May 19, 2017
Toray Industries (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad
Toray Malaysia participates in the “Towards the Future – Tribute to Diplomatic Relations: Malaysia & Japan 60 years Anniversary” Celebration at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Year 2017 marks the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Japan and Malaysia, which kicked start the long working relationship and networks between the two friendly nations. To commensurate this significant event, USM, which has long collaboration and relationship with Japan through its research and development programs and academic & cultural exchanges organised the celebration do at its main campus at Penang from 8th & 9th May 2017. Toray Malaysia, which first invested in Penang in the 1970s and having fostered closed relationship with USM via many collaborations, specifically the construction of the Toray-USM Knowledge Transfer Centre in 2016, also sponsored and participated in the event. It was officiated by Mr. K. Itoi, Consul General of Japan in Penang and USM top management, in the presence of the Japanese community, Japanese corporate companies and USM students. Over two days, Toray Malaysia showcases its products and CSR activities at its exhibition booth. Other USM activities organised include workshops on batik painting, Japanese Calligraphy, Ikebana (flower arrangement), Japanese and Malaysian dances and music performances. It was indeed a memorable celebration. We certainly look forward to many years of Malaysia and Japan close relations and collaboration which will benefit our two countries.