Biel, Switzerland: A manufacturer of automation and machining systems, Mikron Group, saw its order intake for the first half of 2017 at CHF 114.2 million (US$117.9 million), which was lesser than the previous year’s order intake during the same period.

With 2017 looking to be a year of steady manufacturing growth for Southeast Asia, machine tool makers that form the backbone of most industry development would do well to take notice. By Jonathan Chou




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