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Rapid urbanisation, increased infrastructure spending heightens demand in the wire, cable, tube and pipe industries

30 Oct 2018

Cities all over Southeast Asia project about 100 million migrations from countryside to cities through 2030, necessitating improved productivity, better incomes, education, healthcare and transport. Hence the need for 'smart cities'; where integrated technologies improve traffic flows, transportation, energy, water usage and services.

The set-up of the ASEAN Smart City Network (ASCN) to support urbanisation is a common platform to share best practices, link member cities with private investment and secure funding. Thailand has pledged 1.5 trillion baht (S$62 billion) over the next five years to boost growth and develop its three eastern provinces as the Eastern Economic Corridor, with infrastructure spending to remain a key driver for the economy and new development projects.

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PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2019: Shaping the future of Packaging and Printing in Asia

30 Oct 2018

The 7th edition of PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2019 returns with four thematic zones tailored for the packaging and printing industry.

One-Stop Pack & Print Pavilion (Award-Winning Showcase | Free Consultancy Services | Trade Associations & Industry Alliances)

Labelling Zone (Smart Labels | Flexo Presses | Inspection System | RFID)

Logistics & Automation Zone (Material Handling | Smart Factory | Robotics | IOT | Industry 4.0 | Collaborative Manufacturing)

Prototype Showcase (Rendering Software | Design & Innovation | 3D Printing)

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indometal 2018 – entryway to Indonesia’s thriving business opportunities

12 Oct 2018

The countdown begins for the 4th edition of indometal, jointly organised by Messe Düsseldorf Asia and PT Wahana Kemalaniaga Makmur (WAKENI), as it makes its way next month to the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, Indonesia, from 17 – 19 October 2018. As part of its value-packed programme, the three-day exhibition will showcase new products, latest innovations and world-class exhibits on foundry, casting, metallurgy, as well as thermo process technology by some 200 leading exhibitors from 22 countries, including national group representation from China, Germany, Italy and Taiwan.

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