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2023 News

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Train seats foam

New Products – Fire Retardant Train Seat

We have developed fire retardant train seat with added fire-retardant chemicals to minimize the risk of fire and reduce the damage caused by flames. The fire train seat is essential safety features in modern trains as they can help to prevent the spread of fire in the event of an accident.
APU mobile phone holder

New Products – Mobile phone holder

Another finished product that our team did! Our invention using structured foam to produce a sturdy and hard handphone holder with stunning colours!   APU phone stand1APU phone stand2

New Products – Oil Absorption & Cleansing Foam for Oil & Gas industry

When used in oil filtration system, the foam serves as a filter that physical traps and removes debris and contaminants from the oil. The structure of the foam allows it to capture particles of varying sizes, ranging from large chunks to small particles. -The foam used in oil filtration system can be easily cleaned and reused. This helps to reduce the need for replacement filters, achieving both cost effectiveness and cost saving. stacks of Foam

New Products – Roller for Gondola Lift

During operation of the Gondola Lift, the lift may scratch or damage the building due to strong wind blowing or when it’s moving. To resolve this problem, we have produced the roller for the Gondola where it’s being used by construction industry. This has also help to prevent the lift from banging onto the nearby structure and added safety of the individuals using the lift. Roller for Gondola LIft

2022 News

New Products – Spray Foam

Utilizing industry knowledge and technology, we developed our spray foam system (used in buildings, structure support and insulation aid). Providing temperature regulation, cost savings and greater returns, the spray foam system is popular with homeowners and the construction and engineering industry. With customizable formulas for every need and situation, this spray foam provides an efficient all-in-one approach. Check out our hyBrid website for more information here!  

Elastomer Pads for Ship Docking

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New Products – Hydroponics Foam

APU have developed a new product, Hydroponics Foam! We provide to diversified industries such as hydroponic farms, agricultural farms, roof-top planting (waterproofing), vegetable rise-room thermal insulation, medical container thermal insulation, furniture and etc. We are able to customise our PU foam bases to your unique requirements. Several features you can find and tailor-make in our PU Foams are: 1) Variety of density – depending on the type of plant. 2) Good re-saturation. 3) Easy moisture control. 4) Inert, chemically inactive. 5) Low risk of root rot. 6) Made in Singapore 7) In stock, on-time delivery APU’s Green Hydroponic Foam provides : — Superior Cost Saving & Higher Growth Efficiency with Productivity Enhancement. — Improved Plant Health and Germination with Better, Energy-saving Rooting Effectiveness. Do you see this product in your inventory anytime soon? Contact us today at +65 96646688 (WhatsApp) or +65 68616688 or for a competitive quote! Check out our hyBrid page for more information here!  

New page – hyBrid

APU have created a new page to dedicate our hyBrid products, do check them out here!

2021 News


New Product – Floor Coating & Waterproof Coating

New product for Floor Coating & Waterproof Coating
  1. FC2075
  2. Membrane WP7055 Grey
  3. Concrete Primer 20
  • Create a strong adhesion between the coatings and properly prepared concrete substrates

New Product – Vacuum Blanket

Air Leakage Detection on Doors and Windows Using Reusable Flexible Vacuum Blanket Chamber with Seal. An innovative method for Air Leakage Vacuum-assisted Detection System without Cabin Pressurisation.
  • To replace the vacuum bagging film and sealant tape
  • Reusable, environmental friendly
  • Safe for cabin during air leakage detection in maintenance center
  • To achieve a good vacuum level
  • Fast and easy to set up on windows and doors and operate them
  • Light in weight
  • Needed one operator only and time saving.

2020 News


Launch of APU’s E-Shop

In order to provide better service and support, we have set up this APU E-Shop which is now available on WeChat now! Through this service, we would like to better understand our customers needs and also to reach out to our customers' customers. Special thanks to our partner Dodoca, this platform is running successfully. All you have to do is to install WeChat and set up an account, use the search function in WeChat, search by type "Official Accounts", and search for APU亚洲聚氨酯 and our APU's Official Account will appear. Do click on follow to get more updates of our products. Do share with your family and friends about this convenient way to shop with APU!
Click here to watch a quick video of the APU E-Shop.

Covid-19 Measurements by APU

APU takes strict measurements for Covid-19.
  • APU is an essential services, we are responsible to our partners, customers and the industry
  • Company staffs are well protected from the pandemic
  • Provide a comfortable and safe working environment
  • Guarantee customer's supply requirements are met
The following actions have been implemented:
  • Employees and visitors are to wear masks at all times
  • Work from home for some employees
  • Maintains sufficient mask for employees
  • Using the face recognition thermal scanner to take temperature measurements twice a day
  • Using the scanner for safe entry
  • Staggered working hours
  • Staggered place for lunch breaks
  • Safe distancing implemented in common areas such as in the toilet, lobby's sofa, office and conference room
  • Work Zoning and Back-up Team was implemented
  • Common spaces and equipment will be cleaned and sanitized regularly
  • Hand sanitizer will be available in common areas
  • Provide isolation room for unwell employee
  • Encourage employees to download TraceTogether application on their mobile phone
  • Put in place an evacuation plan
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2019 News


Do you know?

U-Pillow is born out of our very own In-house developed formulation memory foam. We presented it this time at Automechanika Dubai trade show and received excellent response. It was meant to showcase memory foam manufactured by our own materials. We received requests for it and some offered to buy.  Perhaps they understand the the comfort it will provide on their flight back!

Automechanika Dubai 2019

Once again, we made our presence at one of the largest international trade exhibition for automotive service industry in wider Middle East -- Automechnika Dubai 2019. We received a number of trade visitors at our booth during the show which was from 7-9th June 2019. PU materials are applied onto manufacturing car accessories like filters, spring aids and cushions etc.

PU Tech Asia Foam Expo 2019

Our team was at PU Tech Asia Foam Expo which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 3-4 April 2019. This is TechnoBiz Exhibition for Polyurethane & Foam Industries in Southeast Asia. We had a booth featuring our latest products & technology.

PCS & PUP-2019 Expo (4-6 March 2019)

Due to political situations, flights to Pakistan was suspended during the exhibition period. Thanks to our Pakistan colleague, Naveed, who assisted us during the trade show. Once again, we are able to connect with PU related businesses in the region.

2018 News


See you at Automechanika Shanghai 2018!

Please locate us at Automechanika Shanghai happening at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) - NECC. We will be at Hall 2 Block C Booth G39. Hope to see you there!  

PU China 2018

We have once again made our presence at PU China 2018 which is the leading event for Chinese Polyurethane Market. It took place at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre from 1 to 3 Aug 2018.  We hope to come back again in 2020.

Automechanika Dubai 2018

Automechanika Dubai is the sold out leading international trade show for the automotive aftermarket and service industry.  Automechanika Dubai 2018 featured 1,801 exhibitors from 61 countries and welcomed more than 31,971 trade visitors from across 146 countries Automechanika Dubai 2018 took place at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 1-3 May. We were proud to be part of it.

The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS)

We joined 582 other exhibitors and participated in CAPAS - Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services.  CAPAS was held from 24 to 26 May 2018 at the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Centre.
Mr. Erman Tan giving a speech at International PU Industry Summit 2108

International Polyurethane Industry Summit 2018 (Xiamen, China)

Mr. Erman was invited to present a topic on How Global Trends Affect the Polyurethane Industry Development in Asia. The annual summit was held from 13-14 March 2018 at Sheraton Hotel, Xiamen, China.

2017 News


Automechanika Shanghai 2017

We participated in the Automechanika Shanghai (China), the world’s second largest brand trade fair for automotive parts, equipment and automotive service suppliers, held at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) (NECC), China from 29th Nov. to 2nd Dec. 2017.

PU TECH 2017 India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, New Delhi, INDIA

Do Join us at PU Tech 2017! We will be hosting an exhibition booth from 8 – 10 March. We were here in 2014 and It would be a great opportunity again for us to catch up on our partnerships discussions, industry news and much more. Please visit us at Stand C05.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2017

Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Automechanika Ho Chin Minh is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd and will debut on 15 March 2017. It will be a 2-day event at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. We shall be setting up a booth and exhibiting our company products. Do look out for us! For more information do visit

2016 News


Spring Business Excellence Awards

Once again we have been endorsed in Dec 2016 by Spring Business Excellence Assessment Committee status in SQC, PD, I-Class & S-Class! These are the business excellence niche standards for people, innovation and service, and overall. Each of these standards focuses on management capabilities required for a key enabler of business excellence. This has proven to ourselves, partners and our clients in our business journey, that we have achieved a higher level of performance with our key commitment of delivering superior results for our stakeholders! Once again, we are certified with attaining a commendable level of performance. We shall continue to strive do better!

Young Entrepreneur Award

Congratulations to our CEO Erman Tan for winning the YaZhouZhouKan (亚洲周刊) – Asia Week magazine 28th Annual Young Entrepreneur Awards in March 2016. He was recognised for his Business achievements, Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. YaZhouZhouKan (亚洲周刊) is a Chinese language international affairs newsweekly which has been published for over 20 yea

2014 News


APU won the SMF Business Innovation Award 2014

The SMF Business Model Innovation Award is the first Award in Singapore to recognise outstanding companies that have achieved success in transforming their business models. APU is proud to be a merit winner of this award. It has not just affirmed our efforts in embarking on the innovative journey but also an impetus to see us to the destination. Whilst we do not always get to do different things, we strive to always do things differently.

APU Bowling Tournament 2014

The APU Bowling Tournament took place on 23 June.To mark this inaugural event,we invited 30 children from The Children's Aid Society to join us.It was a great afternoon being away from work and more importantly,in the company of the children who never fail to bring joy with their boundless energy and enthusiasm.

PU Tech 2014, India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, New Delhi, INDIA

APU was back with an exhibition booth at the PU TECH Exhibition & Conference from 12-14 March,organised by The Indian Polyurethane Association.It was an exciting time for APU as we met with many customers and prospects over the 3 days.India is expected to emerge as the 2nd largest polyurethane manufacturer in the Asia-Pacific Region by 2015. APU is committed to its investment and looking forward to further expansion within the country.

2013 News


Congratulations once again to Asia Polyurethane Mfg Pte Ltd on being conferred the Singapore Children's Society Silver Award  on 26 June 2013.

APU staff got together for BBQ

we had a BBQ on June 2013 in SAFRA Jurong Clubhouse, we were happy, we were positive and unity, we love life, we love APU

2012 News

The Singapore Children’s Society Gala Dinner

APU was present at the Singapore Children's Society Gala Dinner 2012 on 9 November in which they commemorated their 60th anniversary. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was the Guest-of-Honour.

8th E50 Association Golf Championship & Networking Dinner

APU was one of the participants at the 8th E50 Association Golf Championship & Networking Dinner on Thursday 12 April 2012 at Tanah Merah Country Club. Minister Lim Swee Say was the Guest-of- Honour for the event.

Health Promotion Board Workplace Health Program – Silver Award

APU was awarded the Silver status by Health Promotion Board for their participation in the Workplace Health Program.

BizSAFE Level 3 certification awarded

APU obtained BizSAFE Level 3 certification awarded by The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council for their compliance with The WSH (Risk Management) Regulations and bizSAFE Level requirements.

2011 News


APU Staff Gathering

The staff got together for a BBQ gathering on 7 June at Safra Jurong Clubhouse. Despite the heavy downpour, it was a great evening of good food,never-ending fun and fond memories.

Utech Asia

Utech Asia, held in conjunction with PU China from 6 – 8 September 2011 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, was organised by Crain Communications Ltd in partnership with the China Minmetals Group and the China Polyurethane Industry Association. It comprised of an exhibition area for suppliers of basic PU raw materials, processing equipment, specialist PU manufacturers and also featured a series of company-sponsored product seminars. The three-day event was one of the most important meeting places for PU professionals from China and the Asia Pacific region. APU had a booth at the event and was glad to have met with many prospective customers. .

Build Eco Xpo Asia (BEX Asia)

BEX Asia, the region's green building expo, was back in full force at Singapore's Suntec Convention Centre from 14 to 16 September 2011. This show saw 250 exhibiting companies from about 30 countries and also drew a record of 7,693 visitors. Besides a host of green building architecture, design, products, practices and technologies, there were also 3 new dedicated national pavilions from Australia, Canada and Malaysia, in addition to the Singapore and Taiwan pavilions. APU was delighted to be part of this Expo.

1000 Enterprises for children

The 1000 Enterprises for Children-in-Need initiative is a fund raising project that hopes to encourage small, medium and large companies to pledge their donation to the Children Society annually. They are also targeting to recruit 1000 business enterprises to adopt Singapore Children's Society as their official supported charity. APU is proud to have participated in this meaning project.

The World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC)

The World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention was first conceptualised and organised by the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) to provide a forum for overseas Chinese entrepreneurs to enhance economic co-operation and promote better understanding among overseas Chinese entrepreneurs and business communities worldwide. Being apolitical in nature, its mission is to focus on economic and cultural issues pertaining to Chinese entrepreneurship. The 11th WCEC held on 5-7 October 2011 revolved around the theme “New Global Environment, New Chinese Enterprise, New Impetus”. The Convention attracted 4600 local and overseas delegates from 125 cities in 34 countries and regions. It was a great opportunity for APU to be at this event to meet with prospective customers from different parts of the world.

2010 News

Health Promotion Board Workplace Health Program – Bronze Award

APU was awarded the Bronze status by Health Promotion Board for their participation in the Workplace Health Program.

The Excellence In Achievement World Chinese Youth Entrepreneurs

Mr Erman Tan, APU's CEO, was awarded "The Excellence In Achievement World Chinese Youth Entrepreneurs" in October 2010. This award was organized by Ya Zhou ZhouKan and co-hosted by the World Federation of Chinese Entrepreneurs Organization. The purpose is to recognize the world outstanding young Chinese business entrepreneurs for their entrepreneurship, innovation and charitable deeds.

BEX Asia 2010 – Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current local and overseas customers. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Automechanika Moscow 2010 – “Crocus Expo” Moscow, Russia

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current overseas customers. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Rest & Relax in ShenZhen

APU has taken this opportunity to reward its employee with a company trip to Shenzhen. This trip had given the APU colleagues from the different locations the opportunity to mingle and get to know one another better. APU employees were well on course to some wonderful memories.

APU celebrated its 25th Anniversary

APU has taken the opportunity from this PU China exhibition and held our 25th Anniversary Event on 27th May 2010 at the Camelia Hall of the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. It was a night packed with various entertaining activities and performances. This night had also given us an opportunity to hold our Appreciation Ceremony to thank some of our counterparts as we acknowledge their helping hands along our journey to this 25th Anniversary. We believe most, if not, all of our valuable business counterparts had a truly memorable night. You may view our APU montage report on our 25th Anniversary at the link: here

PU China 2010 – Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center

APU continued to make our presence at “PU China 2010” held in Shenzhen from 26 – 28 May 2010. Being the largest Independent Polyurethanes System House in South East Asia, it is important for APU to continuously pursue inputs from both internal and external audience. Leveraging on the experience of our international and China teams, our staff were able provide expert advice and recommend suitable systems for all the PU applications. This exhibition attracted many visitors from more than 25 countries.

ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

APU was awarded the ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems(EMS) certification in May 2010. This award enables us to demonstrate our commitment to the environment. The standard provides guidance on how to manage the environmental aspects of our business activities more effectively as we take into considerations the need for environmental protection, pollution prevention and socio-economic concerns.

Singapore Service Class

APU was awarded the Singapore Service Class in May 2010. This award is the certification for the business excellence niche standard for service. The niche standard enables organizations to develop their service capabilities to enhance service leadership, service agility, customer delight, and customer experience.

2009 News


Launch of Workplace Health Programme

Mr. Lam Pin Woon (second from left), the CEO of Health Promotion Board, was the Guest-of-Honor to grace APU's launch of Workplace Health Programme at the Chen Su Lan Methodist Children's Home.

Visit to Chen Su Lan Methodist Children’s Home

APU staff and Chen Su Lan Methodist Children's Home charges had a ball of the time during the Sandwich-Making competition.

BEX Asia 2009 – SUNTEC Singapore

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current local and overseas customers. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

APU Soft Toy Mascot

APU Mascot Soft Toy is not suitable for children. We will not be liable for any negligence, harm or damages.

PUtech Eurasia 2009 – Istanbul Expo Center

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current overseas customers. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

APU GreenLabel Products

APU had been granted approval by the Singapore Environment Council to use the GreenLabel on two of our products - (1) Polyurethane Panel Foam (RFG95332/19-E10A) and (2) Polyurethane Spray Foam (RFG90509/8-E10A) for a period of one(1) year commencing 29 September 2009 and ending 28 September 2010.

People Developer Award

APU was awarded the People Developer Certification by SPRING Singapore in July 2009. This award is a key recognition of APU's continuous effort to excel in the business excellence journey and in valuing people. It is also about constantly engaging people in APU's business and challenging them to scale new heights for the organization. Launched in 1998, People Developer (PD) is the certification for the business excellence niche standard for people. The niche standard provides organisations with a total approach to managing people and achieving high performance through its people systems. Based on the business excellence framework, it covers 5 categories namely, Leadership, Planning, Information, People and Results. Certification to the PD is determined by the organisation's performance in the Assessment of People Excellence (APEX). The assessment allows an organisation to benchmark its own people management systems and practices against the niche standard

2008 News


UTECH Asia – PU China, Shanghai

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current customers from over 28 countries. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Company Trip – Bangkok/Pattaya

The Company organized a trip to Bangkok and Pattaya. Staff and family members who attended the event had a great time.

PU Tech India

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our cuurent customers from over 25 countries. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

2007 News


Hefei Home Applicances Exhibition

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current customers from over 15 countries. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Company Trip – Bali, Indonesia

The Company organized a trip to Bali, Indonesia. Staff and family members who attended the event had a great time.

2006 News


ANA Charity Golf Tournament 2006

APU supported the SANA Charity Golf Tournament 2006. The collections from the tournament was used to help out-of-school youths and ex-offenders re-integrate into the society.

Shanghai Polyurethane Exhibition

PU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current customers from over 23 countries. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Company Trip – Club Med Bintan

Staff and family members who attended this Company trip to Club Med Bintan had a very relaxing time.

Energy Efficiency In Your Home

Mr Erman Tan was fully committed to the "Energy Saving Program". One of the first residential property in Singapore with the cavity wall, roofing and air-con pipes fully insulated with Polyurethane foam. This will create an even temperature in the home, help prevent condensation on the walls, ceilings and can also reduce the amount of heat built up inside your home during hot weather spells. In the long term, it could help you to save a substantial amount on your fuel bills. This project was completed in June 2006.

2005 News


Entrepreneur Of The Year

Mr. Erman Tan received the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award at a gala dinner held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

India Exhibition

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current customers from over 15 countries. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Polyurethanes 2005 Technical Conference & Trade Fair Houston Texas

APU was present at this event (our first exhibition in the USA market). The event was well attended and there were many useful leads.

Guangzhou Polyurethane Exhibition

APU was present at this event where we were pleased to welcome our current customers from over 10 countries. We also met up with several potential customers whom we hope to be able to develop business relationships over the coming months.

Principals’ Forum

Mr. Erman Tan(CEO) was invited to give a talk entitled “Visionary Leaders: Lighting Fires and Touching Lives” at the 15th Principals' Forum. The Principals’ forum organized by the Schools Division, provides principals with a platform to discuss major policies and directions in education, as well as key developments in our country. Erman's role was to present his Leadership methods, in particular his experiences in managing the mindset changes for an ever changing world

7th Annual SME’s Conference 2005

Mr. Erman Tan(CEO) was invited to give a talk entitled "The Challenge of Change: Breaking out of the Maze” at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry(SCCCI). SCCCI is an internationally renowned business organisation with a membership network comprising 114 trade associations and some 4,000 corporate entities and professionals. The theme of the 7th Annual SME Conference was managing change in a fast-changing business world. Mr. Tan shared his visions, key strategies and innovative practices to realize his business goals.

UTECH Asia Singapore

APU was present at this event in our home country. We were pleased to welcome our current customers from over 19 countries. A dinner event was held to celebrate our 20th year celebration, which was well attended and a fun night for all.

Singapore Quality Class (SQC)

In April of 2005, APU was awarded the Singapore Quality Class(SQC) Award in recognition of the organisation’s commendable level of performance against the SQA model. Getting SQC is the first step in our journey towards business excellence.

Visit to Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home

APU has been active at the "Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home", visiting the Home on a number of occasions to distribute food and Hong Pows. The top management of APU has made a commitment that this will be an annual event. “What We Received From Society, We Must Give Back To Society" is the guiding motto.

2004 News


Enterprise 50 Award (2004)

APU had the honour of being awarded with the Enterprise 50 Award, a local award for the top 50 privately-run Companies.

PU China Exhibition

APU received visitors from over 18 Countries and met with many new business partners.

1995 News


ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification

APU was awarded the ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification in Nov 1995. This award enables us to demonstrate our commitment to adhering to service quality and customer satisfaction as well as continuously improving our quality management systems to integrate seamlessly into the realities of a changing world.

APU Core Values

Priority to Customer Passion For Excellence People Enhancement Partnership Focused Involvement in Community Activities