EP Manufacturing (EPMB) has introduced the opening of its first automobile seat manufacturing facility in Tanjung Malim. Constructed with an funding of barely over RM30 million, the brand new plant is ready to construct automobile seats for Proton.
Situated 2.5 km from Proton’s manufacturing facility in Tanjung Malim, the EPMB plant, which has an preliminary capability of having the ability to manufacture 150,000 units of automobile seats per 12 months, will cater to imminent automobiles from the nationwide automaker. The launch of the plant was witnessed by Perak MB Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad and Proton CEO Li Chunrong.
The corporate mentioned the manufacturing plant was developed by means of a technical partnership between it and Chinese language car components producer Zhejiang Jujin Vehicle & Bike Equipment, which presently provides automobile seats to Geely.
“We view the opening of this plant as a significant step ahead in EPMB’s partnership with Proton, which spans practically 4 a long time. This enterprise will allow us to diversify our core manufacturing enterprise from the manufacturing of steel and plastic merchandise, unlocking a brand new enterprise stream with substantial progress potential,” mentioned EPMB Group CEO Ahmad Razlan Mohamed.
It’s the second new manufacturing facility to be introduced by the corporate in latest weeks. Earlier this month, EPMB mentioned that it was beginning building of its new car meeting plant in Melaka. Situated at Hicom Pegoh Industrial Park, the meeting plant may have a capability to provide as much as 30,000 automobiles a 12 months initially when it’s up and working
The brand new plant is ready to fabricate a few car fashions from BAIC, the BJ40 Plus and X55II SUVs. Moreover, the corporate additionally expects to assemble automobiles for Nice Wall Motor Gross sales Malaysia.
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