Towkays

Doing well, quietly but surely

WHEN Chye Thiam Maintenance was setting up its new material recovery facility at Sungei Kadut last year, the environmental services firm didn't change the sign outside the building to its own...

Seeing silver linings in business

BUFFETTED by headwinds from an ongoing US-China trade war and sluggish global growth, Singapore optics manufacturer Hua Yu (S) still manages to see a silver lining despite having a tougher year...

Investing in agents, tech for the future

Calling real estate broking a "people business", the CEO of Huttons Asia explains why it will continue to recruit and hire. However, it would do so with emphasis on training agents and leveraging...

V3 Smart Technologies all set to grow global

V3 Smart Technologies, the homegrown tech developer that specialises in fleet and asset tracking and mobile workforce applications, is determined to establish itself as a global brand.

M-DAQ is riding the fintech high

PULL-UP bars, bunk beds and foosball tables. Sixty-odd employees in matching hoodies huddled over screens . A fully stocked kitchen and a dining table fitted with an automated lazy susan. M-DAQ's...

Watching out for the next high-tech solution in security

CLOUD and wireless systems are almost as common these days at the workplace as filing cabinets and fax machines once were. It was a different story 10 years ago when security provider Ademco...

Building a clear future

A five-day work week is the norm for most Singaporeans, but not for Rodney Cheong. The managing director of Seiko Architectural Wall Systems has been turning up for work every day of the week for...

D-Team Engineering brings its 'A game'

AIR-CONDITIONING contractor D-Team Engineering has had a tough year, even with the gradual pick-up in the construction sector, but its management team said they are exploring new clients and...

Winning by a hair's breadth

FOR precision motion control specialists Akribis Systems, a hair's breadth is big. Developing and building direct drive motors, stages and precision systems, Akribis has seen its products as...

Restoring the human touch in a digital world

AS we get used to talking to chatbots and letting algorithms inform processes and decisions, some may think the days of customer service representatives and marketing consultants are numbered.