Senior plc announces opening of new aerospace facility in Malaysia
Senior plc (“Senior”), an international manufacturer of high technology components and systems, announced today the opening of its new 180,000 square feet Aerospace manufacturing facility at the Malaysia International Aerospace Centre near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The new facility complements Senior Aerospace UPECA’sexisting facility and has been established as a direct consequence of Senior’s continued success in winning content on key Airbus and Boeing growth platforms.
The facility was developed on a build-to-lease basis by Axis Real Estate Investment Trust in partnership with Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. The new facility will house highly skilled engineering and technical employees and boast state-of-the-art equipment, such as large 5- axis CNC machines. A key differentiating feature of this new facility is the comprehensive special process and non-destructive testing capabilities. With the breadth of these new capabilities, the new facility will provide increased options for Senior Aerospace’s customers as well as providing capacity to support future growth.
Commenting at the opening of the new facility, David Squires, Chief Executive of Senior plc said: “This investment highlights Senior’s commitment to the long term success of our customers, suppliers and employees in Asia. With the ease of doing business, critical infrastructure and access to a well-educated and qualified labour pool, Malaysia offers a business-friendly and cost competitive environment. We are delighted to announce the opening of this new facility which will further enhance our capabilities in Kuala Lumpur and specifically support the growth associated with our contract wins in the civil aerospace sector.”