Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)

Championing Manufacturing - Partner in Nation Building

Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) is a national body and industry association that works with relevant partners to champion the interests and growth of its members and the manufacturing community in Singapore.


Established since 1932, SMF is led by a Council that comprises industry leaders from the manufacturing sector for an elected two-year term. Current membership stands at more than 3,000 corporate members ranging from multinational corporations to small and medium enterprises. SMF carries out a myriad of activities to enhance the competitive edge of its members.

Leveraging on its extensive network of contacts, Industry Groups and 6 Centres of Excellence, SMF is well-placed to represent its members objectively and to facilitate tripartite communications between the government, foreign delegates and the local manufacturing community.

SMF’s services include:

  • Business matching events
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Trade missions and exhibitions
  • Customised roadmapping and coaching aimed
  • Networking sessions at enhancing innovation and productivity
  • Forums, conferences, seminars and workshops • Capacity and capability building through
  • Dialogues with government agencies education and training
  • Standards development

Our Industry Groups
SMF members are from both manufacturing and manufacturing-related sectors. To address each industry’s unique and specific needs and interests, member companies are categorized into the following industry groups:

  • Automation Technology
  • Medical Technology
  • Building Products & Construction Materials
  • Life Sciences
  • Electrical, Electronics & Allied Industries
  • Lifestyle
  • Energy and Chemicals
  • Metal, Machinery & Engineering
  • Food & Beverage
  • Packaging Council of Singapore

Centres of Excellence
To complement the activities and events in enhancing members’ knowledge and expertise, SMF established the following 6 Centres of Excellence to impart their specific skills and competencies to its members:

  • SMF Centre for Corporate Learning (SMF CCL)
  • SME Centre @ SMF
  • GS1 Singapore
  • SMF Standards Development Organisation (SMF-SDO)
  • SMF Institute of Higher Learning (SMF Institute)
  • Singapore Innovation & Productivity Institute (SiPi)

Singapore Manufacturing Federation
2985 Jalan Bukit Merah Singapore 159457
Tel: +65 6826 3000
Fax: +65 6826 3113
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