Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) strives to create a vibrant and forward-looking community equipped with the latest industry and technical knowledge in Singapore and the region. As part of this dynamic approach to knowledge sharing, we have launched the Singapore Semiconductor Voice, a magazine by the industry, for the industry.

Two Customised SSIA Leadership Programmes To Be Launched

Two Customised SSIA Leadership Programmes To Be Launched

Course framwork of SSELP Programme Singapore Semiconductor Leadership Accelerator (SSLA) Since SSIA’s signature leadership training programme, Singapore Semiconductor Leadership Accelerator (SSLA) programme, finished its last run in 2020, there have been calls from several industry leaders to...

Wisdom of a Decision-Maker – Biases that Maybe Tripping Up Your Decision Making

Wisdom of a Decision-Maker – Biases that Maybe Tripping Up Your Decision Making

In today's uncertain and volatile environment, leaders have to make a proliferation of good decisions to ensure the business continues to succeed and move forward. What sets a good leader apart is their ability to make significant decisions with speed and accuracy. Isn't good leadership all about making good decisions? We make decisions every day, some more critical, others a little less so; however, do you know if your decisions are good or if they were influenced by your own biases? Each of us makes decisions based on a myriad of information sources, including our own experience, data...

Role of Predictive Maintenance in Industry 4.0

Role of Predictive Maintenance in Industry 4.0

Case Study: Improving Reliability of Fermenter in Pharma PlantPlant Maintenance has progressed from Reactive, through Preventive and on to Predictive methods. This is a disruptive development driven by the confluence of several factors – miniaturized sensors; ubiquitous availability of wireless bandwidth and cloud computing capacity. Remote monitoring of equipment 24X7 is possible as a result. Combined with deep understanding of the mechanics, it enables machines to run forever within operating conditions! AccuPredict’s Approach to Predictive Maintenance AccuPredict has nearly four decades...

SSIA Updates 

Two Customised SSIA Leadership Programmes To Be Launched

Two Customised SSIA Leadership Programmes To Be Launched

Course framwork of SSELP Programme Singapore Semiconductor Leadership Accelerator (SSLA) Since SSIA’s signature leadership training programme, Singapore Semiconductor Leadership Accelerator (SSLA) programme, finished its last run in 2020, there have been calls from...

Mastering Influence Through Story-Telling

Mastering Influence Through Story-Telling

Several years ago, I was invited to help a semiconductor organisation facilitate a quality transformation program. The mission - to eliminate preventable, human-error induced incidents that were impacting shipment and client retention. The data was clear – a 1%...

SSIA HR Roundtable – Emerging Stronger for a New Normal

SSIA HR Roundtable – Emerging Stronger for a New Normal

Over 40 HR Heads of the industry and partners joined the SSIA HR Roundtable with the theme ‘Emerging Stronger for a New Normal’ on 15 April 2021. Topics discussed included the latest hiring trends and initiatives supporting the company workforce facing the shifting...

Workforce Singapore’s Volunteer Career Advisors Initiative

Workforce Singapore’s Volunteer Career Advisors Initiative

Workforce Singapore’s new volunteer Career Advisors initiative aims to provide individuals with peer-level support and career guidance as they seek to advance their careers or make transitions. Coming from diverse professional communities and possessing deep industry...

Electronics Industry Day 2021

Electronics Industry Day 2021

The Virtual Launch The Electronics Industry Day 2021 closed with great success with the support from JTC and e2i. Over 1,500 participants including students from various Institutes of Higher Learning and job seekers joined the events and activities held from January...

Emerging Stronger –
Innovation and Collaboration

Role of Predictive Maintenance in Industry 4.0

Role of Predictive Maintenance in Industry 4.0

Case Study: Improving Reliability of Fermenter in Pharma PlantPlant Maintenance has progressed from Reactive, through Preventive and on to Predictive methods. This is a disruptive development driven by the confluence of several factors – miniaturized sensors;...

A Breakthrough Technology For Semiconductor Nano-Characterization

A Breakthrough Technology For Semiconductor Nano-Characterization

Schematic and SEM image of Next-Tip nano IR probesIn the last few decades, the development of semiconductor processing technology has been trending towards the fabrication of devices with ever smaller nanoscale domains, which is directly correlated with the need for...

Industry

Continuing as a Leading Global Material Manufacturer

Continuing as a Leading Global Material Manufacturer

The AGC Group's Electronics business provides essential materials and solution to the semiconductor industry. In its electronics material business, AGC contributes to the most advanced sectors in the semiconductor industry for both front-end and back-end processes....

An Interview with Regina Liew from UTAC

An Interview with Regina Liew from UTAC

Regina is the Senior Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, Customer Service, Business Planning at UTAC with over 18 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. SSIA had an exclusive interview with her sharing diversity and inclusion in her company. Regina...

Reinventing Manufacturing with 3D Printed ESD Tooling

Reinventing Manufacturing with 3D Printed ESD Tooling

About Markforged and ONYX ESD Markforged (3D Printer Manufacturer) recently launched its latest material called Onyx ESD. It is the most advanced polymer ever developed. It’s precision-engineered to possess an extremely tight range of surface resistance (static...

Growing The Talent Pool

 

#ChooseToChallenge

#ChooseToChallenge

The theme of International Women's Day 2021 was ‘Choose To Challenge.’ "We can choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequity.  We can choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From...

People

Ee Sze Khoo: “In our field, we need innovation”

Ee Sze Khoo: “In our field, we need innovation”

Innovation with impact: Ee Sze Khoo and her team are the brains behind MediaTek’s transceivers,found in devices from cellular phones and IoT trackers to TVsIn the world of technology, Ee Sze Khoo is fewer than six degrees of separation away from you. MediaTek’s RF...

Enabling the Future

Enabling the Future

Technology can only evolve as quickly as the talent that imagines and creates it. Here’s how Singapore’s semiconductor industry draws the brightest minds into the business, and once there, ensures they stay at the top of their game.1. SINGAPORE INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIPThe...

Digitalization & Automation

From Pulling Data to Pushing Borders

From Pulling Data to Pushing Borders

For organisations, the goal to globalise is common to the core of their long-term plan. In a survey conducted by the Singapore Business Federation found that in 2017, 4 of 5 Singapore firms expanded overseas or have overseas business activities. These activities...

ITAP 2020: Forging Ahead with Industry 4.0 in the New Normal

ITAP 2020: Forging Ahead with Industry 4.0 in the New Normal

Helping manufacturers build a position of strength to operate in a COVID-safe world remains mission critical for this year’s Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE EVENT (ITAP) from 20 to 22 October. The COVID-19 situation has brought tremendous...

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