Latest Scandinavian Malaysia News

Partially Norwegian owned Malaysian Newsprint Industries (MNI) goes bankrupt

One of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of paper across South East Asia with customers from Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong goes bankrupt. The Norwegian company Norske Skog is a partial owner of the company together with Hong Leong Group, The New Straits Times Press, and Rimbunan Hijau Group. The board of directors has concluded…

Lars Lehmann’s tee-off at Carlsberg Golf Classic

Carlsberg’s managing director Lars Lehmann tee-off’ed the Carlsberg Golf Classic on 2. August 2017. The golf tournament was back for its 24th year offering more than RM3 million worth of prizes with greater fun on the green! Themed as ‘Probably The Best Golf Tournament’, Lars Lehmann tee-offed alongside Carlsberg’s longstanding partners at a press conference…

Grundfos Expo 2017 at Sepang Racing Circuit

Grundfos held its Expo 2017 on August 3, 2017, at the Sepang International Circuit, reports the Royal Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on its Facebook page. The exhibition showed Grundfos’ latest pump solutions in building services, industry & municipalities. The event had several interesting forums and presentations on several topics related to the latest solutions…

Volvo Car Manufacturing marks long-term commitment for its Malaysia plant

Into its fifty-first year Volvo Car Manufacturing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is being rejuvenated. Restructuring is in full swing to increase its capacity and prepare for its new setup to become an assembly-only Volvo factory (the plant is already, since a few years ago, entirely focused on producing only the own Volvo brand.) ScandAsia visited…

“Amazing” Manufacturing Expo 2017 for Swedish industry 4.0 consultant, ERP provider

On 21-24 June 2017 two Swedish solutions providers within manufacturing, one being a production improvement consultant and the other an ERP system service, successfully exhibited at the Manufacturing Expo 2017 in Bangkok. They are Virtual Manufacturing (now with offices and personnel in both Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur) and Monitor ERP System Southeast Asia (with presence…

Ikano Southeast Asia’s shopping center expansion conquers Kuala Lumpur

In mid-March Ikano’s second in Malaysia, and in total its third shopping centre in Southeast Asia, opened to the public in downtown Kuala Lumpur – MyTOWN. Ikano has previously launched IPC Shopping Centre back in 2003, followed by Mega Bangna in Bangkok. Suitable MyTown is situated, but as a stand-alone building, right next to Malaysia’s…

Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest dealer in Penang

Volvo Car Malaysia on 7 July announced the appointment of its newest dealer, iRoll Auto Sdn Bhd, to better service its customers in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia. The launch ceremony of iRoll’s 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) centre was attended by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Ong Ka Chuan, Second Minister of International Trade…

Denmark-Malaysia fisheries minister meeting held

On 2 June Minister Counsellor Nina Hvid Talvela together with Trade Counsellor Joanne Looi and Commercial Assistant Catherine Clausen met with Department of Fisheries to follow up on the previous with the Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industries. They discussed the potential sites for future fish farms that will include the latest Danish RAS2020 technology…

Danish fish farming field trip in Malaysia

As a follow up to a meeting between Danish ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and the Minister of Agriculture, Minister Counsellor Nina Talvela along with the company Aquapartners in late May travelled to the east coast of Malaysia. There they looked at potential sites for future fish farms that will include the latest Danish RAS2020…