Industry Articles

  • Enduring Value of Standards

    Since time immemorial, mankind has recognised the need for standards. Calendars – one of the earliest examples of standardisation – can be traced back to the Sumerians who lived in the Tigris/Euphrates valley some 5,000 years ago. With the benefit of… More
  • Raising the Bar for Health and Safety in Workplace

    Chronic diseases and conditions are on the rise worldwide. An ageing population, an expansion in the urban middle class and the lifestyle changes urbanisation brings are contributing to chronic diseases, the leading cause of death around the world… More
  • Piping Hot Meals on the Go

    Vending machines are popping up across Singapore, many offering ready-to-eat meals. At the press of a button, out pop rice dumplings, pepperoni pizza, curry chicken, nasi briyani and even chilli crab. By providing quality fare, available any time of… More
  • Rooting for Medical Technology

    Medical technology (medtech) is an industry with good potential. An ageing population, a growing middle class, and a rising chronic disease burden are buttressing demand for medical devices. Nowhere is this potential bigger than in Asia, home to… More