Category: Malaysia

Camfil Farr to open new plant in Malaysia






Swedish clean air solution company Camfil Farr will on April 26 officially open its new factory in Ipoh, Malaysia.      Camfil Farr specializes in filters for clean air solutions and is one of the world’s leading companies in clean air technology and air filter production It’s filtration technology covers three main areas: comfort air (protecting people),…

Official advice about South East Asia and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome






Alarm reports are carried in Scandinavian and Asian media about a new type of pneumonia that reputedly broke out in China and have spread worldwide. To get unbiased official information about this disease, we recommend our readers to visit the The World Health Organisation, WHO, website. WHO’s latest statement on 15 March read like this:…

Danida sponsors port waste management workshop in Malaysia






Danish International Development Agency (Danida) in February sponsored a regional workshop on Port Waste Management Plan held at Concorde Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, attended by delegates from 10 member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).       The workshop was aimed at encouraging discussions among ASEAN countries that would help promote regional…

Nordic Investment Bank – a credit resource for Scandinavian SME’s in Asia






Have you got a great idea, product or service and the company to deliver it but lack the funds to make it all happen?      Then maybe you should talk to the Nordic Investment Bank, NIB, a low-key institution for Nordic companies doing business in Asia and elsewhere.      And you don’t need to be big to…

More Swedish companies get ADB projects – potential to sign contracts for USD 5 Million during 2003






“Several companies from Sweden are short listed for ADB projects,” says Mr.Lars Andreasson, Minister at the Swedish embassy in Manila and responsible for ADB contacts.      “Just recently Hifab won a USD 800 000 consulting contract in Afghanistan. It is reasonable to believe that the outcome of ADB deals to Swedish businesses 2003 will be considerably…

New IKEA store in Kuala Lumpur






Swedish home appliances giant IKEA is currently finishing construction of a large new department store in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to replace the current much smaller store.      “Our present store, 8000 square meters and located in a shopping centre, is too small and we cannot deliver the IKEA concept fully, says Ms. Asa Hjort,…

Fingerprint Cards selects reseller in Singapore






The Swedish biometric company Fingerprint Cards signed a distributor license agreement early February with Autostar Technology Pte in Singapore.      Based on Autostar’s long experience in the biometric industry, the Swedish company plans to market and sell Fingerprint Cardsด technology in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia as well as develop end user solutions and products based on…

Smedvig to build new tender rig in Southeast Asia






Smedvig has entered into an agreement with Malaysia Shipyard and Engineering Sdn Bnd in South Malaysia for the purpose of building a new self erecting tender rig. The new unit is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter 2004, and capital expenditure is estimated to approximately US$67 million,including the derrick equipment set.      The tender rig…