Shell joins A*STAR’s Model Factory @ ARTC as anchor industry partner
Aug 23, 2018
Shell joins A*STAR’s Model Factory Initiative as an anchor industry partner at the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC). The ARTC is a contemporary platform built upon strong public-private partnerships to translate research to industry application, led by A*STAR in partnership with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Andreas Krobjilowski, General Manager, Shell Jurong Island (second from right) and Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry (fourth from right), among other industry members at the launch of A*STAR’s Model Factory Initiative
Shell will work with ARTC to test-bed advanced and digital technologies, with the aim of applying them extensively in its operations in Singapore and the region.
“Shell continuously innovates to deliver sustained impact on our operations and business. Our collaboration with A*STAR’s ARTC in Singapore, where we have our largest integrated oil and chemical manufacturing site, will help accelerate our development and adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies locally and globally. We are looking forward to piloting technologies in areas such as field execution and plant automation in pursuit of Shell Singapore’s goal of being a living lab of innovations,” said Mr. Andreas Krobjilowski, General Manager, Shell Jurong Island.
Read the speech by Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry, on A*STAR’s website.