Milestones

2015ASPRI Launched its New Logo and Website during the Lohei Dinner 2015
Unveiling of ASPRI Signage with New Logo at ASPRI’s Office
ASPRI-Westlite Dormitory - Papan Ground Breaking Ceremony
2014Exceeded new record of 500 members
Successfully award of a dedicated dormitory with integrated training facilities for the Process Industry
2013 Started active role in Process Construction and Maintenance Management Committee (PCMMC)
Establishment of ASPRI Bursary under Nanyang Technological University
2012Directory of Singapore Process & Chemicals Industries 2012/2013 Commemorating ASPRI’s 15th Anniversary
Led Trade Mission to the US and Canada
2011Completed Strategic Process Industry Roadmap
Acquired the bizSAFE accreditation
Led Trade Mission to the US
2010Led a Singapore Pavilion for the first time to participate in the 10th China International Petroleum and Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE) in Beijing
Organised 2nd ProcessCEM Asia 2010
Guest-of-Honor, Mr. Lim Hng Kiang, Minister of Trade and Industry in second ProcessCEM Asia
Led joint Trade Mission to Vietnam with Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) 2009
Business mission to Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Abu Dhabi) with participation of Mr Lee Yi Shyan, then Minister of State for Trade and Industry (MTI) & Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
Formation of ASPRI’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) Committee
2008Launched of ASPRI’s Inaugural International Conference and Exhibition for the Process Industry – ProcessCEM Asia 2008
Mr Lee Yi Shyan (then Minister for Trade and Industry) accepts ASPRI’s invitation as Adviser after Mr Chan steps down
Establishment of ASPRI-Institute of Process Industry (ASPRI-IPI), the Association’s own training division appointed by WDA as a Continuing Education Training (CET) Centre
2007 MOU for ASPRI LIUP – official signing of Markets Development and Capabilities Enhancement programme
Formation of ASPRI’s first Human Resource Working Committee
Organised a study mission for productivity to Japan
2006ASPRI became one of the pioneer Associations that embarked on the Local Enterprise and Association Development (LEAD) programme through a multi-agency effort spearheaded by SPRING Singapore
ASPRI celebrated its 10th Anniversary
Introduction of MOM’s Oil/Petrochemicals Industry Safety Course for Supervisors (OPISCS)
Successful closure of Process LIUP’s 10-year programme
First ministerial dialogue for members with Mr Chan Soo Sen, then Minister of State for Trade and Industry (MTI) & Minstry of Education
2005Launched Skills and Safety Passport (SSP) with 6 plant owners
Appointment of ASPRI’s first adviser, Mr Chan Soo Sen, then Minister of State for Trade and Industry (MTI) & Ministry of Education
2003Active involvement in Process Industry Manpower Development Partnership (PIMDP) programme to upscale the industry workforce
2002 Ministry of Manpower (MOM) appoints ASPRI to be the Approved Training Provider (ATP) for Oil/Petrochemical Safety Orientation Course (OPSOC)
Process Industry Manpower Optimization System (PRiMOS) went online
Led study mission to Taiwan and Korea
2001 Process Industry Contractors Association, Singapore (PICAS) changed its name to Association of Process Industry (ASPRI)
ASPRI’s first Benchmarking Exercise
2000Launched of Process Construction and Maintenance (PCM) Scheme
Signing of MOU by 6 oil majors to support Safety Environment Health (SHE) Checklist Contractors (SCC)
1999Developed Process Industry Project Management Course
Second study mission to New Orleans, National Petrochemical Refiners Association (NPRA)
1998Certified Process Industry’s Contractors Supervisors Course (CPICSC) launched
PRISM migrated to internet platform
1997Registration of PICAS (Process Industry Contractors’ Association Singapore)
First official overseas study mission to North America
1996Formation of PICOMM (Process Industry Committee)