Kindly be informed that InvestPenang team continues to work from home and is reachable via emails. Please refer to our respective emails at https://investpenang.gov.my/about-invest-penang/.
Should you need to meet up , we are conducting our meetings virtually. You may connect with us for further arrangements.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

View major news and upcoming events to explore Penang’s thriving key industries.

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 […]

[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 […]

[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 […]

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, […]

[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% […]

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 […]

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 […]

RM1 Million Seed Fund Awarded as Part of State Government Initiatives to Bolster Tech Startups

PENANG, Oct 25, 2022 – Riding on the proliferation of digitalisation, Penang is committed in advocating the use of technology in our daily lives. As part of the state government’s efforts in bolstering entrepreneurial and […]

Indium Corporation Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Manufacturing Facility in Malaysia

Enabling the next generation of green-tech and e-mobility products.  Penang, 22 October 2022 – Indium Corporation, a US-based global materials supplier to the electronics assembly and semiconductor packaging industries, organised a grand opening for its […]

29 November

[Supplier Day] Achieving Supply Chain Resilience: Strengthening the Metal Precision & Engineering Ecosystem

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

 

Featured Speakers: Jabil, Comet, SAM Meerkat, PAC

 

Sourcing Partners: Keysight, Plexus, Bruker, VAT, UCT, Greatech, Pentamaster

 

Date : Nov 3, 2022 @ 0900-1500

 

 

Background

As part of the Penang state government’s initiatives to enhance our supply chain ecosystem and upskill the local companies’ capability, InvestPenang plans to organize a Supplier Day titled “Achieving Supply Chain Resilience: Strengthening the Metal Precision & Engineering Ecosystem” on Nov 3, 2022 (Time: 0900-1500). The venue is at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang.

Objective

The objective of this seminar is for the MNCs to share their latest metal-related sourcing requirements and the parts that they would like to localize in Penang. As of now, the confirmed speakers are Jabil, Comet, SAM Meerkat and Penang Automation Cluster. Aside from the main speakers, There will be several MNCs and LLCs that have the intention to outsource their metal parts/components to set up a small booth in the hall.

Tentative Program (Subject to change):

Time Agenda
0830 Registration
0900 Welcome Speech
0910 Keynote Remark
0930 Sharing Session by Companies (Jabil, Comet, SAM Meerkat, PAC)
1130 Panel Discussion, Q&A Session
1200 Lunch
1330 Visit sourcing display area
1500 End of Program

 

Featured Speakers

  1. Siew Jin Tan, Managing Director, Jabil Circuit Sdn Bhd
  2. Desmond Shyu, Director of Global Supply Chain, Comet Technologies Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  3. Timothy Tung, General Manager, SAM Meerkat Sdn Bhd
  4. Chuan Keat H’ng, Director, Penang Automation Cluster (PAC)

For RSVP, please click HERE(Registration Closed)

  • Participation in the event is FREE but RSVP is required and subject to organizer’s approval.
  • Max two (2) representatives from each company, priority is given to the Local SME with metal precision machining and engineering specialization
  • The registration shall close by Oct 28, 2022.
  • For further inquiry or support, please contact William at william@investpenang.gov.my or 016-440 5589

 

 

29 November

Launch of Penang GBS Industry Academy (PGIA)

You are invited to join the Launch of Penang GBS Industry Academy (PGIA) by YAB Mr. Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang, which will be held on 8th November 2022, 9.30am at Wembley Ballroom 2, Level 10, The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang. The event is held in conjunction with Penang 6th GBS Conference 2022 and Penang 50 Years of Industrialisation.

Admission is free, please RSVP by 4th Nov 2022 (Limited to 2 pax per company and/or organisation). For further enquiries, kindly contact Ain or Shaz at ain@investpenang.gov.my or shazanah@investpenang.gov.my.

 

29 November

Innovation and Career Paths in the Medical Device Industry

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation, Association of Malaysian Medical Industries (AMMI) is organizing a Medical Device Industry Career Talk 2022 on the Innovation and Career Paths in the Medical Device Industry.

Date: 25 May 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Platform: Zoom

Agenda:

2.00 pm: Welcome and Introduction

2.05 pm: Welcome Remarks by Mr Christoph Mueller Senior Vice President, Operations, Asia Pacific and Head of Center of Excellence Intravenous Access, B. Braun Medical Industries

2.15 pm: Seeing Your Passion Change A Life by Ms. Joyce Ong, HR Director, Boston Scientific

2.35 pm: Overview of R&D in B. Braun and R&D Graduates Programme by Mr. Sunny Teoh, Senior Manager, R&D Governance, B. Braun Medical Industries

3.00 pm: Developing Passion and Career in Medical Device Industry by Ts. Mohammad Syukur Md Noh, Director of Production Operations, B. Braun Medical Industries

3.20 pm: The Innovation Process by Mr Fun Mun Hin, NPI Manager, Ambu

3.40 pm: Q&A Session, moderated by Mr CS Ching, Executive Director, AMMI

4.00 pm: Session Ends

Registration is available HERE

29 November

Overview and Career Opportunities in the Medical Device Industry

Interested to find out more about the overview and career opportunities in the medical device industry? Join Association of Malaysian Medical Industries (AMMI’s) 2022 Medical Device Industry Career Talk, held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Penang’s industrialisation, to hear from a great line-up of speakers.

Date: 19 May 2022

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Platform: Zoom

Agenda:

2.00 pm: Welcome and Introduction

2.05 pm: Welcome Remarks by Mr. Fearghal Henessy, VP Operations, Boston Scientific

2.15 pm: Overview of the Medical Device Industry by Mr. C.S. Ching, Executive Director, AMMI

2.30 pm: Career Opportunities in the Medical Device Industry by Ms. Suriati Abd Samad, HR Manager, Paramit

2.50 pm: Setting the Bar on Quality Gives My Work Purpose by Ms. Cheryl Fong, Quality System Manager, Boston Scientific

3.15 pm: Bridging the University-Industry Gap by Mr. Jason Ng, Manufacturing Vice-President, UWHM

3.40 pm: Q&A Session moderated by Dato’ Loo Lee Lian, CEO, InvestPenang

4.00pm: Session Ends

Registration is available HERE

29 November

50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries (Series 3)

Description
12 themes were curated for the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation. Each theme leader, who is also the industry expert will share about Penang’s transformation in the respective themes, the current position as well as the opportunities ahead.

Focused themes for Series 3 are:
1. Industrial Revolution 4.0
2. Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
3. Talent Development & Cultivation

Join us on March 1, 2022 (Tue), 3.00pm – 4.00pm to understand the evolution of different industries and the immense potential going forward.

Click HERE to register to the webinar.

You are more than welcome to invite your network to join us virtually by extending this invitation.
For further inquiry or support, please contact Phei Wen at pheiwen@investpenang.gov.my, we look forward to hosting you in this webinar.

29 November

50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries (Series 2)

In conjunction with the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation, the organizing committee has outlined a series of webinars under “50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries”. There are 12 themes altogether, each with a theme leader who is also the industry expert, sharing about Penang’s transformation, its current position as well as the opportunities ahead in the respective themes.

In Series 2, we have invited industry leaders on board with the focused themes on:

1. 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 & 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐬
2. 𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲
3. 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩
Join us on 15 Feb 2022 (Tue), 3.00pm – 4.00pm to understand the evolution of different industries and the immense potential going forward.
For further inquiry, please contact Phei Wen at pheiwen@investpenang.gov.my.

29 November

50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries (Series 1)

In conjunction with the year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Penang’s Industrialisation, the organizing committee has outlined a series of webinars under “50 Years of Excellence and Beyond: Evolution of Penang’s Industries”. There are 12 themes altogether, each with a theme leader who is also the industry expert, sharing about Penang’s transformation, its current position as well as the opportunities ahead in the respective themes.

Kick-starting with Series 1, we have invited industry leaders on board with the focused themes on:

  1. Global Innovation Hub
  2. Digital Economy & Global Business Service (GBS)
  3. Space Technology
  4. Startup

Join us on 26 Jan 2022 (Wed), 3.00pm – 4.00pm to understand the evolution of different industries and the immense potential going forward.

Registration is available at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bwIViN61RNC3GVTX4t8aUA.

For further inquiry, please contact Phei Wen at pheiwen@investpenang.gov.my.

29 November

[Webinar] SMART Capability Building Workshop: Achieving Growth and Profitability after the Pandemic

Title: Achieving Growth and Profitability after the Pandemic

Featured Speaker: Elev8 Asia

Date : Nov 26, 2021 @ 1000-1130

Background

As the pandemic comes to an end, Speed and Agility are needed to jump start your operations into a higher level of performance to cope with the challenges of the new normal. Many are yet to go deep and beyond the common practice of Lean Manufacturing to use it as a key driving force for growth and progress.

This webinar exposes the little-touched-portions of Lean Manufacturing and how to effectively use them to grow beyond the pandemic. 

Key takeaways 

  • Able to perform self-assessment of your company on its level of productivity
  • Able to design basic strategies for growth using Toyota’s model of Hoshin Kanri (Strategic Planning)
  • Able to do operational diagnostics through a method called value stream mapping

 

Featured Speakers

Ramesh Victor

Mr. Ramesh Victor is Lean Master & Certified Lean Practitioner. He is certified in the US & trained directly by Former Toyota VPs in Japan. He has more than 20 years of practical Lean experience & helped clients saving exceed USD500,000,000 through Operational Improvement and Innovation in ASEAN. Mr Ramesh Victor also has trained more than 10,000 people in 10 countries & certified more than 500 people as Lean Masters.

About Elev8 Asia

Elev8 Asia Sdn Bhd was established in the year 2016 with its principal office in Selangor. Starting out as a Sales Channel Development Project for one of the leading Telco Companies in Malaysia, Elev8 has since expanded its range of training services including Lean Manufacturing, Digital Marketing, Sales Development Program, HR Programs, Microsoft Series, Team Building and etc.

For RSVP, please click HERE

Register Now
  • Participation in the event is FREE but RSVP is required (online registration).
  • The registration shall close on Nov 25, 2021, 5pm.
  • For further inquiry or support, please contact Mr. Chen William at william@investpenang.gov.my

Post-event materials:

Webinar Recording (click here)

29 November

[Webinar] “Beyond Covid-19: Growing the Future of Agri-tech, Food and Halal Industries” – 19 November 2021 at 10.00 am

Dear all industry members,

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Nov 19, 2021 10:00 AM
Topic: Beyond Covid-19: Growing the Future of Agri-tech, Food and Halal Industries
Register in advance for this webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WNjsjEhyRlyAMRjiTLF2Kw or scan the following QR code

With an ambition to further drive Penang’s Agriculture, Food and Halal  Industries and in ensuring Penang remains as a preferred economic and investment destination, InvestPenang in collaboration with Penang State EXCO Office for Trade, Industry & Entrepreneur Development,  Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) will be organizing a webinar –  “Beyond Covid-19: Growing the Future of Agri-tech, Food and Halal Industries” on 19 November 2021 at 10.00 am.

In this virtual session, we have invited speakers from the government agencies and industry leaders to share their views on the challenges & opportunities post COVID-19 and how innovation and technology have revolutionized Agriculture, Food and Halal industries as well as helping businesses to source for the relevant incentives available in Malaysia.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stay updated with the current happening, trends and latest government assistance schemes for the businesses!

Join us to find out more!

Should you require further info pertaining to this webinar, please email to shazanah@investpenang.gov.my / ain@investpenang.gov.my

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