21 August 2017

An uncertain world stage and political issues in South Korea saw the nation go through a record-high recession in 2016 which affected machine tool exports. Does 2017 spell better news for the country? By Jonathan Chou

11 August 2017

Components equipped with sensors are central to the drive systems used in machines and equipment. They record data and are key in facilitating digital services, and enable the reduction in machine life cycle losses and life cycle costs. Contributed by Schaeffler

02 August 2017

Southeast Asia’s dynamic growth has created a thirst for machine tools that is driving an ever-growing trade in used machine tools, and creating an eagerness among suppliers in countries such as the United Kingdom to meet that demand. Companies from the region that are buying these equipments have a wide choice of supply channels. By David Wiggins, sales and marketing director at Machinery Market

31 July 2017

Manufacturing operations can significantly benefit from big data analytics and developing the right kind of technologies and expertise to apply them will be a critical skill for manufacturers to stay competitive. By Thomas Jakob, regional president Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations

24 July 2017

There are new possibilities offered by big data, 3D printing, machine learning and augmented reality in the manufacturing industry. Leveraging on these into a new way of doing business is a key factor in Industry 4.0 to gain a competitive edge, and for companies to be more profitable and scalable. By Farah Nazurah

17 July 2017

Digital platforms are being developed on the basis of which users can apply their tools more efficiently, cut back on waste, and minimise tasks that were previously carried out manually. By Walter

10 July 2017

The manufacturing world has already decided to get on board the Industry 4.0 bandwagon. But where exactly is this wagon going to take us in a world that is getting very interconnected as we speak? Craig Charlton, SVP, Asia Pacific Operations, Epicor gives us the lowdown

03 July 2017

Sand casting plays a critical role in manufacturing today. Yet, many organisations are still challenged by cost, quality and lead time. Contributed By BigRep

19 June 2017

A time of reform in the forming industry sees increased productivity on servo presses thanks to new safety concepts. By Manfred Koch, strategic industry manager, Factory Automation Corporate Solution Centre, machine tool industry, Sick AG

12 June 2017

Dr Robert Blackburn, chairman of the board of executive directors and chief executive officer at Hoffmann Group and Pinaki Banarjee, managing director, Hoffmann Asia Pacific and India, share their insights with APMEN on how to stay ahead in today’s increasingly digitised world.

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