SSMC wins President’s Award for Environment 2015

7 October 2015 – The President's Award for the Environment (PAE), organized by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) is the highest environmental accolade, which recognizes outstanding contributions towards Singapore’s environmental and water resource sustainability. The award was presented to SSMC by the President of Singapore from the President of Singapore - His Excellency, Dr. Tony Tan.

SSMC received Energy Efficiency National Partnership (EENP) Award 2015

6 October 2015 – The EENP Award for Excellence in Energy Management was presented to SSMC by Dr. Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. The award honors SSMC’s effort in sustained energy efficiency improvement; adopt best practices in a proactive approach towards energy management.

SSMC shared its water conservation journey at Jurong Island Industrial Water Solutions Forum 2015

On 18 Sep 2015, more than 300 people from industries (water users), government agencies (PUB, EDB, JTC etc), as well as water technology and solutions providers were gathered to discuss and share knowledge about the best practices of water conservation.The Industrial Water Solutions (JI IWS) Forum 2015 was organised by PUB, EDB and JTC who aim to promote best organisations in water management to transform Singapore to a Global Hydro hub.

Fostering the Spirit of Continuous Learning and Improvement: SSMC Transform & NIQC Convention 2015

The 2015 SSMC Transform & NIQC (National Innovation & Quality Circle) Convention was held from 9 to 10 July 2015 at the Changi Airport Crowne Plaza Hotel. A total of 31 teams participated.The Convention was a success, attended by more than 200 people. With each year, Transform continues to provide many opportunities for learning, sharing and recognition.

SSMC supports fostering female talent in the workforce at 2015 ILO Conference

On 3 July 2015, Kelly Sofian, our Senior Director of Quality and HR, represented SSMC at the ILO conference "Fostering Female Talent in the Workforce: Women in Business and Management".Kelly shared SSMC initiatives for fostering female talents in the workplace, such as having an adoptive work environment for pregnant women, providing equal opportunities for career development, and HR policies that offer female employees an integrated work-life scheme.

SSMC wins Best Eco Practices Award for Driving Sustainability

SSMC received the Best Eco Practices Award for our environmental sustainability efforts at the 2015 Eco Action Day on 5 June. The award recognizes the importance of SSMC’s role and our efforts in corporate social responsibility. It also affirms SSMC’s continuous drive towards sustainability for our future generation. Since 2003, SSMC's energy and water-saving projects have contributed to more than 10milllion kWh and 1million m3 saved to date respectively.

SSMC presence at Semicon SEA 2015 in Penang

Director of Product and Test Engineering, Cheah Lai Wan, represented SSMC as a speaker at Semicon Southeast Asia 2015 in Penang, Malaysia. Lai Wan addressed the challenges and requirements of short product life cycle, achieving success in product introduction, and achieving Fast Yield Ramp Up. Given SSMC’s profound experience and understanding in these areas, SSMC is well-positioned to gain competitive advantages for our customers.

SSMC fosters collaborations with Temasek Polytechnic Engineering School

On 13 April 2015, SSMC further strengthened its partnership with Temasek Polytechnic through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU paves the way for closer collaboration in areas such as internships and career opportunities for Temasek Polytechnic students. SSMC is a strong advocate of life-long learning and embraces many shared values with Temasek Polytechnic. Through the collaboration, SSMC aims to create talents and contribute to making Singapore competitive in the 21st century electronics industry landscape.

SSMC celebrates successful partnerships with suppliers

On 10 April 2015, SSMC awarded eight suppliers for their extraordinary performance in areas such as technology support, quality, price categories, sustainability and commitment. During the event, CEO Mr. Jagadish highlighted the critical role of suppliers in SSMC’s continued success. Read more to find out who the eight outstanding award recipients are.

SSMC participates in Earth Hour 2015

On 28 March 2015, SSMC celebrated Earth Hour by switching off non-essential lights on our business premises. SSMC supports the “change climate change” movement through initiatives such as implementing LED lightings in our buildings and Fab. These initiatives not only help SSMC to operate our business more efficiently but also control energy wastage and reduce our ecological footprint.

Business Excellence: SSMC implements best practices benchmarking

In 2014, SSMC conducted a series of benchmarking with best-in-class companies from automotive, aerospace and hotel and resort industries. SSMC successfully implemented best practices in areas such as leadership, visual communications and electronic preventive maintenance. In 2015, SSMC continues to raise the bar in our business excellence journey.

SSMC's CEO Is Yoga Teacher On Sundays

This article is featured in Tabla! on 9 Jan 15. An interesting story which describes how SSMC CEO gives back by conducting yoga classes for the community.Read more to find out what is the driving factor behind Mr Jagadish's volunteerism. Check out how he practiced resilience that he learnt in Yoga in handling challenges at the toughest time, and transformed the semiconductor business in SSMC.