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Industrial Electronics

Industrial Electronics

Malaysia encourages companies in this sub-sector to design, sell, and maintain electronic industrial solutions for businesses – from the electrical grid to user end points.

 

Industrial electronics refers to electronic products such as computer peripherals, equipment, telecommunication devices, transmitters, routers and embedded systems.

 

Malaysia enjoys trade benefits through General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade’s (GATT) Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), unilateral trade agreements, and trade liberalisation such as AFTA (Asian Free Trade Agreement) and ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nation). The nation has world class infrastructure, technological expertise, and manufacturing diversity to meet the demands of global business customers.

 

Malaysia’s industrial electronics sub-sector is prioritising on high technology applications to move the E&E industry towards higher value added activities. This sub-sector is moving towards greater sophistication through advanced technology applications to create more complex products. To date, Malaysia features an established electronic industrial cluster that is concentred in Penang and Kulim, Kedah.

7.1%

Domestic Investments

(RM163.55 mil)

RM2.39 bil

Total Approved Investments
in 2019

80%

92.9%

Foreign Investments

(RM2.22 bil)

RM2.39 bil

Total Approved Investments

7.1%

Domestic Investments

(RM163.55 mil)

92.9%

Foreign Investments

(RM2.22 bil)

Investment Opportunities

Automatic Data
Processing Machines

Biometrics

Mechatronics & Robotics

Professional Scientific and Test Measuring Equipment

Test & Measurement
Equipment

Test and measurement devices are analytical equipment and instruments that detect and measure physical properties, biological interactions, and electrical signals. The global test and measurement market plays an important role in the development of new products and technologies.

Companies Which Produce Test &
Measurement Equipment

The rising demand for
advanced PCBs and surface mounted
technology.

This is expected to drive the automated
optical inspection system market in the
future.

 


Consumer Electronics & Automotives

Technically-advanced electronic machines require efficiently tested PCBs to meet the manufacturing and safety standards applied for their development. The automated optical inspection system market offers application-specific testing and fault detection at every stage of the PCB production process.

Telecommunication Devices

The basic components of a modern digital telecommunications system must be capable of transmitting;

Voice

 

Data

 

Radio

 

Television Signals

 

By having an impact on all spheres of life, telecommunication brings change to the world, connecting lives and increasing efficiency.

Technology Revolution and Growth Forecasts

Recent progress in the industry has been marked by the rollout of the fifth generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks or better known as 5G. This is expected to connect people, things, data, applications, systems and cities faster and more reliably. It is a technology revolution that will bring new power to existing ICT technologies, and trigger sweeping changes in the industry.

 

Industry experts have embarked on their 5G journey and are aspiring to see their efforts bear fruit. These advances have created what is dubbed as the ‘digital era’ and are paving the way for significant IT and network architecture changes in 2019.

 

The demand for high speed data is expected to increase exponentially, and will persist in the years to come with even greater volumes of data generated by new technologies. Streaming video on ultra-high-definition TV screens, virtual reality applications, real-time online gaming, and smart homes are trends that are here to stay and these require high-capacity, low-latency network connections

 

MIDA welcomes more high technology and value added investments that can contribute to the expansion of this area in Malaysia.

Our Investors' Highlights

Keysight Technologies is among the top global player that provides innovative test and measurement solutions driven by the growing market for end user industries such as automotive, aerospace, ICT, industrial and semiconductor. Keysight is one of the eight pioneer MNCs that kick-started the establishment of the Penang Silicon Valley.

- Keysight Technologies

Get Started

MIDA provides comprehensive support to your business as you consider the competitive and comparative advantages Malaysia has to offer for your investment. Explore our dedicated resources, wide range of facilities or consultation services to assist you in expanding your operations here.
Learn more about the essential forms and guidelines to help you get started on your journey in Malaysia’s manufacturing sector.
Company can submit application and track the application status online via MIDA InvestMalaysia portal at investmalaysia.mida.gov.my
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