Small builder teams up with major developer to use novel material

In this productivity-focused era, large companies can benefit from working with some smaller, home-grown firms to develop new, high-tech methods of production. City Developments, a major Asian...

Wander aims to put 'social' back in social media

Remember the good old days of Internet Relay Chat (IRC) where people chatted in discussion forums, known as channels, about everything under the sun?

Local engineering firm works with MNC to automate making of baby wipes

While small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may often view multinationals as unrelenting heavyweight competitors, collaborations between the two may well benefit both companies. Consumer goods...

Joshua Lung of homegrown spa chain Healing Touch has his eyes on Asean expansion

Success did not come easy for the entrepreneur, who now owns and manages 7 branches and is entertaining the idea of an overseas franchise.

Founder of One.99 Shop back with fizz after the fizzle

Nanz Chong-Komo's eyes widen in mock shock before she lets out a suppressed giggle.

Making eco-friendly jewellery trendy

Ms Elaine Tan has been making jewellery since she was a teenager and finally took the plunge to start her own business a few years ago. The 30-year-old, who is behind the brand Amado Gudek, talks...

PBA Group wants to help other SMEs join Industry 4.0 revolution

FROM distributing mechanical and automation products to now manufacturing its own products using advanced manufacturing, PBA Group has grown by leaps and bounds in its 30 years of history. Now, it...

E-grocer not your typical Barbie girl

When Ms Sasha Conlan relocated to Singapore with her husband and family from her native England in 2008, she found it difficult to get quality meat and seafood that was free of hormones,...

Getting into the swim of things related to IP

Intellectual property (IP) may not be on top of the list of priorities for some small and medium-sized enterprises, given the costs of identifying and protecting this intangible form of property....

Not chickening out of his dream

PRODUCTIVITY and automation seem to be the latest buzzwords, especially in the food and beverage business.