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[Press Release] Greatech Technology Berhad Marks Major Milestone with RM1.3 Billion Investment in Batu Kawan IV (BK IV)

February 28, 2023 – Greatech Technology Berhad (“Greatech”), through its subsidiary Greatech Integration (M) Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysia-based leading automation solutions provider, organised a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new facility in Penang, Malaysia. The new additional facility, BK IV, with a built-up area of 500,000 square feet, will be constructed across 11.58-acre […]

US-China Trade Tensions a Tailwind for Steel Player Eonmetall

February 22, 2023 – EONMETALL Group Bhd, which manufactures steel storage and racking systems, metalwork and industrial process machinery and equipment, is a beneficiary of the US-China trade war that has led to an increase in demand for its products over the last couple of years, and it expects the trend to continue in the […]

[Press Release] Elna PCB Deepens Root in Penang With RM1 Billion Expansion Plan

February 18, 2023 – Elna PCB Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Elna PCB), one of the key printed circuit board (PCB) players in Penang, held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the expansion of its new plant in Seberang Perai Tengah, Penang. Bringing an investment value of approximately RM1 billion for the equipment, plant, and machinery, the construction […]

ViTrox Sets Up College to Address Talent Shortage

February 10, 2023 – A VISION-INSPECTION equipment maker, ViTrox Corporation Berhad has launched its own education centre, ViTrox College, today. It is located at the same site as its plant in Batu Kawan Industrial Park (BKIP). ViTrox chief executive officer and president Chu Jenn Weng said the college would provide industry-centric, inspiring and inclusive education […]

Tech: US-China Tensions Open Door to Simmtech’s Diversification to Malaysia

February 8, 2023 – THE semiconductor industry has been feeling the heat arising from tensions between the US and China, while grappling with worsening consumer demand amid a gloomy global economic outlook. Concerns over the mounting rivalry between the two economic giants prompted South Korea-based Simmtech Holdings Co Ltd to set up shop in Penang, […]