News

  • 27
    Apr

    Factory output up 5.9% in March

    The Straits Times by JANICE HENG

    Manufacturers turned in a good performance in March although experts tip that output will dip in coming months. Factory output rose 5.9 per cent last month compared with March last year - just above economist predictions of a 5.7 per cent rise. If volatile… More

  • 05
    Apr

    Micron breaks ground on new flash memory fabrication plant in Singapore

    The Business Times by MARISSA LEE

    Singapore SEMICONDUCTOR giant Micron Technology on Wednesday broke ground in the north of Singapore to add new cleanroom space to meet future manufacturing requirements for its 3D NAND flash memory products. Micron did not disclose the size of the investment… More

  • 27
    Feb

    Big jump in R&D spending by Singapore precision engineering firms

    The Business Times by NEO SHI WEI

    Singapore HIGH-VALUE lens manufacturer Wavelength Opto-Electronic used to take 30 seconds to manually inspect one contact lens. Now, due to its automated contact lens inspection system, the homegrown precision engineering (PE) enterprise takes less… More

  • 27
    Feb

    Electronics once again fires up January manufacturing output

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    Singapore THIS year is set to be another good one for the manufacturing sector, going by January data. Manufacturers started 2018 on a high note with output expanding 17.9 per cent last month from a year earlier, surpassing economists' forecasts of… More

  • 14
    Feb

    Smart appliances from Samsung

    The Straits Times by TREVOR TAN

    One app to connect. One cloud to manage. And artificial intelligence to make it all tick along easier. Samsung's latest strategy for its budding Internet of Things, or IOT, drive comes in these prongs, which the Korean electronics giant outlined last… More

  • 02
    Feb

    Singapore to develop small satellite capabilities

    The Business Times

    Singapore SINGAPORE could be one of the first few countries in the world to have small satellites flying in formation. This initiative would be the first such effort in Asia, said Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran on Thursday at the Global Space… More

  • 01
    Feb

    Datapulse says it might restart disk drive manufacturing

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Singapore IT has no operational equipment, manufacturing staff or ongoing sales. But mainboard-listed Datapulse Technology has now said it is not ruling out a return to making digital media storage products. This was even as it announced on Wednesday… More

  • 23
    Jan

    STE unit bags US$72m smart sensor network deal

    The Business Times by WONG KAI YI

    Singapore SINGAPORE Technologies Electronics (ST Electronics) announced on Jan 22 that its unit, Telematics Wireless, has been awarded a contract worth US$72 million for the supply of a smart sensor network to Israeli wireless automatic meter manufacturer… More

  • 17
    Jan

    Singapore tech start-ups shine at trade show

    The Straits Times by LESTER HIO

    Singapore tech start-ups had a strong showing at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), as this was the first year a Singapore pavilion was set up at the convention's start-up marketplace. There were at least 15 local companies, including a good… More