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Pentamaster buys RM5 mil land for expansion

KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Manufacturer of automated and semi-automated machinery and equipment, Pentamaster Corp Bhd (Pentamaster) has purchased a piece of land in Seberang Perai, to host a new factory in order to cater for increase in production activities.

Based on a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Pentamaster’s (fundamental: 1.8; valuation: 1.8) wholly-owned subsidiary Pentamaster Technology (M) Sdn Bhd has purchased the 3.23 acre leasehold land from the Penang Development Corp (PDC) for RM5.02 million.

“The proposed acquisition is to cater for increase in production activities, which require a bigger space for assembly and testing activities,” said the company.

The acquisition will be funded by a combination of internally-generated funds and bank borrowings.

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