Industry 4.0
February 2019

The year 2018 has been a year of transformation all round. We have seen the world’s economy shift. We have seen uncertainty in the markets brought about by various tariff wars. Nevertheless, as our Growth Index has shown, we have seen businesses continue to find ways to grow.






February 2019

Many machines and plants have still not entered the digital age. But they need to be networked in order to take advantage of the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The new IoT Gateway V3 now provides additional connectivity thanks to close collaboration with various partners, said Bosch Rexroth.






February 2019

In a new initiative targeted to launch at Hannover Messe 2019, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), McKinsey & Company, SAP, Siemens and TÜV SÜD have announced a collaboration to support companies, both big and small, scale the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies.






February 2019

Regional leaders attending the World Economic Forum’s Manama Meeting on “the Arab World in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), in Bahrain recently agreed that local innovation remains a point of vulnerability for GCC economies, while exploring economic forces that can both help and hinder GCC-based enterprises in realising the full






February 2019

Dubai-based Labiba for Artificial Intelligence has partnered with Bahrain Fintech Bay, a major financial technology hub in the Middle East and Africa for the formation of Labiba Bahrain.






February 2019

Saudi Aramco’s Uthmaniyah Gas Plant (UGP) has been recognised by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a “Lighthouse” manufacturing facility, a leader in technology applications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Saudi Aramco is the first energy company globally to be included in this select group of manufacturing sites.






February 2019

The growth of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and cloud have given a huge boost to the adoption of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in Manufacturing 4.0, according to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, ‘RFID in Global Manufacturing 4.






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