Singapore Aerospace Manufacturing (SAM) was incorporated to serve the needs of the Republic of Singapore Armed Forces.
Advanced Materials Technologies (AMT) entered the metal injection moulding (MIM) business.
Singapore Technologies (ST) Group entered into a joint venture with Dornier Medizintechnik GmbH (DMT) to form Dornier MedTech Asia to manufacture compact lithotripters for developing markets.
- Singapore Technologies Precision Engineering Pte Ltd (STPE) was incorporated to take control of ST Group's businesses related to precision engineering.
- SAM-Rohr Inc formed Rohr Aero Services - Asia Pte Ltd (RASA), a 50:50 joint venture company to maintain, repair and overhaul engine nacelles. In 1999, SAM divested the joint venture to focus on aerospace component manufacturing.
SAM and China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation set up CASINDA to facilitate the manufacture of A320 aircraft rear passenger doors in China.
ST Group took 80% stake in DMT with the EADS Group owning the remaining 20%.
ST Group restructured and its subsidiaries SAM and AMT moved under STPE. By now, both SAM and AMT are established niche players in their respective market globally.