YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry at the ‘Turun Padang’ programme to Comtec Solar (M) Sdn. Bhd in Samajaya Free Industrial Zone, Kuching Sarawak. Comtec Solar, fully owned by Comtec Solar International Ltd, China, undertakes the production of solar grade silicon ingot and wafer solely for export market. The company currently employs more than 400 local workers. With 400MW production capacity, Comtec’s manufacturing base in Malaysia upon its completion will become one of the world biggest ‘N’ type wafer plant. Also present was YB Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, Minister for Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Trade and Investment (MEITI), Sarawak. Both Ministers also visited Ching Yi Technology Sdn. Bhd, a local SME involved in engineering plastics, test sockets, surface treatments whose sole customer is Taiyo Yuden (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd.