Dexion Asia Pacific is taking the next step to strengthen its presence in the region by investing in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Asia Pacific. MHD finds out more.
Headquartered in Australia, Dexion is a leading global storage solutions provider with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. With a tradition of more than 80 years of excellence and innovation, Dexion helps to solve the materials handling challenges for a diverse range of customers from the office through to the warehouse.
Dexion has recently announced that it will strengthen its presence in the Asia Pacific region by purchasing a six-acre land in the heart of Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Strategically situated amidst a cluster of multi-national companies, it is an established location with well-developed infrastructure and connectivity to Port Klang, Malaysia’s main logistics hub, which facilitates access to Dexion’s key export markets.
Dexion will be investing USD20 million into the new development. The sleek, modern structure features a steel and glass facade and will house a world-class manufacturing facility and regional APAC Sales Office.
“Malaysia is at the crossroads between East and West and enjoys ease of trading across borders which will benefit our growing APAC customer base. This facility will achieve greater efficiency in manufacturing processes and greatly enhance our business operations. Our 30-year presence in Malaysia has enabled us to build strong partnerships with many key customers and we would be proud to deliver even more top-notch solutions to them,” Damian Cross, Regional General Manager, Southeast Asia for Dexion Asia Pacific says.
Construction is scheduled to commence in December 2020, and the site is expected to “go live” by of end 2021. The purpose-built facility is designed to produce best-in-class intralogistics storage solutions that will cater to export markets mainly Australia, Southeast Asia and India while continuing to serve a strong domestic demand. The company is also investing in new machinery to achieve high quality, high-volume production that delivers superior systems and service to customers in the region.
The new facility will also function as Dexion’s regional Design and Engineering Centre. It will also house an Innovation Centre for R&D purposes and an interactive showroom to showcase Dexion’s growing range of solutions.
In addition to the new facility, Dexion has focused their efforts on becoming a one-stop solution for key warehouse products. The business has launched a number of new products in the last 6 months, the new range of Dexion engineered products include push-back racking, pallet racking protectors, light duty cantilever, HVLS fans, docks, and industrial doors, with a strong product pipeline to come in the next 12 months.
Beyond the extensive and growing product range, Dexion gives customers in Australia access to the country’s largest logistics supply network providing expertise from 21 metro and regional locations. By being close to valued customers, Dexion is able to provide prompt, local and trusted support for a wide variety of requirements.
Future focused, Dexion is embracing the growth opportunities the Asia Pacific region will bring to its business. For Dexion customers in Australia, this is set to be a game-changer.