Toshiba Announces Name Changes of Two Elevator Subsidiaries in Malaysia
Malaysian market leader reaffirms commitment to manufacture and supply of high-quality building solutions in Southeast Asian market
KAWASAKI, Japan, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (hereafter TELC), a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), has announced name changes for its two subsidiaries in Malaysia. Details follow.
New company name: TOSHIBA ELEVATOR (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD.
New company name: TOSHIBA ELEVATOR MANUFACTURING ASIA SDN. BHD.
Business operations in Malaysia
Kuala-Lumpur-based MS Elevators Engineering Sdn. Bhd. became Toshiba's partner for the sales, installation, and maintenance service of elevators and escalators in 1982. Penang-based MS Elevators Sdn. Bhd. began manufacturing elevators for Toshiba in 1983, for sale in Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries, and certain other territories. Both companies became joint ventures and affiliates of TELC in 2012, and its wholly owned subsidiaries in February 2022. TELC is the only elevator company with a manufacturing base in Malaysia and holds a large market share.
Acquisition of the companies and renaming them to include Toshiba, a widely recognized global brand, will allow TELC to enhance their market value. TELC also plans to reinforce management at both companies, and to expand production as a Southeast-Asian-based hub, in support of proactive expansion of Toshiba's business in the global market.
Overview of TOSHIBA ELEVATOR (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD.
Overview of TOSHIBA ELEVATOR MANUFACTURING ASIA SDN. BHD.
About Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation
Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC) was established in 1967 and started global operation in the early 1970s. TELC has built a framework that encompasses all aspects of Toshiba's elevators, from product and system development to production, installation, adjustment, maintenance and service in order to provide customers with the highest quality products and services. Utilizing the comprehensive technological infrastructure developed by Toshiba Group over more than 140 years since its foundation, TELC aims to further enhance the world-leading technology and quality to develop ultra-high speed elevators.
SOURCE Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation
Company Codes: Tokyo:6502, OTC-PINK:TOSYY
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