The Official Opening of Ajinomoto (M) Berhad’s New Factory in Bandar Enstek Halal Hub, Negeri Sembilan
Ajinomoto (M) Berhad (AMB) officially opened its new eco-friendly factory today on a 46 acre site in Bandar Enstek Halal Hub, in conjunction with the celebration of its 60th Anniversary in Malaysia. The opening ceremony was officiated by DYMM Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir. In attendance were State Executive Council of Negeri Sembilan YB Dato’ Hj. Ismail Bin Hj. Ahmad (representing Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan YAB Dato’ Seri Haji Aminuddin Bin Harun), the Ambassador of Japan to Malaysia, H.E Katsuhiko Takahashi, the President & Chief Executive Officer of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Mr.Taro Fujie, and AMB’s Chairman, YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Teo Chiang Liang and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tomoharu Abe.
AMB’s new factory is a ‘smart factory’ and Certified Green Building. Advanced technology that optimises operations through automation and digitalisation are incorporated to improve efficiency and productivity. The new factory is designed to provide employees a conducive and work-friendly environment, with recreational facilities. In addition, the new factory also promotes customer engagement and environmental sustainability.
Following the new factory relocation, AMB established its Corporate Headquarters at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), Bukit Jalil.
AMB continues to uphold and strengthen the Ajinomoto Group Creating Shared Value (ASV) global philosophy. The new factory has facilities to enhance community and customer engagements such as for factory tours, cooking classes and industrial customer solution-based workshops.
As a responsible corporate citizen and supporter of ESG, AMB and its new factory will continue to address global warming and environmental issues. The Company has successfully reduced Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by changing the heat source from fuel oil to natural gas, and using renewable energy from the installed solar panels. All these initiatives underpin Ajinomoto Group’s global sustainability strategy to promote better health and life, and to reduce environmental impacts.
Moving forward, AMB with its new factory strives to be a “Global Customer-Centric Halal Food Company” to contribute in resolving People’s Food and Health Issues through its Specialties and Innovative Solutions.
AJINOMOTO (M) BERHAD