Research & Development


SUMMARY

In a business that is increasingly driven by technology, the Group's has its own R&D Division to maintain its competitive edge. Various project are being to improve yield, quality of palm products as well as in the field of disease identification and control.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

In a business that is increasingly driven by technology, the Group's has its own R&D Division to maintain its competitive edge. Various project are being to improve yield, quality of palm products as well as in the field of disease identification and control. A renewed focus on the application of tissue culture oil palm technology in expected of further enhance the Group's competitiveness and profitability, while opening new windows of business opportunities in the medium term.

LABORATORY

Based in Kota Tinggi, Kulim's UTCL Laboratory offers expertise in chemical and physical testing of samples ranging from:

1. SOILS
     for fertility status
2. FOLIAR
     for plant nutrient status
3. FERTILISER
     for composition to manufacturer specification
4. PALM OIL & PALM OIL PRODUCT
     for CPO quality check to refiners specification
5. EFFLUENTS WATER
     quality to environmental/Health allowable limits
6. LATEX

Such expertise is provided to meet the requirements of the Group's estates and mills as well as external parties.
UTCL Laboratory is Accredited Laboratory as per certificate No. 307 with MS ISO/IEC 17025 under Skim Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia (SAMM). The Laboratory is approved under Sub Licenses Signatory for International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC MRA).

ILAC is an international cooperation between the various laboratory accreditation schemes operated throughout the world and over 40 laboratory accreditation bodies have signed the multi-lateral, mutual recognition arrangement (the "ILAC Arrangement") to promote the acceptance of accredited test and calibration data. This "ILAC Arrangement" provides significant technical underpinning to international trade.

The key to the Arrangement is developing global network of accredited testing and calibration laboratories that are assessed and recognised as being competent by ILAC Arrangement signatory accreditation bodies.



Contact Details


Research & Development
Kulim Agrotech Centre 
P.O Box 141,
81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor,
Malaysia

Office Adress:
Lot 2135, Batu 23 1/2
Jalan Johor Bahru– Kota Tinggi,
81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor.


Contact Person: Zainuriah Abdullah

Email: zainuriah@kulim.com.my

Tel: +607-882 1145 (hunting line)

Fax: +607-882 2209


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