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Honouring Asia's Manufacturing Champions

#ManufacturingAsiaAwards

The Manufacturing Asia Awards

Introducing the Manufacturing Asia Awards, an esteemed programme that celebrates innovation, efficiency, and outstanding achievements of game-changers in the heart of Asia's industrial landscape. 

This prestigious event recognises and highlights groundbreaking technologies, sustainable practices, and transformative contributions driving Asia's manufacturing prowess.

Categories include:

  • Customer Service of the Year
  • ESG Initiative of the Year
  • Lean Manufacturing Initiative of the Year
  • Manufacturing Innovation of the Year
  • Predictive Maintenance Initiative of the Year
  • Product Design of the Year
  • Product Launch of the Year
  • Quality Control Initiative of the Year
  • Research and Development of the Year
  • Safety Programme of the Year
  • Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative of the Year
  • Workforce Transformation of the Year

Submit your nominations now and be part of the region's premier celebration of manufacturing excellence!

TESTIMONIALS

Here's what previous winners say about winning the award:

It takes a lot to make these things happen and come to life. A lot of hard work goes into it. This was 18 months since w...

Chris Marchant - Managing Director, Vitasoy International Singapore Pte Ltd.

This award is a proof that we've got the talent, we've got the capability, and we've got the technology here to lead the...

Lim Kean Yew - Integrated Marketing Communications Director, Singapor & Malaysia, The Coca-Cola Company

This has been an incredible recognition for our organisation. It validates our ability to develop something that meets o...

Chee Yap - Executive Director for Innovation and Development, APAC, Sealed Air Singapore

This award recognises that we are right in putting efforts and ambition into the beverage space, and also recognises the...

Eloise Dubuisson - Marketing Director, Kerry Ingredients Singapore Pte Ltd

Watch videos from past winners

2022 Winner: AEM Holdings Ltd

2022 Winner: Akribis Systems Pte Ltd

2022 Winner: Infineum Singapore LLP

2022 Winner: Lenzing Fibers HK Limited

2022 Winner: LHT Holdings Ltd

2022 Winner: Mannings Hong Kong

2022 Winner: NTUC FairPrice Cooperative Limited

2022 Winner: Olam Food Ingredients (ofi)

What's in it for you

CELEBRATE AND NETWORK

Celebrate your well-deserved award with colleagues, clients, and peers at the awards dinner. Meet the key industry players in Asia's manufacturing sector and get unrivaled networking opportunities.

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your award-winning initiatives, accomplishments, and what more can be expected from your organisation through a video interview with Manufacturing Asia that you can share with clients, peers, and colleagues to let them know that you are an award-winning company.

AMPLIFY

Be featured in Manufacturing Asia in stories that talk about your win from the perspective of a credible award-giving body.

MEET THE JUDGES

Richard Loi

Richard Loi

Industrial Products & Construction Audit & Assurance Lead
Deloitte Southeast Asia

Atul Chandna

Atul Chandna

EY Asia-Pacific Supply Chain Leader; ASEAN Consumer Consulting Leader
EY

Chong Cheng Yuan

Chong Cheng Yuan

Partner & Industry Lead - Industrial Manufacturing Practice
RSM

Elayne Kuah

Elayne Kuah

Director & Deputy Industry Lead - Industrial Manufacturing Practice
RSM

Wu Hong Chiu

Wu Hong Chiu

Partner, Head of Private Enterprise and Head of Infrastructure, Government, Healthcare & Manufacturing (Tax)
KPMG

GUIDELINES AND PRICING

GUIDELINES

  • All nominations will be reviewed by a judging committee.

  • The awards are for excellent products, services, and initiatives which have significantly enhanced the company's business in the regional manufacturing landscape.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to book the winner's package to maximise the promotional benefits of winning the award. Invoice will only be sent after the announcement of winners.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Nomination is open to all manufacturing companies with offices and operations in Asia Pacific.

  • You must nominate outstanding products, services, or initiatives manufactured in the Asia Pacific region.

  • The product, service, or initiative must be launched, upgraded, or improved in the last 24 calendar months.

  • Companies in the following industries are not eligible to join the awards programme: tobacco, multilevel marketing, and products with claim of health benefits.

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

Nominations will be based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation - Did the project or initiative demonstrate uniqueness and innovation, such as development of new products, processes, technologies, or business models?
  • Growth - Did the project or initiative help the company or business achieve significant growth in numbers?
  • Impact - Did the project or initiative achieve measurable impact and significant outcomes to both the business and the industry?
  • Scalability - Does the project or initiative have potential to be scaled up across different settings or markets?

HOW TO ENTER?

1. Go to the online nomination form.

  • Fill out the company information and entrant details fields.

  • Select your category and industry.

  • Provide your product, service, or initiative name, 500-word write-up, and client testimonials (if any).

  • Choose the winner's package option that you will book should you win an award.

  • Click on the SUBMIT button.

2. Your entry will be processed and you will receive an email confirmation of your nomination.

3. To strengthen your entry, send supporting documents to [email protected].

  • Three (3) product/service photos are required.

  • Supporting documents are optional but will highly increase your chances of winning the award. 

  • Supporting documents must be in PDF, PowerPoint and/or JPG format. For videos, Youtube.com, Vimeo.com or other video hosting site links must be provided.

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given out per main category and corresponding industry on a country-level basis.

MAIN CATEGORIES

  • Customer Service of the Year - for effective customer service programs to provide exceptional customer service and support
  • ESG Initiative of the Year - for excellent and effective programs that promote social responsibility and give back to the community
  • Lean Manufacturing Initiative of the Year - for outstanding practices or operations that optimize production efficiency, minimize waste, and improve product quality
  • Manufacturing Innovation of the Year - for the most innovative and effective technology implementation to optimize operations and improve products
  • Predictive Maintenance Initiative of the Year - for initiatives that leverage on data generated in manufacturing processes to gain insights, optimize operations, and predict maintenance needs
  • Product Design of the Year - for innovative and visually appealing industrial designs for products
  • Product Launch of the Year - for the launch of innovative and successful new products in the market
  • Quality Control Initiative of the Year - for effective quality control practices in place to ensure that products consistently meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Research and Development of the Year - for innovative and successful research and development programs that develop new products, technologies, and manufacturing processes
  • Safety Programme of the Year - for effective safety programmes that ensure the safety of employees and prevent workplace accidents
  • Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative of the Year - for innovative practices that reduce environmental impact, conserve resources, and promote social responsibility throughout a product’s life cycle
  • Workforce Transformation of the Year - for initiatives that upskill and reskill the workforce to adapt to new technologies and processes. Examples are training programs, partnerships with educational institutions, and talent development initiatives


INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  • Accessories
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Aluminum
  • Apparel
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Automotive Accessories
  • Aviation
  • Batteries
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Books and Periodicals
  • Building Facilities
  • Chemicals
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Products
  • Computer Hardware
  • Construction Materials
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Consumer Goods
  • Cosmetics
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Fixtures and Fittings
  • Food
  • Footwear
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Hardware Tools
  • Houseware
  • Industrial Machinery and Equipment
  • Jewelry
  • Leather Products
  • Lighting
  • Machinery
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Metals and Mining
  • Musical Instruments and Equipment
  • Office Supplies
  • Packaging
  • Paper
  • Personal Care
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics and Rubber
  • Signage
  • Sporting Goods
  • Stationery
  • Steel
  • Textile
  • Toys and Novelties
  • Vehicles
  • Wood Products

PRICING

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to book any of the winner's package options. To know more about the entitlements and pricing, please email [email protected]

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission of entries: 6 October 2023
Awards dinner: November 2023 in Singapore

Past Winners

  • Lee Kum Kee (Xinhui) Food Co., Ltd.

          - China Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative of the Year - Food

          - Hong Kong Product Launch of the Year - Packaging

          - Malaysia Lean Manufacturing Initiative of the Year - Healthcare

  • PT Sasa Inti

          - Indonesia ESG Initiative of the Year - Food

          - Malaysia Lean Manufacturing Initiative of the Year - Food
          - Malaysia Manufacturing Innovation of the Year - Food

          - Thailand Quality Control Initiative of the Year - Food

          - Malaysia Lean Manufacturing Initiative of the Year - Consumer Goods
          - Malaysia Manufacturing Innovation of the Year - Consumer Goods

          - China Quality Control Initiative of the Year - Telecommunications
          - China Workforce Transformation of the Year - Telecommunications

Made in Singapore Awards 2022

Designed in Singapore Awards 2022

Made in Hong Kong Awards 2022

Designed in Hong Kong Awards 2022

  • Lenzing Fibers HK Limited - Luxury

Made in Singapore Awards 2021

Designed in Singapore Awards 2021

  • AlphaBody Tec Pte Ltd - Fitness Technology Apparel
  • Daviscomms (S) Pte Ltd - Healthcare
  • Kino Biotech Pte Ltd - Food
  • Photizo Global Pte Ltd - Fixtures & Fittings
  • Sealed Air Singapore Pte Ltd - Packaging
  • Systmz Pte Ltd - Healthcare

Made in Hong Kong Awards 2021

  • Infotronic Technology Limited - Construction
  • Cathay Pacific Airways Limited - Housewares
  • 10A Limited - Medical

Designed in Hong Kong Awards 2021

  • Cathay Pacific Airways Limited - Beverage
  • CGA (H.K.) Limited - Electronics
  • iH&S Technology Limited - Electronics
  • PAK NGAI CHEUNG INDUSTRY CO., LIMITED - Plastics & Rubber
  • Shift Innovations Ltd - Toys & Novelties
  • Zamira Fashion Limited - Textile

Made in Singapore Awards 2020

  • Elid Technology International Pte Ltd -  Automation Systems
  • Endofotonics Pte Ltd -  Healthcare
  • JCS Biotech Pte Ltd -  Infection Control
  • MANDY T -  Personal Care
  • Osteopore International Pte Ltd -  Medical
  • REC Solar -  Energy & Power
  • SIAC Pte Ltd -  Industrial Construction

Designed in Singapore Awards 2020

  • Dormakaba Singapore Pte Ltd - Security & Safety
  • Givaudan Pte Ltd -  Chemicals
  • Glico Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. -  Food
  • MADLY Pte Ltd -  Luxury
  • HILL-ROM SERVICES PTE. LTD. -  Medical
  • The Coca-Cola Company -  Beverage

Made in Hong Kong Awards 2020

  • New World Development -  Healthcare
  • Tricor Services Limited Telecommunications

Designed in Hong Kong Awards 2020

  • Epic Designers Limited - Apparel
  • Gencor Pacific - Healthcare Products
  • Laxcen Technology Limited - School Supplies
  • TAL Apparel Limited - Healthcare Apparel
  • Tungtex (Holdings) Company Limited - Textile
  • Starlite Visual Communication Limited - Toys & Novelties

Made in Singapore Awards 2019

Designed in Singapore Awards 2019

Made in Hong Kong Awards 2019

  • Dily's Collection - Luxury

Designed in Hong Kong Awards 2019

  • Concord Medical Limited - Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Must Garment Corp Ltd - Apparel

Made in Singapore Awards 2018

Designed in Singapore Awards 2018

Made in Hong Kong Awards 2018

Designed in Hong Kong Awards 2018

Made in Singapore Awards 2017

  • REC Group -  Energy & Power

Designed in Singapore Awards 2017

  • Nanyang Old Coffee Pte Ltd - Beverage
  • Ohsosom Pte Ltd - Apparel
  • Zimplistic Private Limited - Appliances

CONTACT US

For more details, contact:

Jane Patiag

+(65) 3158 1386 ext. 217

[email protected]

MEET THE JUDGES

Richard Loi

Richard Loi

Industrial Products & Construction Audit & Assurance Lead
Deloitte Southeast Asia

Atul Chandna

Atul Chandna

EY Asia-Pacific Supply Chain Leader; ASEAN Consumer Consulting Leader
EY

Chong Cheng Yuan

Chong Cheng Yuan

Partner & Industry Lead - Industrial Manufacturing Practice
RSM

Elayne Kuah

Elayne Kuah

Director & Deputy Industry Lead - Industrial Manufacturing Practice
RSM

Wu Hong Chiu

Wu Hong Chiu

Partner, Head of Private Enterprise and Head of Infrastructure, Government, Healthcare & Manufacturing (Tax)
KPMG

TESTIMONIALS

Here's what previous winners say about winning the award:

2022 Winner: AEM Holdings Ltd

2022 Winner: Akribis Systems Pte Ltd

2022 Winner: Infineum Singapore LLP

2022 Winner: Lenzing Fibers HK Limited

2022 Winner: LHT Holdings Ltd

2022 Winner: Mannings Hong Kong

2022 Winner: NTUC FairPrice Cooperative Limited

2022 Winner: Olam Food Ingredients (ofi)

2021 Winner: 10A Limited

2021 Winner: Akribis Systems Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Kino Biotech Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: PerkinElmer Inc

2021 Winner: Photizo Global Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Sealed Air Singapore Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Vitasoy International Singapore Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Zamira Fashion Limited

2020 Winner: Elid Technology International Pte Ltd

2020 Winner: Epic Designers Limited

2020 Winner: Gencor Pacific

2020 Winner: Glico Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

2020 Winner: Hill-Rom Services Pte. Ltd.

2020 Winner: JCS Biotech Pte Ltd

2020 Winner: Osteopore International

2020 Winner: Starlite Visual Communication Ltd.

2020 Winner: TAL Apparel Limited

2020 Winner: The Coca-Cola Company

2020 Winner: Tricor Services Limited

2020 Winner: Tungtex (Holdings) Company Limited

2019 Winner: Aqua-Terra Oilfield Equipment & Services Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Blu5 View Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Concord Medical Limited

2019 Winner: Dilys’ Collection

2019 Winner: Field Catering & Supplies Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Kerry Ingredients (S) Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Must Garment

2019 Winner: Osteopore International Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: RenewFibre Asia Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Ying The Label

2018 Winner: Akribis Systems Pte Ltd

2018 Winner: Biosensors Interventional Technologies Pte Ltd

2018 Winner: CLYNN BY NATURE (PTE.) LIMITED

2018 Winner: Coca-Cola Far East Ltd

2018 Winner: Denyo United Machinery Pte Ltd

2018 Winner: Indoguna (Singapore) Pte Ltd

2018 Winner: uberGARD Pte Ltd

2018: WELL & ABLE HOLDINGS PTE LTD

2018: Zimplistic Private Limited

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When was the awards programme launched?

Manufacturing Asia Awards traces its heritage from the Made in & Designed in Singapore/Made in & Designed in Hong Kong Awards which started in 2017.

What's in it for winning companies?

As an established award giving body, winning in the Manufacturing Asia Awards is not only about trophies and celebration of success but also an opportunity to build your company’s prestige as a leading manufacturer in Asia.

Moreover, with Manufacturing Asia's wide readership, winners get to have extended exposure in both our print and online platforms.

Which companies are eligible to nominate?

Nomination is open to all manufacturing companies with offices and operations in Asia Pacific.

What can we nominate?

You may nominate products, services, or initiatives that are being offered in your office in Asia Pacific. The products, services, or initiatives should also either have been launched over the last 24 calendar months or for products, services, or initiatives launched more than 24 calendar months ago, it should have undergone recent innovations for improvement.

Is there a cost involved?

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to book any of the winner's package options. To know more about the entitlements and pricing, please email [email protected] ​​​​​​

What are the criteria for judging?

Nominations will be based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation - Did the project or initiative demonstrate uniqueness and innovation, such as development of new products, processes, technologies, or business models?
  • Growth - Did the project or initiative help the company or business achieve significant growth in numbers?
  • Impact - Did the project or initiative achieve measurable impact and significant outcomes to both the business and the industry?
  • Scalability - Does the project or initiative have potential to be scaled up across different settings or markets?

How do we submit an entry?

Fill out the online nomination form with details about your company and a 500-word write up summarising details about your product or service and why it should win the award.

How many entries can we sumbit?

You may submit a maximum of three (3) entries.

How many winners will there be?

There will be one per main category and a corresponding industry on a country-level basis.

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for submission of entries is on 13 October 2023, Friday.

When is the awards dinner?

The awards dinner will be held in November 2023 in Singapore.