Industry 4.0

Raising the bar with Industry 4.0 standards

AS LOCAL manufacturers implement advanced manufacturing or Industry 4.0 solutions in their facilities, adopting the relevant standards will be crucial to ensure that their systems are protected...

Singapore, Germany tie-up to help local and German SMEs transform, deepen business ties

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) and the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support enterprise development in sectors of common interest...

Start small and use standards wisely in Industry 4.0 game

PICTURE a dim sum manufacturing plant - the factory floor is running smoothly with pieces of dim sum produced like clockwork, raw ingredients are delivered just as the current batch finishes,...

A practical approach to Industry 4.0

WITH recent news of retrenchments and economic uncertainty especially for PMETs (professionals, managers, executives and technicians), a key concern for most people is remaining employable in an...

Singapore firm budgets up to S$15m for a full smart factory

AMID manufacturing headwinds, Fong's Engineering and Manufacturing is prepared to spend up to S$15 million to launch a full-fledged smart factory in the next three to five years, in a bid to boost...

No better time than now to embrace Industry 4.0

IMAGINE having the ability to know when something is about to break down - be it your mobile device, your car or a machine in your manufacturing facility. The pre-emptive knowledge would certainly...

Cybersecurity as a strategic investment for businesses

THE 4th Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, heralds the advent of smart and autonomous systems built upon data analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Successful digitalisation of global supply chain depends on people-related factors

FOR many companies, especially multinationals, supply chains are key drivers of efficiency, speed and agility, and, therefore, critical to long-term competitiveness. But while Industry 4.0-driven...

Industry 4.0: Are businesses stepping up to be future-ready?

THE inaugural Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP), a Hannover Messe event, concluded in Singapore recently. As business leaders, experts, government representatives and other stakeholders...

Tharman says Fourth Industrial Revolution must create quality jobs as key initiatives are launched at inaugural trade show

SINGAPORE - Collaboration between nations and industries are needed to harness the full potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman...

Leading the digital transformation of SMEs

DIGITISATION has an impact on all organisations, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across various sectors and industries. In each case, the impact is different, which makes it...