Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Beckhoff and Partners
Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Beckhoff and Partners

At Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2019, Beckhoff Singapore is officially appointed by OPC Foundation as OPC Hub ASEAN to serve as the primary point of contact in the region. Beckhoff will also be the facilitator between collaborative institutions, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic to form a local community for OPC Foundation in Singapore. “OPC Hub ASEAN” appointment MoU has been signed between Beckhoff and OPC Foundation in tandem with “Tri-party Collaboration for OPC UA Promotion in Singapore” MoU signed between OPC Hub ASEAN, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic. In addition, Beckhoff has also been announced as the Founding Sponsor of “Industry 4.0 Scholarship” for Singapore Polytechnic and the Industry Collaborator for Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Automation and Industry 4.0 education.

On the 24th of October 2019, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing Ceremony was presided over by Mr. David Chia, Managing Director, Beckhoff Automation Pte. Ltd., Mr. Stefan Hoppe, President and Executive Director, OPC Foundation and representatives from Ngee Ann Polytechnic - Mr. Russell Chan, Senior Director, Schools of Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Mrs. Lek-Lim Geok Choo, Director, Industry, Technology & CET, School of Engineering and Singapore Polytechnic - Mr. Loh Yew Chiong, Senior Director, Engineering Cluster, Mr. Toh Ser Khoon, Director, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering which marks a new chapter of cooperation between Beckhoff and its Partners. Guest-of-Honors at the Ceremony were Ms. Frederike Beckhoff, Assistant General Management and Mr. Klaus Bernzen, Product Manager TwinCAT Motion Control from Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing Ceremony marks a new chapter of cooperation between Beckhoff and its Partners.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing Ceremony marks a new chapter of cooperation between Beckhoff and its Partners. (From left to right: Mr. Klaus Bernzen; Mr. Russell Chan; Mrs. Lek-Lim Geok Choo; Mr. David Chia; Ms. Frederike Beckhoff; Mr Toh Ser Khoon; Mr. Stefan Hoppe; Mr Loh Yew Chiong).

Beckhoff Singapore is officially appointed by OPC Foundation as OPC Hub ASEAN to serve as the primary point of contact in the region.

Beckhoff Singapore is officially appointed by OPC Foundation as OPC Hub ASEAN to serve as the primary point of contact in the region. (From left to right: Mr. David Chia; Mr. Stefan Hoppe).

OPC Hub ASEAN, c/o Beckhoff Automation, together with Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic formed a collaboration to jointly promote OPC UA technology in Singapore.

OPC Hub ASEAN, c/o Beckhoff Automation, together with Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic formed a collaboration to jointly promote OPC UA technology in Singapore. (From left to right: Mrs. Lek-Lim Geok Choo; Mr. Russell Chan; Mr. David Chia; Mr. Stefan Hoppe; Mr Toh Ser Khoon; Mr Loh Yew Chiong)