US-Based Panduit Elevates Manufacturing Landscape With New State-Of-The-Art Plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia - MIDA | Malaysian Investment Development Authority
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US-Based Panduit Elevates Manufacturing Landscape With New State-Of-The-Art Plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

US-Based Panduit Elevates Manufacturing Landscape With New State-Of-The-Art Plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Johor Bahru, Malaysia (15 May 2024)—Panduit, a global leader and manufacturer of  cutting-edge electrical and network infrastructure solutions, proudly announces the  opening of its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. This  milestone marks a significant advancement in manufacturing processes, fortifying  Panduit’s supply chain to deliver top-notch cable tie products while meeting the growing  demands of its clientele. Spanning an impressive 25,083 square metres, the facility  commenced operations in October 2023, poised to create 184 new direct job  opportunities by the end of 2024. 

Mr. YB Lee Ting Han, Johor State Executive Member and Chairman of Investment, Trade,  Consumer Affairs and Human Resources Committee, who was present at the plant  opening ceremony shared, “The decision by Panduit Corporation to establish operation  in Johor is a testament to our State’s strategic advantages such as location, robust  technology and basic infrastructure, diverse talent pool, as well as Johor’s role as a hub  for the ASEAN market. We trust that this investment will further boost Malaysia and  Johor’s reputation as the top investment destination for high technology and precision  manufacturing industries.” 

Mr. Sikh Shamsul Ibrahim Sikh Abdul Majid, Chief Executive Officer of MIDA, expressed  his enthusiasm, stating, “Malaysia is actively advancing to attract high-tech investments,  and we take pride in welcoming an industry leader like Panduit. Their presence not only  enhances our high-tech talent pool but also provides a compelling advantage in the global  market. It aids our SMEs in adopting advanced manufacturing technologies, contributes  to the development of the plastics industry ecosystem, and strengthens the resilience of  Malaysia’s supply chains and economic landscape.” 

“Johor Bahru is a vibrant and established center of industrial manufacturing in South Asia  with a sophisticated infrastructure system as well as strong manufacturing and  operational capabilities,” explained Panduit Senior Vice President and Managing Director  for Asia-Pacific, Harry Woo. “The strategic decision of building a new plant in Johor Bahru  will help us remain competitive while maintaining our strategic presence in the area and  ensuring ongoing service to our customers.”“Our modern manufacturing facility is equipped with advanced robotics and automation  to maximise productivity,” said Panduit Senior Vice President of Operations David  Tallentire. “Additionally, to improve the overall efficiency and sustainability of the plant,  

we incorporated advanced features to optimise energy performance and implemented  high efficiency design practices for a more streamlined building and manufacturing  process.” Tallentire added that Panduit looks forward to leveraging the strong logistical  connections for ease of supply to its Asian customers and into the wider global supply  chain. 

Panduit’s utilisation of engineering plastics in its manufacturing processes aligns  seamlessly with Malaysia’s New Industrial Master Plan 2030, which prioritises the  promotion of high-value-added industries and the adoption of advanced technologies.  Furthermore, Malaysia’s Chemical Industry Roadmap 2030 underscores the country’s  focus on promoting engineering plastics as a key segment within the chemical sector.  Panduit’s commitment to innovation resonates with Malaysia’s aspirations to propel  economic growth through technology-driven industries, paving the way for a prosperous  future. 


About MIDA 

MIDA is the government’s principal promotion agency under the Ministry of Investment,  Trade and Industry (MITI) to oversee and drive investments into the manufacturing and  services sectors in Malaysia. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, MIDA has 12  regional and 21 overseas offices. MIDA continues to be the strategic partner to  businesses in seizing the opportunities arising from the technology revolution of this era.  For more information, please visit and follow us on X, Instagram ,  Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok and YouTube channel. 

About Panduit 

Since 1955, the Panduit culture of curiosity and passion for problem-solving have enabled  more meaningful connections between companies’ business goals and their marketplace  success. Panduit creates innovative electrical and network infrastructure solutions for  enterprise-wide environments, from the data center to the telecom room, from the desktop  to the plant floor. Headquartered in Tinley Park, IL, USA and operating in 112 global  locations, Panduit has a proven reputation for quality and technology leadership, coupled  with a robust partner ecosystem, to help support, sustain, and empower business growth  in a connected world. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Siti Halimaton Mohd. Rejab
Director, Chemical and Advanced Material Division
+603-2267 6701| [email protected]

Thomas Poh
Director, Chemical and Advanced Material Division
Panduit Singapore Pte Ltd T: 65 6305-7552 x74002| [email protected]