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S$38m initiative for hyper-personalised manufacturing among new Industry 4.0 moves

A*Star-led public-private partnership to develop ways to achieve 'minimum order quantity of one' and provide platform for firms to test them, among other things

From left: Aloysius Arlando, SingEx Holdings CEO; Ulrich Sante, Germany's ambassador to Singapore; Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat; and Jochen Kockler, chairman of the managing board, Deutsche Messe, launching Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific 2019 at Singapore Expo on Tuesday. Mr Heng said South-east Asia is well-positioned to be a home for factories of the future.


TO help firms achieve a "minimum order quantity of one", S$38 million will be invested in research and development for hyper-personalisation in manufacturing, in a public-private partnership announced on Tuesday.

Led by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A...