Malaysia Project

Malaysia Project

Tokuyama Corporation has established a wholly owned subsidiary, Tokuyama Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., and is currently constructing two production plants located in the Samalaju Industrial Park in Sarawak, Malaysia. The plants will manufacture polycrystalline silicon for solar cells. Through the Malaysia Project, Tokuyama Corporation aims to promote the worldwide adoption of solar power generation, which has raised expectations as a clean and renewable energy source.

Project Details

Location Samalaju Industrial Park, Sarawak, Malaysia
Product to be manufactured Polycrystalline silicon
Production method Siemens method
Planned production capacity 20,000 tonnes annually
(6,200 tonnes at the first plant;13,800 tonnes at the second plant)
Planned investment Approx. ¥180 billion (¥80 billion for the first plant; ¥100 billion for the second plant)
Local corporation Company name: Tokuyama Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
President: Takeo Suzuki (concurrently Managing Executive Officer at Tokyuma Corporation)
Head office location: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Tokuyama Malaysia Sdn.Bhd.

Malaysia Project

[Kuching Head Office]
Lot 600, 6th Floor Wisma Bukit Mata Kuching Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman 93100 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
TEL: +60-82-422-705
FAX: +60-82-427-708
http://www.tokuyama.com.my/

[Bintulu Branch]
Survey Lot 7854 (255), 2nd Floor,
Assyakirin Commerce Square,Phase 2,Jalan Sultan Iskandar,P.O.Box 2831
97012 Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
TEL: +60-86-311-884

[Kuala Lumpur Branch]
A-39-2,Level39,Tower A,Menara UOA Bangsar,
No.5,Jalan Bangsar Utama1,
59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TEL: +60-3-2282- 8705

â– Tokuyama Malaysia recruitment enquiries
Human Resource Department
Email: recruit@tokuyama.com.my
TEL: +60-86-311884

Over View

A timeline of the Malaysia Project and Tokuyama Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Samalaju Site

January, 2014
Samalaju Site
Construction of the second plant is completed.

Samalaju Site

March, 2013
Samalaju Site
The first plant is near completion.

Malaysia Project

May 30, 2012
Signing ceremony for Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
A signing ceremony was held to celebrate Tokuyama's Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Sarawak Energy Bhd., a power company in Sarawak State, Malaysia. The supply of electricity began in June.

Malaysia Project

February 16, 2012
Tokuyama Malaysia holds a safety function to start the construction of the second plant.

Malaysia Project

February 15, 2012
The plant's control room is under construction.

Malaysia Project

February 1, 2012
The Samalaju Technical Training Centre commences operations.

Malaysia Project

September 28, 2011
The distillation towers are a distinctive feature of the plant.

Malaysia Project

July 1, 2011
Technical training in Japan begins for employees hired by Tokuyama Malaysia.

Malaysia Project

May 12, 2011
The president of Tokuyama Corporation outlines details of the second plant at a Tokyo press conference with 20,000 tonnes annual production capacity.

Malaysia Project

February 16, 2011
Tokuyama Malaysia holds a groundbreaking ceremony in Bintulu commemorating the start of construction of the first plant.

Malaysia Project

November 2, 2009
Tokuyama Malaysia's head office commences operations in Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak in Malaysia.

Malaysia Project

August 11, 2009
The Malaysia Project commences.

Photo Description
Construction site for the new factory at the Samalaju Industrial Park.

Malaysia Project

November 27, 2008
Tokuyama Corporation announces plans for the construction of polycrystalline silicon plant in Malaysia at the proposed Samalaju Industrial Park, which will be Tokuyama's first polycrystalline silicon factory outside Japan.

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