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May 2020 Issue

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas: Malaysia’s Technologically Advanced Container Terminal

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is Malaysia’s most prominent port with a technologically advanced container terminal. A joint venture between MMC Corporation Berhad and APM Terminals, the port was developed as a green-field investment on an area which was previously a fishing village. Strategically located at Tanjung Pelepas of Gelang Patah, PTP is well positioned at the southwest shoulder of Johor from the confluence of the busiest international shipping lanes that go through the Malacca Straits.

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May 2020 Issue

Malaysia-Russia Business Council: Renewed Efforts to Enhance Economic Ties

The Malaysia-Russia Business Council (MRBC) has been given a facelift and revived to foster bilateral economic ties and enhance business cooperation between Malaysia and the Russian Federation.

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April 2020 Issue

ISO Standards - Spurring Sustainable Business Development (SIRIM QAS)

SIRIM QAS International is the largest certification body in Malaysia that provides certification services to organisations worldwide. The Senior General Manager of the organisation’s Management System Certification Department, Mr. Mohd Hamim Imam Mustain said it is vital for organisations to comply and be certified with recognised standards to spur business growth. He added that certifications not only allow organisations to show evidence that they are complying with national or international requirements but also ensure that the management systems in place are being maintained effectively.

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April 2020 Issue

Pekan Automotive Park: The Premier Automotive Hub

The Pekan Automotive Park (PAP) Phase 2 is a key strategic infrastructure project implemented under the East Coast Economic Regional Development Council (ECERDC).

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February 2020 Issue

Kedah Rubber City : Choice Investment Destination for Rubber Industry Players

Kedah Rubber City (KRC) is the first dedicated Rubber Industrial Park in Kedah, covering an area of 1,244 acres (54 million sq.ft). KRC is envisioned to accelerate the development of the Malaysian rubber industry and is positioned to be the regional high-value rubber industrial hub in ASEAN. Strategically located within the “Rubber Belt” of the Malaysian-Thailand border, KRC is designed to leverage on the abundance of raw rubber supply and develop a complete ecosystem for the rubber industry in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) area.

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January 2020 Issue

Shining a Light on Malaysia's Investment Environment : The Business Year expands coverage of the Malaysian business landscape in 2020

The Business Year (TBY) is back in Malaysia for 2020! In partnership with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), TBY will be taking the microscope to Malaysia’s digital economy and innovation environment via its latest Malaysia-focused publication, Special Report, The Business Year: Malaysia 2020 on #Industry4WRD.

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December 2019 Issue

We Invest in Our Home : Shan Poornam Group of Companies

Industrialisation has become an essential part of modern society, and waste production is an inevitable outcome. However, some of the wastes produced are hazardous. These hazardous waste is not limited to e-waste nor is it exclusively generated by the electrical and electronics (E&E) industry. Hazardous wastes carry high environmental and health risks. It has an enormous adverse impact on the environment, human and wildlife if they are improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed. Mismanagement of hazardous waste may also lead to an increase in diseases, greenhouse effects, water contamination, severe weather and soil contamination.

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October 2019 Issue

Enhancing the Digital Economy Ecosystem

Globally, the traditional manufacturing industry is in the midst of a major change, marking the dawn of smart manufacturing or Industry 4.0. Manufacturers today face several unique challenges as they struggle to stay competitive and deliver greater value to customers. A report by consulting firm McKinsey concluded that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate an annual value of up to USD11 trillion by the year 2025, corresponding to some 11% of global GDP . Initially, the IoT value will be generated by smart manufacturing; this will be followed by smart cities and smart health.

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September 2019 Issue

Blueprint For Industry 4.0 : What Manufacturers Must Do Today

The manufacturing industry is no stranger to misconceptions and buzzwords. Collaborative automation, Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, blockchain – the real reason we allow ourselves to spin in circles on these topics is because we’re inherently hopeful and practical people: we want to build better and believe there is a path to doing so, if only we could find the way.

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June 2019 Issue

Kontron Malaysia: Joint Collaboration in High Technology Industries

Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology. With its employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world's embedded computing platforms. Kontron's product longevity, local engineering and support, and value-added services help create a sustainable and viable integrated solution for OEMs and system integrators. Kontron works closely with its customers on their embedded application-ready platforms and custom solutions, enabling them to focus on their core competencies.

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