We are a global entity with over 100 subsidiaries, joint ventures and associated companies. Our presence is spread over 41 cities in 23 countries. Our customers come from over 100 countries.
Globalisation is our key growth strategy. We aim to deliver sustainable growth by going into new markets around the world through partnerships and acquisitions. Additionally, we aim to deepen our existing presence in our chosen markets.
Our global operations, combined with our well-diversified customer base, enable us to produce stable revenues and steady growth. This keeps us on course to deliver sustainable value for our shareholders well into the long-term.
Beyond Singapore, China is an important market for the Group. We have presence in the Aerospace, Electronics, Land Systems and Marine sectors in cities like Beijing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Shanghai, Tianjin, Xiamen and Hong Kong.
Our presence in the US also plays an important role in the Group's globalisation. Our growth in this market is spearheaded by our US headquarters, Vision Technologies Systems Inc. (VT Systems), set up in 2001 in Virginia, near the nation's capital. VT Systems delivers the engineering excellence of ST Engineering to the Americas in the core business areas of aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine. It oversees subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the continental US and in Canada, providing total customer service through the development of transformational technologies.
The Group also has representatives offices in markets such as London and the UAE as well as growing markets such as Brazil, India and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
We will continue to look for opportunities to grow and expand our market reach around the world.