JOHOR BAHRU, 19 Jan 2021 – Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd (Senai Airport), a member of MMC Group has signed a long-term lease with HL-Manufacturing Industries Sdn Bhd (HLM) for HLM to expand its pre-cast facility.

The lease of land parcel measuring 5 acres is expected to increase HLM’s monthly production capacity and manufacturing of precast concrete building components, including household shelters, bathroom unit, façade, water tanks, ducts, parapet, refuse chute and planks, to cater for development projects in Singapore.

HLM is the Malaysia’s branch of Singapore’s HL Building Materials Pte Ltd, wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Leong Asia Ltd.

HLM’s director Woo Min Fong noted that Senai Airport’s strategic location and accessibility to highways are the key factors on why they select the area for their business expansion.

“Senai Airport is proud to be chosen by HLM as the preferred site to expand its precast concrete manufacturing facilities,’’ Senai Airport’s Chief Executive Officer, Kennedy Ayu said.

Construction of the manufacturing facilities is expected to be completed by mid-2022.

Senai Airport is the main air gateway of Malaysia’s southern region, with 135 acres of surrounding land available for commercial and industrial development. The vacant land parcels including in Senai Airport Free Industrial Zone and Senai Airport Aviation Park, are ideal for businesses and aviation players to set up base to cater the growing demand of the Asia-Pacific market.

To date, Senai Airport has invested more than RM600 million in developing the airport facilities and the land plots with complete infrastructure and utilities.

Caption: Production line of HLM which will be expanded on the new leased land

About Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd 
Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, a Member of MMC Group, is the airport operator for Senai International Airport or formerly known as Sultan Ismail International Airport. Built in 1974, the airport was operated by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad until November 2003 and subsequently acquired by Senai Airport Terminal Services which later acquired by MMC Corporation Berhad in 2009.

Senai International Airport serves as the aviation gateway for Iskandar Malaysia and southern region and is dedicated to providing routes and services essential to cater the needs of both tourism and business traveler. Equipped with 3,800-metres runway, Senai International Airport can handle aircraft ranging from small Cessna’s to large jets such as Airbus A380 and Antonov 125. Currently, there are 5 airlines operating in Senai International Airport serving to 12 domestic and six international destinations with an average of 110 flight movements and 11,500 passengers daily. 

In 2018, Senai International Airport was named ‘Asia Pacific Regional Airport of the Year 2018’ under category less than 10 million annual passengers at the CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence 2018 for its leading role in using new biometrics technology and its support of the LCC model, which has driven rapid growth.

In January 2019, SATSSB entered into a contract with Sanzbury Stead Sdn Bhd (Sanzbury Stead), a subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), to manage the operations and maintenance services of Kertih Airport for three years.

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About MMC Corporation Berhad 
MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC Group) is a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses under four divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities, Engineering and Industrial Development.

Its key businesses under the Ports and Logistics division include the port operations of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, Johor Port Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Penang Port Sdn Bhd, Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd and Kontena Nasional Berhad, a logistics provider. Internationally, MMC has presence in Saudi Arabia via Red Sea Gateway Terminal Company Limited, a container port terminal within the Jeddah Islamic Port.

Under the Energy and Utilities division, MMC is the single largest shareholder of both Malakoff Corporation Berhad, the country’s largest Independent Power Producer and Gas Malaysia Berhad, a total energy solutions provider.

MMC’s Engineering division has played a leading role for the implementation of the entire project including the underground works package in completing the 51 km Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang project (SBK Line) and is now the main contractor for the entire Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya project (SSP Line). MMC is also currently, undertaking key civil and infrastructure projects in the country namely Langat Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plant and Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant. Notably, MMC completed the 329 km Ipoh-Padang Besar Electrified Double Tracking Project and the innovative Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) motorway, the first of its kind, dual-purpose tunnel in the world.

Under Industrial Development, MMC Group's Property develops and manages close to 6,000 acres of industrial developments in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor and Kulim, Kedah, which includes the Senai Airport City, Tanjung Bin Petrochemical & Maritime Industrial Centre and the Northern Technocity.

In other businesses, MMC wholly-owns Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, a company which specialises in the full spectrum of water treatment and Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, the operator of Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru – an emerging southern aviation hub and important gateway to Iskandar Malaysia.

Enquiries: Please log on to or call:

Noor Safura Suib, General Manager Commercial, Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd
Tel : +6011 1231 3045/ +607 599 4500 (ext: 1817),

Azlina Ashar, Head of Group Corporate Communications, MMC Corporation Berhad
Tel: +6019 6688 990 / +603 2071 1124, Fax: +603 2026 2431,