TUESDAY, 22 OCTOBER 2019, SINGAPORE: In an effort to enhance Malaysia’s branding as a technological hub, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) led the participation of 10 Malaysian companies to Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific (ITAP) 2019 where Malaysian companies showcased their capabilities in Industry 4.0.
The participation this year will see MATRADE introducing a Malaysia Pavilion for the first time to facilitate engagement of Malaysian companies with international businesses from all over Asia Pacific. The Malaysia Pavilion was officiated by the Malaysian High Commissioner to Singapore, YBhg. Dato’ Zainol Rahim Zainuddin today.
According to Puan Jamaliah Jamaluddin, Director of Electrical, Electronics, ICT, Machinery & Equipment Section at MATRADE, the event can be a catalyst to business transactions, learning, networking and establishing collaboration for Malaysian local Small and Medium Enterprises at the event. “We have identified the growing strength of ITAP and given its comprehensive programme lineups which include exhibition, conference and fora, Malaysian companies will be able to enhance their knowledge in innovation and finding likeminded partners for their business,” Jamaliah said.
The exhibitors at the Malaysia Pavilion comprise of those providing Industry 4.0 consultancy and solutions, unmanned aerial system (UAS) solutions, industrial automation solutions, electrical distribution solutions, IoT cloud and factory navigation systems. Others offerings include integrated power and controls systems, digital transformation solutions as well as IT solutions based on block chain technology, just to name a few.
“We hope our participation in ITAP will expose Malaysian companies to the leading edge technologies and future trends around the world for them to leverage or emulate,” Jamaliah said.