Singapore manufacturing

Singapore's April factory output up 9.1%; sees expansion across all clusters

SINGAPORE'S factory output increased 9.1 per cent in April, coming in slightly higher than economist expectations of 8 per cent, according to data from the Economic Development Board (EDB) on Friday.

Singapore gears up to be Asean gateway for German firms

SINGAPORE is positioning itself as a gateway for German firms looking to tap business opportunities in Asean, as the region looks set to become an economic force in Asia.

Singapore firms to partner German firms in manufacturing push

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing scene is about to get a boost, as new agreements were inked on Tuesday to enhance cross-country partnerships and co-innovation between German and Singapore companies.

To be global manufacturing hub, Singapore firms need deep capabilities: Iswaran

TO FULFIL Singapore's vision of becoming a leading global manufacturing hub, its companies will have to develop deep capabilities and go into international markets, Minister for Trade and Industry (...

Local firms fly Singapore flag at world's largest industrial tech show in Germany

SOME 19 local companies will be flying the Singapore flag at the world's largest industrial technology trade show in Hannover, Germany from Apr 23 to 27.

Tech on tap to help local food manufacturers

LOCAL food manufacturers can now extend the shelf-life of their food products by using the advanced technology available at a shared facility, which saves them from having to spend huge sums to...

The perfect timing is coming for 'Made in Singapore'

During the last 20 to 30 years, one of the key strategies of developed countries has been to outsource manufacturing to benefit from cost advantages in emerging markets.

How Singapore factories can get smart and stay ahead

THE past year has been a spectacular one for Singapore's manufacturing sector, having recently capped its 13th recent consecutive month of growth. To maintain such strong growth, it is imperative...

Eric Lew, on how Wong Fong Industries pioneers cutting-edge tech in Singapore

Lew, who is spearheading Wong Fong’s business development, has no spare moment now to muse over fears and what-ifs. The next few years will be crucial in ensuring the group’s longevity. “For the...

Jump in June factory output sees economists revising upwards Q2 GDP growth estimates

BETTER-than-expected industrial production numbers in June have led economists to expect Singapore's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the second quarter to be upgraded to closer to 3 per...