Oleh Balqis Jazimah Zahari
Photo: FB Loh Sze Yee
IPOH: Hovid Berhad as a Malaysian healthcare and pharmaceutical company is now developing a more sophisticated factory management system.
The chairman of the state Tourism, Industry, Investment and Corridor Development Committee, Loh Sze Yee visited the factory in Chemor here recently to see for himself the operation and supply chain.
Loh said that his side was proud that Hovid has transformed into Automated Storage and Retrieval System cranes which serve a space that is 8 storeys high containing 4,500 pallet locations for their warehouse facilities.
“They also installed with Digital Pick – to – Light system with paperless picking , which helps to provide a cost effective inventory management process to facilitate quick demand fulfillment to trade and business partners,” he said.
He said that Hovid Berhad is planning for their expansion for its new liquid pharmaceutical plant with an investment value of approximately RM100 million.
“We are optimistic that Hovid’s latest reinvestment will enhance the transfer of technology and knowledge, as well as foster more local supply chain partnerships, leading to an even stronger industry ecosystem in Malaysia,” he said.
Hovid Berhad is a Malaysian health care provider and pharmaceutical company. It was founded in the early 1940s and the company’s headquarters are located in Ipoh. It was formerly known as Ho Yan Hor Sdn Bhd.