FMM Penang to strengthen cooperation with Penang govt

THE newly-elected chairman of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Penang (FMM Penang) Datuk Lee Teong Li is committed to ensure that the association stays relevant to industry players in the state by continue to strengthen its relationship with the Penang government.


Lee, who is the director of Amphenol TCS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, has been elected as the FMM Penang chairman for the 2021/2022 term and 2022/2023 term during the association’s recent annual general meeting.


He replaced Datuk Jimmy Ong, who was the chairman for the 2020/2021 term.

The newly-elected chairman of the FMM Penang Datuk Lee Teong Li

“I hope to serve our members of the association.


“As their new chairman, and with the new committee members, we will try our best to be the voice of the manufacturing industry in Penang,” Lee said during a courtesy call on Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow in Komtar today.


According to Lee, almost 80% of the FMM Penang members are from the small medium enterprises (SMEs) and small medium industries (SMIs).


“Majority of them are hugely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic that has hit our country and state in the past two years.


“We are committed to improving liaisons with the Penang and Federal government agencies.


“We want to work closely with them to solve any pressing issues raised by our members because SMEs and SMIs are the backbone of the state’s economy.


“We also want to strengthen our internal management, enhance staff learning, and create development initiatives,” he added.


Meanwhile, Chow congratulated Lee and the FMM Penang new committee members.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow

“We look forward and welcome any close cooperation between FMM Penang and the state government for the betterment of SMEs and SMIs in Penang.

“Let us all work together to recover and to strengthen Penang’s economy,” he said.


Among the issues highlighted during the one-hour courtesy visit were the renewal of the Penang industrial leasehold land, job matching and employment in the state, and TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) industry.


Also present during the courtesy visit were InvestPenang chief executive officer Datuk Loo Lee Lian, FMM Penang vice-chairmen See Chee Tat and Datuk Hun Keng Kuan, and other delegation members.


The full list of the FMM Penang committee members for the 2021/2022 term and 2022/2023 term are as below:

Datuk Lee Teong Li (newly-elected)
Amphenol TCS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Immediate Past Chairman
Datuk Jimmy Ong Chin Keng
Emico Metalizing Sdn Bhd

See Chee Tat
Malayan Metal Works Sdn Bhd

Datuk Hun Keng Kuan
Penfabric Sdn Bhd

Datuk Pitchaiappan Shanmugam
Syarikat Kilang Rempa Jaya Sakti Sdn Bhd

Datuk Tan Heng Kheng
Tropical Canning Corporation Sdn Bhd

Committee members:
Kevin Cheong Mun Chie
Agricultural Chemicals (M) Sdn Bhd

Geh Cheng Hoe
Barkath Foods Sdn Bhd

Tan Chu Lai
DIC Compounds (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Goh Chin Teong (newly-elected)
Dell Global Business Center Sdn Bhd

Chng Huck Theng (newly-elected)
Ghee Hiang Manufacturing Co Sdn Bhd

Kelvin Khor Seang Chiat (newly-elected)
Golden Frontier Packaging Sdn Bhd

Datuk Lim Aun Ghee
High Ace Industries Sdn Bhd

Zainal Adnan Zainudin
Inari Technology Sdn Bhd

Steven Gan Siong Hua (newly-elected)
Incline Dynamics Sdn Bhd

Leon Thum Fu-Tsing (newly-elected)
Lybragold Jewellery

Kenny Tan Thean Hin
Newbillion Industries (M) Sdn Bhd

Loke Poay Seng
North Malaya Engineers Trading Co Sdn Bhd

Oh Eng Hin (newly-elected)
O.G. Uniform Trading Sdn Bhd

Lor Swee Kit (newly-elected)
Osaka Plastics (M) Sdn Bhd

Yen Wei Yun (newly-elected)
PTS Industries Sdn Bhd

Rose Kuan Yoke Lean
Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd

Dr May Luwe Chin Kei
Sanmina-SCI Systems (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Ang Aing Saing (newly-elected)
Sunpaq Sdn Bhd

Matin Ng Chin Liang
UWC Automation Sdn Bhd

Story by Riadz Akmal
Pix by Ahmad Adil Muhamad