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Joy Lee

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Recent and archived articles by Joy Lee

16 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

A different kind of bag

Plastic bag manufacturer enters new phase of business with compostable bags.

Making the change: Vijayasagren hopes to see more retailers switch from plastic bags to compostable bags.
9 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Finding profit in solving problems

ONE of Dr Ho Wai Loon and Ooh Wei Chee’s favourite idioms is “Rome wasn’t built in a day”. They use it liberally to support all their efforts in building Abbe Group.

Pushing research: Ooh (left) and Ho spend time looking into design processes and industrial solutions.
25 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Spiced with trial and error

Producer moves downstream into local snacks in view of export potential

Global ambition: Koh hopes to boost the profile of the muruku as a Malaysian snack in the international market.
25 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Pushing nanotechnology products to the fore

AS A growing number of producers look towards nanotechnology to enhance their products, there is a need to safeguard consumers and ensure the quality of such products, says Nanoverify Sdn Bhd managing director Johan Iskandar Hasan.

Local skills: Johan says Malaysia has the talent and know-how to develop local nanotechnology products.
18 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Greased the Kleen way

Optimism and perseverance pay off for alternative diesel producer

The core: The homogeniser is at the heart of its technology, says Marizan.
4 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Keeping the wheels turning

The second-generation of Linaco Group takes the business through new challenges and opportunities

A renaissance: Ling expects the coconut industry to grow as more interest goes into the crop.
28 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Young and ambitious

CHRISTOPHER Liang, 33, wasn’t one of those who fancied looking young. Once, he tried growing out a beard to look older but decided to do away with the facial hair when it made him look messy.

Right move: Liang focuses on getting the company culture and core values down pat right from the start.
21 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Investing in technology to improve output

AMONG the busy production floors at its base in Hulu Langat, Selangor, sits Proguard Tecnologies (M) Sdn Bhd’s lab. Chief operation officer Datuk Lee Ngai Mun calls this “the heart of the company”.

Quality assurance: The company invests in equipment and manpower to maintain a good lab.
21 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Wearing a hat of the right size

OVERSIZED ambitions used to be a hindrance for Datuk Lee Ngai Mun.

Coming to terms: Dont wear a big hat if you dont have a big head, says Lee.
21 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

SMEs need to look at export market

OUR country has seen a lot of changes over the past two weeks.

Supporting SMEs: (from left) Bursa Malaysia EVP for new development & market facilitation, commercial & development Shahrul Amry Abdul Malek, New World Petaling Jaya Hotel general manager Jai Kishan, Credit Guarantee Corp chief corporate officer Abdul Rahim Raduan, RHB Banking Group head of group business & transaction banking Jeffrey Ng, Wong, DiGi chief business officer Eugene Teh, PKT Logistics Group group chief executive & managing director Datuk Michael Tio, Matrade senior director of strategic planning division Datuk Aureen Jean Nonis and BDO Malaysia partner Law Kian Huat at the launch of SOBA 2018.

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