Int'l Metalworking News for Asia
One of the great joys of being a journalist is to see how engineers are transforming today’s machine tools and software solutions into user-friendly technologies that can provide new services and new business models. Let’s take for instance, KASTO. We all know that digitalisation and networking are rapidly gaining ground in metalworking – and the same trend is also taking place in storage & sawing technologies. At KASTO, this topic has long since ceased to be simply a dream of the future, because the sawing and storage technology manufacturer already has numerous solutions in its portfolio that make metalworking more efficient, more flexible and more cost-efficient in today’s Industry 4.0 era. SolidWorks World has long been known as the premier annual event dedicated to the 3D design and engineering community, hosted by the parent company, Dassault Systèmes. INTERNATIONAL METALWORKING NEWS FOR ASIA is fortunate to witness the announcement that in 2020 SolidWorks World will be renamed 3DEXPERIENCE World to reflect a growing community of users from across Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform ecosystem, where creativity can thrive and impact industry, business, cities, homes, communities and people. Our cover article in this issue is about the very inspiring story of Equiptop Hitech Corp. In life, there are thriving businesses, and there are those that graduate to big time conglomerates. The story of Taiwan’s biggest high precision surface grinder manufacturer is a testament that will inspire every business owner with a great idea. Six engineering graduates with the same knowledge and ambition came together to create a machine tool manufacturing company like no other. They have put faith on their solid engineering background. Read more on this month’s Cover Story. Technology has transformed our lives during the past half-century. It has eliminated thousands of boring jobs in places like the back rooms of offices, and it has enabled a new generation of entrepreneurs, who take full advantage to launch new businesses. But as incredible as the progress has been, technology’s power continues to spread by reaching more industrial manufacturing facilities across the globe with new equipment and tools. We're always enthusiastic to get in touch with you. What did you think of the articles and what topics do you feel might deserve more attention? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.