Linde Malaysia,a member of The Linde Group, one of the world’s leading gases and engineering companies, will invest EUR30 million (RM150 million) to expand its gas and liquid production capacities to meet growing customer demands in central Malaysia. Linde’s announcement today is the latest in a series of recent investments that Linde has made in Malaysia in the past 12 months.
Linde will construct and commission a new gas and liquid producing air separation unit (ASU) at its site in Hicom Industrial Estate (Hicom). The new ASU will be integrated into the pipeline supply network of existing plants which Linde operates in Bukit Raja and Hicom. The investment will enable Linde to meet forecast growth in the central Malaysian region through the next decade. The expansion project is expected to be completed by 2018.
Honda Malaysia has introduced a new hybrid variant of the Honda City yesterday.
The Honda City Hybrid is powered by a 1.5 L DOHC i-VTEC engine along with an integrated high power motor. The combined power output stands at 137 PS with a peak torque of 170 Nm. Interestingly, this means the power output is almost the same as that of a 1.8 L engine.
The 18th Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition (APRCE) which is held once every two years will take place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from October 25 to 27, 2017.
The 18th APRCE 2017 is expected to bring about 3,000 delegates from 18 countries and the event itself will bring participants together to learn, discover and network, and make meaningful connections with other industry professionals.