Malaysia - Taman Perindustrian Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) stands as a testament to strategic foresight, emerging as a pivotal state government initiative within the dynamic landscape of Sabah, Malaysia. Its purpose transcends mere infrastructure; instead, KKIP has been envisioned as the nucleus of regional growth, poised to drive economic development while harnessing the rich tapestry of Sabah’s natural resources.
Nestled across an expansive 8,320 acres, KKIP strategically situates itself within Sabah’s Knowledge Corridor, an academic haven that echoes with intellectual vibrancy. Here, institutions like Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) converge, creating a dynamic ecosystem of advanced education and cutting-edge research. This location alone bestows KKIP with a distinctive advantage, intertwining academic excellence with industrial innovation.
An Integrated Vision at Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park
KKIP transcends traditional industrial parks, unveiling itself as a modern integrated mixed development with a multifaceted purpose. This meticulously crafted blueprint goes beyond the realms of commerce, forging an ecosystem that seamlessly integrates investment, education, commerce, leisure, and residential facets. What sets KKIP apart is its unwavering commitment to environmentally sustainable development principles, a commitment validated by its ISO 9001-2008 certification. Here, investors and residents coexist in harmony, benefiting not only from solid investment prospects but also an idyllic environment for living and working.
A cornerstone of Sabah’s growth narrative, KKIP was conceptualized in 1993 as an integrated park aimed at amplifying economic progress. Since its establishment in 1994, K.K.I.P. Sdn. Bhd. has been a conduit for the state government’s vision, positioning itself under the direct purview of the State Ministry of Industrial Development. The park’s raison d’être lies in its commitment to catalyze Sabah’s transformation into an industrialized economy, fostering sustainable socio-economic development.
Strengthening Sabah’s Transformation
KKIP isn’t just a geographical entity; it represents the convergence of diverse talents bound by a common vision. This vision resonates with Sabah’s aspiration to undergo a profound industrial metamorphosis. With its strategic location north of Kota Kinabalu, the state’s capital, KKIP aligns seamlessly with Sabah’s broader goal of economic growth and judicious utilization of its rich resources. Through collective endeavors, KKIP serves as a beacon of transformation, inspiring economic rejuvenation across sectors.
Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park’s Contribution to Connectivity
Connectivity isn’t just a buzzword; it’s an essential facet of modern growth trajectories. Recognizing this, KKIP embarks on an ambitious journey to enhance connectivity within the industrial enclave. An upcoming telecommunication infrastructure stands as a testament to this commitment. This initiative is poised to elevate the confidence of investors like SK Nexilis and SBH Kibing Solar, whose substantial investments of RM4.28 billion and RM2.48 billion respectively, are a testament to their belief in the park’s potential.
KKIP’s significance transcends the realms of infrastructure, as evidenced by its strategic collaborations. The synergy between McDonald’s Malaysia and KKIP culminated in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), marking the inception of a comprehensive food hub catering to McDonald’s operations in East Malaysia. This collaboration extends beyond architecture, bringing key suppliers like Bimbo QSR, Tyson Foods, and HAVI Logistics into the fold. This holistic approach streamlines supply chains and cost-efficiency, reflecting KKIP’s commitment to fostering an ecosystem of growth.
Fostering Job Creation and Development
KKIP’s mission is imbued with the spirit of job creation and economic development. By addressing connectivity concerns, it paves the way for robust investments that ripple into job opportunities and economic prosperity. This holistic approach aligns perfectly with global trends, particularly the digitalization and artificial intelligence revolution, where connectivity serves as the backbone of progress.
Exploring New Frontiers: Aerospace and Biotech
KKIP’s resonance with futuristic industries is unmistakable. Its foray into the aerospace sector ushers in a new era, anchored by a groundbreaking aerospace training center. This collaboration between Lembaran Asia Sdn Bhd (LASB) and Lufthansa Technical Training not only addresses skill gaps but also sets the stage for a burgeoning local MRO industry. Similarly, the biotechnology sector beckons, and KKIP’s collaboration with Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation and Sirim exemplifies a concerted effort to tap into Sabah’s potential.
Pathway to Investment: Identification and Roadmap
Unlocking investor potential necessitates a clear path, an avenue KKIP deftly navigates. By charting a clear roadmap, KKIP not only attracts financial investment but also ensures strategic growth. This approach aligns seamlessly with its commitment to holistic development.
In the tapestry of Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park, economic growth, environmental sustainability, and connectivity weave together, forming a narrative of transformation. It’s a narrative where infrastructure, academia, collaboration, and foresight culminate, generating a symphony of progress that resonates across Sabah’s landscape.
Occupying an area of 8,320 acres, the park falls within the Knowledge Corridor of Sabah, where the highly advanced Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and a host of training and research institutions are located. Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park is conceived and designed to be a modern integrated mixed developments that offers a comprehensive mix of investment, education, commerce, leisure and residential opportunities. With a masterplan that is firmly grounded on environmentally sustainable development principles, and ISO 9001-2008 certification, KKIP provides not only solid investment opportunities; it also offers an idyllic living and working environment. Together with its solid infrastructure, enviable location and sound logistics, KKIP is poised to catalyse growth not only for the state but also for investors in BIMP-EAGA and beyond.
Established in 1994 , K.K.I.P. Sdn. Bhd. is a wholly-owned company of the Sabah State Government, through the Chief Minister (Incorporation) Ordinance. It is a State government agency under the direct purview of State Ministry of Industrial Development.
Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) was approved in 1993 as an integrated park. We aim to develop KKIP with sustainable social and economic developments that will significantly contribute to the progress of Sabah.
Our strength lies in our diverse talents and passion to develop KKIP to contribute in Sabah’s transformation into an industrialised economy.