HP Inc opens new ink-manufacturing facility in Penang
By Digital News Asia July 18, 2016
- To leverage on patented HP technology in wafer fab and circuit integration
- Will manufacture ink supplies that have closed loop recycling for plastic
HP Inc said it has opened a new facility in the northern Malaysian state of Penang that will produce ink print supplies for consumers. The company did not disclose how much it has invested in the plant.
“This new HP facility will incorporate a significant amount of patented HP technology in wafer fabrication and circuit integration,” said HP Malaysia managing director Kym Lim.
“This operation will help to up-skill technical and engineering talent as well as local suppliers of advanced materials, thereby contributing to the ecosystem and industry in Malaysia,” she added.
HP said it is committed to sustainability and will manufacture ink supplies that have closed loop recycling for plastic.
Solvents used in wafer fabrication manufacturing are recycled. Other green building design features include LED lighting and smart building management systems to lower energy use and increase water recycling.
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