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[Press Release] Year 2023: Seize Opportunities Towards the Next Leap

Year 2023: Seize opportunities towards the next leap 2022 is an action-packed year for Penang. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation this year, the stellar performance garnered in the past has greatly attested the […]

Tech: Micron Looks Past Semiconductor Downturn for Opportunities, Ramps Up Investment in Penang

December 15, 2022 – THE tech rout that began in the beginning of the year, as the flip from chip shortage to glut intensified, has shaved 40% off the share price of US-based memory chip […]

Lam Research Embraces Solar Power System to Reduce CO2 Emissions

December 15, 2022 – THE Lam Research International Sdn Bhd, a global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, has launched its solar power system today at its manufacturing plant in […]

QES Group Doubles Down on Investment in Manufacturing Capacity

December 13, 2022 – UNFAZED by a slowdown in global semiconductor demand that could continue into next year amid the risk of a recession, QES Group Bhd is doubling down on its investment and commitment […]

[Press Release] SIMMTECH to Fast Track USD50-Million Expansion of Subsidiary’s Production Line in Penang to 2023

December 13, 2022 – SUSTIO Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysia-based subsidiary of the semiconductor packaging substrate and HDI Printed Circuit Board (PCB) global leading manufacturer, SIMMTECH, is set to expand its production line in Penang. The […]

US-based Manufacturer Lanco Opens New Facility at Batu Kawan Industrial Park

December 8, 2022 – LEADING manufacturer of equipment for production automation, Lanco Integrated, has officially opened its much-anticipated, high-technology manufacturing facility at Batu Kawan Industrial Park (BKIP) today. Lanco Integrated vice-president (sales and marketing) Barry […]

Mattel Malaysia Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary And Announces Plant Expansion To Be Completed In January 2023

December 6, 2022  – Mattel Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (MMSB) commemorated its 40th anniversary in Malaysia today with the announcement of a plant expansion, expected to be completed in January 2023. Located in Penang, Malaysia, MMSB […]

Micron Technology To Invest RM4.4bil On 2nd Factory In Penang

December 2, 2022 –  Buoyed by strong market demand, US-based Micron Technology Inc will invest another US$1 billion (RM4.4 billion) to build a second factory in Penang. CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said the computer memory and […]

[Press Release] 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation: State Recognition Dinner 2022

December 2, 2022 – In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation, the state government, via Penang Development Corporation (PDC) and InvestPenang, has led a year-long event surrounding on 13 focused themes to demonstrate […]