Innovating and transforming since 1943

With a rich history since 1943, many of our clients have witnessed our transition and developments over many decades. As pioneer in electric motor specialist and electrical engineering, we began as simple startup during world war 2. Today, almost 80 years later, the 6-man business that initially started out in a small shophouse in Bencoolen Street in Singapore has established itself now as a regional group that hundreds of companies depend on, for its reliability, innovativeness and sustainable practices. Trace our history on this page.

  • Founder Tan Ai Meng

    1943

    Tan Ai Meng Establishes Cycle and Electric to provide basic technical services in Bencoolen Street.

  • Royal Navy Ships

    1952

    Cycle and Electric starts ship equipment repair services and secured first major project win UK Royal Navy.

  • 1958

    Expanded to Kung Chong Road factory. 

  • History 1965 Asea

    1965

    Was appointed by ASEA (merged with ABB) as the first regional agent to provide services and support for ASEA's products

  • History 1970 Liu Fang Road

    1973

    Expanded to 100,000 sqft factory at Liu Fang Road to serve the marine and industrial manufacturing sectors.

  • History 1970 Electrical Projects

    1973

    With the growth of the manufacturing sector in Singapore, Cyclect started its Electrical Projects department. We started our services for the Public Utilities Board, Ministry of Environment, SMRT and Public Works Department.

  • 1974

    Entered in Joint Venture with leading Japanese engineering firm KK Kiuchi Keisoku to start our Instrumentation services.

  • 1975

    Started Mechanical services department.

  • Cyclect join ventures with Cosco in Shanghai Shipyard

    1980

    Cyclect started operations in Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Japan, and China.

  • History - Generation 2 takes over

    1985

    The next generation of the Tan family, Mr. Tan Sin Poh, Mr. Peter Tan, and Mr. Shenton Ho takes over reins of Cyclect.

  • Cyclect join ventures with COSCO for ship repairs in Shanghai

    1986

    Cyclect join ventures with COSCO Shipping to provide ship repair and engineering services for its shipyard in Shanghai.

  • History 1990 semiconductor

    1990

    With the growth of the semiconductor manufacturing sector in Singapore, Cyclect started dedicated project teams to serve the industry.

  • 1999

    Cyclect upgrades it facilities, and relocates to the Tuas Industrial area at its present headquarters. Concurrently, Aeco Plant Engineering starts operations providing valuable process control technologies to manufacturers.

  • BVQI ISO 9001

    2000

    Cyclect obtains ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system by BVQI.

  • History PMO TEC Mobile Scrubber

    2004

    Cyclect awarded the Innovator Award by Singapore's Prime Minister's Office, Public Service department for its delivery of innovative project to the Singapore Civil Defence Force for its Chemical Mobile Scrubber Project.

  • 2005

    Cyclect started PT Batam Cyclect to provide technical and engineering services to the industrial and marine sectors to support the growth of Batam.

  • History 2006 Generation 3 takes the reins

    2006

    Generation 3 of the Tan family, led by Melvin Tan, Marcus Tan, Ee Wei take the reins of Cyclect

  • Universal Studios Theme Park

    2007

    Cyclect's Specialist Show and Ride division secures the Universal Studios ride installation project and goes on to deliver major rides like Revenge of the Mummy, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, Canopy Flyer, Puss In Boots, Lights! Camera! Action!

  • 2008

    Cyclect's Event Projects team secures the inaugural Singtel Formula 1 electrical works project.

  • 2008

    Cyclect's Built-Environment Projects team secures the prestigious Marina Bay Sands project.

  • 2009

    Cyclect's Energy team delivers the first 10MW trigeneration power system in Singapore for Merck Sharpe and Dohme (MSD)

  • Launch of the new Cyclect brand

    2010

    Cyclect rebrands itself! Completely Possible!

  • 2010

    Cyclect acquires Chemicrete Enterprise Pte Ltd. A chemical adhesive and facilities management company.

  • Cyclect wins the Enterprise 50 Awards

    2010

    Cyclect wins the Enterprise 50 awards! And again in 2011!

  • 2010

    Cyclect reaches its $100M revenue milestone!

  • 2012

    Won Singapore Business Federation's Sustainability Awards in recognition for our contribution to the reduction of CO2.

  • 2013

    Cyclect was awarded the Singapore Prestige Brand Awards - Heritage Brand overall winner by Singapore's Minister of Trade and Industry, S. Iswaran.

  • PUB Lower Seletar Water Works

    2013

    Secured Public Utilities Board Lower Seletar Waterworks Project processing 60 million gallons of raw water per day.

  • 2013

    Won Asean Federation of Electrical Engineering Contractors - Best Electrical Contractor Award for Infrastructure and Industrial category in Bali, Indonesia.

    Cyclect wins it again in 2016.

  • Singapore Sports Hub

    2014

    Cyclect wins the contract for electrical works at the iconic 35-hectare integrated sports, entertainment and lifestyle hub, Singapore Sports Hub project.

  • 2014

    Cyclect won top position in ASEAN Business Awards for  our Innovations in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. The awards recognise outstanding and successful ASEAN companies contributing to ASEAN’s economic growth and prosperity and was presented to our Managing Director by the then president of Myanmar, His excellency, Thein Sein.

  • 2014

    Secured Income Tax Authority of Singapore and National Library Board Integrated Facilities Management/Services projects. 

  • Resorts World Sentosa

    2014

    Secured Resorts World Sentosa and SATS Inflight Catering Center 1 & 2 facility services contracts.
  • Solar Panels Modules

    2015

    Cyclect has installed 2MW of REC solar modules on ASIA Pacific Breweries (APB) Singapore, brewer of Tiger beer on its factory rooftop, making all Tiger beer consumed in Singapore  "brewed by the sun". 

  • Prime Minister Office Election Department

    2016

    Secured Integrated Facility Management services contract for Singapore's Prime Minister’s Office – Elections Department

  • SMRT Corporation

    2016

    Cyclect and SMRT announces a joint-venture to provide specialist electrical engineering and construction services for rail and transport systems.

  • IPOS Awards

    2017

    Won IPOS award for IP Champions and the WIPO Intellectual Property Enterprise Trophy in recognition of Cyclect's innovations.

  • 2018

    Secured Underground Work projects for Pioneer Cable Tunnel

  • 2018

    Cyclect awarded managing agent projects for Attorney-General's Chambers and Ministry of Law.
  • Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards

    2019

    Cyclect wins Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2019

    Secures IFM project for 78 schools under Ministry of Education.
  • Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)

    2020

    Cyclect awarded Anglo-Chinese School Integrated Facilities Management project.

  • SSMC

    2020

    Secured SSMC rooftop 9MW Solar Power Plant Project

  • LTA MRT

    2021

    Secured project with LTA for Fire Protection System
  • National Environmental Agency Tuas Nexus IWMF

    2021

    Secured Integrated Waste Management Facility project
  • Resmed Asia

    2021

    Secured project from ResMed for Electrical and Mechanical System hookup, and facility services.
  • 2021

    Secured Amazon Data Centre Project for Electrical Works