Advances in IIoT technologies, low-cost sensing and cloud computing have enabled the development of lightweight cloud solutions for functions such as data management, advanced analytics and OEE monitoring, facilitating rapid deployment for simplified multi-site implementation. Know more how Cloud solutions will help to increase communication and data access. By Keith Chambers, director of Operations and Execution Systems, Schneider Electric
The countries of Southeast Asia might be only emerging markets at the moment, but the speed at which they are developing is unprecedented. Digitalisation of the food and beverage manufacturing industry will be inevitable, says Dieter Broeckl, senior vice president, country division lead DF/PD Thailand, Process Automation Lead ASEAN, Siemens.
ASEAN still faces some manufacturing challenges compared to the developed West, but automation and service providers can help these countries progress at a faster rate. Raimund Klein, executive vice president, Digital Factory (DF) and Process Industries and Drives (PD) Division, Siemens Private Limited, discusses more with APFI. By Michelle Cheong