Precision engineering is growth industry for Singapore: Chan

PRECISION engineering has been singled out as a growth industry for Singapore, "even in a downtime like this", Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said on Monday.

Singapore to support precision engineering growth with 1,500 vacancies on offer

ENHANCED measures are under way to help Singapore companies in growth sectors "pull apart from the competition", Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said on Monday, even as the...

Pushing the envelope on print

HAVING the fundamentals in place cannot ameliorate all the challenges thrown up by the Covid-19 pandemic, but it can certainly put you a few paces ahead.

Rolls-Royce to merge some Singapore, UK operations

BRITISH engine-maker Rolls-Royce on Thursday said it will consolidate its Singapore aero engine assembly and test volume into its UK operations in Derby.

Engineering firm pivots to seize new opportunities

In February, Certact Engineering started shifting its business focus from metal machining to plastics engineering, in a bid to remain competitive and revive its flagging business.

Factories reopened in June, but weak global demand continues to hurt

SINGAPORE factories were set to ramp up activity in June as a two-month "circuit breaker" ended, an early sentiment gauge has suggested.

Manufacturers ramp it up despite coronavirus

Syngenta Singapore ran into difficulty when the Malaysian movement control order kicked into gear to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.

Pandemic prompts manufacturers to rejig supply chains, operations

AS BUSINESS gradually resumes in the recovery phase of Singapore's pandemic response, manufacturers here are making major changes to their supply chains and operations in facilities both locally...

A manufacturing renaissance can lift Singapore

COSTS while important, will become secondary, as governments and companies focus on strategic and critical manufacturing in the coming years, putting Singapore in a position to further strengthen...

Kitchen Culture proposes acquisition of 40% stake in sanitiser maker

CATALIST-LISTED Kitchen Culture Holdings has entered into a non-binding term sheet with Guangdong Fon-neus Environment Protection Technology Inc in relation to a proposed acquisition of a 40 per cent...

Outbound cargo rates soar as Covid-19 slashes airfreight capacity

OUTBOUND freight rates are skyrocketing on the back of weeks-long labour shortage and disruptions to logistics links that continue to dog operations in China, although there is still international...