Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences students of the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Bintulu Campus visited East Asia Palm Products Sdn Bhd (EAPP), Kuching as a part of their Institute-Industry Interface during the February of 2015. They reached the factory at 2 o’clock.
In all, 65 students pursuing diploma in agribusiness from the batch of 2013-2016 visited the factory in two groups on February 12th. Mr. Pang Chin Rock our production engineer, greeted the group. They were given a detailed presentation about the company (EAPP) background, industries involved, achievement etc by Mr Alexander. They were also briefed about various other management issues such as cost management of the factory, quality control and export. It was insightful.
Witnessing the manufacturing process from one’s own eyes is an unforgettable experience. The students were then taken around the factory and each process was explained to them in easy to understand and clear manner. The students could see for themselves how efficiently, hygienically and smoothly EAPP was carrying out its manufacturing operation.
After this, a question and answer session was held where all questions asked by the management were answered to their complete satisfaction. The students were also given complimentary gifts by EAPP as a token of appreciation. Blue Bell Apron were presented to the students. The visit came to an end at 4.00p.m. after photography session finished.