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New approach to independent workshop business model through Integrated Workshop

The independent workshop business model is expected to witness an innovate leap, through the launch of the Integrated Workshop, with its first launch in Senawang today.     The Integrated Workshop, a collaboration between MARii and MAGTECH, builds on the concept of a collective of aftersales business entities within a one-stop vehicle service facility, each […]

Lean Production and IR 4.0 – How can they complement each other?

Lean production or, lean manufacturing is an approach to management that focuses on cutting out waste while ensuring production of high-quality end-products. This approach is implemented on all aspects of manufacturing in the automotive industry – from design, through production to distribution. In essence, lean production is a system, or a tool practiced by industry […]

MARii continues its success rate in Industry 4.0 training programmes

Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) has been actively engaging the players in the segment to embrace the Industry 4.0. The agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), previously the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) affirms that the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0 foresees the world embracing new technologies, with traditional […]

Big Data Analytics – How does it help the automotive industry?

Continuous development of technologies is inevitably causing a transformation within the ecosystem of the automotive industry. The increasing demands from consumers coupled with diverse technological features has arguably made decision making a tough process within the automotive industry. However, with the availability of big data analytics, decision making can be made easier. These are ways […]

MARii and Cryptovalley Malaysia ink agreement on blockchain technologies for enhanced consumerism, entrepreneurship and environmental conservation

The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics & IoT Institute (MARii) and Cryptovalley Malaysia (CVM) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to initiate Blockchain technology applications in the automotive sector. The MoA serves as an enabler to the recently launched National Policy on Industry 4.0 (Industry4WRD). The collaboration between MARii and CVM will prompt four immediate initiatives […]

Additive Manufacturing – A quick overview

Recently, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and General Electric’s additive manufacturing subset, GE Additive and Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) as the strategic partner, held a Additive Manufacturing for Industry 4.0 workshop aimed at industry players within the manufacturing sector. The workshop was held as a platform to promote the […]

National policy on Industry 4.0 – the digital transformation of the manufacturing sector

Industry4WRD is Malaysia’s response to call for digital transformation of the manufacturing sector and its related services by facilitating companies to embrace Industry 4.0 in a systematic and comprehensive manner, and be smarter and stronger driven by people, process and technology. This Policy envisions Malaysia as a strategic partner for smart manufacturing, primary destination for […]

Workshop Transformation Programme (WTP), open for registration!

Improve your workshop’s business performance with WTP programme! Workshop Transformation Programme (WTP) is specially designed by the Malaysia Automotive, Robotics & IoT Institute (MARii) to assist workshop owners! WTP is a nine-month workshop business guidance programme that utilises the ‘one-to-one’ approach. This program focuses on business management aspects which include marketing, finance and human capital […]

Implementation of Philosophies to Guide Car Manufacturers Towards Accomplishing their Targets

*Feature image sourced from: stage.autoweek.com In the manufacturing practice, certain philosophies such as Monotsukuri, serves as a guideline towards accomplishing their targets. In this article, we take a look at a few practices that can help a car company to constantly stay significant in the automotive industry.  Integrated Planning Integrated planning involves discussions about forward-looking […]