Dec. 27, 2016
Toray Industries (Malaysia) Sdn. Berhad
2016 TORAY Group Malaysia Fire Fighting Competition

On 20th December 2016, TORAY Group Malaysia Safety Committee successfully hosted its 17th TORAY Group (Malaysia) Fire Fighting Competition at the Fire and Rescue Department located at Prai, Penang. In the welcoming speech of TGM Safety Chairman, Mr. H.Kurome thanked the Penang State Fire and Rescue Department for the strong cooperation and support in training the TGM Emergency Response Teams (ERT) and helped organised the annual competition. He also expressed his appreciation to members of the TGM Emergency Response Teams for their efforts towards fire and disaster prevention. This was followed by a speech from the Penang State Fire and Rescue Assistant Director, Tuan Yusri Bin Mohd Yusoff. Later, he inspected the seven participating teams accompanied by Mr.H.Kurome and the Managing Director of Toray Industries (TML), Mr. M.Kawamura. The competition was divided into two categories, namely the “hydrant and fire hose” event for the male teams the “fire extinguisher” event for the female Individual. Throughout the competition, participating teams exhibited good team spirit, sportsmanship and strived to achieve the best possible results. The results, as announced were as follow: A. Male Team Event – Champion: Penfabric Mill 2, 1st Runner Up: Penfabric Mill 3 & 2nd Runner Up: Penfibre Fibre Division. B. Female Individual Event – Champion: Ms. Chin Zhi Yan (TPM, 1st Runner up: Ms. Norzarina (Penfibre Fibre Division) & 2nd Runner Up: Ms. Soon Siew Gaik (Penfabric Mill 4). The yearly competition has indeed met its objectives of great team work, besides improving the effectiveness of the respective emergency response teams.