Camfil Malaysia expand manufacturing plant

BATU GAJAH: Air filter and sokution provider Camfil Malaysia Sdn Bhd celebrates its manufacturing plant expansion in Bemban Industrial Park, here today. 

Camfil Malaysia head of plant and vice president of Camfil supply chain in Asia Pacific Karunagaran Krishnan said the strategic move emphasises the company's unwavering commitment to sustainability, growth, innovation, and addresses the increasing demands of the Asia Pacific market.

The facility costs about RM60 milion and boasts a new showroom and an auditorium specifically designed to facilitate customer visits, product showcases, product launches, training and industry events. 

"The plant also incorporates advanced laboratories dedicated to research and development. These labs are crucial in driving continuous innovation, ensuring that Camfil remains at the forefront of technological advancements in air filtration. 

"The new plant's initiatives prioritise sustainability. With a dedicated commitment to ecofriendly practices, the facility focuses on producing energy-efficient products, aligning seamlessly with Camfil's dedication to a greener future," said Karunagaran.

He said the company is targeting a return on investment within the next five to seven years. 

The operation of the Swedish company's factory provides as many as 200 new job opportunities for locals, with the total number now approaching 600 people.

"I'm proud to say 100 per cent of workers here including the staff engineer are Malaysians," he said.

The launch were attended by Swedish ambassador to Malaysia Dr Joachim Bergström; Camfil president of Asia Pacific Alan O' Connel and Perak Customs director Datuk Abdul Ghafar Mohd.

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