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Wire, cable and Industry 4.0


Wire and the resulting products are the base and hardware to IT and networks. This is why they are used on such a universal scale. Wire products are also vital elements in “Industry 4.0”, a term which is frequently used in the media – the digital connection between production and IT technologies. Here, the wireless sector and its suppliers play a pioneering role. The central purpose of Industry 4.0 is to send and process large volumes of data at a high speed. This is to optimise criteria such as cost, energy and resource efficiency and flexibility and thus to increase the competitiveness of an enterprise. It also includes digital networking across corporate boundaries.

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07 Apr 2017

Identify Steel Through Harsh Processes With Pic-Anneal Tags

Wire and Tube News

Wire rod coil manufacturers had been in a Catch-22 situation when it came to attaching identification to the coils of wire they produced.

Plastic and paper tags had the potential to make the inventory process easier with their ability to hold bar-coded information, which virtually eliminates human error as a factor. These tags were able to survive the process of pickling – immersion in heated baths of hydrochloric or sulfuric acid for periods of up to 90 minutes.

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06 Apr 2017

Manufacturing should maintain its 20% contribution to Singapore GDP: CFE

Singapore Business Review

Growth areas are high-tech manufacturing involving Industrial Internet of Things.

The Committee on the Future Economy has proposed that Singapore manufacturing sector should still contribute 20% of economic output over the medium term.

In a report, CFE stressed that manufacturing and services are the twin pillars supporting Singapore’s diversified economy. In 2016, the manufacturing sector accounted for around 20% of GDP and 14% of total employment in Singapore.Over the years, it has also enjoyed strong productivity growth. Between 2009 and 2016, real productivity, as measured by real value added (VA) per actual hour worked, in the manufacturing sector grew by 6.2% p.a., higher than the growth in the overall economy (2.5% p.a.) and the services sector (2.1% p.a.).

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08 Mar 2017

US engineering firm AECOM to design Singapore's high-speed rail infrastructure

Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has appointed AECOM Singapore to conduct an advanced engineering study for Singapore stretch of the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) infrastructure, it announced on Wednesday (Feb 8).

The US engineering firm will provide architectural, civil, electrical, mechanical and other design services required for the Jurong East terminus, tunnels and the bridge across the Straits of Johor.

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09 Feb 2017

wire & Tube Southeast Asia 2017: A key forum to leverage on upcoming trends in Southeast Asia’s wire, cable, tube & pipe industries

wire & Tube Southeast Asia 2017

wire Southeast Asia and Tube Southeast Asia 2017 returns to the Bangkok Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand from 19 - 21 September with its 12th and 11th edition respectively. Held biennially, the opportune and strategic staging of the symbiotic specialist trade fairs come amidst encouraging prospects expected for the wire, cable, tube & pipe industries, especially on the back of a thriving infrastructure and manufacturing landscape in Southeast Asia.

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09 Feb 2017

Special Zone: Fastener Pavilion

wire Southeast Asia 2017

An International Showcase to Present Your Latest Products and Solutions from All Areas Related to Fastener Technology

As the region’s leading meeting and procurement place for the wire and cable industries, wire Southeast Asia 2017 will feature a special showcase dedicated to the complete upstream and downstream industry chain of fastener technology. Growth of the automobile, new energy, high-speed rail, urban transport, aerospace, petrochemical, infrastructure construction and other application industries, will bring new opportunities for the fastener industry. The Fastener Pavilion at wire Southeast Asia 2017 will focus on an all-encompassing range of fastener technology from industrial fasteners and fixings, construction fixings, assembly and installation systems to fastener manufacturing technology.

Fulfill Growing Demand with Your Products and Solutions, and Connect with Key Decision-makers.

28 Nov 2016

Asia Trends: Wire, Cable, Tube & Pipe

wire & Tube Southeast Asia 2017

According to a new report released by Transparency Market Research, the global automotive wire and cable materials market will be boosted by the rapid growth of the automobile industry worldwide, following the increase in applications of in-vehicle wiring and government approvals for electric and hybrid cars. Owing to the growing demand for vehicles from countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, China, and India, the Asia Pacific region will account for the majority share in the global automotive wire and cable materials market.

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18 Nov 2016

Shinzo Abe makes strong pitch for Singapore-KL high-speed rail

The Straits Times

With a lucrative high-speed rail project on the line, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday made a strong sales pitch for his country's shinkansen bullet train technology at a meeting with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak.

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18 Nov 2016