Singapore’s aero cluster roars

Departments - Gaining Altitude

The Lion City, the island city-state Republic of Singapore, is poised to expand its role as Asia-Pacific’s leading maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) research and development (R&D) hub.

April 20, 2016

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25%+of the Asia-Pacific MRO market

100+aerospace companies

19,900+ employees

10%+CAGR since 1990

Local stars

Seletar Aerospace Park

Aerospace MRO and manufacturing; business & general aviation activities; education, research, and training; home to 60 local and multi-national aerospace companies on nearly 800 acres (320 hectares)

A*STAR Aerospace Program

Consortium formed in 2007 conducts pre-competitive research work with international industry

Composite Cluster Singapore

Consulting, engineering, manufacturing, and training for advanced composites

Singapore Airshow

Launched in February 2008, Asia’s largest aerospace event and a leading biennial international aero trade show

Singapore Technologies Aerospace

Airframe, component, and engine MRO; engineering design, technical services; passenger-to- freighter conversions; aviation materials; asset management services

SIA Engineering Co.

26 joint ventures and subsidiaries across 9 countries, providing aircraft MRO to 80+ airlines worldwide