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16 Jan 2018 20:40 #24226 by josephyeo
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UMS bought from open market at an average price of 5.2 cts ... much lower than the 0.07 cts seen on Poems. They paid $5.7 mil for 109 mil shares.

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16 Jan 2018 20:42 #24227 by walterlim
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anyway, you were really spot on in identifying turnover stock like this. Thank you very much for sharing. JEP has garnered lots of investor interest lately. Huat ah! :)
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17 Jan 2018 15:34 #24229 by josephyeo
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10 projects in precision engineering

Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran touring JEP Precision Engineering' s smart factory in Seletar Aerospace Park. The firm invested almost $35 million in the 200,000 sq ft plant, pumping money into technologies which include robotic arms and software that allows engineers to monitor the status of machines in real-time.

A roadmap to transform Singapore' s precision engineering sector and build more smart factories has helped kick-start 10 projects since its launch last October.

Three of these projects were started by multinational firms, three by large local enterprises and four by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), said Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran yesterday.

The precision engineering Industry Transformation Map (ITM) was rolled out in Budget 2016 as part of a $4.5 billion package aimed at providing companies with industry-specific help to digitalise, invest in new technologies and prepare workers for the future.




Mr Iswaran was speaking at the opening ceremony of JEP Precision Engineering' s smart factory in Seletar Aerospace Park.

" I am heartened that companies at different stages of their development are embarking on such projects to strengthen their manufacturing competitiveness by building up in-house digital capabilities," said the minister. He added that these projects are expected to raise productivity in the companies by 30 per cent on average.

The precision engineering ITM aims to raise the sector' s output to $42 billion by 2020, from $32 billion in 2014. It also aims to help 50 SMEs receive qualifications as core suppliers to MNCs in high-growth manufacturing segments by 2020.




As of August, 27 companies have qualified, including JEP which supplies key components such as landing gear systems and engine casings to the aerospace sector.

JEP' s new 200,000 sq ft facility is 50 per cent larger than its previous premises in Changi Business Park.

The company invested almost $35 million in the new plant, pumping money into smart factory technologies, which include robotic arms and software that allows engineers to monitor the status of machines in real-time.

" When we were planning to build this plant in 2015, we wanted a plant that can sustain us for the next 10 years at least," said JEP Precision Engineering chief executive Soh Chee Siong at the official opening.

Mr Soh told The Straits Times that the company decided to move into digital manufacturing to position itself for the long term.

While there is a " long runway" for growth in the aerospace segment, JEP is also looking to diversify its business into other sectors, he noted. About 80 per cent of the company' s business is in aerospace, with the remainder coming from the semiconductor and oil and gas industries. The company is also expanding into new markets, including China. JEP has signed a joint venture agreement with Kun Shan Hang Fu with the aim of setting up a facility in China in 2019, said Mr Soh
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17 Jan 2018 16:08 #24230 by faith
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Thank you Joseph for sharing your information so selflessly here at NextInsight and on Shareinvestor. I've been quietly following your posts since last year and have benefited from them. My one regret now is not collecting more JEP shares when it was still below 4c. Its unappealing fundamentals had frightened me. On top of that, I don't understand its business and don't how to value its business but your sharing and past track record had given some courage to take some calculated risk to buy a bit.

Today, I've decided to join NextInsight in order to register my appreciation and thanks to you for sharing your knowledge and experience in stock picking with us.

Thank you Joesph.

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17 Jan 2018 18:15 #24231 by josephyeo
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*DJ UMS Holdings Buys 29.5% Stake in JEP Holdings for S$28.2 Million
17 Jan 2018 18:00

*DJ UMS Holdings Buys 29.5% Stake in JEP Holdings for S$28.2 Million



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17 Jan 2018 18:17 #24232 by josephyeo
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Hi Faith ... thank you for your kind words. I am happy to share. Blessings to you!

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