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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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Record attendance at INDOPLAS, INDOPACK and INDOPRINT with strong international presence, more technology on display, and local visitors all on the rise

11 Oct 2018

The Indonesian International Plastics, Packaging and Printing Exhibitions, INDOPLAS, INDOPACK and INDOPRINT, welcomed 24,918 trade visitors from 31 countries, a 10 per cent increase over the last edition in 2016.

The four-day exhibition that bridges the synergistic industries of plastic, packaging and printing at one central location spanned over 15,000 sqm with 360 exhibitors – 65 per cent of which came from overseas including five national pavilions and country groups from Austria, China, Germany, Singapore and Taiwan.

As one of the region’s leading procurement platforms, INDOPLAS, INDOPACK and INDOPRINT 2018 was also staged against the backdrop of strong economic growth rate and the Indonesian government’s roadmap - Making Indonesia 4.0 that is aimed at building a digital economy and focused on the five key sectors of food and beverage, automotive, textile, electronics and chemicals.

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18 Sep 2018

The region’s leading exhibition on workplace safety and health, OS+H Asia 2018, closed on 31 August at Suntec Singapore with a 15 per cent increase in visitors from the 2016 edition.

The specialist exhibition serving the region’s workplace safety and health needs welcomed more than 5,000 trade visitors from 36 countries over three days with 40 visiting delegations and groups representing various application sectors such as building and construction, offshore marine, electrical and electronics, engineering services, and warehousing and logistics.

This year OS+H Asia showcased seven focus areas including the debut of the OSH Technology zone that presented smart technology and innovative solutions from Avetics Global, Fujitsu, and Magicsoft Asia Systems. The other focus areas were: Work at Height, Fire Protection, Environmental Control, Crisis and Emergency Management, Workplace Ergonomics, and Health at Work.

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