Milestones

YearASPRI Milestones
2018Official Opening of ASPRI-Westlite Dormitory - Papan
Completion of 3-year Productivity Improvement Project with Construction Industry Institute (CII)
2017ASPRI celebrated 20th Anniversary
ASPRI Secretariat shifted office to Trade Association Hub located in Jurong Town Hall
2016Obtained Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) for 40,000sqft ASPRI-Westlite Domitory - Papan and ASPRI Integrated Training Centre (AITC)
2015Launch of New Logo for ASPRI & ASPRI-IPI
Formation of Process Industry Productivity Council and commencement of 3-year Productivity Improvement Project with Construction Industry Institute (CII)
2014Establishment of ASPRI Dormitory Pte Ltd (ADPL)
ASPRI-SRC Productivity Roadshow
2013 Formation of Process Construction and Maintenance Management Committee (PCMMC)
2012Study Mission to America and Canada
2011ASPRI’s strategic Process Industry Roadmap completed
Study Mission to America
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
Joint-led Trade Mission to Vietnam with Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC)
Second ProcessCEM Asia, graced by Mr. Lim Hng Kiang, Minister of Trade and Industry
2009Fourth study mission to Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Abu Dhabi)
Formation of ASPRI’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) Committee
2008First ministerial dialogue for members with Mr. Lee Yi Shyan, then Minister of State for Trade and Industry
Launch of ASPRI’s very own International Exhibition and Conference for the Process Industry – ProcessCEM Asia 2008 graced by Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, then Minister of Finance
Appointment of Mr. Lee Yi Shyan, then Minister of State for Trade and Industry, as ASPRI second Advisor, after Mr. Chan stepped down
Establishment of ASPRI-Institute of Process Industry (ASPRI-IPI), the association’s own training arm appointed by WDA (now known as WSG) as a Continuing Education Training (CET) Centre
2007 Official Signing of MOU for ASPRI LIUP – Markets Development and Capabilities Enhancement programme
Formation of ASPRI’s first Human Resource Working Committee (HRWC)
Organised a study mission for productivity to Japan
2006ASPRI was awarded the Local Enterprise and Association Development (LEAD) programme by SPRING Singapore and IE Singapore (now merged as Enterprise 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
Appointment of ASPRI’s first Advisor, Mr. Chan Soo Sen, then Minister of State for Trade and Industry & Ministry of Education
2005Skills and Safety Passport (SSP) with six plant owners launched
2004Launch of ASPRI’s website
2003Active involvement in Process Industry Manpower Development Partnership (PIMDP)
2002 Ministry of Manpower (MOM) appointed ASPRI to be the Approved Training Provider (ATP) for Oil/Petrochemical Safety Orientation Course (OPSOC)
Process Industry Manpower Optimisation 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 Industry Benchmarking Exercise
2000Directory of Singapore Process and Chemical Industries launched
Process Construction and Maintenance (PCM) Scheme launched
Signing of MOU by six oil majors to support Safety Environment Health (SHE) Checklist for Contractors (SCC)
1999Process Industry Project Management Course developed
Second study mission to National Petrochemical Refiners Association (NPRA), New Orleans
1998Certified Process Industry Contractor Supervisors Course (CPICS) launched
PRISM migrated to internet platform
1997Registration of Process Industry Contractors’ Association Singapore (PICAS)
First official overseas study mission to North America
1996Formation of Process Industry Committee (PICOM)