About Us


To Lead the Advancement in the 3 “I”

  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Internationalisation


Collaborating with industry experts and partners to enhance business and envelopment sustainability for the manufacturing sector

Our Journey


Singapore High Technology Association was established.


A few passionate and enthusiastic veteran entrepreneurs came together with the aim to contribute back to the industry.

Singapore Advanced Manufacturing Technology also known as SAMTA was officially registered and approved by ROS.

Pictorial background representing the TAC is on focusing driving the advanced and green technology. 5 green squares representing the association moving forward with the 5 key initiatives in sustainability – Energy conservation, Pollution control, 4 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover), Renewable energy and social responsibility. All square boxes representing digitalisation.

Meaning of the name SAMTA

Sustainability (S) through the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (A), Metaverse (M), Technology (T) Adoption (A)

Office Bearers

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Raymond Wee, PBM


Mr. Raymond Wee is a veteran entrepreneur who has founded Salestrade Corporation (S) Pte Ltd in 1994. The company specialises in wireless radio remote control system for industrial applications; wireless data transmission & IOT solutions; wireless positioning & anti-collision systems; cable & hose management system; vacuum technology and end-of-arm tooling solutions for factory automation; switches & sensors for industrial automation.

His company carries many other industrial products from Germany, USA and Korea for various Industries in the South East Asia region.

He is also an active volunteer in the grassroots, trade association and charity organisation for more than 35 years. Since 2015, he was appointed as a volunteer Licensed Solemniser / Deputy Registrar by Registry of Marriages.

In 2021, he was conferred the “National Day Award – PBM” by the President of the Republic of Singapore for his long service and contribution in the community.

Jimmy Teo

Honorary Secretary

As an MBA graduate with extensive leadership tenure, including as Managing Director at Sepro Southeast Asia – one of the world’s foremost providers of robotic automation solutions for plastic injection molding processors – Mr. Jimmy Teo brings a wealth of expertise to his role as Honorary Secretary at SAMTA.  With over two decades of experience driving organizational growth, Mr. Teo achieved notable milestones, including pioneering sales of cutting-edge machinery and robotics automatic solutions in Southeast Asia.  This background underscores Mr. Teo ability to navigate complex challenges and deliver tangible results in dynamic and competitive environments.

Mr. Teo expertise extends beyond traditional management, encompassing digital transformation, productivity enhancement, and strategic planning. These skills align closely with SAMTA’s objectives, positioning him to contribute meaningfully to its mission. With a focus on fostering collaboration, transparency, and excellence, Mr. Teo aims to leverage his leadership acumen to advance SAMTA’s initiatives. By harnessing emerging technologies and promoting continuous improvement, Mr. Teo is dedicated to enhancing SAMTA’s impact and fostering growth within the industry.

Lee Wai Yip

Honorary Treasurer

Mr. Lee Wai Yip is the General Manager of Hurco (S.E. Asia) Pte. Ltd. based in Singapore. He is responsible for the overall sales and channel development of Hurco Machine Tools and Control technology in South East Asia, Korea, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.

Mr. Lee, a Chartered Accountant (CA Singapore), started his career with Hurco in 2007 as its Asia Pacific Financial Controller leading the establishment of Hurco China and Hurco India entities.

He assumed the role of General Manager in 2011 and has since focused on developing Hurco Sales Channel in SEA, Taiwan and Australia.

Mr. Lee is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA-UK) since July 2010 and qualified as a Practising Management Consultant under the Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Council (SBACC) since Apr 2021.

Our Secretariat Team

We strive to exceed your expectations

Royce Lai

Project Director

Samuel Kwek


Vivien Kwok

Financial Manager