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Malaysia copper company prepares for Southeast Asia EV boom

Ta Win bets on heat-, acid- and abrasion-resistant wire to give it an edge

Managing Director Ngu Tieng Ung of Malaysian copper wire producer Ta Win Holdings sees a promising future in supplying electric vehicle manufacturers. (Source photos by P Prem Kumar)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia-based copper wire producer Ta Win Holdings expects its proprietary technology and a new manufacturing plant to bring fresh opportunities as more electric vehicle makers head to Southeast Asia.

Managing Director Ngu Tieng Ung told Nikkei Asia that demand for Ta Win products is already booming now that low-cost Southeast Asia is becoming an EV production hub.

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