Technology Depository Agency and Thales sign Pre-Industrial Collaboration Program agreement

Technology Depository Agency (TDA) and Thales have signed a Pre-Industrial Collaboration Program Agreement (Pre-ICP agreement) on Wednesday, July 4, at Celestica plant in Kulim Hi-Tech Park.

This agreement is a result of a thorough negotiation between TDA and Thales for the sub-contracting job of Thales’ In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) screens for global supply to be carried out in Malaysia and to be recognized as ICP credit.

Thales, one of the worldwide market leaders on IFE systems selected Celestica Malaysia, a Malaysian company based in Kulim, Kedah to carry out the complete manufacturing, assembly and final testing of airborne displays for the latest generation of Thales’ IFE.

This project is expected to achieve 60% local content and to generate more than RM1 billion ICP credit value worth of business opportunities by 2022, and at the same time to create about 450 job opportunities per year for the next 5 years.

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