News & Notices
Aug 02, 2016
Shimadzu Corporation Starts Operation of New Analytical and Measuring Instruments Plant in Malaysia
- Strengthening Business Operations in ASEAN and India Regions
On June 17, Shimadzu Corporation (Kyoto, Japan; President Teruhisa Ueda) held an opening ceremony and started operations at Shimadzu Manufacturing Asia Sdn. Bhd. (SMA), Shimadzu's new analytical and measuring instruments manufacturing plant in Malaysia.
The new manufacturing subsidiary was incorporated in Malaysia in January 2015. It is a major part of Shimadzu's efforts to drive additional business growth and achieve the goals specified in Shimadzu's medium-term management plan (FY 2014 to FY 2016), which identifies India and the ASEAN member countries as key growth markets.
By manufacturing and supplying products that are competitive in terms of quality, price, and lead times, the new plant will ensure Shimadzu's ability to achieve growth now and over the long term.
Overview of the New Manufacturing Location
|Name||Shimadzu Manufacturing Asia Sdn. Bhd. (SMA)
(a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation)
|Location||Sendayan TechValley, Negeri Sembilan State, Malaysia|
|Building||5,350m2 property size (single story building)|
|Capitalization||66 million ringgit (about 2.3 billion yen)|
|Representative||Managing Director Norihiro Suematsu|
|Employees||61 in first year and 168 planned by FY 2020|
|Products||Spectrophotometers, chromatographs, and chromatograph mass spectrometers|
|Annual sales||About 2.9 billion yen planned for FY 2021|
|First shipments||Planned for end of September 2016|