IOI Oleochemical Industries Berhad has emerged victorious in the Anugerah Industri Sawit (Palm Industry Award) for the Best-in-class palm-based oleochemical company in Malaysia. This award is one of the prestigious awards accorded by the MPOB (Malaysian Palm Oil Board). IOI Oleochemical, the defending champion having won the previous award in 2010 was also the winner of the inaugural award in 2006 then represented by Acidchem International Sdn. Bhd. The award and the winner’s trophy were received by Mr. Tan Kean Hua (IOI Oleo Group Executive Director) and Mr. Lai Choon Wah (General Manager Fatty Acids Production Oleo Group) in an elaborated dinner cum award presentation ceremony in December 2012.
Amongst the many aspect of operation that the audit them focused include Management Commitment, Operation Excellence, Quality Excellence, Process Efficiency and Plant Safety. New focus areas in the recent evaluation and audit include Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.