9 September, JOHOR BAHRU – Integrated industrial space solutions provider AME Elite Consortium Berhad (AME, the Group, Bloomberg: AME:MK; Reuters: AMEE.KL) is propelling the expansion of Jstar Motion Sdn Bhd (Jstar Motion) by building its fourth manufacturing facility in i-Park@Indahpura, to cater to increasing demand for smart technologies used in equipment and appliances in offices, medical facilities, industrial and homes.
AME had completed Jstar Motion’s two plants in i-Park@Indahpura in the first half of 2020, and is completing a third plant in the same industrial park in the first quarter of 2021. The fourth plant has 137,629 sq ft built-up area, and is targeted to commence construction in November 2020 and be completed in May 2021. Jstar Motion’s investments for land and buildings in i-Park@Indahpura amount to over RM100 million, and its total manufacturing built-up area would stand at about 467,800 sq ft upon the completion of the fourth plant. Jstar Motion is a subsidiary of China based Zhejiang Jiecang Linear Motion Technology Co.,Ltd (Jiecang), a leading provider of linear motion system for intelligent and ergonomic products that are supplied to prominent corporations and brands worldwide. Jiecang’s products include linear actuators, frames, smart controls, and accessories, with wide applications in fields like smart office, medical care, home care and intelligent industries.
“AME’s i-Parks continue to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) from high-valued industries globally, a testament to our capabilities in delivering comprehensive industrial space solutions increasingly in demand by multinational corporations. We appreciate Jstar Motion’s choice of i Park@Indahpura as its first production base in Southeast Asia, complementing its other bases in China and America. Jstar Motion has also entrusted us to design and construct all four of its plants on a fast track basis to cater to expanding business, and we look forward to support future requirements. We are confident that our i-Parks would be able to secure even more FDI and domestic customers over the next year. This comes as as we build on our track record of not only offering quality one-stop solutions amid a conducive industrial resort environment, but also being an experienced growth partner to our clients.” – Kelvin Lee Chai, Group Managing Director, AME Elite Consortium Berhad.
i-Park@Indahpura, launched in 2011, is an award-winning, gated and guarded full-service industrial park in Johor spanning 205 acres. It is home to numerous Malaysian and international companies across various industries, including precision engineering, pharmaceutical manufacturing, trading, warehouse/storage, electrical and electronics (E&E) manufacturing, research and development (R&D) and assemblies.
AME is developing two integrated industrial parks in Johor: i-Park@Indahpura (Phase 3) and i-Park@Senai Airport City (Phases 1, 2 and 3). Both industrial parks feature custom-built industrial buildings within a well-planned gated and guarded compound, complemented by recreational facilities and workers’ dormitories.