Amic to expand in aerospace sector

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PUTRAJAYA: Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (Amic) aims to play a major role in the country’s aerospace research and technology (R&T) activities with the establishment of its physical centre within Asia Aerospace City (AAC) in Subang, Selangor, by 2016.

Amic chief executive officer Shamsul Kamar Abu Samah said with the establishment of AAC and research facility, it would enhance Amic’s initiative in marshalling value-added research activities and developing technologies that could be readily adopted by the industry, he said.

“We will be looking into various activities for advanced testing on aerospace products, including the development and production of virtual reality as well as robotic systems to support aerostructure manufacturing activities,” he said. — Bernama

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on September 2, 2014.