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EAC’s shared IT platform to optimize group’s operations

The East Asiatic Company Ltd. A/S (EAC) is setting up a new, shared IT platform to serve the group’s head office in Singapore and Denmark and Nutrition companies in Malaysia, Thailand and China. The operation and service of the new platform will be centralized in a new company, EAC Shared Services, based in Malaysia.      In…

Viking Cup moved to September due to SARS

Viking Cup, the annual encounter of all Viking football teams from Asia, has been postponed this year to 25-28 September 2003 due to the uncertainties surrounding the SARS virus.       The defending champion, Singapore Vikings, are organizing this year’s competition which traditionally is held in the Easter weekend. This year due to the outbreak of…

Singapore becomes Danisco’s regional flavour centre

Danisco’s acquisition last year of the Belgian-based flavour house, Perlarom, has enhanced Danisco’s position in Asia considerably. As part of the takeover, Danisco acquired Perlarom’s flavour plant in Singapore, as well as a sales office in China, and Singapore has now become Danisco’s regional flavour centre.       “Our acquisition of Perlarom last year provided the…

Danisco flavours expanding in China

Danisco has experienced considerable growth in its Asian market since the acquisition of Perlarom last year and the opening of a new flavour production facility in Kunshan, China in May last year.       “I have great expectations for our future flavour sales in China,” says Steen Londal, Regional Director, Danisco Flavours.       The new factory…

Exceptional Danish Fiber Optic at Singapore’s Fullerton Hotel

Singapore ‘s historic Fullerton Building, built in 1928, was last year completely renovated. The city’s landmark hotel in the building, The Fullerton, is one of the most prestigious hotels in Singapore and recognized as one of the finest in the world.       A unique element of the Fullerton restoration project included three new fiber optic…

Martin Singapore acquires new products

Martin Professional Singapore has as of April 1, 2003 become the exclusive distributor of Eurotruss and Eurolift (formerly Mobil Tech) as well as Blast Technology products in Asia.       Martin Professional Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Martin Group with headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark. The new product,Eurotruss, is a wide range of…

I hate to lose!

When Soren Storm first arrived in Singapore it was on a two year contract as Regional Managing Director for the Danish Martin Group at the height of the Asian economic crisis. “I had no idea what it would take to kick-start our Singaporean company, which was in rather poor shape at the time. But I…