KOTA KINABALU May 14, 2012: BAE Systems, a global defence, security and aerospace company, is looking to broaden its industrial reach throughout Malaysia.
Having already established Kuala Lumpur as its Southeast Asian hub, BAE Systems is now looking beyond Peninsula Malaysia to strengthen its presence in Sabah and Sarawak, with a visit by senior company representatives from today until May 17.
In a statement, BAE Systems said that the focus of this trade mission would be the state governments, regional development agencies and local businesses throughout Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan.
BAE Systems has had a presence in Malaysia for more than 20 years with an established South East Asia regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.
The company is looking to play a significant role in Malaysia’s economic, technology and capacity development via partnerships with innovative SMEs, government agencies and key academic institutions, as well as supporting the development of skills and technology through vocational training.