Oji has announced a new project in Malaysia. A 7 million m²/month plant for corrugated packaging is to be built in the country.
The new site will cover an area of 42,000 m² and have a capacity of 7 million m² per month. The plant, which will be operated by Oji's subsidiary United Kotak Berhad, will cost around JPY4bn (€32m). Production is scheduled to start in January 2022.
According to Euwid, Oji is also planning to build another corrugated packaging plant in the south of the country. The company has not yet announced any details on the project.
The company has also implemented several projects in South-East Asia in the last twelve months. New corrugated packaging plants have started up in Vietnam and Cambodia and one is currently under construction in Indonesia, Euwid stresses.