Missing or buried in many announcements about Singapore-based GreyOrange’s decision to put a U.S. headquarters in Atlanta was a potentially bigger coup for the metro area: A factory that will make 20,000 autonomous robots over three years starting in 2019. GreyOrange, which sells AI-enabled robots that pick parts, arrange orders or replenish inventories in partnership with Read more
When NanoLumens’ salespeople got wind of a potential deal in Singapore, they had to go. After all, it was just a short jaunt from Australia, where they were already meeting customers.
Editor’s note: President Donald Trump’s decision to immediately eject the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership wasn’t entirely unpredictable: He campaigned against what he called a “disastrous” deal and scored points by calling out his opponent Hillary Clinton’s past support for it as secretary of state. But for many Asia watchers, the unconventional politician’s rare fidelity to a campaign promise has Read more
Luis Gallegos is an Ecuadorian with more than three decades of diplomatic experience, including a stint as his nation’s ambassador to the United Nations and a long history of working on global disability issues. His unlikely audience at a metro Atlanta reception Feb. 24 was a blend of Kennesaw State University students, faculty and 22 fellows from the Young Southeast Read more
The local office of the U.S. Commercial Service is looking for participants to join a trade mission to Singapore focused on opportunities in financial technology, payment processing and the digital economy.
Presidential candidate Bill Clinton‘s adviser James Carville coined the phrase “It’s the economy, stupid,” which fueled the defeat of sitting President George H.W. Bush in 1992. But from the perspective of Margaret “Maggie” Hanson-Muse, that’s too old school. Today, the more appropriate call to arms is “It’s technology, stupid.” A foot soldier of the U.S. Read more
Singapore is all about big data, says Maggie Hanson-Muse, the U.S.‘s minister counselor for commercial affairs based in the city-state. And she should know. Having worked for the U.S. Commercial Service since 1990 in half a dozen countries, she currently is responsible for U.S. commercial initiatives for seven countries in the ASEAN region including Singapore, Read more
Georgia Institute of Technology is revitalizing its ties with the National University of Singapore through the creation of a new institute to study the future of logistics in the Southeast Asian city-state and its surrounding region.
The rapid expansion of cloud solutions globally, especially with future growth prospects in Asia, has prompted N3 LLC, the outsourced sales execution and demand generation firm, to open a new office in Singapore, the company announced on June 23. Jeff Laue, N3’s CEO, said in a statement, “Asia is a rapidly expanding market for cloud Read more
Small business leaders from Southeast Asia will meet with counterparts in Atlanta to discuss potential business partnerships and share information on designing supply chains in the fast-growing region. The U.S. Commercial Service is organizing the series of logistics roundtables and peer-to-peer discussions along with the trade ministry of the Philippines, which this year will host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s annual summit. Read more