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Blog: For the digital factory, seeing in Singapore is believing

By Bob Gill, for ARC Advisory Group

Apr 19, 2017

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In order to get Singapore's manufacturers moving in the right direction, which in today’s world means getting smart, going digital, aligning with Industry 4.0, etc., there’s a slew of government initiatives. One of these, announced last month, is the setting up of “model factories” at two research centers.

Last week I had the opportunity to visit the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Center (ARTC), the site one of the two Model Factories. The simulated company is a mid-sized gearbox manufacturer headquartered in Singapore and with a further eight plants worldwide. Actual gear production and assembly takes place in the facility, and Industry 4.0 technologies in evidence include  IoT, collaborative robots, and analytics.

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