Swinburne Sarawak IET On Campus organised a site visit at Master-Pack (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd on 19th February 2019. The visit was a collaboration event with Swinburne Melbourne and Master-pack. The visit focus on the operations of the company as well as occupational health and safety. 20 participants from Swinburne Sarawak and Swinburne Melbourne attended this visit. The participants were accompanied by Deputy Head of School – Engineering, Dr Chua Hong Siang and Senior Lecturer, Dr. Ismat Hijazin. The visit was to ensure students get as much industry exposure as possible during their studies. During the trip, the students learned about different type of paperboard.
Upon arrival, Mr.Vincent Ting, Master-Pack General Manager led the participants to a meeting room and gave a welcoming speech. He then introduced the company to the participants. The event continued with Catherine Voon, Senior of Human Resource Department by giving a speech regarding the Occupational Health and Safety practiced by the company.
The presentation followed by the Store and Logistic Officer, briefing on the type of Raw Materials to manufacture the paperboard. Then, Mr Fong Yih Haur from QC Department, briefed the participants on the type of testing used to test the strength of the paperboard. Afterwards, Mrs Wong from the Production Department briefed us about the operations of the manufacturing process, challenges that paper industries are
having and the software that Master-Pack are using. Participants were given a pair of ear pieces and safety briefing by the facilitators before entering the production factory. They were given an opportunity to view the productions of the paperboard.
In the end, a plaque was presented by Dr. Chua as a token of appreciation to Mr Vincent Ting and his teams.
Event report by,
Tsen Xin Hui