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[Press Release] PDC And Walta Signed 15 Years Lease Agreement To Nurture Penang’s Talent

November 28, 2022 – Walta Engineering Sdn Bhd (Walta) hosted an agreement exchange ceremony today at Plaza WCOE at Batu Kawan Industrial Park, celebrating the expansion of Walta Centre of Excellence (WCOE) with the continued support from Penang state government, via Penang Development Corporation (PDC) and InvestPenang. WCOE is a corporate skills development as well […]

Micron Sets Up First Industry-Driven Childcare Centre At Batu Kawan

November 24, 2022 – Memory and storage solutions provider Micron Technology has set up the first public-privately funded childcare centre in the country in a bid to support work-life balance for its employees. Its president and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said the childcare centre was set up through a partnership with the Penang government and TalentCorp. […]

[Press Release] Boston Scientific Expands Operations in Penang

PENANG, MALAYSIA (14 Nov 2022) Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), a global leader in medical device technology, today unveiled a new expansion of its operations in Batu Kawan, Penang. The expansion is expected to enable approximately 300 jobs in the coming years and includes a 110,000 square foot global distribution center. In support of the […]

[Press Release] ASE Breaks Ground on New Chip Assembly and Testing Facility in Penang, Malaysia

PENANG, Malaysia, November 10th, 2022 – Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (ASE, a member of ASE Technology Holding Inc, NYSE: ASX, TWSE: 3711) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today for the construction of a new semiconductor assembly and testing facility in Penang, Malaysia. The new facility at ASE Malaysia (ASEM) will comprise 2 buildings (Plants 4 and […]

EG Industries Expects to Create 1,000 High-value Jobs at New Plant

New RM180m fully-automated Lights-Out Smart Factory 4.0 in Penang to commence in 2024 November 9, 2022 – Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider EG Industries Bhd anticipates its RM180 million Smart Factory 4.0 in Batu Kawan, Penang to potentially create more than 1,000 high-value jobs for the local community upon its commencement in 2024. EG Industries’ […]

[Press Release] Launching of Penang GBS Industry Academy (PGIA)

Concerted public-private efforts in building talent pipeline for the development of Digital Economy ecosystem to ensure sustainable growth. Penang, November 8, 2022 – Digital economy is one of Malaysia’s key economic pillars, currently contributing 22.6% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and this figure is expected to rise to 25.5% by 2025. Particularly, Global […]

Achieving Supply Chain Resilience: Strengthening the Metal Precision & Engineering Ecosystem

Penang, Nov 3, 2022 – Holding on the aim to strengthen the metal precision & engineering ecosystem in Penang, InvestPenang organised a Supplier Day at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang, which was attended by a total of 120 industry players. Supplier Day is InvestPenang’s continuous effort in enhancing the supply chain resiliency. […]

NI’s New Global Distribution Centre to Offer 250 Jobs across Various Fields

November 1, 2022 – NI Malaysia today announced the opening of its newly-completed global supply chain distribution hub here in Penang, and it is expected to offer 250 jobs in areas such as research and development (R&D), manufacturing and sales. According to NI Malaysia managing director, Selvam Chinappan, the new building will play a critical […]