Manufacturing

Paper packaging easier to manufacture vs glass, metals

Smurfit Kappa & WestRock merger is set to become the largest packaging company from a revenue standpoint as assessed by Frost & Sullivan.

Total return of manufacturing-related stocks on SGX dip 2.4% in 2023

Top three performers last year were Tianjin Pharmaceutical Da Re Tang Group, Food Empire and Dyna-Mac.

Factory activity improves further in China 

Manufacturers saw “improved market conditions and greater client spending" during the final month of 2023.

TCL highlights smart display panel manufacturing capability

The fully automated system reduces the manufacturing cycle, enhances production efficiency, and lowers defect rates.

ASEAN manufacturing tumbles anew in December

Myanmar contracted the most in its manufacturing sector, registering a one-year low PMI reading.

Manufacturing industry to grow globally as technology develops

As 3D printing and additive manufacturing evolve, industry leaders forecast a surge in global manufacturing capabilities.

S&P sees resilient expansion for APAC manufacturing in 2024

5G, AI, electric cars are the sector’s top growth drivers over the medium term.

Asian tech manufacturers to benefit on stock piling next year, analyst says 

AI, digitalization seen propping up the tech sector next year and beyond.

China’s manufacturing sector bounces back in November

Weak global environment continued to drag new export businesses.

Asia’s untapped manufacturing export potential to China’s Belt and Road highest globally

Asia still has $131b in untapped manufacturing export potential by 2027.

Asia’s supply chains underutilisation hits 2020 low: GEP

Activity in Japan and China are slowing while India performs strongly

Manufacturing workforce needs upskilling, tech adaptation

Tech company Microsoft and Singapore Polytechnic has collaborated to help achieve Singapore's aim to grow the manufacturing sector by 50% in 2030.

Singapore plant breaks the mould with high-tech and safe manufacturing

GlobalFoundries’ expansion facility sets up an advanced system capable of transporting wafers without requiring manual labour to minimize risk for workers.