Thong Guan’s Grand 75th Anniversary Celebration
Thong Guan Industries Berhad recently celebrated its 75th anniversary at Equatorial Hotel, Penang. Customers, partners, and business associates from more than 30 countries attended the historic event.
It was a very well-organised and successful event, witnessed by Thong Guan's group of directors and the guest of honour, YAB Senator Dato' Lee Chee Leong, Second Deputy Minister of Finance and YB Dato’ Hj Tajul Urus Mat Zain, Kedah State Executive Counsellor.
The “DOUBLE UP” slogan was announced by our Managing director, Dato' Ang Poon Chuan during the event. This was the key message and it will be a 3-year plan in order to achieve a sales revenue increment from RM750 million to RM1.5 billion by 2020.
Newton R&D Centre’s Grand Opening was held on the same day to make the day even more memorable for Thong Guan.
We were privileged to have YB Dato' Seri Ong Ka Chuan, Minister of International Trade and Industry (II) to officiate the grand opening. Newton R&D Centre is the first dynamic simulation lab in Asia Pacific, which focuses on pallet load stability and safety. Ultimately, reducing damaged goods during transit. For more info, please visit Newton’s website at www.newton-centre.my.
20th Plastics Printing Packaging, Kenya, Africa
Africa is one of the fastest growing markets in the world and PPPEXPO Africa will attract thousands of buyers and decision makers from all levels and sectors of Plastics, Printing & Packaging Industry and aims to promote a direct business link between buyers and sellers.
Kenya, the gateways to the East African Market is fast emerging as a distribution & supply hub to the entire plastics, printing & packaging industry in the East African region.
We have visitors from other countries such as Uganda, Tanzania and Egypt as well. During the exhibition, we have also met the major players in Kenya and we target to close all these sales leads in Q4 2017.
Interpack, Messe Düsseldorf Germany
The avid interest taken by exhibitors in the run-up to Interlock 2017 that brought the world’s biggest and most important trade fair of the packaging sector and related process industries record attendance of 2,865 companies, followed by trade fair days from 4 - 10 May with high spirits and further records: 74% of the approximately 170, 500 visitors travelled from Düsseldorf from abroad - three quarter of them were decision-makers.