PMB Silicon Sdn. Bhd. (“PMB Silicon”) is a green field Silicon Metal Smelting Plant, a subsidiary wholly owned PMB Technology Berhad a public limited company since 5th November 2003 on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
PMB Silicon’s production capacity of 72,000 metric tonnes of Silicon Metal is divided into two phases of construction. The first phase of silicon metal construction started in December 2017, targeted to reach full capacity by Q2 of FY2019; the second phase of silicon metal construction has commenced with the targets to be fully operational in Q2 of FY2020.
PMB Silicon prioritize industrial best practice to ensure that it is fully compliant to the stringent standards set by the Department of Environment. Furthermore, PMB Silicon is located in Samalaju Industrial Park in Sarawak, a gazetted zone for energy-intensive industries where hydroelectricity is used as its main source of power. With a long term Power Purchase Agreement with the government, PMB Silicon vision is to become a global cost leader in producing high grade Silicon Metal with reliability and integrity.
The Advantages of PMB Silicon:Logistic Cost Advantage: Strategically located between the East & the West, Malaysia is located at the straits of Malacca, home to Singapore Port & Port Klang, Malaysia, two of the busiest ports in the World, where shipping rates are favourable.Locally Sourced Raw Material: Malaysia has readily available raw material which ensures consistency in supply.Abundant Green Power Supply: “Blessed with high rainfall and an abundance of rivers, Sarawak provides affordable, renewable energy through hydropower developments…first hydroelectric plant (HEP) at Batang Ai (108MW) was commissioned in 1985, with Bakun HEP (2400MW) in 2011, followed by Murum HEP (944MW) in 2014. Currently, Baleh hydroelectric project (1285MW) is under construction and is expected to be commissioned by 2025…The total installed capacity... is 3452MW.” (Sourced from https://www.sarawakenergy.com/what-we-do/power-generation)
Total production capacity of 72,000 metric tonnes by the end of financial year 2020 using Submerged Arc Furnace with the latest German technology.
To become a global cost leader in producing high grade silicon metal with reliability and integrity by financial year 2024.
PMB Silicon Sdn. Bhd. is a Metal Silicon Smelting Plant subsidiary under PMB Technology Berhad. PMB Technology Berhad (“PMBT”) was incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act, 1965 on 26 June 2002 as a public limited company under its present name.
Lot 1797, Jalan Balakong,Bukit Belimbing,43300 Seri Kembangan
Tel : 03-8961 8355
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