Electric Car Charger

ABB recently launched an innovative all-in-one Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, which provides the fastest charging experience on the market.


33.BI-MU 2022: International Biennial Machine Tool Exhibition, Taking Place At fieramilano Rho

From 12 to 15 October 2022, the exhibition complex of fieramilano Rho will host 33.BI-MU, the major and most important Italian exhibition dedicated to the industry of metal cutting, metal forming and additive machine tools, robots, digital manufacturing and automation…


The Global Automotive Semiconductor Market

The global automotive semiconductor market size is expected to reach USD 63.92 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.


Most Funded Electric Bike Company In The World

Rad Power Bikes™, North America’s largest e-bike company, announced $154 million in funding from existing investors to supercharge its global efforts to get more people out of cars and onto electric bikes.

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Oil And Gas Industry Embracing Drones for Remote Inspection

Drone technology is becoming a valuable tool in the oil and gas industry. Oil and gas companies are opting to use drones to address their inspection needs and reduce operational costs. Manual inspections in the oil and gas industry are…

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Schaeffler Appoints Alfred Lee As President Industrial Asia Pacific

Leading global automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler has recently appointed Mr. Alfred Lee (53) as President Industrial Asia Pacific as of September 29, 2021, succeeding Martin Schreiber (54), who has left Schaeffler on August 1, 2021, to pursue other opportunities.…

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Creaform Introduces Three New Solutions to the R-Series Suite

The company continues to drive the future of at-line and in-line inspection solutions by unveiling a new model of MetraSCAN-R BLACK, a new edition of the software platform specifically designed for long-term support and a now fully customizable layout of…

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How Three Of The Most Carbon Intensive Industries Can Reach Net Zero by 2050

Companies from the steel, aviation and shipping industries are mobilizing multi-trillion dollar plans that provide a path for their respective sectors to reach net zero by 2050 and to make significant emissions reductions within the next decade as part of…

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Honda’s 2030 Vision: “Joy Of Expanding Life’s Potential”

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is taking on new areas and challenges while leveraging its core technologies. This direction leads to the fulfillment of Honda’s 2030 Vision of serving people worldwide. While solidifying its existing businesses as the foundation of the…

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World Climate Forum ASIA, 2021- The Road To COP26

Took place virtually during Ecosperity Week, World Climate Forum ASIA featured an online global community of selected key stakeholders including government representatives and policymakers, business executives, institutional investors and financiers, thought leading international organisations and representatives from non-governmental organisations, derived…

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Electric Aircraft Market Over The Next Five Years

Stratview Research announces the launch of a new market research report on Electric Aircraft Market by Aircraft Type (Ultralight Aircraft and Light Aircraft), by Technology Type (Hybrid Aircraft and All-Electric Aircraft), by Range Type (Less Than 500 Km and More Than 500 Km), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and…

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Thailand Positioned To Be A Global Electric Vehicle Hub

The Thailand Board of Investment’s (BOI) New York office, recently announced the government’s plans to support the country’s growing electric transportation industry and uptake of electric vehicles. With wide-sweeping initiatives, the Thai Government unveiled a three-phase development roadmap designed to increase EV…

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EMO MILANO 2021: Over 60,000 Visitors And 91 Represented Countries

WITH EMO MILANO 2021, THE WORLD MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY OF  MACHINE TOOLS, ROBOTS, AND AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LAUNCHES THE NEW POST-PANDEMIC ERA EMO MILANO 2021, the world trade show dedicated to the metalworking sector held at the Exhibition Centre of fieramilano Rho,…


A Prophecy Fulfilled: Rolls-Royce First Fully Electric Car

In an historic announcement, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced on September 29, 2021, that on-road testing of its first fully electric motor car is imminent. In announcing this seminal moment for the marque, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chief Executive Officer, Torsten Müller-Ötvös,…


“Digital Future. We Together”, H3C Digital Tour 2021 In Malaysia

The annual virtual event introduced the company’s latest Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solution, H3C Application-Driven Network 6.0 (AD-NET 6.0) Solution, which includes AD-Campus 6.0 for campus scenario applications, AD-DC 6.0 for data center scenario applications and AD-WAN 6.0 Solution for Wide…

Total Large-Format Machine Revenues, 2021-2030 ($ Millions)

DED and Large-Format Additive Manufacturing Market Projection: 2021-2030

“DED and Large-Format Additive Manufacturing Markets: 2021-2030” from SmarTech Analysis, identifies and quantifies the opportunities presented by Directed Energy Deposition (DED), Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) and other large-format metal additive technologies. It pegs revenues from these and related areas…

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Kearney Launches Digital Model Factory

Global consulting firm Kearney and strategic partner LIFT Manufacturing Institute today officially launched the Digital Model Factory, a hands-on facility where industrial companies can explore how to best apply Industry 4.0 technologies in their operations. The new Digital Model Factory (DMF) is located…


MACH 2022: Mark Your Calendars & Save The Dates!

MACH 2022, the first national gathering of the UK engineering community post-COVID-19, has demonstrated its importance to the UK manufacturing sector by selling over three-quarters of the exhibition space despite there being more than 200 days left before the live…

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The Global Reactor Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomer Market Highlights Rising Demand

Rising by 1.7x, Reactor Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomers Consumption in Medical Applications to Pick Up Pace by 2031 The latest market survey conducted by Fact.MR on the global reactor thermoplastic polyolefin elastomer (TPO) market highlights hidden opportunities and challenges across various…

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Growing Robotics Adoption Driving Growth Of The Teleoperations Market

Companies such as Ottopia, Voysys, Phantom Auto, and Quantum Signal LLC, among others, are focused on offering advanced teleoperation solutions and services. These companies are offering innovative solutions to various major automotive players such as Denso Corporation in order to…

2Africa Extended to the Arabian Gulf, India, and Pakistan

The Longest Subsea Cable System in the World

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, and WIOCC, announced the addition of a new segment – the 2Africa PEARLS branch – extending to the Arabian Gulf, India, and Pakistan. This extension…

The “Everybody In” campaign sets an optimistic and inclusive tone for the company’s EV future.(Image Source:GM)

Witness The Future-General Motors Investor Event 2021

General Motors to Outline Plans for Decade of Growth, Doubling of Annual Revenues by 2030 with Increased Margins General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) meets with investors today and tomorrow to detail its plans to double annual revenues by the end…

Schneider Sustainability Impact program 2021- 2025

World’s Most Sustainable Companies 2021

Schneider Electric accelerates its sustainability strategy, comes top in Corporate Knights ranking of world’s most sustainable companies. Corporate Knights, a Canadian media and research company producing rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance, has for the first…

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Malwarebytes Cybercrime Report Reveals Cybercrime Does Not Impact Individuals Equally

Malwarebytes, a global leader in real-time cyber protection, released the findings of “The Demographics of Cybercrime” report, with non-profit partners, Digitunity and Cybercrime Support Network. Digitunity is a nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to eliminating the technology gap and Cybercrime Support Network(CSN) is a 501(c)(3)…

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How Oil & Gas Companies Are Leveraging Emerging Technologies

Tech-enabled asset management holds key for oil & gas upstream industry, says GlobalData While the oil & gas sector began looking out for new technologies, adoption has historically been sluggish to go beyond operations. It is now attempting to make…


The Reveal Of New Global Electro-mobility Volvo Buses

Volvo Buses is expanding its electromobility offer worldwide. With the launch of the new Volvo BZL Electric chassis, Volvo Buses provides a solid platform for sustainable and efficient public transport in cities around the world, along with reliable and profitable…

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Cox Automotive Forecast: New-Vehicle Sales Stall in September

Automobile sales in September are forecast to slow for the fifth straight month, as tight inventory, high prices take a toll on the industry. September U.S. auto sales are forecast to be significantly hampered by an ongoing lack of new-vehicle…

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New Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby Offers A Unique Volvo Experience

Volvo Car Canada Ltd., a leader in automotive safety and sustainability, is proud to announce the opening of Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby. Following the recent opening of Volvo Cars Royal Oak in Calgary, the launch of Morrey Volvo Cars demonstrates…

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Ericsson to support Malaysia’s digital transformation

Malaysia and its economy are poised to benefit from a 10-year 5G partnership between Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) to drive the nationwide deployment of the next-generation wireless cellular technology in Malaysia. Ericsson enters 10-year partnership with Digital Nasional…

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Will Liquid Fuels Play a Role in EU’s Decarbonization?

The Methanol Institute (MI) is hosting a webinar titled “Fit for 55: Key Implications for Liquid Fuels“ on October 7, 13:00 (CEST). Speakers from the European Commission, FuelsEurope, and OCI/BioMCN, will present about the role of liquid fuels under the Fit for 55…

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“Trade In, Trade Up” Your Old Forklift

Customers can take advantage of this substantial trade-in offer to replace existing used forklifts with new dependable, high quality Crown equipment at a considerable savings. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 28, 2021 — Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material…

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Huawei Connect 2021: Diving Into Digital

Huawei unveiled breakthrough innovations in several different domains, providing a first look at its comprehensive digital infrastructure range. Several of these innovations are completely new and have never been seen before outside of Huawei’s labs. The release highlighted how these…

With Anybus CompactCom in place, it can communicate on PROFINET (and also any other network) which increases the potential market.

Ergonomic Solutions For Operator Cabins With HMS Anybus Technology

Kristianstads Lyftdon AB in Sweden has long experience of producing ergonomic solutions for the operator cabins from which you control cranes and industrial operations. With the help of HMS Anybus technology, their new joystick can be used in industrial applications…

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Latest Report 2021: Metalworking Tool Holder and Fluid Additives Market

MARKET SIZE, INSIGHTS, KEY PLAYERS, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, COVID-19 IMPACT AND EMERGING TRENDS BY 2028 By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media Stratagem Market Insights, recently released their latest market reports  “Global Metalworking Tool Holder Market“ and “Global Metalworking Fluid Additives Market”…

NUMcad is a unique 2D drawing tool that simplifies the design and creation of executable G-code files for CNC cutting machines.

Highly Intuitive 2D Drawing Tool For CNC Cutting Machines

Known as NUMcad, the new drawing software runs directly from the machine’s operator panel and also under Windows on any standard PC. Its user interface mimics that of many popular CAD packages and is highly intuitive, making it ideal for…

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Ford Motor To Cease Operations in India: What Happens Next?

“To continue investing … we needed to show a path for a reasonable return on investment,” Ford India head Anurag Mehrotra told reporters last week. “Unfortunately, we are not able to do that,” Anurag concludes.  Ford India Private Limited announced…

Save The Date! Blechexpo2021: Trumpf Launches New TruLaser Series

Save The Date! Blechexpo2021: Trumpf Launches New TruLaser Series

Blechexpo is an international trade fair for sheet metal working which is held once every 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany. It is a trade fair that begun in 1994 by Südblech which over the years, has gained much fanfare to…

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FABTECH® 2021:What You Have Missed

FABTECH® 2021 event came to a close at Chicago, McCormick Place yesterday, after its three-day large-scale held event. By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media FABTECH® is the premier event for the metal fabricating industry since its debut in 1981 and…

ADMC reinforces industry partnerships, significantly scaling AM production repeatability and quality to new heights

Morf3D Announces New State-of-the-Art Headquarters with SLM Solutions’ Machines.

SLM Solutions’ Outfits Morf3D’s 9000 square-foot Applied Digital Manufacturing Centre (ADMC) with Two SLM® 500s and the NXG XII 600. By Ashwini Balan, Eastern Trade Media Morf3D, a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, helps clients realize the potential of additive manufacturing…