At NIMT, Phatum Thani on 19 November 2021, Deputy Director of NIMT Mr.Anusorn TONMUANWAI congratulated Head of Dimensional Metrology Department Dr. Jariya BUAJAREON for achieving the 21-CP-39-GE-WSP-A: Workshop on Digitization of SMEs in the Manufacturing Sector from Asian Productivity Organization (APO). Dr.Buajareon participated the workshop online as Thailand’s representative together with other nominated representatives around the Asia-Pacific region countries during 28 – 30 September 2021.
Dr.Buajareon participated in the whole three-day workshops and shared her opinions relevant into the metrology to push Thailand’s SMEs. Her opinions were interesting and the good practices for the other countries.
Impact of the pandemic and digitization response Digitization of manufacturing in Japan Smart transformation in selected member countries
Case studies of SME digitization in member countries How SMEs can achieve digital transformation
NPO’s support for digitization of the manufacturing sector Opportunities and challenges in manufacturing SME digitization
The aims of the workshop were three focus points;
1. Discuss the latest, most effective methods for digital transformation of SMEs.
2. Share best practices of digitization strategies for manufacturing SMEs.
3. Develop a framework for NPOs to guide and fast-track the digitization of SMEs in APO member countries.
The APO is an intergovernmental organization located in Tokyo, Japan to increase productivity in the Asia-Pacific region through multi-cooperation. The APO contributes to the sustainable socioeconomic development of the region through policy advisory services, acting as a think tank, and undertaking smart initiatives in the industry, agriculture, service, and public sectors.
This the workshop was the important stage that NIMT was able to make an understanding and presented the metrology driving SMEs in Thailand.