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[Press Release] TTM Technologies Breaks Ground at Its First Manufacturing Plant in Penang, Malaysia

The new facility will address industry requirements for printed circuit board supply chain resiliency and regional diversification  Penang, 25 April 2022 – TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTMI) (TTM), a leading U.S. based global manufacturer of printed circuit boards (PCBs), radio frequency (RF) components and RF microwave/microelectronic assemblies, held its groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate its […]

Western Digital Named Asia’s First World Economic Forum Sustainability Lighthouse

The World Economic Forum has recognised and awarded Western Digital’s factory at Batu Kawan, Penang, as a Sustainability Lighthouse. By leveraging its vertically integrated smart factory model and implementing 4IR technologies such as IoT sensors, digital twin modeling, analytics powered plant management system and lights-out automation with machine learning, the site achieved a normalized (per […]

Micron Technology Fully Adopts RE for Its Hub and Operation Sites

April 20 – MICRON Technology says that its manufacturing, offices, and facilities in Malaysia are now powered by 100% renewable energy marking a new milestone in its sustainability goals. The achievement advances the company’s commitment to responsible and sustainable leadership in its global operations across 17 countries. Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Micron, […]

Lattice Expands Global Footprint with New Malaysia Office in Penang

Penang – April 15, 2022 – The Penang State government is pleased to announce that Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, has established a presence in Penang, Malaysia. The new Lattice Malaysia office in Penang expands the company’s global footprint and will serve as a new engineering and operations hub to support the company’s accelerated […]

LUMILEDS’ Penang Malaysia Manufacturing Fully Transitions To 100% Renewable Electricity

Penang, Malaysia – April 14, 2022 – Lumileds has fully transitioned to 100% renewable electricity at its two manufacturing locations in Penang as of March 18th, 2022. With this transition to renewable electricity, the company will reduce emissions by more than 40,000 tons of CO2 equivalent every year. For Lumileds, this is a significant step […]

GET Programme grows bigger

April 9 – The Penang Science Cluster (PSC) has expanded its ‘Girls in Engineering and Technology’ (GET) Programme for this year after conducting the pilot programme last year. GET Programme patron Datuk Noorashidah Ahmad said it was yet another milestone for GET to have grown bigger, with more companies, more volunteers and more schools participating. […]

Penang state government launched RM500,000 Internship Subsidy Program as one of its initiatives to attract 150,000 talents in the next 5 years

Penang, Mar 31, 2022 – Penang has recently announced its applaudable manufacturing investment performance in 2021, hit a record high of RM76.2 billion investment inflows, according to data from the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Driven predominantly by the foreign direct investments (FDIs), the investment projects garnered in 2021 are expected to generate 12,024 new […]