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Japanese electronics supplier Kaga moves to larger plant in Malaysia

New factory builds on expansion plans as pandemic, chip headwinds rattle industry

Kaga Electronics looks to spend $7 million over five years on a new factory in Malaysia. (Photo courtesy of Kaga Electronics)

TOKYO -- Japan's Kaga Electronics will move to a new, bigger factory in Malaysia in a bid to capture strong global demand for electronic components.

Kaga will relocate capacity in stages to the new location in Penang state, which is to begin full operations in mid-September.

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