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SCANIA DONATES ENGINE TO ITE COLLEGE WEST

2 AUGUST 2012, SINGAPORE – SCANIA SINGAPORE PTE LTD OFFICIALLY UNVEILED THE SCANIA DC9 16 ENGINE DONATED TO THE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF THE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, ITE COLLEGE WEST. THE DONATION OF THE DC9 16 ENGINE FOR STUDENTS’ EDUCATIONAL USE IS HALLMARK OF SCANIA SINGAPORE’S COMMITMENT AS THE SCHOOL’S INDUSTRY PARTNER. SINCE 2008, SCANIA SINGAPORE AND ITE HAVE BEEN COLLABORATING THROUGH INDUSTRY ATTACHMENT FOR ITE STUDENTS AT SCANIA SINGAPORE TO GAIN WORK EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE.

SCANIA DONATES ENGINE TO ITE COLLEGE WEST

The unveiling on 2 August 2012 was well-attended by students, teachers and Principal of ITE College West, Dr. Yek Tiew Ming, guests of Scania Singapore executives and staff with the Guest-of-Honour, Mr Norman Koh, General Manager of Scania Singapore.

“This collaboration is in line with the company’s mission of creating opportunities for both post-secondary students and adult learners to acquire skills, knowledge and values for employability and lifelong learning in this competitive global economy,” commented Mr Norman Koh, General Manager of Scania Singapore.

Muhammad Danny Bin Badrul Hashim, 19, is one of the students who underwent the three-week attachment program. He shared, “Students definitely gain from a great learning experience during the attachment. It will prepare us well for our future employment. For me it was a fun experience working with Scania – they work closely as a team and I felt like a part of their family!”

Scania Singapore aims to continually work closely with the school to give its engineering students an edge in the industry.

About Scania Singapore Pte Ltd 
Scania’s objective is to provide the best profitability for our customers throughout the product life cycle by delivering optimised heavy trucks and buses, engines and services - thereby becoming the leading company in its industry.

Scania´s operations are based on the company´s core values, its focus on working methods and dedicated employees. Our strategic focus is on customer profitability by providing sustainable transport solutions, long-term commitment and premium products & services.

As a provider of transport solutions, Scania offers the following: 1) products such as heavy trucks, heavy buses, industrial engines, marine engines and power generation engines, 2) services such as workshops, service agreements, parts, driver training, Scania assistance, 3) finances such as operational leases, financial leases, hire purchase and insurance solutions.

Scania’s Head Office is located in Södertälje, Sweden. Scania has approximately 37,500 employees worldwide. Of these, about 12,400 people work at production units in seven countries and regional product centres in six emerging markets. Some 16,000 work with sales and services in Scania’s own subsidiaries worldwide including Scania Singapore which has approximately 70 employees serving our customers.