Awards

Anugerah Industri Sawit 2016

IOI Oleochemical wins again!

Since the exceptional award back in 2012, once again, IOI Oleochemical Industries Berhad was invited to participate in the Anugerah Industri Sawit (Palm Industry Award) in 2016. We sustained our performance and won the inaugural award yet again. This award is one of the prestigious awards accorded by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB). The award and the winner’s plaque were presented by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, YB Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong to our Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Lai Choon Wah in an elaborated dinner (Malam Kecemerlangan MPBO 2016) cum award presentation ceremony on 08 December 2016.

The short listed companies were audited by 3 senior research officers from Advanced Oleochemical Technology Division (AOTD), the oleochemical arm of MPOB. On hand to receive the auditing team is our team from various departments QA, Production, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment), HR and R&D. Among the elements that were assessed during the audit included General Management, Plant Operation, Laboratory, R&D and Other Areas such as Community Services and Unique Strength of the organization.



Photo 1: Mr. Lai Choon Wah, YB Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, Dr. Ahmad Kushairi Din Director General, MPOB.



Photo 2: Auditing team, IOI Oleochemical Team



Acidchem Shines In The Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award

IOI Acidchem Sdn. Bhd; formerly known as Acidchem International Sdn. Bhd; shines with its haul of recognitions at the environmental-themed Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award ceremony. The wholly-owned subsidiary of IOI Oleochemical Industries Bhd, which belongs to the IOI Group, received the highest accolade . in environment management by winning the prestigious Challenge Trophy which is presented to the overall awardee with the highest performance. The award was presented by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on Monday. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar was also present. The Challenge Trophy has only been selectively accorded and past winners are multi-national companies and giant conglomerates in the electronics, oil and gas industries.


IOI Acidchem has also been accorded the Excellent Achievement in Environmental Performance in the 2014/2015 Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award and retained Penang State Award it won previously, the state awards are presented to the best awardee from participating states.


Held biennially, the Prime Minister's Hibiscus Awards is Malaysia's premier and most prestigious environmental awards. This award is jointly organised by the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Malaysia, Environmental Management and Research Association Malaysia, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers and Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The award was supported by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry and its Department of Environment. Eligibility extends to companies from any industrial or other sector operating within Malaysia.


The objectives of the Award are to present an opportunity for public recognition of business and industry's environmental accomplishment and leadership and to create environmental awareness amongst enterprise that have yet to demonstrate stewardship. Through participation in the Award, enterprises are able to identify areas for improvements, build capacity and development partnerships to meet increasingly stringent local and global environmental requirements.


IOI Acidchem bagged the awards as a result of excellent performance in several key areas including commitment and involvement of top management, assessment and management of environmental issues, provision of environment related training, and commitment to environmental social responsibility activities. Some of the commitments demonstrated by the company include the use of green energy through solar power harvest and use of the efficient combined heat and power generation systems, employing highly efficient eco-friendly process technologies such as reactive distillation and chemical-free processes whist reducing the use of resources, waste generation and GHG emission.


The company acknowledges the importance of not only excellent execution but one that is consistent and sustained. IOI Acidchem will continue to enhance its processes and embark on more eco-themed projects.




Innovation Award for IOI Oleo

IOI Oleo emerged victorious in the Commodity Industry Awards 2013 by garnering the Best Innovation in Commodity Manufacturing Award. The key evaluation criteria include:
• Product Development and Diversification
• Product Innovation
• Ingenuity of Manufacturing Process
• New and Unique Products
• Packaging Design
• Customer Acceptance
• Effect on the Environment
• Compliance to safety
• Human Capital Development

The Commodity Industry Award is organized by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) and participants include the crème-de-la-crème from various commodities such as palm, rubber, cocoa, pepper, timber, tobacco and kenaf.


The award was presented in conjunction with the Fifth Malaysia International Commodity Conference and Showcase (MICCOS) 2013 which it is a biennial event organised and hosted by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC).




IOI Oleo honoured in the Responsible Care Awards 2012/2013

IOI Oleo continues to lead with exemplary industry-leading Responsible Care practices and was honoured yet again in the recent Responsible Care Awards. The awards organised by the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM) since 2002, aim to benchmark the performance of the chemical industry in responsible care practices.

The awards were presented by Datuk Dr Abd Hapiz Abdullah who is the Chairman of CICM at Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur in December 2013. The Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Raja Puan Besar Perak Darul Ridzuan, Tuanku Zara Salim officiated the Awards presentation ceremony.


As a Responsible Care signatory, IOI Oleo is proud to be involved in this effort to address public concerns about the environment and safe operating systems of the chemicals industry. Acidchem International Sdn. Bhd. won all Gold Awards for Employee Health & Safety, Process Safety, Community Awareness & Emergency Response and Distribution Codes an improvement from previous two gold and three silver awards. Pan Century Sdn. Bhd has also improved with a Silver Award for the Employee Health and Safety Code from a Merit Award.


The challenge has been to sustain the awards which we have done in the past years. This year, we have not only sustained but with improved results.




IOI Oleo shines in the Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award

IOI Oleochemical Industries Berhad has been accorded the Notable Achievement in Environmental Performance in the 2012/2013 Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award. The company has also emerged as the winner of the Penang State Award, the state awards are presented to the best awardee from participating states. This is IOI Oleo’s maiden participation in the award.

Held biennially, the Prime Minister's Hibiscus Awards is Malaysia's premier and most prestigious environmental awards. This award is jointly organised by the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Malaysia, Environmental Management and Research Association Malaysia, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers and Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The award was supported by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry and its Department of Environment. Eligibility extends to companies from any industrial or other sector operating within Malaysia.


The objectives of the Award are to present an opportunity for public recognition of business and industry's environmental accomplishment and leadership and to create environmental awareness amongst enterprise that have yet to demonstrate stewardship. Through participation in the Award, enterprises are able to identify areas for improvements, build capacity and development partnerships to meet increasingly stringent local and global environmental requirements.


IOI Oleochemical Industries Berhad bagged the award as a result of excellent performance in several key areas including commitment and involvement of top management, assessment and management of environmental issues, provision of environment related training, and commitment to environmental social responsibility activities.





National Team Excellence (ICC) Convention 2013

Acidchem International Sdn Bhd was selected and participated in the National Team Excellence (ICC) Convention 2013 (1-3 October 2013) in Bukit Gambang Resort City, Kuantan, Pahang.


Our team GUMS CLEANER comprising of Norzamly Ibrahim, Mohd Akhirul Redzuan, Muthusamy a/l Kandasamy and Zaraili Zakaria, won the GOLD with 2 Star Award in the Manufacturing Sector. There were 3 Star, 2 Star and 1 Star Award. This is an achievement we are proud of.


We are judged on the follow criteria:
1. Introduction of problem (100 points)
2. Creative and innovative final solutions (250 points)
3. Result and impact of the project (280 points)
4. Validation (90 points)
5. Result and sustainability (130 points)
6. Lesson learned and presentation (150 points)


Total Points (1000 points)


It had been an enriching experience for all the team members and going forward, role model to our Functional Leaders and it is our aspiration that it will bring our Functional Leaders to the next level and ascertain where we are against other industries.


Once again, thanks to our Executive Director, Mr Tan Kean Hua for his support and encouragement. Also, thank to our fellow colleagues for their assistance, best wishes and encouragement.


To GUMS CLEANER team members and our advisor, Ms Lim Chee Wee, CONGRATULATIONS! Continue the good work and our Ethics: “WORK AS A TEAM”.
Our journey continues…..