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Setegap Ventures Petroleum Sdn. Bhd

Setegap Ventures Petroleum continues to meet clients’ complex requirements in an ever-evolving oil & gas environment through a turnkey pumping, drilling and tubing portfolio of servicesProject Manager: Josh HylandIncorporated in Malaysia in 2003 as a wholly-owned Bumiputra entity, Setegap Ventures Petroleum Sdn Bhd (SVP) has evolved over the past 15 years to become a one-stop centre for the oil & gas sector, providing an almost unrivalled array of well solutions to a loyal base of customers.Initiating back then as the only Malaysian owned and operated service provider for the upstream industry, its range of pumping and well services, well intervention solutions, production enhancements, and upstream drilling offerings have ensured longevity at the head of the sector.Always looking to diversify and expand its portfolio, SVP in 2008 enhanced its scope of operations to include CTU services as well, further demonstrating its flexibility and entrepreneurial flair in an industry not always blessed with such a luxury.“As SVP focuses on the core business of well pumping, CTU and cementing services, it is rapidly making its expertise known in Southeast Asia, with new markets also being opened in the Middle East,” SVP affirms on its website.CVP’s Chief Operating Officer, Mohd Zulhaizan Bin Mohd Noor spoke to Asia Outlook in 2017 about the Company’s evolution and constant search for continuous improvement: “As the need to increase production from existing wells became increasingly important, especially during the oil price downturn, it opened the door for SVP to increase our capability and fleet from just pumping to coil tubing, de-sander services and production

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JMS Singapore Pte Ltd

JMS Singapore has merged intrinsic Japanese values of lean manufacturing and technology-based progression to evolve a healthcare industry that calls for care and considerationWriter: Matthew StaffProject Manager: Callam WallerEvolving under different guises and stewardship since its genesis in 1965 the JMS Singapore Pte Ltd that exists today continues to thrive as a pivotal bridge across the country’s healthcare landscape.Helping Singapore mature into a first world healthcare domain, JMS’ acumen across areas of medical understanding and technological innovation has led to similarly reputed significance in the wider Asian market.“JMS Singapore was eventually established with its current manufacturing plant, manufacturing solely for Japan initially; transferring technology and a high-quality work culture to Singapore to enable JMS Singapore to likewise manufacture to first world standards,” recalls and introduces Sales and Marketing Director, Samuel Soh. “Eventually, blood bag manufacturing was transferred to Singapore, the mainstay of manufacturing in JMS Singapore.“Over the course of transfers, JMS Singapore eventually obtained from our parent company, JMS Japan, competencies in production, engineering and product development, quality control and assurance, and sales; firming up the foundations which allowed us to penetrate global markets.”In 1994, JMS Batam was established as a full subsidiary of the Company and by then, it was clear that a global acceptance of the JMS brand was formulating, and international demand was rising.“JMS then moved a whole range of medical device manufacturing operations to JMS Batam, and with an established product development team, the business modified and improved these products according to the requirements of the respective International markets,” Soh adds.In the

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Meinhardt Light Studio

Through the utilisation of exceptional creativity and technical expertise, Meinhardt Light Studio is developing at a rapid rate into a widely-respected entity on a global stageWriter: Phoebe CalverProject Manager: Tom Cullum During its relatively short time in the industry to date, Meinhardt Light Studio has adapted a strategy based around honesty with clients at all times in order to achieve the successful completion of projects.The Company came to fruition in 2009 as a way to complement the Group structure in the form of a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, beginning as a humble one-man show that has developed into a 20-designer strong entity. In its present day form the Company has three separate offices, and has quadrupled its workload since its doors opened almost 10 years ago.Despite its excellent achievements in such a short space of time, Shaun Teo, Associate Director at Meinhardt Light Studio is insistent: “Success has not come easily for us, especially when it comes to opening ourselves up for work in new markets. With thanks to exceptional training provided for our designers, we are able to consistently achieve the results required by our clients and do so with their compliments.”The wider Meinhardt Group is a global multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, comprising more than 4,500 staff across 45 offices worldwide.The Group Chairman, Dr Nasim Shazad works closely with the Group Chief Executive Officer, Omar Shahzad to provide its subsidiaries with the required engineering consulting capabilities in civil and infrastructure, planning and urban development, structural engineering, mechanical, project management, water and environmental factors.Meinhardt Light Studio forms a specialist

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Klaasen Lighting Design

Klaasen Lighting Design is demonstrating a clear commitment to changing the face of lighting design across the Asia-Pacific region, incorporating sustainable practices and innovative approaches in all areas of the business Writer: Phoebe Calver Project Manager: Tom Cullum Klaasen Lighting Design’s philosophies have adapted over the years to fit with the changing realities of the world, from sustainability to creating human-centric lighting and now meeting with the demands of intelligent lighting with IoT capabilities.Since the Company was established in 2011 by the Director, Martin Klaasen, it has continuously adapted to these requirements, gaining market recognition over the years that has brought it to the present point of success as one of the leading architectural lighting designers in the world.“I began my career as a lighting designer at the Philips Lighting Design and Engineering Centre, and following many years of travelling for work, I was posted in Singapore,” explains Klaasen. “This was in order to set up the Support Centre for Professional Lighting, while also developing and supporting project business in Asia Pacific.“During those years I travelled extensively to train and support the staff, providing me with invaluable experience that - alongside the Philips reorganisation in 1990 - triggered my desire to start up my own business and saw the birth of Lumino Design.”Soon after the practice was created, it was landing projects that placed it firmly on the global stage, including the KLCC Petronas Twin Towers.    “Despite our ever-increasing portfolio where the sky seemed to be the limit, the Asean market crashed in 1997 and with that the

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ALT Limited

Since ALT Limited was created more than a quarter of a century ago, it has established itself as top-class service provider in Asia and further afield  Writer: Phoebe Calver  Project Manager: Tom CullumALT Limited has been in operation for more than a quarter of a century in the façade consultancy industry, advancing over time to become a one-stop provider and the leading consultant in Asia.The Company was founded in 1991 by Company Principal, Joe Theodore Khoury, and soon after it began its now extensive portfolio of work on a number of high-profile assignments. The initial projects included Taichung Tower in Taiwan, Seocho Fashion Centre in Korea and the Hong Kong Electric Company headquarters.Khoury begins: “Over the years we have established partnerships with the world’s top architects and owners, playing a vital role in the development of facade systems for various celebrated landmarks around the world.”After a relatively short period of time in operation, ALT expanded its efforts into the Philippine market, with noteworthy projects that included the GT International Tower, RCBC Plaza, Rockwell Centre, The Manansala, One McKinley, One Legazpi Park and Pacific Plaza.A year later in 1998, ALT was awarded the most prestigious project in the Far East, the Taipei 101. Before the Burj Khalifa - another ALT project - was built in 2010, the Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world and perfectly supported the Company’s portfolio of 100-storey projects. These skyscraper developments include Shanghai World Financial Centre, International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong, Ping An Financial Centre in Shenzhen and Lotte Tower

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CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2018

Climate change, the depletion of natural resources and rapid urbanisation are fuelling the demand for cleaner and more sustainable solutions. In Asia, Singapore plays a pivotal role as a talent hub for CleanTech test beds and solutions.Themed ‘Transforming Tomorrow’s Cities with Clean Environment Solutions’, the fourth biennial CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS), organised by the National Environment Agency, Singapore, will be held from 8-12 July, 2018, in conjunction with the World Cities Summit and the Singapore International Water Week. This is a global platform for industry and government leaders to identify, develop and share practical, replicable and scalable solutions to address environmental challenges in the context of the wastewater-energy nexus in tomorrow’s cities.CESS 2018 will deep-dive into the streams of waste management, cleaning, pest management, sustainable energy and pollution control.In-depth discussions and the sharing of global best practices will be facilitated through business forums and high-level plenaries, such as the Clean Environment Leaders Summit, Leaders-Experts Forum, Clean Environment Convention, and Clean Environment Regulators Roundtable. The City Solutions Singapore Expo and Innovation Pitch will showcase the latest innovations in environmental technology and solutions. WHEN: 8-12 JulyWHERE: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, SingaporeWEBSITE: www.cleanenvirosummit.sg

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Fi India & Hi 2018

Fi India & Hi is the only B2B event in the Indian subcontinent serving both the food and health ingredients and the processing and packaging industries.This year’s event will take place from 30 August – 1 September in Greater Noida, New Delhi, following a successful 2017 edition in Mumbai. More than 250 leading ingredient suppliers from 15 countries are expected to join Fi India 2018, making the show India’s premier ingredients event.For 12 years running, Fi India & Hi has been providing exhibitors with exclusive and unparalleled access to the Indian F&B retail market. Unlike other events, Fi India & Hi is exclusively dedicated to food and beverage ingredients rather than finished foods. This focus ensures that we provide exhibitors and businesses with tailored networking and learning opportunities – the necessary ingredients for your business to succeed.Our event makes it easier than ever to network with new and existing suppliers and gain insider knowledge about the latest industry developments as well as new technologies, products and services that help you develop and manufacture quality products.At Fi India & Hi 2018, you will have the opportunity to engage in various industry-leading discussions and events, including onsite live demonstrations and technical seminars by industry thought-leaders. We also offer a matchmaking service, helping you make the most of your visit by pairing you with the most relevant and qualified contacts that best suit your needs.No matter what your business objectives, Fi India & Hi 2018 is sure to offer you a recipe for growth. Join us at Fi India

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Automation and Digitalisation in Oil & Gas

BGS Group has started the registration of companies attending AUTOMA Congress in Berlin, Germany, on 1-2 October. The format of the Congress is closed-door, which means that only a carefully selected audience of decision-makers will be presented with an opportunity to attend. AUTOMA unites more than 450 leaders of oil & gas companies, EPC contractors, refineries and pipeline operators.Among those already confirmed are companies including TechnipFMC, Equinor (former Statoil), Fluor, Saudi Aramco, Hellenic Petroleum Aspropyrgos Refinery, and others. Job titles to be present are Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, Director Process Automation, Principal Engineer, CEO and other decision-makers from technical and business development departments.The AUTOMA Congress comprises a business programme, an exhibition area and a B2B meeting zone to conduct negotiations. Sessions are dedicated to:-  Digitalsation in Upstream, Midstream and Downstream-  Asset Management: Smart Contracts & Operation Optimisation-  Cyber Security in the Oil & Gas Industry-   Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Oil & Gas-    The Digital Future: Successful Cloud MigrationThe exhibition area consists of 45 stands. Technologies or products can be included with the Exhibition Package, which includes the participation of two delegates, two gala-dinner passes, and printing and installation of the exhibition stand. Contact the organiser to find out more through the website: https://goo.gl/b9ncoe; or by calling: +312 0808 7321

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Asia Outlook Issue 33, the B2B magazine for c-suite business leaders and executives across the APAC region.

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