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Armstrong Journey

The brand Armstrong represents our founder, Mr Gilbert Ong’s passion and spirit in charting new territories. Inspired by the first man, Neil Armstrong, who landed on the moon in 1969, he decided to name the company after this iconic figure, believing that Armstrong too, can achieve great success and making the impossible possible. With focus on strong partnerships and innovation, Armstrong today offers market-leading solutions and services that empower customers to create products that touches everyday life.

1974

Armstrong began its journey in Singapore.

1975

Armstrong began its operations as a contract supplier of foam and rubber parts.

1977

Business expanded to manufacturing of custom-made die-cut foam and rubber products.

1980

Armstrong became a private limited company in Singapore.

1983

The company moved its operations to Gul Street, Singapore

1987

Armstrong first overseas subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Armstrong Rubber Manufacturing was established in Singapore

1988

Formed joint venture with Bridgestone Corporation of Japan

1992

Armstrong established presence in Thailand together with Bridgestone Corporation

1995

Armstrong was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) Mainboard

The company established presence in Jakarta, Indonesia and Wuxi, China

1996

New plant set up in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

1997

Singapore HQ and manufacturing plant moved to Bukit Batok Industrial Park

1998

Joint venture with Odenwald Chemie Gmbh

1999

First Armstrong Odenwald plant in Changchun, China

2001

Armstrong expanded business in Malaysia with the third plant in Penang

2005

Armstrong expanded business in Suzhou and Guangzhou, China

2006

Armstrong Odenwald expanded business in Tianjin, China

Armstrong established presence into Hanoi, Vietnam

2008

Armstrong Odenwald expanded business in Wuhan, China and the company entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indica from India

Armstrong shipped its first 1 billion parts to Data Storage Customers

2012

Strategic Partnership with Germany’s Philippine GmbH and Canada’s Kristofoam

2013

Armstrong Odenwald expanded business in Changshu, China

2014

Strategic partnership formed with Japan’s Inoac and chose to delist from the SGX

Armstrong Odenwald expanded business in Chengdu, China. The Singapore manufacturing plant was transferred to Johor Bahru, Malaysia

First in China to produce soft air duct for the Automotive Industry

2015

Strategic partnership with PlusFelt from Spain

Singapore Head Office relocated to Toa Payoh North

2016

Armstrong Odenwald expanded business in Shenyang, China