SINGAPORE (July 13): When JEP Holdings officially opened its $35 million smart factory last November, it was hailed by Minister of Trade and Industry (Trade), S Iswaran, as an example of a precision engineering firm that had made the successful leap into the “digitalisation” of manufacturing. The prospects looked good for the facility, which is located in the Seletar Aerospace Park, where complementary businesses in the fast-growing aerospace and aviation services are brought together to support one another’s growth.

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