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Sumitomo Chemical to examine the combination of Propane dehydrogenation technology with CO2 utilization technology in Singapore

Sumitomo Chemical has begun exploring a possible combination of a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology that converts propane gas into propylene, with another technology that efficiently synthesizes methanol, using hydrogen and carbon dioxide (CO2), by-products from PDH. This initiative…

Thermo Fisher Scientific announces plans to expand sterile filling capacity for therapies and vaccines with new facility in Singapore

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced plans to develop two new sterile filling lines in Singapore to extend capacity to APAC region for the development and manufacture of therapies and vaccines. Established with…

Siemens launches first-of-its-kind advance manufacturing competence center in Singapore

Siemens officially launches its Advance Manufacturing Transformation Center (AMTC) to provide guidance, support and training to companies in SEA on their journey of adoption, transition and transformation towards advance manufacturing. AMTC is the first-of-its-kind, three-in-one competence center that…

Deutsche Messe inks commitment with Singapore Tourism Board to set up its new regional headquarters in Singapore

Deutsche Messe AG, one of the world’s leading exhibition organisers, and Singapore Tourism Board have signed an MOU to establish its first Southeast Asian headquarters – Hannover Fairs Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd – in Singapore. The new office will…

Twitter to set up engineering centre in Singapore, to create 65 technical jobs

On 13 Feb 2020, Twitter announced that it will set up its first APAC engg centre in Singapore, and create 65 technical jobs in the next few years in the areas of product engg, software engg, data engg…

German chemicals company BASF sets up $45 million plant

On 22 Jan 2020, BASF held a groundbreaking event for its new Agricultural Solutions Regional Production Hub in Singapore. The $45 million production plant is expected to be completed by Sept 2021 and will supply the company’s patented…

Total opens Asia Pacific HQ in Singapore to drive regional business growth

On 9 Dec 2019, Total officially opened its regional headquarters at Fraser Tower. The Cecil St office, which spans about 125,000 sqft and houses around 500 employees, will bring Total’s non-manufacturing business units under one roof for greater…

French firm Bollore Logistics opens $100 million logistics facility

On 4 Dec 2019, Bollore Logistics opened its $100 million facility in Boon Lay. The 540,000 sqft facility features a centralised automation system to allow for higher productivity in goods-picking activities and better use of space, and uses…

F&N building $80 million smart integrated facility in Tuas

On 4 Dec 2019, F&N Foods held the groundbreaking ceremony for its new integrated facility in Tuas. Slated for completion in late-2021, the 375,000 sqft facility will expand F&N Singapore’s capabilities across all aspects, from production and warehousing…

General Electric to invest $81m to boost gas turbine repair capabilities in Singapore

On 7 Nov 2019, General Electric (GE) announced that it will invest up to S$81.4 million to develop its gas turbine repair capabilities in Singapore. The investment will be channelled into a new Global Repair Engg and Development…

New lithium-ion battery recycling facility to be set up by e-waste recycler TES

On 30 Oct 2019, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Dr Koh Poh Koon announced that global e-waste recycler TES will be setting up a new facility in Singapore for recycling lithium-ion batteries found in mobile…

Gas giant Linde to quadruple capacity here with $1.9b expansion

On 27 Aug 2019, Linde held the groundbreaking ceremony for its new integrated manufacturing complex, which will be located and integrated with its existing gasification facility on Jurong Island. To be fully operational by 2023, the new complex…

Pharma giant GSK opens $130m manufacturing facility in Singapore

On 5 July 2019, global healthcare company GSK opened a new $130 million pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Jurong that was developed as part of the GSK-EDB 10-year Singapore Manufacturing Roadmap. The investment demonstrates GSK’s commitment to Singapore as…

Official launch of thyssenkrupp’s Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub

On 2 July, German conglomerate thyssenkrupp officially launched its Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore. It will serve as the regional hub for the company’s existing Mülheim TechCenter Hub in Germany and will focus on additive manufacturing solutions…

Evonik opens new $768M methionine plant on Jurong Island

On 18 June 2019, German chemical giant Evonik officially opened its second methionine plant, Me6, on Jurong Island. The plant will double Evonik’s annual capacity of methionine, a key additive in animal feed, from 150,000 tonnes to 300,000…

PerkinElmer opens largest lab instruments manufacturing facility in Singapore

On 2 May, leading US MedTech firm PerkinElmer opened its newest life science lab instruments and diagnostics manufacturing facility at JTC MedTech Hub. The Singapore facility is the company’s largest instrument manufacturing facility globally. It will have a…

Gaming giant Razer to build S$100 million Southeast Asia headquarters at one-north

On 22 Feb 2019, Razer celebrated the launch of its upcoming SEA headquarters in Singapore with a groundbreaking ceremony graced by the Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat. The groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of the construction of…

Cisco launches first ASEAN co-innovation and cybersecurity centres in Singapore

On 15 Feb 2019, Cisco officially launched its Innovation Centre and Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence in Singapore at its brand new office space located at Mapletree Business City. The two centres are designed to catalyse digital innovation and…

CenturyLink opens its first South-east Asia security operations centre in Singapore

On 17 Jan 2019, CenturyLink launched its first security operations centre (SOC) in SEA in Singapore, to address the growing needs of enterprises in the APAC region to handle cybersecurity threats. The Singapore centre is the telco’s 2nd…

Becton Dickinson opens advanced molding centre in Asia

On 11 Jan 2019, Becton Dickinson (BD) marked its 30th anniversary of manufacturing in Singapore with the opening of the company’s first Advanced Molding Center in Asia. The Advanced Molding Center, built within BD’s primary facility in Tuas,…

Enhanced industry energy efficiency package for the adoption of energy efficiency technologies

The Enhanced Industry Energy Efficiency Package was announced by MTI Minister Chan Chun Sing at the official opening of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) on 30 Oct 2018. EMA, EDB and NEA will each be rolling out…

DXC Technology opens digital innovation lab in Singapore

On 25 Oct, DXC Technology announced the opening of its Digital Innovation Lab in Singapore. Developed with the support of EDB, the DXC Digital Innovation Lab Singapore is an advanced environment for the incubation of ideas, learning and…

Shimano’s first intelligent manufacturing plant in SEA to be housed at JID

On 26 June, Shimano broke ground of the company’s new Factory of the Future (FoF). To be housed at the Jurong Innovation District (JID), the bicycle components heavyweight will join the District’s growing advanced manufacturing ecosystem. Shimano’s new…

Energizer opens new battery production lines in Singapore

On 14 May 2018, Energizer celebrated the addition of new battery production lines to its manufacturing facility in Singapore. The new production lines for alkaline batteries will see Energizer deploy best-in-class technologies that will not only increase productivity…

ABB establishes global Digital Solutions Centre in Singapore

ABB announced on 22 Mar 2018, the setting up of its new Digital Solutions Centre in Singapore to drive innovation and bring pioneering solutions to its customers worldwide. The centre is part of ABB’s Control Technologies business and…

Hong Kong’s Fung Group opens SEA headquarters in Singapore

The Fung Group, Hong Kong-based retailing, trading, distribution and logistics conglomerate, opened its SEA headquarters in Singapore on 29 Jan. Located at 1 Kallang Junction, the 21,550 sqft facility consolidates many of Fung Group’s 1,200 employees in Singapore…

Grand opening of Emerson Solutions Centre in Singapore

American technology and engineering giant Emerson has opened a new solutions centre for customers at the regional headquarters of its automation solutions business in Singapore. Launched on Fri, 17 Nov 2017, the S$4.1 million facility in Pandan Crescent…

Yusen Logistics Singapore breaks ground for $60 million future-ready warehouse

Yusen Logistics Singapore broke ground for its first future-ready warehouse on 20 Sept 2017, as part of a $50 million investment to boost its operations. The new three-storey ramp-up warehouse, when ready by the first quarter of 2019,…

JFE Engineering’s new waste to energy (WtE) research facility to accelerate Singapore’s sustainability ambitions

On 17 July 2017, JFE Engineering Corporation (JFE) hosted a Site Inauguration Ceremony to mark the commencement of site activities for the upcoming S$40 million Waste to Energy (WtE) Research Facility in Tuas. This project was announced at…

Thales expands in Singapore to become the group’s largest hub for repair activities worldwide

French aerospace giant Thales Group launched its newly expanded facility in Singapore, which now consolidates avionics production, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities, sales operations and business development under one roof, enabling better synergies and process optimisation. Conceived…

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