Productivity council set up by Singapore companies in process, construction and maintenance sector

SINGAPORE - The local process, construction and maintenance (PCM) sector has come together to form a new industry-led productivity council.

The council, comprising plant owners, contractors and the Association for Process Industry, will develop and implement best practices for productivity and safety, and will set up a Centre of Excellence to provide training and consultation for PCM contractors looking to upgrade their maintenance processes.

The PCM industry mainly supports companies in the energy and chemicals sector as well as those in power generation and biomedical science.

The establishment of the new council was announced on Wednesday by Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development Lee Yi Shyan, at an industry productivity roadshow held on Jurong Island.

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