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Virtual Manufacturing – Swedish experts on production improvements

Virtual Manufacturing (VM) from Sweden, a supplier of ‘lean-based production development services’, is successfully on their way to building a market within Southeast Asia’s huge manufacturing base. Since its arrival to this region VM has gained good – and fast – traction, with many leads and their first clients in Malaysia and Thailand. This was…

Assigned to re-write Denmark’s identity: Create Business Cup

The Creative Business Cup (CBC), a global ecosystem, network and start-up competition for creative, each year gathers the national winners to compete in its global finals in Copenhagen, including participants from Malaysia and Thailand. CBC has also developed a global network for stakeholders related to creative and innovative entrepreneurs, as well as for investors. And,…

Sweden-Malaysia seminars: Digital and Efficient Manufacturing

A productive workshop on Digital and Efficient Manufacturing, focusing on the phenomenon known as Industry 4.0, was arranged in Kuala Lumpur on 6 September and Penang on 7 September by Business Sweden, in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden Kuala Lumpur and the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM). Swedish innovation and industrial efficiency knowhow was…

Swedish Ambassador promoted Swedish dads expo

In late September the Ambassador of Sweden Mr Dag Juhlin Dannfeldt met with Seri Hajah Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, to promote the Swedish dads photo exhibition project. The meeting was successful and the Minister gave an impressive presentation on improving gender equality in Malaysia, including on dads taking a…

Norway’s annual Kuala Lumpur Seafood Gala Dinner 2017

The announcement it out that on Friday 13 October the annual Seafood Gala Dinner will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. This highly anticipated yearly event will feature a spectacular seafood buffet, provided by renowned chef Frank Naesheim and his team. Composed entirely of seafood flown in from…

Malaysian Ministry of Health in Denmark

The Danish Embassy in Malaysia and the Director General of the Malaysian Ministry of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, is currently in Denmark to learn about Danish Healthcare and Eldercare solutions. On 22 August they attended a meeting at the Danish Ministry of Health, and visited Bispebjerg Hospital with local companies, 2Trace, Viewcare and…

New IKEA distribution center for Asean in Malaysia

The Swedish-founded furniture retailer IKEA will be establishing a regional distribution and supply chain center for Asean in Malaysia. An investment of RM908 million (SEK1718 million). It will become among the top 10 largest regional distribution centers of the Ikea Group globally, adopting the structure and technology of Ikea’s biggest regional distribution center in Germany, said the Malaysian Investment…

Joakim Ladeborn new Deputy Consul General Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Sweden in Hong Kong and Macau bid farewell to the Deputy Consul General, Ms Wictoria Amandustin Weinstock and welcomed her successor the Deputy Consul General, Mr Joakim Ladeborn. The Swede was previously also the Deputy Head Of Misson at Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur. Source: Consulate General of Sweden in…