Iconic Worldwide aims to be leading glove maker

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (left) officiating the groundbreaking ceremony of Iconic Medicare PPE Facility on Saturday. With him is Iconic Worldwide Bhd managing director Datuk Tan Kean Tet.

BATU KAWAN: Iconic Worldwide Bhd aims to become a leading glove maker in the world following its investment of RM155 million for a new personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing plant here in Penang.

Its managing director Datuk Tan Kean Tet said the group's wholly-owned subsidiary, Iconic Medicare Sdn Bhd, intends to manufacture and trade latex and nitrile gloves for household, industrial and medical use, as well as two main types of disposable face masks.

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