Cladtek Holdings secures win at SBR National Business Awards 2024

Its iN-Shield initiative is built on the 9 competencies with the best practices on the market that optimises the processes.

The world's largest CRA weld overlay cladding company and a leading global supplier of CRA Mechanically lined pipe (MLP) Cladtek Holdings bagged the SBR National Business Awards 2024 for the Manufacturing category with its iN-Shield initiative that serves as an integral component of its Global Transformation programme.

Combining 9 competencies to cover the role organisation, using the best practices on marketing and the Lean philosophy, iN-Shield aims to accelerate improvement processes through tools like 5S, Kaizen, visual management, standardised work and others, resulting in higher customer satisfaction and lower costs. 

in-Safe makes up the first of the program's 9 competencies and is entirely focused on implementing any measures that eliminate the risk of workplace accidents. That's the value of Cladtek. 

The BIQ - Built iN-Quality initiative within iN-Shield ensures that quality is ingrained in every aspect of Cladtek's operations, increasing product quality through integrated quality assurance measures.

Meanwhile, iN-Shield also propels Cladtek towards a sustainable future – from driving innovation through to embedding ESG considerations into its strategic planning. 

All factories in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Brazil are integrated under the same strategy, fostering a culture of collaboration and alignment, harnessing the collective efforts of every employee.

iN-Shield is a testament to Cladtek's commitment to safety, quality, excellence, innovation, and sustainability. Through continuous improvement and strategic initiatives, Cladtek is poised to redefine operational standards and shape the future of the industry. With a forecast of $8m in cost reductions for FY23/24, Cladtek is on track to achieve its operational excellence milestones.

SBR National Business Awards honours local and homegrown companies in Singapore for their exceptional projects, driving innovation and contributing significantly to the nation's robust economy.

The SBR National Business Awards is presented by Singapore Business Review Magazine. To view the full list of winners, click here. If you want to join the 2025 awards programme and be acclaimed for your company's exceptional contributions to the local business landscape in Singapore, please contact Jane Patiag at [email protected].

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