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  • 24
    Sep

    Creative to begin rollout of its 3D headphone products

    The Business Times by MARISSA LEE

    Singapore CREATIVE Technology is taking orders for its much-anticipated new headphone amplifier that is based on a breakthrough technology starting Monday, with sales of its first wireless headphones to follow in the fourth quarter. Both products are… More

  • 14
    Sep

    ST Engg to buy General Electric unit for US$630m

    The Business Times by RACHEL MUI

    MAINBOARD-listed Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has agreed to acquire General Electric's MRA Systems LLC (MRAS) - in what will be its largest takeover to date - for some US$630 million. ST Engineering's US subsidiary, Vision Technologies… More

  • 06
    Sep

    Global Invacom buys UK satellite electronics firm Skyware Tech

    The Straits Times

    Satellite communications equipment provider Global Invacom has acquired Skyware Technologies Group, which designs and makes integrated transmitters and receivers for data-over-satellite (DOS) applications. The acquisition consists of an initial cash… More

  • 05
    Sep

    To revive their fortunes, precision engineering firms need to diversify

    The Business Times by LEE MEIXIAN

    A HANDFUL of Singapore-listed precision engineering companies have been stuck in a rut over the years, with the decline in hard disk drive manufacturing. But some are reinventing themselves by diversifying into new products and even industries. Take… More

  • 27
    Aug

    Excelpoint seeks growth in R&D acquisitions

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    WITH more than 31 years of experience in the electronics space, mainboard-listed tech firm Excelpoint Technology has reached a new stage in its growth. The group, which provides "value-added" electronic components with integrated research and development… More

  • 23
    Aug

    New technology trends drive continuous semiconductor life cycle for Singapore

    The Business Times by ALLAN LIM

    SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sector grew at a robust pace of over 10 per cent in the second quarter of 2018. The expansion was largely attributed to electronics, biomedical and transport engineering clusters, with semiconductors leading the output for… More

  • 19
    Jul

    Manufacturing Integration Technology to sell semicon business

    The Business Times by YUNITA ONG

    Singapore MANUFACTURING Integration Technology is looking to dispose of its semiconductor business for an estimated price of S$84.5 million and focus its energies on contract equipment manufacturing and customised automation as its core business. It… More

  • 27
    Jun

    Singapore factory output defies expectations to grow 11.1% in May

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S factory output continued to outperform in May, defying expectations of a slowdown in manufacturing. But economists say this strong showing is unlikely to last - not least because of a baffling divergence between rising electronics… More

  • 11
    Jun

    No swan song for Singapore semiconductors

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Singapore AS ELECTRONICS growth tapers from its recent highs, some analysts see a need to cushion Singapore's economy against the global semiconductor cycle's ups and downs. The analysts are not suggesting the high-value chips industry is going to disappear.… More

  • 05
    Jun

    Singapore manufacturing eases but still in expansionary mode

    The Straits Times

    Manufacturing activity in Singapore dialled back a notch last month, in line with economists' expectations that the sector's growth pace will gradually ease from last year's highs, according to the latest purchasing managers' index (PMI). The barometer… More