17 Nov '11, 10am

SPRING invests $45 million in food manufacturing industry to improve productivity by 20 percent

SPRING will continue to work with key industry players such as Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association (SFMA), to develop a set of industry specific productivity metrics to help local food manufacturers benchmark themselves both locally and internationally. SFMA will also take lead in supporting food manufacturers through broad-based initiatives. SPRING will drive awareness and understanding of productivity through workshops, seminars and conferences. The adoption of productivity tools such as lean manufacturing and Monozukuri will be encouraged. A pool of local productivity consultants will be trained to guide food manufacturers on process streamlining and workflow re-design. A food automation resource will be launched to provide technical expertise in the development of customised automation solutions. Food manufacturers can tap on the various self-help toolkits and as...

Full article: http://www.spring.gov.sg/NewsEvents/PR/Pages/SPRING-Inves...

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