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Oji Holdings to establish new corrugated container plant in Malaysia

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Oji Holdings to establish new corrugated container plant in Malaysia

August 06, 2020 - 08:07

TOKYO, Aug. 4, 2020 (Press Release) -Oji Holdings Corporation (President: Masatoshi Kaku, Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo) has decided to establish a new corrugated container plant in Johor, Malaysia.

  1. Corrugated container business in Malaysia

Oji group set “expansion of overseas business” as one of the major pillars to strive towards the realization of an innovative value-creating company.

Our group is operating 8 corrugated container plants in Malaysia (3 in North, 3 in Central & 2 in South) and doubled the production capacity of 2 plants in Central last year. Oji group will further to expand business by establishing the new third plant in South where demand growth is expected.

The new plant will be Oji group’s 26th corrugated container plant in South East Asia and India.

2. Overview of the new plant

Local subsidiary

United Kotak Berhad

Shareholder

Oji Group (100%)

Planned location

Johor, Malaysia

Planned land size

42,000 m2(approximately)

Planned production capacity

7 million m2/ month    (approximately)

Planned investment

JPY 4 billion (approximately)

Planned commencement of operation

January 2022