Singapore SMEs

Locating and refining the black gold of the digital economy

LOCATING oil is tougher than it looks. Geologists interpret rock surfaces and soil types via a combination of shallow drilling, satellite imagery, gravity methods or seismology. It's a long and...

Honouring the best in business

THE Singapore business community came out in force to fete the top 50 privately-held local companies at the Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards gala dinner on Nov 29.

SMEs expect lower turnover in 2018; sentiment weighed down by trade war: survey

MORE small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are expecting a decline in turnover this year, citing the challenging business environment as the main culprit for the dampened outlook,...

Hardwired for change

KOH Hock Seng, the founder and managing director of Exceltec, has transformed the business from a small subsidiary of the International Merchandising Mart (IMM) Mall, into an established...

Expand Construction tops in this year's E50 Awards

EXPAND Construction emerged the overall champion at this year's Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards, sending a clear signal that businesses can still triumph over the challenges in the external environment.

Counting on diversification to spring ahead

HOMEGROWN rubber and foam component manufacturer Armstrong Industrial Corporation may not be a household name, but its products are found in everyday appliances - from air-conditioners and laptops...

Going places while looking ahead

BUSINESS transformation might sound like a daunting endeavour for many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), but it does not always have to be a single big-bang process, according to Alan Lee...

Gearing up to fire off a second engine

DESPITE Expand Construction not being in the shipbuilding trade, founder and executive chairman Von Lee Yong Miang likens himself to being the captain of an aircraft carrier.

Making an explosive impact overseas

WHEN you find yourself stuck in an explosive situation, what do you do? Call in the experts, of course. Enter Explomo Technical Services, a Singapore-based company that provides land remediation...

Making use of the many opportunities in Nanchang

PLAYING golf is a must for Joe Goh on weekends. It gives him stamina, says the chairman and CEO of investment holdings firm Internet Technology Group International Private Ltd (ITG). This stamina...