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Message from Our Managing Director
Kaneka Malaysia Group of Companies
will celebrate our 20 years
anniversary in operation come 2016.
During this 20 years, Kaneka
Malaysia Group has been continuously
expanding our business through
affirmative capital investment based
on the strategy that Kaneka’s long
term vision, prioritize Asia market
set forth in.
In 2015, Kaneka Malaysia Group has
been grown to the largest complex
plant in the Asia region (except
Japan) which are consisting of five
companies, Kaneka (Malaysia), Kaneka
Eperan, Kaneka Paste Polymers,
Kaneka Innovative Fibers and Kaneka
Apical Malaysia. We are producing
various kind of products, such as,
Kane Ace, Eperan, Paste PVC, Futura
(FPW), Apical and Graphite sheet at
Gebeng Industrial Area in Kuantan.
In addition to these existing
products, Kanekalon, which is under
construction right now, will be
started its commercial operation in
October 2015, and MS polymer, on
which capital investment has been
decided, is scheduled for commercial
operation in early 2017. These new
plant will further expand our scale
of operation and business.
In order to grow together with our
customers and business partner, we
will continue to provide high
quality product while continuing to
develop new products that meet
customers’ requirement from the
ASEAN and China region. We have the
capability for innovative
manufacturing that harnessed the
synergy of a complex production
base. We are able to build a strong
relationship of mutual trust with
customers by our diversity. We will
have a possibility to be able to
become Asia’s logistic center by
leveraging advantageous FTA network.
We will continue to harness our
potentials to the maximum and
provide high quality product.
Mr. Fukuo Tsubouchi
Message from Our Plant General Manager
The Kaneka Malaysia (KM) group
production site in Gebeng Industrial
Area, Kuantan, Malaysia has a solid
history of strong operational
performance and customer satisfaction.
The site has a demonstrated ability to
respond quickly and decisively to
business opportunities and customer
The KM team is committed to providing
outstanding manufacturing and supply
chain services for each of our business
divisions. We are engaged at each level
of the organization. Everyone is
accountable for work they perform,
recognizes the importance of their job,
and understands the connection between
their work and our customer’s success.
The KM culture places a high importance
on speed to market and customer
satisfaction. Our competitive cost of
production, technical expertise and work
force flexibility allow our business
teams to clear constrains and move
quickly. In addition to traditional and
customized manufacturing and supply
chain services, KM has demonstrated the
ability to execute process development &
scale-up through collaboration with
Kaneka Corporation’s R&D group in Japan.
The plant is located on a 98 acres
(400,000 m2) site at the Gebeng
Industrial Area in Kuantan, Malaysia.
The first KM plant started its operation
in 1996, and since then, the site has
continue to grow and will become the
largest and strongest Kaneka
manufacturing site outside of Japan in
the next few years.
We provide quality products that make
new technologies work and enable our
customers and the KM plant to grow. We
do this by embracing our employees'
can-do spirit, 3-C concept (Challenge,
Concentration and Communication), and
Operational Excellence. Kaneka Malaysia
will develop to be the model plant of
the Kaneka Corporation’s group and will
be the choice for providing innovative
and total manufacturing solutions to our
customers and business associates.
Mr. Syed Ahmad Syed Idrus