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M+W Group completes an ultra-modern paint manufacturing facility for Jotun in Malaysia

M+W Group completes an ultra-modern paint manufacturing facility for Jotun in Malaysia

M+W Malaysia, a subsidiary of the global engineering and construction company M+W Group, has completed the new paint manufacturing facility for Jotun Malaysia in Nilai. Jotun Malaysia is a subsidiary of Jotun A/S in Norway. Its new ultra-modern greenfield facility with a gross area of 93,000 square-meters is the largest Jotun plant in the Asia Pacific region. It consists of 15 buildings including a process based solvent based production factory. M+W Malaysia was responsible for the complete construction project including major civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical and process piping work. The project time from first ground breaking until final completion took about 18 months. The project team achieved an excellent EHS (Environment, Health, Safety) record with 1.95 Million man-hours without any loss time incident.

The new Jotun facility has a very own colourant manufacturing plant, the first outside Norway. It is also poised to be the worldwide hub for Jotun’s unique antifouling paints.

Jotun Malaysia has been established in 1985. The paint manufacturer has seen high growth year by year in Malaysia. Jotun is one of the world’s leading paint manufacturers with a history of more than 85 years, and a global presence in more than 80 countries. In the Asia-Pacific region Jotun operates eight ISO-certified paint factories producing conventional and sophisticated coatings.

M+W Malaysia (M+W High Tech Projects Malaysia) has been established in 1996. Todate with more than 200 employees the M+W Group subsidiary is a regional leader in the design and construction of semiconductor facilities, solar production plants, renewable energies and life science projects. M+W Malaysia is also a recognised champion in the field of health and safety, and has recently been selected as a Gold recipient in the construction category by the Malaysian Occupational Safety&Health Professionals’ Association (

About M+W Group ( M+W Group is the leading global engineering, construction and project management company in the fields of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Science & Chemicals, Energy & Environment Technologies and High-Tech Infrastructure. From concept development to turnkey services the company manages projects of all sizes ensuring rapid realization, high quality standards and cost-effective completion. With its competence to link process and automation technologies and complex facilities to integrated solutions M+W Group primarily focuses on leading companies in the fields of electronics, photovoltaics, life science, chemicals, energy, automotive, security and communication, as well as research institutes and universities. M+W Group GmbH is the holding company with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. In 2010 M+W Group generated an order intake of 2.1 billion euros and revenues of nearly 1.8 billion euros with a workforce of approximately 6,000 employees.
M+W Group is owned by the Austrian Stumpf Group that is globally successful in the areas of High-Tech Engineering, Smart & Renewable Energy, Real Estate and Technology Investments.

Press contact:
Michael Gemeinhardt
Phone: +49 (0) 711 8804-1420

Press contact Malaysia:
Simon Burley
+604 3704500-128