The need for greater control in manufacturing processes drives Renishaw’s growth into new forays. Steve Bell, General Manager, Renishaw, ASEAN, spoke to APMEN and shared the company’s direction for the region.

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


Third quarter results by U.S.-based MSC industrial have prompted investment research and management company Morningstar to downgrade its outlook for the firm that dominates the $10 billion metalworking distribution segments of maintenance, repair, and operations.

Mark Johnston speaks to Alexander Tjioe and Harald Dickertmann on the opening of their new technology centre in Jarkata, Indonesia. Mr Tjioe is the president (automation), Schunk (Indonesia) while Mr Dickertmann is the head of sales and business development Asia, based out of Germany.

Lester Lee, regional marketing manager, Hypertherm Asia Pacific, Mary Allen, IP protection manager, Hypertherm Inc, Sanjay Kumar, consumables sales manager, Hypertherm India give their thoughts on counterfeits and what manufacturers need to know when purchasing plasma torch consumables.

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

Sandvik Coromant has taken another step in the development of fine boring technology by introducing CoroBore 826, a groundbreaking high-precision (HP) coolant tool for trouble-free machining and close hole tolerances.

The Metalworking Fluids Market is expected to be worth US$9.74 billion by 2020.

Houghton’s semi-synthetic metalworking fluid, Hocut 4940 was approved by Pratt & Whitney.

The Metalworking Fluids Market is expected to be worth US$9.74 billion by 2020.




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