Ministry of Industry joins hands with Western Digital to help SMEs upgrade to digital
Mr. Panuwat Triyangkunsri, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry Revealed after the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in enhancing industrial competitiveness and developing Thai industry into Industry 4.0 between the Ministry of Industry and Western Digital. Storage Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. this time that the Ministry of Industry has a policy to drive the country’s industry towards Industry 4.0, including the link between various equipment and machinery. into the digital world to increase the productivity of entrepreneurs In addition, Western Digital Storage Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Prachinburi) has the same goal that it wants to help develop and enhance the competitiveness of the industrial sector and the development into Industry 4.0 of the industrial sector. Thai stuff
The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding today is a pleasure for the government and the private sector to work together to enhance the capabilities of personnel in the Thai industrial sector. with the National Productivity Institute Institute of Electrical and Electronics and Thai-German Institute Join as a mechanism to drive cooperation activities in 3 areas: 1. Capacity building and human resource development It will provide academic cooperation and build skills necessary for industrial plant potential development. Promote the adoption of innovation and technology to support in the work process As well as sending experts to give advice in the workplace through courses that focus on building and developing personnel to be able to transfer knowledge and experience of the organization to personnel.
2. Technology development by cooperating to support strategies for using Industry 4.0 technology in planning and operations Promoting the use of appropriate Industry 4.0 technology to improve organizational efficiency and 3. Dissemination of knowledge to society. by cooperating in organizing activities academic exhibition and disseminate academic knowledge through public relations and the implementation of projects or activities To disseminate knowledge about Industry 4.0 and the application of Industry 4.0 technology to government agencies, the private sector, the community and the general public. as well as encouraging the private sector to have access to the body of knowledge and appropriate application of Industry 4.0 technology in various areas of the workplace.
This cooperation, both the Ministry of Industry and the three network agencies, sees it as a mechanism for creating close cooperation between the public, private sectors and entrepreneurs in developing, exchanging, learning. It is also an important part in raising the competitiveness of the industrial sector and becoming Industry 4.0 in the future. It is also a good opportunity for the 3 institutions to exchange knowledge. Ready to take part in improving the competitiveness of entrepreneurs and developing the potential of the agency as well.
Mr. Samphan Silapanat, Vice President of Western Digital Storage Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said that Western Digital Company Limited has been selected by the World Economic Forum to enter the global market. Lighthouse Networks, a community of leading global companies that have successfully applied the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It is the first factory from Thailand in 90 factories worldwide to be recognized as a technology leader with in-base activities and integrated production chain connections. The company operates by using innovative technology to bring about change, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, automation. advanced analysis and the Internet connected system (IoT), which is useful and suitable for the current business operation.
The company is ready to cooperate with both the public and private sectors and is ready to be a mentor. Providing advice and recommendations to SMEs To adapt the processes and methods of operating a saturated business into a digital operating system. To help develop and enhance the competitiveness of the industrial sector to meet international standards and the development into Industry 4.0 of the Thai industrial sector effectively