MANUFACTURING

Slow recovery for Singapore companies with China operations amid outbreak

WHILE production has resumed for the manufacturing sector in China, analysts are expecting slow recovery for Singapore-listed companies with facilities there.

Singapore firms face supply delays as factories remain closed in China

Manufacturers in Singapore had been waiting for factories in China to reopen yesterday after the extended Chinese New Year shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan.

Factories feeling the strain from supply and labour shortages

MANUFACTURING companies in Singapore are beginning to feel the strain from supply chain disruptions and labour shortages, as China enters its third month of grappling with the fallout from the...

Production, shipment delays hit manufacturers

Singapore manufacturers are concerned that delays in production, shipment and delivery due to shuttered factories and quarantined workers arising from the worsening coronavirus outbreak will...

Firms affected by the outbreak

One of the world's largest smartphone manufacturers has suppliers in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.

2 local SMEs partner Rolls-Royce, A*Star

ROLLS-ROYCE, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) and two local enterprises have jointly developed a new technology that automates part of an inspection process in jet engine...

Opportunities arise in Vietnam due to US-China trade war

Changes in the global supply chain have occurred since the US-China trade war began in 2018. Vietnam, which shares land borders with China, has benefitted with significant increase in orders...

SMEs invest for future as global economy stays volatile

It has been a turbulent 2019 for Singapore's manufacturers as the uncertain global economy dampened prospects, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Asian boom drives Singapore R&D in consumer goods

SLAMMED by a slump in global electronics, the manufacturing sector has spent the year in the red - but the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment continues to show promise.

Production lines mark the new frontier for Singapore innovation

MULTINATIONAL fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) giants are no strangers to high-tech factories, with their factory sites here no exception.

'Rice bowl' state sees investment surge in high-tech industries

Kedah state is better known for its scenic rice fields and sleepy towns, but it now looks set to rival Malaysia's other industrial centres Penang and Selangor as a manufacturing hub for foreign...