Rapid Manufacturing global electronics manufacturing company specialising in custom-designed wire and cable harnesses, electro-mechanical, and box build assemblies, unveiled a new expansion of its operations in Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia.
The new facility will continue to serve its customers in the aerospace, telecommunication, medical, semiconductor, automotive, and industrial automation sectors.
Beyond manufacturing roles, the site will also house a knowledge-intensive regional center, establishing a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence (COE) to drive the company, up its value chain and eventually positioning itself as an industry leader.
Datuk Wira Arham Abdul Rahman, Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) congratulated the company on its impressive milestone, said, “The expansion of Rapid Manufacturing’s production facility is a testament to the long-term growth in demand for the industry globally, and Malaysia is well positioned to capitalise on these opportunities.”
“By leveraging the country’s comprehensive electrical and electronics (E&E) ecosystem and our mature semiconductor supply chain, the new facility is expected to have a positive impact on job creation, benefiting the local community and rakyat at large, while enhancing the country’s supply chain to meet the rapidly changing requirements of the E&E industry.
“Additionally, this expansion will encourage innovation in emerging fields in the country.
“This development aligns perfectly with the Government’s aspirations under the Twelfth Malaysia Plan and the New Investment Policy, strengthening the fundamentals of Malaysia’s investment ecosystem,” he added.
With over 47 years of operations in the cable and connector industry, Rapid Manufacturing with its very strong customer focused approach, has been able to meet the high demands on reliability and quality conformance with a diverse customer base across multiple industries in different regions.
The company is delighted to spearhead its expansion and investment initiatives in the Southeast Asian region, particularly in Malaysia.