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Editor’s pickBEX and MCE Asia to empower a digital-first future for the building and construction industry

31-08-2018
BEX, MCE, building and construction industry, digital-first future, sustainable development

Image credited to BEX Asia Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia's leading trade exhibition for the region's green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition will be held in Singapore between the 5th and 7th of September 2018. This comes on the heels of a Special Ministerial …

SCM, the Innovation Hub at International Woodworking Fair

20-08-2018
SCM Solutions, International Woodworking Fair, IWF, Industry 4.0, Maestro connect, robotic integration

SCM Solutions will be at Booths 4000 - 8500. THe International Woodworking Fair will be held at Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta, from 22 to 25 August 2018. With an above-average double-digit growth rate in the North American woodworking machines market, SCM, the leader for secondary woodworking technologies, plays a key role at …

Editor’s pickHow robots will win over the future

14-08-2018
ABB, Schuler Consulting, Malaysia, Robotics, Challenges in manufacturing, industry 4.0, Production Data generation, automated Business Processes

By Bjorn Henseler, Schuler Consulting   Malaysia’s furniture industry players spent a day at ABB to understand how robotics can facilitate challenges in production. Today, the end-consumer’s demand for customised furniture is what’s making up most of the orders. The number of furniture per order has also gone down, …

Editor’s pickThe secret to achieving factory automation

02-08-2018
Wood, Woodworking, Industry, Baumer, Factory, Automation, Asia

From left: Tim Battke, Area Manager Sales & Engineering of Baumer Inspection, and Stefan Bickert, Managing Director of Baumer Inspection Surface inspection system helps to detect defects on various surfaces according to the user’s requirement. As industrial automation continues to develop rapidly, the demand for quality standards in the …

Editor’s pickBinh Duong in the beginning

31-07-2018
Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Furniture, Wood, Woodworking, Industry, Market

Leader of the pack Word around the industry is that Mr Seven Lee ventures to places where no one dares, but when he steps out, everyone else quickly follows. In this case, Vietnam in 1992. “And then they all come and build bigger, better factories and now I’m the smallest player here,” he jests. Mr Lee is, of course, being …