Smith+Nephew opens a manufacturing facility in Malaysia with an investment worth over US$100 mil

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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): Smith+Nephew, a global medical technology company, has opened a new high-technology manufacturing facility in Batu Kawan Industrial Park in Penang, with an investment worth over US$100 million (US$1=RM4.39).It said the facility would primarily support the company’s orthopaedics business, which is expected to grow strongly in the Asia Pacific region.“Up to 800 new local jobs in manufacturing, engineering and supply chain will be created over the next few years with key roles already filled,” it said in a