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Schneider Electric Launches Smart Manufacturing Innovations for the region at Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific conference

19-10-2018
Schneider Electric, Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific, Industry 4.0 solutions

SINGAPORE – October 16, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today launched its latest smart manufacturing solutions for the Asia-Pacific region. Showcasing these latest innovations at the Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) conference and exhibition at the …

TÜV SÜD rallies manufacturers to embrace Smart Manufacturing with the launch of its Industry 4.0 portfolio

16-10-2018
TÜV SÜD, Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 portfolio, Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific conference

Munich/Singapore, 16 October 2018 – TÜV SÜD, the global safety, security and sustainability solutions provider, called upon manufacturers to start their Industry 4.0 journeys as it announced the launch of its Industry 4.0 portfolio today. Global figures1 show that Industry 4.0 has the potential to increase annual revenues by up to …

Editor’s pickAs more super storms affect Asia, we must typhoon-proof our cities

27-09-2018
super storms, Asia, Super Typhoon Mangkhut, Typhoon Jebi, Sustainable Drainage Systems, sponge cities

By John Batten III Typhoon season in Asia is an annual, grim reminder of the need for more resilient infrastructure as the impact of climate change intensifies. Arcadis’ John Batten III talks about how cities can prepare themselves for worse weather. As Super Typhoon Mangkhut nears the Philippines and Hong Kong, it’s clear …

Editor’s pickDewatering

20-09-2018
Xylem, Godwin, David Flinton, Dewatering, Asia, Technology

David Flinton, Senior Vice President & President of Xylem’s dewatering business The huge rescue of the 12 Thai boys and their football coach who were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand was one of the news stories this year, capturing global attention — with many countries across the globe providing help. Among those involved …

Editor’s pickVeolia Showcases Proven Hydrotech Discfilter Technology for Power Industry at POWER-GEN Asia 2018

19-09-2018
Veolia, Hydrotech Discfilter, POWER-GEN Asia 2018, customisation, cool water filtration

Jakarta, September 18, 2018 — Veolia Water Technologies, a leading water and wastewater solutions provider, showcases for the first time in Indonesia its trusted Hydrotech Discfilter technology for the power industry. Veolia’s participation at POWER-GEN Asia 2018 affirms the company’s commitment to provide power companies in the …

Water in emerging markets

19-09-2018
Xylem, Steve Leung, Emerging Market, Asia, Strategy

Steve Leung, Senior Vice President & President, Emerging Markets, Xylem Q: What are some of the issues you see in emerging markets?  SL: You can almost see the disparity of two different market segments here in Asia — emerging markets and mature ones. For example, you see Singapore in the forefront in trying out new technology and …

Xylem to lead industry discussions and showcase smart water expertise at IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018

14-09-2018
Xylem, Water & Wastewater Asia, IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Tokyo, Water Technology

Rye Brook, N.Y., September 13, 2018 – Xylem (NYSE: XYL) executives will lead industry discussions and showcase the company’s extensive smart water expertise during the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition taking place in Tokyo, Japan, 16-21 September 2018. Xylem, a leading global water technology company and gold sponsor …

Editor’s pickSoutheast Asia and its relationship…with floods (PART TWO)

30-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, Flood, Tim Hill, Southeast Asia, Research, Eco-business

At an Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Forum held in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tim Hill selects his favourite Sustainable Development Goal. (Image credit: Asia Europe Foundation) By Tim Hill, Research Director, Eco-Business Research In the last piece, Tim Hill pointed to Southeast Asia’s relationship with water, the region’s unique relationship …