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CBM awarded NSMark Gold
May 2017

CBM’s longstanding support of nation-building policies and contributions towards Total Defence has not gone unnoticed. CBM was given the NSMark Gold accreditation by the Ministry of Defence in May 2017. This new tier of accreditation followed on the heels of the NSMark accreditation that CBM was initially awarded in January 2017.

The NSMark is a national-level accreditation which recognises businesses and organizations with pro-NS policies & human resource practices, allowing National Servicemen from both the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Home Affairs to continue to serve their NS duties.

Systematic ATM launches at Park Infinia
April 2017

The Systematic ATM is an automated laundry deposit machine catered to the daily consumer that is brought right to their doorstep. With its easy-to-use interface, the Systematic ATM operates round the clock where consumers can deposit their clothes that require professional cleaning where they are subsequently collected and sent to our laundry plant. This new product compliments the existing 6 retail outlets Systematic Laundromat currently holds island-wide.  

Our latest deployment was launched at Park Infinia on 29 April where a road show was held to engage with the residents on the usage.

For more information on Systematic ATM, visit our webpage here.

CBM strengthens portfolio with MSF and JTC contracts
January 2017

With a total net worth of over $13 million, the integrated facilities services contracts with MSF and JTC further bolsters the IFS division’s clientele. The two-year MSF contract commenced in November 2016 comprising six sites and will see CBM providing managing agent services, fault reporting, mechanical and electrical engineering, security, cleaning, landscaping and pest control services.

The three-year contract with JTC commenced in January this year with 15 sites island-wide. In addition to the usual FM services such as property management, M&E maintenance and cleaning services, CBM will also be required to furnish qualified assessors prior to obtaining the Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) to assist in verifying build quality.

CBM secures CityNet and Dyson projects
February 2017

CBM has recently augmented its client profile by landing 2 more projects, CityNet and Dyson. Both contracts involve integrated facilities services. The former will see CBM provide property and project management. The latter comprises of services such as management agent, pest management, cleaning, and mechanical and electrical engineering.

The three-year contract began in February. Both projects are worth $3million and serve as valuable additions to CBM’s growing clientele.

Systematic Holdings receive e2i Productivity Champion Award
November 2016

Our laundry services arm- Systematic Holdings, has won the e2i Productivity Champion in the laundry industry recently.

The award is given out to recognize companies that have contributed extensively in the job process re-design and adopted manpower-lean strategies in their business workflows. Systematic Holdings was recognized for its innovation and technology adoption that has helped them cut their operating costs by more than half.

Systematic Holdings was one of the few companies honoured at the recent TexCare Forum Singapore 2016, a platform where industry players share their best practices and experiences surmounting the ever-increasing challenges in the laundry industry.

CBM recognized with Frost and Sullivan 2016 Singapore Excellence Award
October 2016

CBM is proud to be conferred the Best Practices Award in Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership by Frost and Sullivan in their 2016 Singapore Excellence Awards banquet held on 13 October at the Conrad Centennial Singapore. The prestigious award recognizes CBM’s continuous efforts in increasing efficiency and productivity in innovative new solutions, further strengthening CBM’s position as one of the leaders in the Facilities Management field.

More details can be found in the official press release from Frost and Sullivan.

CBM Pledges to create a Better Workplace
October 2016

Developed by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and Construction Industry Joint Committee (CIJC), the Better Workplace Pledge is designed for the built environment industry including developers, consultants, and contractors. The pledge is made by companies to show their commitment to ensuring a fair and conducive environment for employees to hone their skills and succeed.

With a staff strength of over 2,100 in various FM trades and expertise, CBM understands the importance of a strong human resource program that complements our staff’s aspirations in mapping a strong career path. With policies geared to helping employees flourish and maximise potential, individuals are assured that they can grow together with the company.

For more information on the current career opportunities available, click here.

CBM renews SPRING IFM Contract
May 2016

The IFS Division recently secured the contract renewal for provision of Integrated Facility Services at SPRING Singapore’s premises at Solaris. The S$1.29m contract will see CBM provide managing agent, cleaning & mechanical engineering services over 26 months from May 2016 to June 2018.

CBM’s emphasis on building a strong rapport with clients, combined with a proven track record were some of the factors that went into clinching the renewal.

CBM is awarded the Singapore Quality Class STAR and Singapore Service Class certifications
August 2016

CBM has been a holder of the Singapore Quality Class (SQC) and Singapore Service Class (S-Class) Awards since 2009. Administered by SPRING Singapore, the awards recognise companies who strive for Business Excellence under a set of internationally aligned standards that focuses on 7 key factors; leadership, customers, strategy, people, processes, knowledge and results.

With the recent re-alignment in the framework that places a higher focus on customers, CBM has proven its commitment to quality service by achieving a higher standard; the SQC Star and S-Class Awards. The re-certifications have also brought useful insights and areas of improvements to CBM in its journey to become the premier provider of total facilities management solutions.

CBM Qatar adds three new projects to its portfolio
August 2016

CBM Qatar has recently secured three new projects, further cementing its position as a premier provider of integrated facilities management. The first is with Singapore Embassy – a two year cleaning contract that commenced on 1 February 2016. The contract covers cleaning and external façade cleaning together with mechanical and electrical services when required.

The other two new projects are two-year integrated facilities management contracts for Al Jasra Tower and Al Baraha Tower that began on 1 July 2016. Services provided include: management agent services, cleaning, landscaping, pest control, mechanical, electrical and general maintenance.

CBM Thailand breaks into hospitality industry
March 2016

CBM Thailand recently secured its first hotel project at Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Hotel. The two-year contract, which commenced in September 2015, sees CBM Thailand providing cleaning services to the property.  Located in the city centre of Bangkok, Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Hotel is a 5-star hotel with 325 rooms.

CBM Thailand has also secured two more projects: Magnolia Ratchadamri Boulevard- a 5-star condominium with 60 floors and M Ladprao Condominium- comprising 286 units. Both contracts will see CBM Thailand rendering managing agent and engineering services to the developments. These two projects commenced in February 2016 and November 2015 respectively.

CBM Environmental wins housekeeping  contract for Central Zone Hotels at Resorts World Sentosa
December 2015

CBM Environmental continues to strengthen its position in the local hotel housekeeping sector through the recent contract award for Resorts World Sentosa. This comprises 6 hotels with a total of 1,800 rooms; namely Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Equarius Hotel, Festival Hotel, Crockfords Tower and Hotel Micheal.

CBM Parking wins Housing Development Board (HDB) Quality Partner Award
November 2015

On 5 November 2015, HDB held its annual Organisational Excellence Awards Day to honour both its staff and partners for service excellence. CBM Parking was conferred the Quality Partner Award under the Service Provider Category for its excellent service. 

CBM Parking has been working with HDB for quite some time, managing Ang Mo Kio’s Techlink car park in 2009 to managing multiple car parks in the residential areas as well as neighbourhood centres. 

CBM awarded ISO 22301 certification for Business Continuity Management (BCM)
January 2016

CBM Pte Ltd was awarded the ISO22301 certificate by Bureau Veritas and it goes to show the company’s commitment to offer the highest quality services and provide reassurance to our clients.

The international certification ISO22301:2012 assesses the company’s ability to plan, maintain and continually improve a documented management system. This is to protect against, and reduce the likelihood of disruptive incidents. It also measures against international standards the company’s ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from such incidents if they do occur. 

Systematic Holdings CEO featured in SOAR publication
February 2016

CEO of Systematic Holdings – Mr Chan Tai Pang was featured in SOAR, a publication by DP Information Group that highlights 50 exceptional business leaders in Singapore that contributed to the country’s economy. Mr Chan was also invited to the SME 1000 Gala Dinner on 26 February 2016. The dinner saw other business leaders and trailblazers that were featured alongside Mr Chan in the SOAR publication.

CBM Parking featured in Channel News Asia programme- IT Figures
February 2016

CBM Parking General Manager- Mr Neil Massang, was recently featured in Channel News Asia’s programme - IT Figures. The programme explores the parking situation in Singapore and CBM Parking was approached to shed some light on the parking industry. Mr Massang shared how carpark rates are determined in Singapore and where some of the most lucrative car parks are located. The episode aired on 29 February 2016. Catch it here: http://www.toggle.sg/en/series/it-figures-s4/ep17/377353

CBM Parking Wins Five-year Contract with Urban Redevelopment Authority
December 2015

CBM Parking recently secured a five-year contract with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore. The contract consists of 19 carparks and requires CBM Parking to install EPS carpark equipment and manage the daily operations of the carparks

CBM Enters into Joint Venture With Laundry Network
January 2015

Laundry Network Pte Ltd was incorporated in 1979 to provide laundry and dry-cleaning services, laundry system design and planning, and laundry skills training to the hospitality industry comprising mainly international hotels and airlines. It was founded and headed by Mr Chan Tai Pang, a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in the industry focussing on laundry services. CBM has recently completed a joint venture with Laundry Network on 1 January 15 to acquire the existing commercial laundry services that are provided under the Systematic brand name. The JV aims to exploit the strengths of CBM’s presence in local housekeeping services, and the technological innovations of Systematic, to provide a more comprehensive solution to clients in the hospitality sector. 

With this new venture, CBM has added another key FM service to its list of in-house capabilities that has made us a truly unique Integrated FM company. For enquiries on the above, please contact Ivan Foo as follows:- 

Call: 6513 0808 (Ext. 213) Email:  ivanfoo@cbm.com.sg

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CBM Thailand continues to strengthen local market position
January 2015

CBM Thailand continues to grow its clientele with a property management contract from Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand. The contract will see CBM Thailand maintaining and operating the office area consisting of 3 office buildings and train depots. CBM Thailand also added cleaning to their suite of facilities management services when they were awarded a cleaning services contract for Thai Airways Premier Lounges at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, a 2-year project which commenced in October 2014. 

CBM mourns the passing of its Chairman, Mr Kwek Leng Joo
November 2015

CBM joins its parent company, City Development Limited (CDL) in grieving the loss of their Deputy Chairman, Mr Kwek Leng Joo, aged 62, who passed away in his sleep as a result of a heart attack. Mr Kwek was appointed as Chairman of CBM since 1981. His leadership has led CBM to grow from a humble in-house Facilities Management (FM) company to a leading Integrated FM company with extensive track records and an array of in-house capabilities that is unmatched in the local market.Mr Kwek’s guidance, wisdom and presence will be sorely missed by the management and employees of CBM Pte Ltd. CBM Board of Directors, management and employees extend their deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Mr Kwek Leng Joo. 

CBM Security wins South Beach Complex contract
February 2015

CBM Security continues to secure its position as a premier security services provider through its latest contract win with South Beach Development. This one-year contract commenced in February this year. The new iconic building is a mixed-use development with 510,000 square feet of office space, a hotel with 654 rooms, 42,000 square feet of retail space, an exclusive membership club and 190 residential apartments.

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CBM Certified SGBC Level 4 Green Facility Management Company
September 2017

On 13 Sept 2017, CBM was conferred with Singapore Green Building Council’s Green Facilities Management Company (SGBC Green FMC) Certification at the annual SGBC Gala Dinner. CBM is one of only four facilities management companies to receive the Level 4 grading, and is the sole truly homegrown company to have been deemed worthy of the Level 4 Certification. CBM is proud to have played a part in ensuring the sustainability of the nation’s buildings and structures.  

The SGBC Green FMC certification requires recipients to have committed to or achieved certain goals across 12 fields in 3 broader categories. These categories include the company’s financial standing, the sustainability of its operational capabilities, and implementation o‍‍‍f sustainable policies. Companies that achieve the certification are further separated into 4 levels, with Level 4 certifications exacting the most stringent standards on companies.

More information on the SGBC Green Facilities Management Company Certification can be found here.

‍‍‍Systematic Holdings Collaboration with MINDS
April 2018

Systematic Holdings, CBM’s laundry subsidiary, recently partnered with the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS) to run a pilot program providing employment opportunities & training for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs).  

With plans to expand their responsibilities and the respective individual’s abilities and desires, this 6-month pilot programme would allow individuals from 15 beneficiaries to work with other employees of Systematic to fold clean linens before they are returned to Systematic’s clients. This may include operation of the various machines and equipment, as well as preparation work for new laundry such as sewing RFID tags for uniforms.

Systematic Holdings is proud to provide an avenue for MINDS schools’ alumni to empower themselves, as well as integrate themselves with the rest of society.

The Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS) was founded in May 1962 by a group of philanthropists who saw the need to provide equal opportunities for children with intellectual disabilities to receive education and later, to be integrated as contributing and responsible citizens in Singapore. More information on the organisation can be found here.