Welcome to thyssenkrupp Singapore, a leading provider of engineered plastics solutions in the region. With our extensive range of high-performance plastics, including engineering plastics and polymer materials, we are dedicated to meeting the unique needs of industries in Singapore and beyond.
At thyssenkrupp, we understand the importance of plastic solutions in various sectors such as automotive, capital goods, chemical, and mining. That’s why we are excited to announce the establishment of our Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore, bringing our engineering and innovation capabilities closer to our valued customers in the Asia Pacific region.
Our TechCenter Hub will focus on additive manufacturing solutions in both metal and plastic technologies, catering to industries such as marine and offshore, automotive, cement, chemical, and mining. With the potential to generate incremental value and create millions of additional additive manufacturing jobs in the ASEAN region by 2030, we are committed to driving growth and development through cutting-edge technologies.
By leveraging Singapore’s innovation ecosystem and collaborating with the Singapore Economic Development Board, we aim to unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing for our customers. Join us on this exciting journey as we revolutionize industries, contribute to sustainable development, and shape the future of manufacturing.
The Potential of Additive Manufacturing in the ASEAN Region
According to a white paper by thyssenkrupp, additive manufacturing has enormous potential to transform the ASEAN region. Currently, the penetration of additive manufacturing in ASEAN is relatively low, accounting for only 5 to 7% of Asia’s total AM spend. However, with manufacturing accounting for 20% of the region’s GDP and employing nearly 50 million people, there is a huge opportunity for growth.
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has the ability to revolutionize traditional manufacturing processes. By layering materials to create complex shapes and structures, it offers numerous advantages such as higher efficiency, reduced waste, and faster production times. As a result, additive manufacturing has the potential to significantly impact the manufacturing output of the ASEAN region.
Moreover, additive manufacturing can contribute to sustainable development by reducing the environmental impact of manufacturing processes. It enables the use of sustainable materials, eliminates the need for tooling, and reduces energy consumption. With sustainability becoming increasingly important for companies and consumers, additive manufacturing offers a viable solution for achieving environmentally-friendly manufacturing practices.
In addition, additive manufacturing can enhance the competitiveness of ASEAN countries in global value chains. By adopting this technology, companies can create customized products, reduce supply chain disruptions, and improve time-to-market. This flexibility and agility can give ASEAN manufacturers a competitive edge in industries such as aerospace, medical devices, and healthcare.
The Impact of Additive Manufacturing in ASEAN Industries
Aerospace: Additive manufacturing can revolutionize the aerospace industry by enabling the production of lightweight components with intricate designs. This can result in fuel savings, improved performance, and reduced maintenance costs for aircraft.
Medical Devices: The healthcare industry can benefit from additive manufacturing by producing patient-specific implants and prosthetics. This technology allows for customization, improved fit, and faster production of medical devices, ultimately enhancing patient care.
Automotive: Additive manufacturing can be used in the automotive sector to manufacture lightweight parts, improve fuel efficiency, and optimize vehicle performance. It also offers opportunities for customization and personalization to meet the evolving demands of consumers.
With the potential to transform industries, contribute to sustainable development, and enhance global competitiveness, additive manufacturing is poised to play a significant role in the ASEAN region. As thyssenkrupp establishes its Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore, the region’s manufacturing sector is primed for growth and innovation.
Establishment of thyssenkrupp’s Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore
thyssenkrupp is excited to announce the establishment of our Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore. This TechCenter Hub will serve as the regional hub for our existing TechCenter in Germany, enhancing our engineering and innovation capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.
Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, our TechCenter Hub will focus on additive manufacturing solutions in both metal and plastic technologies. With a particular emphasis on industries such as marine and offshore, automotive, cement, chemical, and mining, we aim to address the evolving needs of these sectors through advanced manufacturing techniques.
This strategic move underlines Singapore’s growing reputation as a hub for additive manufacturing research and deployment in the Asia Pacific region. With its vibrant innovation ecosystem and strong emphasis on technological advancements, Singapore provides us with a dynamic environment to further propel additive manufacturing forward.
Empowering Growth Through Collaboration
At the heart of our Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub is the collaborative spirit. We believe in partnering with local industries, research institutions, and stakeholders to foster growth and innovation in additive manufacturing.
- Collaborating with industry leaders: We aim to collaborate with local companies to leverage their expertise and insights, driving the adoption of additive manufacturing in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.
- Connecting with research institutions: By collaborating with research institutions, we can tap into cutting-edge research and development capabilities, expanding the boundaries of additive manufacturing.
- Engaging with the innovation ecosystem: Singapore’s innovation ecosystem offers a platform for us to connect and collaborate with startups, entrepreneurs, and innovators, fostering an environment of continuous innovation.
Through these collaborations, we seek to accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies, pioneer new approaches, and create a vibrant ecosystem for innovation and growth.
Additive Manufacturing Growth in Singapore and the Asia Pacific Region
Singapore is at the forefront of additive manufacturing growth in the Asia Pacific region. The government is pushing for industry 4.0 adoption across industries, and additive manufacturing is included as a key enabler in Singapore’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 plan. The Asia Pacific additive manufacturing market is projected to grow to more than $5.5 billion by 2025.
With the establishment of thyssenkrupp’s TechCenter Hub in Singapore, the company aims to unlock the potential of additive manufacturing for customers in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region. This move will further support additive manufacturing research and development in the region, driving innovation and technological advancements.
The Benefits of Additive Manufacturing in Singapore and the Asia Pacific
- Industry 4.0: Additive manufacturing aligns with Singapore’s vision of becoming a smart nation and adopting advanced technologies for manufacturing. Embracing additive manufacturing can enhance the productivity and efficiency of industries, creating a competitive edge in the global market.
- Research and Development: Singapore has a strong focus on research and development, making it an ideal location for exploring the untapped potential of additive manufacturing. With thyssenkrupp’s TechCenter Hub, collaborative efforts can be fostered to accelerate innovation and develop new applications for additive manufacturing in various sectors.
- Economic Growth: The growth of additive manufacturing in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region has the potential to drive economic growth by attracting investments, creating jobs, and promoting the development of a highly skilled workforce. The adoption of additive manufacturing can lead to new business opportunities and strengthen Singapore’s position as a regional hub for advanced manufacturing.
The establishment of thyssenkrupp’s TechCenter Hub in Singapore marks a significant milestone in the additive manufacturing industry. By leveraging the nation’s strategic location, supportive government policies, and commitment to R&D, thyssenkrupp is poised to contribute to the growth and development of additive manufacturing in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.
The establishment of thyssenkrupp’s Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore marks a significant milestone in the growth of additive manufacturing in the ASEAN region. With its transformative potential, thyssenkrupp’s investment will drive innovation and fuel the expansion of this cutting-edge technology in Singapore and the Asia Pacific.
Additive manufacturing holds immense promise for various industries, offering sustainable solutions and unlocking new possibilities for growth. By partnering with Singapore, a renowned hub of innovation, thyssenkrupp is strategically positioning itself to tap into the region’s thriving ecosystem and serve customers with their engineering expertise and advanced additive manufacturing solutions.
The integration of thyssenkrupp’s capabilities and Singapore’s innovation ecosystem will accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing, fostering collaborations between businesses and researchers. This collaboration will pave the way for groundbreaking advancements, enhancing industry efficiency and competitiveness while driving sustainable development in the region.
The time has come for businesses and industries in Singapore and the Asia Pacific to embrace additive manufacturing. As thyssenkrupp leads the charge, this technology will revolutionize manufacturing processes, generate employment opportunities, and unlock previously unimaginable growth prospects. Together, we can harness the power of additive manufacturing to shape a more innovative and prosperous future.
What is thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics?
thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics is a division of thyssenkrupp that specializes in providing high-performance plastics and polymer materials for various industries.
What types of plastic solutions does thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics offer?
thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics offers a wide range of plastic solutions, including engineering plastics, high-performance plastics, and advanced thermoplastic materials.
Which industries does thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics serve?
thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics serves industries such as automotive, industrial, marine and offshore, aerospace, medical devices, and many more that require plastic components for their products and applications.
What is additive manufacturing?
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a process that creates three-dimensional objects by adding layers of material on top of each other according to a digital design.
How can additive manufacturing contribute to sustainable development?
Additive manufacturing can contribute to sustainable development by reducing material waste, energy consumption, and emissions compared to traditional manufacturing methods.
How can additive manufacturing improve competitiveness in global value chains?
Additive manufacturing allows for greater design flexibility, faster prototyping, and customization, which can enhance the competitiveness of companies in global value chains.
What is the significance of thyssenkrupp’s Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore?
The Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore is an important regional hub where thyssenkrupp brings its engineering and innovation capabilities closer to customers in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on additive manufacturing solutions in metal and plastic technologies.
How does the establishment of the TechCenter Hub in Singapore benefit thyssenkrupp?
The establishment of the TechCenter Hub in Singapore allows thyssenkrupp to leverage Singapore’s innovation ecosystem and strengthen its presence in the region, offering better support and services to customers in the additive manufacturing field.
How is Singapore promoting additive manufacturing?
Singapore is promoting additive manufacturing through its Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 plan, where it recognizes additive manufacturing as a key enabler and is pushing for its adoption across industries.
What is the potential of additive manufacturing in the ASEAN region?
Additive manufacturing has enormous potential to transform the ASEAN region, and it is estimated to generate around 0 billion of incremental value by 2025 and create 3 to 4 million additional jobs by 2030.