France-based Eolaine launches RM45 million facility at Kulim Hi-Tech Park

KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): French electronics manufacturing services company Eolan has invested €8.7 million (RM45 million) in the first phase of the project to launch a new manufacturing facility in Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kedah. Ta.

The company said in a joint statement with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) that the new factory is expected to create around 150 new jobs. Iolene also plans to “significantly” increase production capacity in the second phase to meet future demand, the company said.

“With the addition of this new facility to our pipeline, we are confident that we will be able to capture and capitalize on industry demand not only in Kedah and Malaysia, but across the Asia region,” said Olivier, Chief Executive Officer of Eolane. (CEO) said. Clement.

eolane operates in seven countries and primarily designs and manufactures electronic circuit boards for the defense, industrial, communications, rail, automotive, health, energy, and aviation markets.

The company chose Kedah’s Kulim High-Tech Park because “the state has the right infrastructure, talent and capacity to meet manufacturing demands,” Clement said.

Mida CEO Sheikh Shamsul Ibrahim Sheikh Abdul Majid said the new facility is seamlessly aligned with the government’s New Industries Master Plan 2030 and will support Malaysia’s continued economic growth and sustainability. It symbolizes Eolaine’s commitment to sustainable practices.

“We are working in every possible way to ensure that the automated plant, with its focus on sustainable practices, is not only successful, but also integrates Malaysia into Eolane’s important international value chain,” he said. .

Meanwhile, Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Muhammad Sanusi Maryland Nor said Eolene’s investment recognizes Kedah as a state that provides the right prerequisites for sustainable production of high-quality electronic products. He said he is doing so.

“This will enable Eolane to realize its vision of improving performance for operational excellence in the electronics manufacturing industry,” he said.

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