Enterprise 50 2017

Nov 22, 2017 05:50 AM
SPOTLIGHT

Celebrating firms that innovate, grow and succeed

IT has been a period of monumental changes for Singapore's businesses in the past few years, thanks in part to...

A haven for meat lovers

HUBER’S Butchery’s decision to set up an online butchery store, in addition to its physical shop, has paid off.

Premium education for the next generation

THE passion to make a difference in the lives of young learners drives Singapore Enterprise 50 Awards winner MindChamps to greater heights.

A gamble that paid off

WITH so many successes under its belt, one might think that it has always been smooth sailing for Seiko Architectural Wall Systems.

A toast to success

FOR many, home-grown brand Ya Kun Kaya Toast is synonymous with its distinctive hand-sliced, crisp toast served with butter and kaya.

Building roots, forging relationships

A FAMILY run agrochemical company founded and based in Singapore, Asiatic Agricultural Industries believes the key to building a strong business is cultivating close relationships across its value chain, particularly with its product distributors and with farmers who are the end users of its products.

Changing with the times

FOUNDED in 1998 with four employees, Times Software now has more than 100 employees working in its Singapore and Malaysia offices.

Delivering the full package

KPP Packaging takes the protection of its clients’ products, copyright, branding and intellectual property seriously.

Designed to succeed

IN AN industry that has recently seen numerous cases of renovation scams by new start-ups and unaccredited companies, 22-year-old interior design (ID) firm Image Creative Design has still managed to be recognised for its good work.

MDIS raises the bar to help students excel

SINCE its establishment in 1956, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) has been producing graduates that meet the needs of the Singapore workforce.

On top of its game

TO DIFFERENTIATE itself from its competitors, Aik Soon Hardware innovates to deliver superior sales and customer service, offers value-added services and invests in its employees.

Personalising the healing touch

A MULTI-SPECIALTY medical organisation, Singapore Medical Specialists Centre (SMSC) and its related group of companies offer a suite of medical services through two multi-specialty medical centres, three medical aesthetics centres as well as a diagnostic imaging centre.

Reeling in success

BEING bold has served fishing gear manufacturer Hong Guan (Tackle) well over the years.

“No day and no night”

LAM Kee Fisheries, importer, distributor, and exporter of frozen seafood, has successfully reeled in one of this year’s Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards.

Propelling a family business forward

AT a time where many enterprises are still debating about making the move into Industry 4.0, local family business Onn Wah Precision Engineering is already powering ahead.

When the going gets tough, Expand rises to the challenge

THE year 2017 hasn't been a rosy one for the construction sector but local company Expand could just be proof that while tough times don't last, tough businesses do.

MDIS banks on the Singapore brand

IN Singapore, private education is serious business, with hundreds of institutions crammed into this tiny island.

When venturing abroad

OCBC Bank and three Singapore companies that have gone overseas share their thoughts and give advice to firms that are looking to test the international waters for the first time

KPP has it all wrapped up

THE meeting room of local paper packaging firm KPP Packaging has shelves that display a variety of its own designs - many of which are useful, a sight to behold, or both.

Sudima's conservative approach to success

A S a young entrepreneur, Anil Kumar Jhunjhnuwala felt that his father's approach to business was too conservative for his liking. But time and experience have changed those sentiments.

Greening Singapore in myriad ways

THE Istana, Changi Airport and Jurong Lake Gardens share another common denominator besides being Singapore landmarks - and that is Mao Sheng Quanji Construction, a landscaping firm.

Nurturing the spirit of enterprise

AS Singapore stands on what promises to be an economic upturn, the world economy has changed irrevocably. In navigating the recovery, many of Singapore's companies have the opportunity to emerge stronger than ever.

Dian Xiao Er a hit in Shanghai

DEPENDING on how you see it, a long queue outside a restaurant can mean many things. For the hungry diner, it would be a lengthy wait before tucking into a meal. But to Samuel Yik, founder of restaurant chain Dian Xiao Er, it means he is on to something good, especially when the said restaurant is new to a country.

Going big on Japanese cuisine

IT may have charted many firsts in the Japanese restaurant scene in Singapore, but restaurant group RE&S Holdings is not quite resting on its laurels yet. On the contrary, it has many plans on the cards: to add restaurant concepts, grow its network of quick-service dining options and enhance existing food and beverage outlets.

Building on the E50 Awards advantage

We ask our winners: What are some plans you have for the future after winning the E50 Award? Below are their responses

Celebrating best practices in business

OVER these past 15 years, the external environment continues to evolve with disruptions in businesses and markets, against a backdrop of slower growth. The Committee on the Future Economy had also released its recommendations and the government is moving towards a new way of working - one of co-creating solutions with stakeholders.

Capable of standing the test of time

Three companies have won the E50 Awards for five years. Here's how they did it

Grooming champions of tomorrow

GETTING an interview with David Chiem, the founder of MindChamps, was not easy. The 47-year-old has been busy travelling and securing deals to expand his pedagogy empire which he started building in 2008.
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