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JM Ice keeps things cool with bots and tech

Company's track record of embracing technology has been consistently paying off
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr William Lee and Mr Eric Lee overcame the factory's damp environment to successfully utilise technology to boost productivity. They installed S$500,000 worth of robots for ice-stacking.

Singapore

PUTTING robotic arms to work in an ice factory sounds like a massive short circuit waiting to happen.

But it is exactly what Jurong Marine (JM) Ice did in January.

Installing S$500,000 worth of robots has enabled it to shed its reliance on nine workers whose