Azbil Subsidiary in Thailand Opens Solution and Technology Center

— Established to Provide Next-generation Intelligent Services Using IoT and AI —

TOKYO, Aug. 3, 2020: Azbil Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6845) announced the opening of the new Solution and Technology Center at its Thailand subsidiary Azbil (Thailand) Co., Ltd. for the purpose of providing next-generation intelligent services using IoT and AI technology. Azbil (Thailand) is headquartered in Bangkok and the new facility was built in Rayong province, one of Southeast Asia’s leading areas of industrial estates.

In recent years, digital technology using IoT and AI has been transforming a wide range of industries on a global scale, as seen with the adoption of Industry 4.0. In plants and factories, there is a need to reduce periodic maintenance costs and avoid unexpected disruptions in operations by implementing predictive maintenance. This involves monitoring equipment to quickly detect anomalies in various processes so that operators can respond before problems occur, in order to achieve stable operation and efficient maintenance. To meet such needs, Azbil provides solutions using IoT and AI to predict future changes and detect anomalies in the process control at customers’ sites. The company also offers control valve diagnostic services that combine its expertise as an automation manufacturer with the latest digital technology.

Guided by the azbil Group philosophy of “human-centered automation,” Azbil will continue to develop and provide products and services that meet customers’ needs to contribute to a better society.