Invest Kedah Berhad visited the factory site of Austria Technologie & Systemtechnic AG (AT&S) to see the latest investment development as well as to obtain the latest information on current developments.
AT&S is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end printed circuit boards (PCBs) and integrated circuit (IC) substrates. These AT&S PCB and IC substrates will be used in mobile devices, electronics industries, automotive industries as well as medical and healthcare technologies.
AT&S is in the phase of developing their first manufacturing facility in Southeast Asia, at Kulim High Technology Park (KHTP), Kedah with an investment value of RM8.5 billion and will create 5,000 jobs.
A site visit was conducted to detail the proposed development by KT Express Logistics Sdn. Bhd. for e-commerce hub that conducts import and export activities of goods by road through the Malaysia-Thailand Border Gate in Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah.
The visit was also attended by the Kedah State Economic Planning Division (BPEN), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) Logistics and Invest Division Kedah Berhad was represented by the General Manager of Operations, Mr. Mohamad Shaukhi Bin Che Lah.
COORDINATION MEETING FOR THE LAUNCHING CEREMONY OF THE E-COMMERCE HUB PHASE 1 PROJECT IN BUKIT KAYU HITAM, KUBANG PASU, KEDAH BY KT EXPRESS LOGISTICS SDN. BHD
Coordination Meeting for the Launching Ceremony of the E-Commerce Hub Phase 1 Project in Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kubang Pasu, Kedah by KT Express Logistics Sdn. Bhd. was held today at the Invest Kedah Berhad office, Wisma Darul Aman, Alor Setar.
The meeting was chaired by the Chief Operating Officer of Invest Kedah Berhad, Mr. Noor Ikhsan bin Abd Aziz and was attended by a delegation from the Royal Malaysian Customs Department led by Dr. Mohd Afandi B. Md Amin, Head of the Customs Division, JKDM Kedah, Kubang Pasu Municipal Council (MPKP), and the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM).
KT Express Logistics Sdn. Bhd. in collaboration with Invest Kedah Berhad has organized a Soft Launch of the E-Commerce Center & Memorandum of Agreement between KT Express Logistics Sdn. Bhd. and Invest Kedah Berhad dated 20 January 2022 ago.
The organization of this event is a sign of commitment by KT Express Logistics Sdn. Bhd. in developing an e-commerce hub that conducts import and export activities of goods by road through the Malaysia-Thailand Border Gate in Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kubang Pasu, Kedah in 3 phases of development.
The ceremony was also attended and witnessed by Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Haji Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor, Menteri Besar of Kedah.
Invest Kedah Berhad represented by the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Noor Ikhsan bin Abdul Aziz and General Manager (Operations), Mr. Abdul Mu’ti bin Abdul Hamid participated in a discussion session with Intel Malaysia at its office in Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kulim, Kedah.
A delegation from the State Government led by YB Dato’ Wira Dr. Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail, Chairman of the Kedah Industry & Investment, Science Technology & Innovation and Higher Education Committee, received a briefing on Intel Malaysia’s operations as well as held a bilateral session on investment potential specifically in Kedah.
The delegation was also joined by officers from PBT Hi-Tech Kulim and Kedah State Economic Planning Division (BPEN).
Intel Corporation, which is also one of the world’s largest chip makers, will invest more than RM30 billion over the next 10 years to expand its operations in Penang and Kulim, Kedah.
Patrick Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corporation was saying at a press conference announcing the new investment in December, the additional investment in the country also involved the expansion of existing manufacturing assembly test facilities as well as developing die prep procedures or pre -assembly processes with the addition of more advanced packaging capabilities.
The company also plans to have new facilities in the country to enable it to increase production volumes as well as improve its position in the technology transfer and capacity building value chain.
COURTESY VISIT ON INVEST KEDAH BERHAD FROM AUSTRIA TECHNOLOGIE & SYSTEMTECHNIK (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD. (AT&S)
Ms. Ruth Foo, Corporate Affairs & Communications Manager from Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (AT&S) paid a courtesy visit on Invest Kedah Berhad at the Invest Kedah Berhad office, Wisma Darul Aman, Alor Setar.
AT&S, the global leading manufacturer of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and integrated circuit substrates (ICs) based in Austria chose Malaysia as its first production plant location in Southeast Asia.
The new AT&S production facility at Kulim Hi-Tech Park (KHTP), Kedah, which produces high-tech PCBs and IC substrates, is expected to involve an investment of RM8.5 billion and create 5,000 high-tech and high-impact jobs.
Construction of the production plant is expected to begin in the second half of this year with the expected commercial operation in 2024.
It is hoped that this courtesy visit flourishingly established a relationship between two parties to ensure that investment development in Kedah can run smoothly.
DISCUSSION SESSION WITH SYARIKAT EASTERN GROWTH SDN. BHD. AND SUNGAI PETANI KEDAH MUNICIPAL COUNCIL (MPSPK)
YB Dato’ Wira Dr. Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail, Senior Exco for Industry & Investment, Science Technology & Innovation and Higher Education, YB Dato ‘Wira Dr. By Abd. Rahman bin Ku Ismail paid a site visit to ZXT Ruifeng Trading Sdn. Bhd. located in Gurun, Kedah.
The delegation was briefed on current operations as well as investment opportunities by the company’s management. This session was also attended by the Chief Operating Officer of Invest Kedah Berhad, Mr. Noor Ikhsan bin Abd Aziz.
BRIEFING SESSION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE E10 PROGRAM FROM THE KULIM MUNICIPAL COUNCIL (MPKK) LOCATED AT WISMA DARUL AMAN, ALOR SETAR, KEDAH
Invest Kedah Berhad participated in a Briefing Session on the Implementation of the E10 Program from the Kulim Municipal Council (MPKK) located at Wisma Darul Aman, Alor Setar, Kedah. The briefing was chaired by Mr. Muhamad Mahazi bin Haji Ibrahim, Director of the Kedah State Economic Planning Division (BPEN) cum as Chief Executive Officer of Invest Kedah Berhad.
The E10 initiative is a new express construction permit initiative and is offered by the local authority of the Kulim Kedah Municipal Council (MPKK). In formulating and developing this initiative, the Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC) Northern Region has helped provide advisory services and conduct engagement activities with the Kulim Municipal Council, industry players and technical agencies to ensure that what is designed is practical and can be implemented based on existing regulations.
This initiative makes Kedah the state of choice for investors who have advantages and potential as a major investment destination in Malaysia. The results of today’s implementation saw the success of ASPEN Glove’s factory which was able to operate and obtain a certificate of completion and compliance (CCC) as well as a business license within 10 months.
Invest Kedah Berhad was invited to participate in the TalentCorp Group Networking Dinner held at Batu Kawan, Penang.
Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) is an agency under the Ministry of Human Resources (KSM) which is responsible for attracting, nurturing and retaining the best human capital and expertise in supporting Malaysia’s journey towards achieving developed country status.
Accompanied by the Senior Management of Invest Kedah Berhad led by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Muhamad Mahazi bin Hj Ibrahim, this session helped to strengthen the relationship among the industry, especially related to human capital resources.
PRESENTATION AT THE MALAYSIAN DIGITAL INVESTMENT PROMOTION SUMMIT ORGANIZED BY THE MALAYSIA DIGITAL ECONOMY CORPORATION (MDEC) IN PUTRAJAYA
The Chief Executive Officer of Invest Kedah Berhad, Mr. Muhamad Mahazi bin Haji Ibrahim was invited to give a presentation at the Malaysian Digital Investment Promotion Summit organized by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) in Putrajaya.
The main purpose of this summit is to seek enlightenment on the aspirations and value propositions of Investment Agencies at the state level (IPA), strengthen strategies to attract digital investment in Malaysia (One Nation Approach) and create cooperation mechanisms to position Malaysia as a Digital Hub in ASEAN.
Invest Kedah Berhad which was also joined by the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Noor Ikhsan bin Abd Aziz also had the opportunity to share on the promotion sector and digital economic aspirations, incentives for investors as well as the latest marketing plans including local & international events and trade mission planning.