Mr. Elvin Ng

Elvin joined Advantech as Sales Manager in 1999 to lead and manage Advantech Penang office’s Sales and Operation. Prior to join Advantech, he started his career in 1995 as a system engineer with one of well established Industrial Automation & Solution Organization.
In 2006, Elvin was appointed as Board of Director and General Manager of Advantech Malaysia and General Manager of Advantech Thailand in 2004-2007. Currently, he is acting as ASEAN Region Industrial IoT General Manager.
He has over 22 years of experience in Industrial Automation industry and holds a Bachelor of Science from Missouri State University, USA.

Mr. Elvin Ng
General Manager of Industrial IOT Sector, ASEAN Region, Advantech

Topic: Embracing Industry4.0 opportunities
The era of Industry 4.0 is upon us. Industrial manufacturing companies are facing strong demand to increase their productivity by realizing smart factories and smart manufacturing. With the advantages of Advantech devices and solutions – IPCs, industrial automation and machine automation technologies, hardware-software integration and various other solutions – it’s now possible to foster the development of Industry 4.0. To realize Industry 4.0, Advantech has initiated three strategic phases. In the first phase of the implementation of equipment connectivity: devices, machines, production lines and factories are connected to the system, and therefore, data transparency as well as information visualization can be fulfilled. In the second phase, data collection and integration, as well as valued-added products and services are introduced for smart manufacturing services. The final phase of intelligent innovative services is the enabling of intelligent machinery and big data analysis. To reach these goals, Advantech enables network-connected iFactories and iMachinery to boost the transformation of smart manufacturing. Furthermore, six solutions of smart factory have been defined – Machine Automation; Equipment Monitoring & Optimization; Machine Monitoring & Predictive Maintenance; MES Integration & Production Traceability; Factory Energy Management System; and Factory Environment Monitoring – developed with integrated automation and cloud innovation for industry 4.0!