Starburst boss sets sights on Middle East market
Co-founder spends most of his time making sure firing ranges are safe for troops
Published on Jul 14, 2014 8:52 AM
At first glance, Mr Edward Lim, 57, looks like the average company executive in his neat striped shirt and black pants.
But the self-confessed introvert is actually involved in firearms - he plays a key role in keeping soldiers and special forces in South-east Asia and the Middle East safe during firearms training.
For he is the co-founder of Starburst, which installs anti-ricochet ballistic protection systems on the walls of firing ranges to ensure that bullets do not bounce back and hit anyone.
Earlier this month, Starburst made a splash on Singapore Exchange's Catalist board as it launched its initial public offering. Its shares made a debut at 43 cents per share, or 12 cents higher than its initial price of 31 cents per share.
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