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Our Journey in Malaysia : A Landmark Factory Unlike Any: Hotayi Electronic

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Our Journey in Malaysia : A Landmark Factory Unlike Any: Hotayi Electronic

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Hotayi Reinvests in Malaysia

Hotayi Electronic is a leading Global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company that provides a wide range of valueadded manufacturing solutions and services such as PCB assembly till box build. Founded in 1992, this Taiwanese-owned company has achieved remarkable international milestones under the leadership of its chairman, Dato’ Lee Hung Lung. For the past 27 years, Hotayi has been continuously striving for operational excellence and continuous improvement. This has become part of Hotayi’s culture, which enables the company to continue to gain trust in customer partnership over the years. 

Why Malaysia

In 2018, after just 10 months of construction, the state-of-art 350,000 sqft Hotayi Batu Kawan facility was completed in time to cater to the customer’s global strategic plans to increase capacity in South East Asia. The availability of highly-skilled, multi-lingual Hotayi Reinvests in Malaysia labour force and the efficiency of the electronics supply chain made Penang the Silicon Valley of South East Asia. In addition, Malaysia, being a politically stable country with the government adopting policies to ensure an efficient, responsible and probusiness environment was undoubtedly the first choice to establish Hotayi’s new state-ofthe- art facility. Hotayi has invested heavily in this new facility which include three major elements namely Smart, Green and Nature. Talents from all over the world were called together to accomplish this landmark factory. 

Technologies like car plate recognition, facial recognition, building management systems, and more than 500 sensors were installed and implemented into this smart factory. These technologies improve the quality of the working environment and take the employees to a new level of work-life.

Talent is at the Heart of Hotayi

Hotayi recognises that talent is at the heart of the company. Over the years, Hotayi has been able to meet all customers’ demands and requirements and attributes these successes to the strong teamwork within the employees. Hotayi strives to create a platform where talents from all areas can gather, work together, learn together, grow together, and accomplish the impossible as a team. 

As an IATF16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified company, Hotayi’s customer-base consists of reputable multinational original equipment manufacturer companies that cover diversified markets with products ranging from automotive, consumer, storage devices, commercial, public safety and industrial equipment. “To be able to support world-class customers, Hotayi needs to be a world-class company as well. To be a worldclass company, Hotayi needs to have worldclass employees,” explains Dato’ Lee, Chairman of Hotayi. 

Hence, Hotayi has been working closely with higher learning institutions to prepare and equip students with the necessary tools and skills in the industrial sector. The latest collaboration being an MoU signed with Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC). 

This MoU paves the way for TAR UC and Hotayi to collaborate on actual industrial matters amongst others internship and opportunities as well as scholarships for students in the fields of engineering, microelectronics, ICT and applied science. 

Over the years, accumulated technical expertise and experiences in manufacturing core strengths have helped to establish Hotayi as a leading-edge solution manufacturing provider that is able to meet and exceed customer needs in term of quality, cost and delivery requirements. Hotayi uses its core competency in information technology to integrate innovative automation solutions into its manufacturing processes and business workflow to provide superior quality control, high process efficiency, optimised capacity planning, end-to-end product traceability and timely delivery.