Enterprise 50 2018

Nov 30, 2018 05:50 AM
SPOTLIGHT

Bright sparks light the way

THE trade conflict has captured headlines this year as global superpowers tussle over perceptions of unfair practices...

Ensuring a healthy outlook for local firms

"ACCELERATING Growth, Innovating for Tomorrow" - the theme for this year's Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards comes as a timely reminder of the pertinent puzzle pieces that our local enterprises must put in place to not just survive but thrive in the future.

Focusing on its niche

SCT Construction, which started operations in 2006, is one company that has taken steps to stay competitive. Its managing director Per Tiam Hee elaborates on his direction for the company amid a changing market.

Putting the best face forward

Contractor CKR Paints and Coating Specialist knows a thing or two about the importance of maintaining appearances.

Nurturing Singapore's gems of enterprise

IT IS always heart-warming to travel overseas and see a familiar local brand - I have had kaya toast from Ya Kun in Yangon, chilli crab at Jumbo in Shanghai and sushi from Ichiban Boshi in Kuala Lumpur, just to name a few.

Passion is key for this retail player

SOME businesses find success in branching out into different sectors, but Mthai (S) found a favourable outcome by keeping its focus on one area of interest: retail.

Striding towards new challenges

Business and investment consultancy firm GEX Ventures is committed to building the most diverse community of entrepreneurs and investors in the Asia-Pacific.

Delivering personalised care to cancer patients

FOR suspected cancer patients, the wait for their test results - typically a week - can be excruciating.

Building on a 78-year legacy 'Great F&B Brands Since 1940'

Are some of your favourite F&B brands Magnum ice cream, Lipton tea and Knorr salted egg powder? These, along with other well-known international brands, are easily found at your nearest supermarket or grocery store or used in hotels & restaurants thanks to distributor Lim Siang Huat (LSH).

Riding the digital wave

When it comes to tackling the challenges facing the real estate industry today, consolidating resources is sometimes a smart move. One example of this is OrangeTee & Tie — formed in 2017 after Orange Tee and Edmund Tie & Company merged their associate agencies.

Building up the built environment

How does an engineering consultancy firm find a way to remain relevant in a saturated industry? For ECAS Consultants, it’s by keeping up with industry innovations and constantly adopting new technologies.

Aiming for excellence

Since its inception in 2011 with only four staff, D-Team Engineering has grown into an award-winning enterprise that continually seeks to offer the best products and services to its customers.

MVI Technologies wins first E50 Award by staying reliable and adaptable

Evolving with new technologies allows E50 winner MVI Technologies to keep up with changing needs in the digitised economy, says its CEO Foo Say Juan.

A digital enterprise lives long and prospers

SUSTAINABLE growth is the goal of every business. And to survive the test of time, entrepreneurs need to act on digitalisation in order to drive innovative processes, products and services that positively impact revenue and costs.

The power of innovation

FOR innovation to mean something to any enterprise, it starts with the leaders and employees having the end in mind and challenging the status quo.

Transforming for the future

In your own words, what is enterprise transformation about, and why does it matter?

The nuts and bolts of digitalisation

Seng Hua Hng Foodstuff, the local nuts manufacturer of the Camel brand of nuts, has big plans ahead. It wants to bring the brand to consumers beyond Singapore shores, and sees digitalisation as a necessity to stay relevant and competitive.

Creating a win-win ecosystem

IN 2019, the Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards will turn 25.

Counting on diversification to spring ahead

HOMEGROWN rubber and foam component manufacturer Armstrong Industrial Corporation may not be a household name, but its products are found in everyday appliances - from air-conditioners and laptops to cars.

Soaring higher

This year not only marks SAC Capital’s 14th anniversary — it is also the year the company won its first Enterprise 50 (E50) award.

Fashionably conscious

Home-grown clothing manufacturer I Apparel International Group is helping to elevate benchmarks for the apparel manufacturing industry by embracing lean sustainable manufacturing.

Gearing up to fire off a second engine

DESPITE Expand Construction not being in the shipbuilding trade, founder and executive chairman Von Lee Yong Miang likens himself to being the captain of an aircraft carrier.

On a winning streak

Established in 1978, Seiko Architectural Wall Systems is in the business of the design, supply, fabrication and installation of building facade products and components.

Making an explosive impact overseas

WHEN you find yourself stuck in an explosive situation, what do you do? Call in the experts, of course. Enter Explomo Technical Services, a Singapore-based company that provides land remediation services, civil defence shelter services and defence-related material disposal. Recently, the firm has also added pyrotechnical and firework displays to its repertoire of services.

Going places while looking ahead

BUSINESS transformation might sound like a daunting endeavour for many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), but it does not always have to be a single big-bang process, according to Alan Lee, founder and executive chairman of homegrown firm Elmich.

An inspiration for the journey ahead

THE E50 Award is a good milestone for us to take stock and reflect on where we are and where we want to be.

Coming out on top

It takes a lot of resilience for a human resource consultancy to survive the digital age. PrimeStaff Management Services has braved a number of storms since its inception in 1994.

Making use of the many opportunities in Nanchang

PLAYING golf is a must for Joe Goh on weekends. It gives him stamina, says the chairman and CEO of investment holdings firm Internet Technology Group International Private Ltd (ITG). This stamina is to sustain Mr Goh's weekly shuttle between China and Singapore - an exacting work routine for the past three years and counting.

Stepping stones to success

Established in 2014, TOP International Holding has grown from a small local enterprise to a leading mining and trading company specialising in the export of bauxite and coal in major parts of Asia Pacific and Guinea, West Africa.

Say hello to technology-driven security

In a world where a simple lock and key doesn’t cut it anymore, FormTeam Consultancy (FTA) is working to continually push the boundaries in the realm of smart security solutions.
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