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Editor’s pickThe Heart in Ikast

12-10-2018
‘Hjertet’ (the Heart), C.F. Møller Architects, Vestergade, Denmark

C.F. Møller Architects is behind this project next to the International School Ikast-Brande with a much-awaited expansion which includes several halls, multi-functional and educational facilities. The project enhances the educational facilities at the school, and creates a new meeting point in Ikast, an area of fast growth in Vestergade, …

Indonesia improving FLEGT licensing procedures

12-10-2018
Indonesia, FLEGT licensing procedures

Indonesia has taken several measures in recent months to improve procedures relating to FLEGT licences — the export licences that attest to the legality of EU-bound timber and timber products. The changes are part of a process of continuous improvement that is jointly overseen by the EU and Indonesia, and which is providing important …

Editor’s pickOnrobot launches Quick Changer, the industry’s lightest, most compact robotics tool changer

11-10-2018
OnRobot, Quick Changer, lightest, most compact robotics tool changer, new patent

OnRobot, a global leader in robotic End-of-Arm Tooling, is ready with a unique new patented tool changer for collaborative applications developed by Purple Robotics, recently acquired by OnRobot. Weighing only 200 g (7 oz.), the Quick Changer has a low impact on robot payload. Its compact size also adds minimal distance from the tool …

Editor’s pickAffordable and beautiful wooden apartments for the lower-income Danish residents

10-10-2018
Dortheavej, northwestern Denmark, Bjarke Ingels Group, Danish non-profit affordable housing association Lejerbo, Danish urban space designer Jan Gehl

Named after its Dortheavej address in the northwestern part of Copenhagen, the five-storey building winds through the area characterised by car repair shops, warehouses and industrial buildings from the 1930s–50s. Bjarke Ingels Group(BIG) was commissioned to design Dortheavej in 2013 by Danish non-profit affordable housing …

PT Komatsu Indonesia Wins the Deming Prize

10-10-2018
PT Komatsu Indonesia, Deming Prize

PT Komatsu Indonesia (KI) a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (hereafter "Komatsu") (President and CEO: Tetsuji Ohashi), has received the Deming Prize for 2018.  Since 1961, when Komatsu introduced the company-wide quality control (QC) programme, Komatsu has proactively promoted total quality control (TQM) over the years. In 1964 …