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Managing Director's Message.

Agro-Palm Sdn Bhd (APSB) is the holding Company with Sungai Terah Palm Oil Mill Sdn Bhd (STPOM) to manage our milling operation in Gua Musang, Kelantan. STPOM has been operating successfully for seven years and we are one of the leading performers in continuous Sterilization system (CSS) in Malaysia. This system is innovated and patented by MPOB/CBIP. The CSS has many advantages but requires total commitment by the company and Staff in the Mill to make it work.

Unfortunately the prospect of future expansion is limited in this region. In Kelantan with the steep slopes and unforgiving weather the plantation are producing about 70% of fresh fruit bunch (FFB) as compared to plantation on other states. The nature of the terrain will also exacerbate the shortage of labour in the region hence reducing our processing capacity further. With the confidence we have gained, we are ready to move forward and look for new opportunities and challenges to meet our goal in other part of peninsular Malaysia.

We aim to establish a business not only to make money, but also to look at our obligations towards our community who are in need of help. Here in Gua Musang we could not implement our aspiration commitment due to space limitation.

We see Perusahaan Minyak Sawit Bintang Sdn Bhd & Young Peng Realty Sdn Bhd (MSB&YPR) of I & P Group as a real opportunity with a medium size Mill and land bank to meet our goal. Our aim is also to acquire a well-managed and maintained Mill that will allow us to operate efficiently with sufficient land to dispose the Mill waste products.

Secondly it will allow us to achieve our aspiration of being able to do some social work to help the poor community within the region. It has been our dreams to one day do our part to help the homeless by setting up an Orphanage and Old folks Home. Thirdly to set up gasification plant by using the Empty fruit Bunches (EFB) to generate power and to sell excess power to the Grid. The effluent and solids will be used for land application.

The final aim is to have a green Mill where all the by-products are fully utilized for version/ various purpose and also to assist the country in the energy shortage.

We intent to take the lead to develop a culture that will allow certain amount of company's time and fund made available toward social commitment/development in the region.

We intent to take the lead to develop a culture that will allow certain amount of company's time and fund made available toward social commitment/development in the region.

We hope with great determination and with devine blessing we will be successful in the acquisition.