Invest Kedah Berhad held a visit to Nextglass Technologies Sdn. Bhd. located in Kulim, Kedah. The company which operates in producing Barrier Film, Conductive Film, Electrochromic Film and Polymer Disperser Liquid Crystal film (PDLC) is a foreign -owned company with a domestic and international product market.
In addition, Invest Kedah has received information related to manufacturing operations as well as discussed the latest investment potential and positive impact through the employment opportunities offered by this company to the local community.
WORKING SESSION WORKSHOP ON COOPERATION PROGRAM BETWEEN GOVERNMENT & PRIVATE AGENCIES TO PROMOTE AND UPGRADE KULIM HI-TECH INDUSTRIAL PARK LOCATED AT THE LIGHT HOTEL, PENANG
Invest Kedah Berhad participated in the Working Session Workshop on Cooperation Program Between Government & Private Agencies to Promote and Upgrade Kulim Hi-Tech Industrial Park located at The Light Hotel, Penang.
The program organized by Kulim Industrial Tenants Association (KITA) in collaboration with Invest Kedah Berhad was also attended by YB Dato’ Wira Dr. Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail, Senior State Executive Council Member, Industry & Investment, Higher Education, Science, Technology & Innovation.
SITE VISIT TO EVERGREENERGY RESOURCES TRADING SDN. BHD. LOCATED IN BUKIT SELAMBAU INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, SUNGAI PETANI, KEDAH
Invest Kedah Berhad held a visit to Evergreenergy Resources Trading Sdn. Bhd. located in Bukit Selambau Industrial Estate, Sungai Petani, Kedah.
The company which operates in producing refined palm oil for industrial use in Biodiesel and HVO plants is a locally owned company with an international product market.
In addition, Invest Kedah has received information related to manufacturing operations as well as discussed, the latest investment potential and positive impact through the employment opportunities offered by this company to the local community.
The factory visits this time was also attended by the General Manager (Operation) Invest Kedah Berhad, Mr. Abdul Mu’ti binAbdul Hamid.
OPENING CEREMONY OF NCER STRATEGIC PROJECT – KEDAH RUBBER CITY (KRC) OFFICIATED BY YAB PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA LOCATED IN KEDAH RUBBER CITY, PADANG TERAP, KEDAH
KRC is ready to accept investors – Already attracted some RM4 billion worth of committed investment that will create 7,000 new job opportunities.
Chief Executive Officer of Invest Kedah Berhad and Director of Kedah State Economic Planning (BPEN), Encik Muhamad Mahazi bin Haji Ibrahim was also present to witness the Opening Ceremony of NCER Strategic Project – Kedah Rubber City (KRC) officiated by YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob, located in Kedah Rubber City, Padang Terap, Kedah.
Kedah Rubber City (KRC), Malaysia’s first ever dedicated rubber eco industrial park that is expected to sustain the current growth trajectory of Kedah. To be developed in two phases in an area spanning 1,244 acres, KRC is one of the Federal Government’s national strategic projects implemented via NCIA with the aim of making it a leader in the development of Malaysia’s rubber industry, as well as a global hub for high-value rubber industry.
Phase 1 of KRC development has already been completed and the industrial park is now ready to welcome the arrival of investors. Following the remarkable progress of KRC Phase 1, Phase 2 of the project is scheduled to commence in 2023.
KRC is expected to boost the income of rubber smallholders in Kedah by ensuring continuous and sustainable demand for their natural rubber, as well as stabilising rubber prices by optimising rubber usage through the production of value-added downstream products. Response towards KRC has been encouraging to-date, as it has already attracted some RM4 billion worth of committed investment that will create 7,000 new job opportunities. In fact, KRC is already on track to meet its RM10 billion private investment target by 2025, five years earlier than the original target of 2030. The investment will create around 15,000 job opportunities for the locals, not only in Padang Terap but also Kedah in general.
Meanwhile, Kedah Menteri Besar YAB Dato’ Seri Haji Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor in his speech said that Kedah’s economy has made a strong rebound in 2021 on the back of private investments in export-driven manufacturing sector, particularly in the production of rubber gloves, electrical and electronic products, as well as renewable energy. He added that investment growth for Kedah will be further sustained with the implementation of high-impact strategic projects such as KRC.
“I am confident that KRC is also able to follow in the footsteps of Kulim Hi-Tech Park (KHTP) in attracting quality investments that can generate spill-over effects to the people of Kedah, especially in terms of new employment and entrepreneurship opportunities,” he noted.
The official launch of KRC today was also attended by Minister in the Prime Minister Department (Economy), YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Bin Mohamed; Rural Development Minister, YB Dato’ Seri Mahdzir Bin Khalid; Perlis Menteri Besar, YAB Dato’ Seri Azlan Bin Man; Perak Menteri Besar, YAB Dato’ Seri Saarani Mohamad; and YB Dato’ Wira Dr. Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail, Senior Member of the Kedah State Executive Council, Chairman of the Industry and Investment, Science, Technology, Innovation and Higher Education.
Post-Investment Division of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) HQ, Kuala Lumpur and MIDA Kedah/Perlis held a 2022 Infrastructure Pre-Audit Visit located in several industrial areas in Kedah. The delegation conducted an audit at the location of Bandar Baru Mergong Industrial Area, Alor Setar, Bandar Darul Aman Industrial Area, Jitra, Simpang Empat Light Industrial Park, Alor Setar, Gurun Industrial Area, Sungai Tukang Industrial Area, Sungai Petani and Padang Meha Industrial Area, Kulim.
MEETING SESSION WITH THE DOMESTIC INVESTMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATION DIVISION, MALAYSIAN INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MIDA) HEADQUARTERS
Meeting on the proposed development of E-Commerce Hub Phase 2 which carries out Import & Export activities of goods by road in Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kubang Pasu District, Kedah Darul Aman with YB Dato’ Wira Dr. Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail, Senior Member of the Kedah State Executive Council, Chairman of the Industry and Investment, Science, Technology, Innovation and Higher Education.
SITE VISIT TO SYARIKAT SCM INDUSTRIES MALAYSIA SDN BHD LOCATED AT TAMAN INDUSTRI SAUJANA, SAUJANA INDAH, LUNAS
Invest Kedah Berhad held a factory visit to Syarikat SCM Industries Malaysia Sdn Bhd located at Taman Industri Saujana, Saujana Indah, Lunas.
Invest Kedah has received information related to manufacturing operations as well as discussed, the latest investment potential and positive impact through the employment opportunities offered by this company to the local community.
The factory visits this time was also attended by the General Manager (Operations) of Invest Kedah Berhad, Mr. Abdul Mu’ti bin Abdul Hamid.
The Chief Executive Officer of Invest Kedah Berhad, Mr. Muhammad Mahazi bin Haji Ibrahim was invited to participate in the FMM 2022 Chinese New Year Hi-Tea Gathering Session held at the Park Avenue Hotel, Sungai Petani.
The event provides a platform for networking sessions for FMM members, customers, private/government companies and service providers in the state of Kedah.
Mr. Muhammad Mahazi bin Haji Ibrahim was also given the opportunity to deliver a speech and briefing related to the Kedah Development Plan 2035 to all attendees.
INDUSTRY – ACADEMIA DIALOGUE SESSION AT KULIM HIGH TECH PARK (KHTP) LOCATED AT KULIM GOLF & COUNTRY RESORT
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in collaboration with Invest Kedah Berhad has held the Industry – Academia Dialogue Session at Kulim High Tech Park (KHTP) located at Kulim Golf & Country Resort.
The delegation from MIDA was led by Ms. Aizah Abdullah, Director of the Industrial and Expatriate Talent Management Division, MIDA and was also joined by representatives from the Ministry of Higher Education and Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA).
The program was accompanied by invitations from relevant companies around Kulim Hi-Tech Park (KHTP) by focusing on current challenges and issues facing the industry. Apart from that, the delegation was also brought to pay a working visit to First Solar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. to view manufacturing operations.