2019 Supporting Organisations

Partnering Organisation

  • The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), led by NTUitive, was launched in October 2015 to address these challenges, and accelerate Singapore’s industrial adoption of additive manufacturing. It identifies and nurtures promising AM technologies and start-ups, jumpstarts public-private cross-collaborations, acting as a connector between industry, research performers and public agencies. NAMIC also assists companies seeking to lower the barriers towards AM adoption through joint project funding and leveraging on its investor networks. It focuses on industry sectorial applications and needs, such as standards development and certification, in conjunction with the translational research and commercialization strategies, to help companies co-create innovative processes, products and services. NAMIC focuses on sectors where Singapore has developed capabilities with competitive advantages, with a view to the future, such as Aerospace, Bio-Medical, Clean Technology, Offshore Marine, Maritime, Precision Engineering, Electronics, Building Construction and Design. Since its inception, it has engaged and partnered with several hundred organizations globally and in Singapore, raising more than $25 million in private and public funding to support over 100 projects covering industry technology development, translation, commercialization, standards development, training and certification, across various industry verticals.
  • The Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) is the largest national organisation representing the interests of manufacturing and manufacturing-related industries since 1932. SMF collaborates with local and overseas government agencies, industry partners and enterprises to provide key services such as representation of members’ views in formal dialogues with the authorities; increasing business opportunities through local and international trade fairs and missions; building capabilities through conferences, seminars, workshops and other industry-specific programmes; and transforming businesses with business model innovation.
  • Incorporated since 1982, SIAA is a professional association for companies and professionals in the Automation, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Robotics sectors. To date, SIAA has about 500 active member companies and professionals, representing different industry verticals such as smart cities, buildings, logistics, retail, transportation, tourism, healthcare, and manufacturing.
  • Singapore Precision Engineering & Technology Association (SPETA) representing locally registered companies, engaging in the manufacturing and distribution of Precision Engineering components, products, tools, equipment and machinery. Supporting diverse industries from aerospace, automotive, medical, semi-conductor. We are leading our members towards adoption of Advance Manufacturing technology and Industrial 4.0.

Supporting Organisations

  • AEIS represents all facets of the electronics and supporting services industries. It covers manufacturers of industrial electronics, electronic components and consumer electronics products as well as industrial electronics companies associated with the electronics industry. Since its inception on 7 November 1973, AEIS has played a vital role in promoting the industries not only within Singapore, but also within the international business community. This is achieved through its ongoing trade development efforts to help Singapore companies better penetrate and favorably positioned itself in the overseas markets.
  • The Aerospace Industry Association of the Philippines is a non-stock, non-profit and non-governmental organization of small, medium and large enterprises in the Philippine Aerospace and Aviation Industries. The primordial role of the Association is geared towards the establishment of the Philippine Aerospace Supply Chain on the following specific fields of intervention: • Infusion of Technology with partner Technology Providers • Enhancement of Manpower Knowledge and Skills thru Education and Training with partners in Government and Educational Institutions • Application of Quality Management Systems of member companies • Implementation of Productivity Methodologies at Firm Level The general membership constitutes entities which are manufacturers, MROs, Airlines, Academe, and other support industries. AIAP aims to help its members find their customers, partners, to serve new export market and achieve sustainable competitiveness in the global arena; providing focused support works, representation and networking services with customers, government industry, academe, financial institutions, quality and productivity organizations, and other non-governmental bodies.
  • The Artificial Intelligence Association of Thailand (AIAT) is the leading voluntary research community in Artificial intelligence fields of study in Thailand. As the largest nonprofit support of Artificial Intelligence’s research in Thailand, the Association is committed to accelerating the global and local progress of new Artificial Intelligence innovation, implementation, and development.
  • The Association is named and established as “Automotive Association of Myanmar” (AAM), with the objective of Representing auto Manufacturers, Authorized Distributors, and Dealers' interests in developing a sustainable Automobile sector by offering training programs to improve dealership business operations, sales and service practices, Leading the Automotive Industry towards proper Policies, Road Safety, Environmental and Industry standards and by working hand-in-hand with the Government regulatory bodies and to develop research data on Myanmar Automobile Industry. The proprietors have to participate in the operation of the Development and Upgrading of the Systematic Services related to Automobiles under the permission of the concerned Ministry permitted in accordance with the existing Laws of Myanmar.
  • ALI is a non profit organization for the Supply Chain & Logistics profession in Indonesia. ALI is open to Indonesian citizens who work as practitioners, academicians, regulation makers, or observers in the field of supply chain & logistics management. ALI's membership is individual. ALI was opened to public membership in January 2003. As per December 2009, total number of members registered reached more than 3,000 professionals consisting of practitioners, academicians, regulators, and those who have interest in this field. The practitioners came from various industries, namely manufacturers, logistics providers, distributors, traders, retailers, Oil & Gas, and many more. As an organization, ALI has put a vision and mission in bringing a conducive atmosphere for Indonesian logistics industries to grow and can contribute in developing excellencies in human resources in the field of the Supply Chain & Logistics management for the country.
  • Automationconnect.com is designed to be India’s first comprehensive industrial automation portal. automationconnect.com will be akin to an Automation Exchange that will interface between all stakeholders in the automation space.
  • Blockchain Centre is the world’s first non-profit blockchain knowledge hub. With centres in Australia, China, Colombia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Russia, UAE, and the USA, Blockchain Centre Singapore joins the first-ever global network that connects blockchain ecosystems in every region around the world. In Singapore, Blockchain Centre seeks to: 1. Enhance knowledge and awareness of blockchain technology and its applications by being a trusted knowledge partner for the government, businesses, and society in Singapore 2. Provide opportunities for open knowledge exchange, idea sharing, and collaboration by building an inclusive community with a common interest in blockchain and distributed ledger technology
  • Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. They provide strategic advice, sales execution and operational support to help Swedish companies grow their international revenues. They also ensure international companies can rely on their knowledge, experience and extensive network to identify new business opportunities and achieve accelerated return on investment.
  • Since its inception in 1983 (as the Canada-Singapore Business Association), CanCham Singapore has grown into one of Singapore’s most recognized international business associations. It is currently embarking on an exciting growth phase, providing more value to its members as a result of Asia’s ascendancy in global markets and Canada’s increased commercial engagement with Singapore and its neighbours. Our membership comprises organizations making contacts and developing trade and investment opportunities between Singapore, Canada and the Asian region. The Chamber is engaged with key Singapore and Canadian business networks, and members have access to this network. Through its affiliation with other Canadian business associations in Asia, CanCham Singapore can provide access to more than 3,000 contacts in the region.
  • Corrosion Association Singapore (CAS) has been a registered society since 1986. CAS represents the corrosion prevention industry in Singapore and offers awareness, professional development and networking opportunities through accredited courses, technical dinner meetings, professional certification and involvement at industry conferences. CAS is a member of the International Corrosion Congress (ICC) and the World Corrosion Organization (WCO). Our individual members come from a diverse industry background including oil & gas, refinery, petrochemical, marine, coatings, manufacturing and academia. As part of our activities, we organise pertinent events such as technical dinner talks and seminars to bring awareness to new technologies, industrial practices and know-hows, and academic knowledge.
  • e2i is the empowering network for individuals and companies seeking skills and solutions for growth. Since 2008, e2i has assisted more than 700,000 individuals through our career guidance, professional development, and job matching services. With an extensive network of partners, e2i offers hiring, training and productivity solutions to businesses. We are an initiative of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) to support nation-wide manpower and skills upgrading initiatives.
  • The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) is Malaysia's premier economic organisation. Since its establishment in 1968, the FMM has consistently led Malaysian manufacturers in spearheading the nation's growth and modernisation. Today, as the largest private sector economic organisation in Malaysia representing over 3,000 manufacturing and industrial service companies of varying sizes, the FMM is the officially recognised and acknowledged voice of the industry.
  • Industry 4.0 Malaysia Association Is An NGO That Was Established In 2017 To Spearhead The Promotion, Implementation And Advancement Of Industry 4.0 In Support Of The Governments Vision To Up-Skill And Up-Scale Industries And Trade In Malaysia In Line With The On-Going Global Revolution.
  • The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA) consists of major Japanese companies in the electrical industry including: power & industrial systems, home appliances and related industries. JEMA extracts various issues and plans/promotes measures to improve the quality, technical capacity, and international competitiveness of heavy electrical machinery and home electrical appliances for the purpose of ensuring sustainable development of Japanese electrical machinery industry.
  • For the past 70 plus years, dating back to its establishment in 1948, the Japan Electric Measuring Instruments Manufacturers' Association (JEMIMA) has been contributing to the development of society and industry as an organization that is concerned with the supply by its members of "mother tools," namely, electric measuring instruments that are indispensable for R&D, design, and manufacturing in a wide range of industry sectors. Society is currently undergoing massive change due to rapid progress in digital technologies. For the realization of Japan's Society 5.0 vision for a super smart society and the country's Connected Industries initiative, all industries are being called upon to create new value and resolve a variety of societal challenges. With the Connected Industries initiative, the vast amounts of data obtained through networks connecting all the instruments at manufacturing facilities and other types of sites are positioned as a source of new value, and electric measuring instruments are essential assets that help to increase productivity by collecting and thereby facilitating the utilization of such data. Given the growing importance of these mother tools in measurement and control, JEMIMA plays an increasingly important role. With the aim of accelerating change and leading the way forward to a new era, JEMIMA's basic policy is to enhance the value of the association. In keeping with its philosophy, JEMIMA reaffirms that it will make every effort to enhance its value, and thereby meet the expectations of its member companies, their customers, and society.
  • The LUX Photonics Consortium is an initiative by the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS); and is supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore. The Consortium aims to serve as a catalyst to propel Singapore’s photonics research and industry to be a world leader in light enabled technology that drive life changing innovation and inventions.
  • The Malaysia Aerospace Industry Association (MAIA) is a non-Governmental organisation that functions to support and represent the voice of all Malaysian companies in the aerospace sector, in an effort to develop Malaysia’s status as the aerospace hub in Asia, particularly in ASEAN. MAIA offers platform to network, discover, and create new business development opportunities between local and international companies, in order to grow the aerospace industry for the common benefit of all players. Kindly contact the Executive Office at inquiries@maia.my for more info!
  • - To coordinate, promote and spearhead the progressive development of Malaysia’s machinery and engineering supporting industries to boost domestic consumption and become integrated into the global value chain - To be the collective and cohesive voice of machinery and engineering supporting industries in Malaysia and facilitate international promotional activities of its members - To act as a focal consultation point between government and its related agencies in policy advocacy, formulating strategies, incentives and strategic programme recommendations regarding issues that hamper the growth of these industries
  • MIFT is a non-profit professional body of Food Technologist and Educators in the field of Food Science and Technology, and other individuals involved in areas of work closely related to food technology. Founded in 1974, MIFT has grown to over 800 members. Many of them are trained in food science and technology or related disciplines such as chemistry, biochemistry and have relevant experience in their application to food. Ultimately, MIFT goal is to promote the application of science and technology to the improved production, processing, packaging, distribution, preparation, evaluation and utilization of food in order to provide better and more adequate foods for mankind.
  • Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Society – MOGSS was formed on May 8, 2013 with the main objectives such as to move to the International Servicing System, to achieve Environmental and Cultural Friendly Services, to construct Risk Free Work Sites, to provide Training and Familiarization of High Tech, to launch Services with High Ethics, to build better Understanding and so on. Our interest is to bring the wide Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Community including Exploration, Drilling, Production, Distribution, Engineering, EIS/SIA, Health and Safety, Manpower, Inspection, Catering, Training and other Services to a closer connection and sharing experience, discoveries and knowledge. MOGSS also try to find out the suggestions / solutions for the member companies negotiating with persons concerned with a collective voice of the members. MOGSS was participated international Conference and Exhibitions such as OSEA-Singapore, OTC Asia/MOGSC-Malaysia, CSSOPE-Beijing/Shanghai, FFA-Shanghai, OTC-Houston, OEEC-Netherlands, etc. MOGSS also organized many Talks, Forums, Workshops, Conference and Exhibitions in Myanmar.
  • Myanmar Plastic Industries Association (MPIA) is established since 1995 and formed up with Plastic Manufacturers, Processors, Technicians and Plastic Raw Material importers and Distributors. Since then MPIA became this cluster of Myanmar Industries Association (MIA) and participated in all the activities of MMIA. MPIA is supporting the requirements of the Association members in accordance with her objectives and acting as a platform between plastic manufacturers and Government Organizations, so as to fulfil and co-operate the necessary needs. MPIA holds International Plastic Exhibitions twice per year and acting as a co-organizer with foreign Organizations for the development of the plastic sector of Myanmar.
  • Established in 1964, the Nippon Electric Control Equipment Industries Association (NECA) is a private voluntary organization promoting the growth of the electric control equipment fields. The aim of NECA is to contribute to the growth of national economy by creating new customer-oriented demands in the field of electric control equipment industries, through proposals and promotion activities to member companies and consumers. NECA also actively assists its member companies in the global market by mediating exchanges with associations and companies throughout the world.
  • Plattform Industrie 4.0 is the central network in Germany to advance digital transformation towards Industrie 4.0. In close cooperation with politics, private sector, academia, trade unions and associations, over 300 stakeholders from 150 organizations are actively involved in the Plattform. The Plattform Industrie 4.0, as one of the largest international and national networks, supports German companies – especially SMEs – to implement Industrie 4.0, particularly by raising awareness on Industrie 4.0 case studies. Furthermore, it provides companies with key input through concrete implementation recommendations, and makes referrals to offerings for support and test environments. The countless international collaborations of the Plattform underline its significant role in the international discussion on the topic of Industrie 4.0. Find more information here: https://www.plattform-i40.de/I40/Navigation/EN/Home/home.html
  • The Singapore Chemical Industry Council Limited (SCIC) is the official industry association representing the Singapore Energy and Chemicals cluster in the private sector. It plays a proactive role in representing the interests of this manufacturing sector and continues to promote it as a major economic pillar of Singapore. The SCIC has a membership network of more than 170 companies including key multi-national corporations (MNCs) and small & medium enterprises (SMEs) that support the entire chemical industry supply chain. These members provide vast resources and opportunities to help SCIC develop a conducive business environment for the chemical industry.
  • The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. or SEIPI is the largest organization of foreign and Filipino electronics companies in the Philippines. SEIPI, through its vision and dedication of its members, aims to make the Philippines a globally competitive business environment for semiconductor and electronics technologies. This is supported by its mission of enhancing and promoting the Philippines’ competitive advantages and growth opportunities through Training, Research and Development, Advocacy, Information, Networking and Services (T.R.A.I.N.S.).
  • Singapore Electrical Trades Association seeks to unite all persons doing and /or connected with the electrical trade and to promote industrial, social and intellectual interests of its members. It serves to assist its members especially in their dealings with local authorities and clients, while promoting and protecting their mutual interests by encouraging their advancement in the practice of electrical engineering work through lectures and technical discussions. Finally, the Association aims to maintain and uphold a high standard of service to the community at large.
  • The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) is part of a network of 140 offices of the German bilateral Chambers of Industry and Commerce abroad in 92 countries. The Chamber is one of the largest national Business Chambers in Singapore with a membership of close to 550 representatives from a variety of industries from Germany and Singapore. With its distinct service unit and trade fairs arms - DEinternational and Fairs & More respectively - the SGC builds a primary source for receiving reliable information on the German and Singapore business environment as well as bilateral trade relations. DEinternational serves clients in their business needs e.g. searching for business partners, organizing business missions and business trips, finding staff members and providing market analysis. DEinternational has worked in many areas such as Energy Efficiency, education, Industrie 4.0, finance, research and many more. Moreover, the SGC fulfils public obligations on behalf of the German Federal Government.
  • Established since 1973, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) envisions representing Singapore logistics with a mission to promote professionalism and excellence of the logistics industry. As a trade association and strong fraternity advocate, its membership of 600 business entities offers a diverse scope of logistics and logistics ancillary support services. SLA fulfils its objects in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies, academia, trade associations, business partners, government agencies, international organisations and professionals. SLA contributes to logistics capability building through its training arm, The Logistics Academy, a registered Private Education Institute that offers quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.
  • Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) is the voice of Singapore’s semiconductor industry and is committed to support this important sector in Singapore in order to facilitate substantial growth of the whole semiconductor economy of the country. SSIA brings together industry players, academia, and government agencies. Major activities focus on industry and talent outreach and continuing education, as well as to collectively address industry needs. SSIA is a platform for members to reach out to new business opportunities, industry alliances, and partners. It provides networking and relationship opportunities beyond the boundaries of Singapore. SSIA members today include companies and organizations throughout all parts of the complex and comprehensive value chain – IC design companies, Manufacturers, Fabless companies, Equipment suppliers, Photovoltaic and LED companies, EDA and material suppliers. Training and service providers, IP companies, Research institutes and Academia, as well as individual members.
  • SGTech is a premier trade association for the tech industry in Singapore. Within a rapidly evolving technology landscape, SGTech strives to create an ecosystem that anticipates trends and develops sustainable initiatives to strengthen the community and help the industry grow. SGTech’s 800+ members range from innovative start-ups, vibrant small and medium-sized enterprises to top multinational corporations that leverage technology as a core driver of their business.
  • SME Association of Malaysia (SME Malaysia) was inaugurated on July 13, 1995 as SMI Association of Malaysia at a time when manufacturing sector was still the dominant economic driver of Malaysia. In recognition of the growing importance of service and agricultural industries, the membership was opened to service and agricultural sectors later with a corresponding name change to SME Association of Malaysia. Since its inauguration, SME Malaysia has organized numerous international conferences, seminars and exhibitions for the benefits of SMEs. SME Malaysia’s annual award series, the Platinum Business Awards (PBA), has the main purpose to inspire, nudge and spur SMEs to scale greater height. In 2017, SME Malaysia set up the SME Academy, which aims to uplift the management capability of micro-and small enterprises and to transform them into a competent, innovative and technology driven enterprise.
  • The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is Australia’s largest association for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals and practitioners. We have over 3,300 members and industry contacts. The SCLAA has the proven history, governance framework, established representation, value for money and strategic reach to make it the right choice for you.
  • Textile and Fashion Federation (Taff) is the only official association for the textile and fashion industry in Singapore. A non-profit organisation, Taff plays an active role in the development of the industry, supporting our members from manufacturing to retail and fashion. The organisation aims to bolster the growth of local fashion designers and retailers, and promote the national movement of ‘Buy & Wear Singapore’. The range of programmes includes capability development, overseas mission trips to market and expand Singapore’s fashion and textile businesses to the world. Taff advocates the importance of raising the visibility of homegrown brands in Singapore. Taff is also partner with government bodies such as Enterprise Singapore and the Singapore Tourism Board to further facilitate the overseas expansion of fashion enterprises. To fulfil the industry’s training and educational needs, the organisation have established the Textile and Fashion Training Centre (TaF.tc) – the first Continuing Education and Training Centre for the textile and fashion industry in Singapore. Taff is also a member of the Asia Fashion Federation and the ASEAN Federation of Textiles Industries.
  • The Thai-German Institute is a joint initiative of the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Federal Republic of German, the aim was to be an effective training center for transferring advanced manufacturing technology to Thai industry. It was set up as an autonomous body outside the formal education system with it's operation under the supervision of the Foundation for Industrial Development and a broad oversight by the Ministry of Industry.
  • Thai Machinery Association established on 13 November 2001 by the Honorary President, Mr. Somsak Thanomworasin.
  • The Institution of Engineers, Singapore was formally established on July 1966 as the national society of engineers in Singapore. IES is the premier engineering Institution in Singapore and is often called upon by the Government to provide feedback on professional engineering matters. IES is well represented among the faculty members of the major engineering institutions of higher learning in Singapore. Through close collaboration with the local universities and polytechnics, IES organizes courses, seminars and talks for engineers and IES members to advance the continuous development of engineers. The Institution maintains close links with professional organizations of engineers regionally and throughout the world. These include organisations in Australia, China, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States. The Institution also represents Singapore in the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) in promoting goodwill and fellowship among all engineers in the region and internationally.
  • The Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA) aims to help the semiconductor industry in Taiwan remain on a competitive edge and to strengthen business linkage and broaden business scope for its member companies. Founded in 1996, TSIA has over 130 members, including companies engaged in semiconductor R & D, design, manufacturing, packaging, testing, equipment and materials, that account for more than 80 percent of the IC production in Taiwan. Currently TSIA represents approximately 70% of worldwide IC foundry revenue, around 55% of worldwide package and testing revenue, and around 20 % of worldwide design revenue. Learn more at www.tsia.org.tw
  • Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) was founded on November 25, 1975. Over the years, TTF has gradually adapted to meet the needs of the textile & apparel industry, expanding its functions to market promotion, product design, fashion information analysis, online information, technology training, collection and analysis of market information, certification of functional textiles, publications of textile information, issuance of Certificate of Origin, and other textile-related services. In addition, TTF also hosts two major textile related exhibitions – the Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS) and the Taipei IN Style (TIS) to facilitate market expansion for domestic and international companies. Currently, TTF has 6 departments, including Design Dept., Market Development Dept., Fashion Marketing Dept., Planning & Administration Dept., Accounting Office, and Auditing Office. There is about 130 staff working as employees at this Federation.
  • G.I.D.C. Industrial sEstate was established at Makarpura, Vadodara City in the mid 1960s. This gave rise to a number of small industries. Being small and new, these industries were facing numerous challenges. There was an urgent need to set up an industry body to collectively represent the interests of these new and budding entrepreneurs before the various authorities. Thus was born “Makarpura Industrial Estate Association” in the year 1969. Initially the office was in the Building of Vadodara Municipal Corporation. As the saying goes “UNITY ISSTRENGTH”, and the Association’s membership stood at 100 members. In 1976, the name was changed to “MAKARPURA INDUSTRIAL AREA ASSOCIATION” and few constitutional amendments were made to include Industrial Units situated outside Makarpura Industrial Estate. As the Association became more and more popular among trade and industrial circles, other industries in and around the city also started taking keen interest in the activities, and it was again necessary to bring in some changes. In 1981, the name was changed to “VADODARA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY”. Few changes had also been made in the constitution with an objective to spread the wings of VCCI at District Level. Low key operations, emphasis on problem solving at the micro level as well as at macro level and services to the members and the community was and continues to be the PRIME Motto of VCCI. Collective representations necessitated meeting of members, developing mutual relations for business and social aims. More entrepreneurs were interested in joining and the membership has since grown at a steady pace.
  • The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council was established in 2008 to build industry capabilities to better manage WSH, promote safety and health at work, recognise companies with good WSH records and set acceptable WSH practices. The vision is for a health workforce and safe workplace in Singapore, with a mission to build a healthy workforce and safe workplace by engaging communities to enhance capabilities and embrace best practices. To achieve this, we work closely with the Ministry of Manpower and other government agencies, the tripartite partners, the industry and the professional associations, to develop strategies to raise WSH standards in Singapore.
  • The Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) was set up in 2001 as a registered society to represent and promote the interests of its 150-odd members who include mainly General Waste Collectors and recycling companies. It also seeks to upgrade and professionalise the industry as well as work with the government and community to promote recycling in order to create a more sustainable living environment. WMRAS seeks to achieve its objectives through the organisation of trade exhibitions, conferences or symposiums, such as WasteMET Asia; seminars, workshops, professional sharing and business networking / matching sessions and overseas business mission trips.
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