Phyllis Ong

Group CEO, Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year – Advanced Manufacturing

Phyllis Ong is the second-generation family business leader of Armstrong Group. Her vision is for the company to become a scalable world-class manufacturing gateway, partnering diverse talents and organizations from all over the world.

Partnerships with quality enterprises have always formed the cornerstone of Armstrong Group’s 50-year journey and this continues to be in their DNA and growth strategy. She started her entrepreneurial journey 20 years ago in 2003, cofounding Whole Earth, Singapore’s first and only Michelin-awarded (Bib Gourmand) plant-based restaurant.

In 2017, she founded CORI Innolab, a biotechnology company that invests in the development of advanced biologically active collagen used in skin healing and anti-ageing for medical and beauty care.

Phyllis has been a board member of Enterprise Singapore since 2022 and a committee member for the E50 Association since 2021. She is also a council member of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation. She is passionate about encouraging more collaborations between international and Singapore enterprises.

About Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited

Armstrong Group, headquartered in Singapore, currently operates at 19 sites across seven countries in Southeast Asia and China, with 16 factories and two sales offices. Since 1974, Armstrong Group has been operating as a B2B precision engineering manufacturer where they customize foam, film and elastomeric solutions for noise, vibration, heat and safety management. They are also the only one-stop solution provider in the world, offering more than 10 precision engineering technologies for both 2D and 3D material converting services in the industry segment.

Armstrong Group serves diverse industries including automotive, consumer electronics, industrial as well as medical and health care. Customers and partners value Armstrong Group’s strong technical capabilities and unique footprint across Asia. They have more than 2,500 customers including market-leading European, American and Japanese brands such as Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi, Volkswagen, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Ford, Dyson, Panasonic, Lexmark, Roland, Yamaha, Shimano, Peters Surgical, Bio-Rad and Molnlycke.