e-Newsletter of the HKPC 17 February 2020   Issue 527   繁體   简体

HKPC Appointed as Technical Advisor and Support for Local Face Mask Manufacturing

HKPC has been appointed by the HKSAR Government to support local face mask production, provide necessary technical advisory, as well as government funding secretariat support, with aim to expedite local manufacturing.

Our work includes to provide advisory and turnkey services for:
  • Productivity and efficiency enhancement through automation, digital manufacturing and LEAN principle
  • Infrastructure and clean room setup, including necessary training, technical support and procedures development
  • Product standard compliance to match up with relevant national or international qualities
  • Quality management and system compliance
  • Accredited laboratory setup
* Details about the funding support will be further announced by the HKSAR Government.

Contact us if you would like to explore setting up a face mask production facility in Hong Kong:

Tel: 2788 6035
Email: mask@hkpc.org

HKPC Live Offers UpgradeTips for SMEs

Different sectors of the community are contributing to the fight against the epidemic. HKPC is also ready to step up its support for local SMEs with a series of online programmes on various HKPC support services. "HKPC Live - SME Upgrade Tips" premieres on Wednesday, 19 Feb at 7pm on HKPC Facebook. The first episode will introduce the HKPC-operated "SME ReachOut", aiming to encourage SMEs to make good use of this service and obtain more information on various funding schemes. Hope to meet you on-line!

Click here to follow HKPC Facebook update!

Remote Office is Just One Easy Step Away!

To reduce social contacts, many companies and organisations have arranged employees to work from home (WFH). Yet bosses and management teams may sometimes worry about staff productivity during WFH, and the possible loss of collaboration opportunities due to remote work. With technology advancement, remote work is much easier than people think. Apart from checking and replying emails via mobile devices, or forwarding office calls to mobile phones, there are also a lot of free online tools for you to manage your team and maintain workflow, making remote work as efficient and productive as ever.

Learn more Tips for SME Remote Office here.

More Tips to Overcome the Epidemic


What's Hot


Positive Thinking Leads to Positive Growth

A positive corporate image can boost confidence of partners and customers, resulting in increased business and human resources competitiveness. But building such an image cannot rely on promos and slogans alone, and requires multifaceted efforts from businesses in creating a happy workplace. Co-workers full of positive energy will certainly perform better. The Happiness at Work Promotion Scheme is now open for application. For those companies and organisations which have successfully applied to the Scheme on or before 15 March will be invited to the label presentation ceremony.

Click here to learn more and apply.


Event Preview

Assisting NGO to Embrace IT expertise and technology



The development of information technology is increasingly important in the operation of an organisation, not only to achieve higher efficiency, but also to maintain daily operation with strengthened cyber security and enhance team communications. Yet budgetary constraints have often made it difficult for most NGOs to benefit from new technologies. HKPC has launched "The Hong Kong Jockey Club IT Support Programme for NGOs" with the support of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, to provide comprehensive IT consultancy and advisory services to eligible NGOs, from planning, software implementation, system advisory to IT security risk assessment.

Check here for more information.

First-hand experience at Germany to learn i4.0



In recent years, many manufacturers from Hong Kong and mainland China are becoming more familiar with Industry 4.0 (i4.0). Yet seeing it in action first hand remain the best way to learn about its actual operation and planning. The HKPC-organised overseas training to Germany from 20 - 26 April will visit one of the world’s largest trade fairs - Hannover Fair; as well as the only transparent factory in the world – Volkswagen; international leading manufacturers of automotive seat belts - Berger Group; co-founding member of i4.0 concept - Fraunhofer IPT. Click here to learn more.

* This course is an approved Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP), which offers up to 2/3 course fee reimbursement upon successful applications. There is no limits on the number of eligible trainees from each company for each training course. Applications for training grant should be submitted to the RTTP Secretariat at least two weeks before the course com-mencement.