AME Elite Consortium Breaks Ground for Bucher Emhart Glass Manufacturing Facility in Malaysia
AME Elite Consortium Berhad, the leading provider of integrated industrial space solutions, celebrated a momentous milestone with the groundbreaking ceremony for the MYR 108 million (EUR 22.8 million) manufacturing facility of Bucher Emhart Glass. The event took place at i-Park@Senai Airport City, Johor, Malaysia, marking the commencement of the construction phase following the initial agreement signed just three months ago.
Expanding Manufacturing Capabilities in Southeast Asia
Bucher Emhart Glass, a global leader in the glass industry, is making a significant investment in Southeast Asia through the construction of this state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Spanning an impressive built-up area of approximately 300,000 square feet, the facility represents Bucher Emhart Glass’s commitment to enhancing its manufacturing capabilities in the region. The completion of the facility is projected for 2024.
Distinguished Attendees and Prominent Support
The groundbreaking ceremony was graced by esteemed dignitaries, including Johor State Investment, Trade, and Consumer Affairs Committee chairman Lee Ting Han, Bucher Emhart Glass president Matthias Kümmerle, and vice-president Logistics & Manufacturing Juan P. Montes. Additionally, AME Group managing director Kelvin Lee Chai and executive director Simon Lee were present, further emphasizing the collaborative effort behind this significant venture.
A Privilege and Validation of Excellence
Kelvin Lee expressed his gratitude, stating, “Being entrusted by a global leader like Bucher Emhart Glass for the development of their manufacturing facility at i-Park@Senai Airport City is a privilege for AME. This substantial investment validates our efforts to provide world-class facilities and foster a thriving industrial ecosystem that empowers the growth of international-scale organizations.”
The groundbreaking ceremony symbolizes a remarkable step forward in the development of Bucher Emhart Glass’s manufacturing capabilities in Southeast Asia. This strategic partnership between AME Elite Consortium and Bucher Emhart Glass sets the stage for a bright future of innovation, growth, and success in the glass industry.
Source: AME Elite Consortium Berhad with additional information added by Apazone