KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 27): Corrugated board and carton manufacturer Ornapaper Bhd said its subsidiary Ornapaper Industry (M) Sdn Bhd has been ordered by the Ministry of Health to shut its factory in Melaka, after several employees tested positive for Covid-19.
The group said the factory, located at Kawasan Perindustrian Peringkat IV in Batu Berendam, will be closed from today till Sept 10 for sanitisation purposes.
Other divisions and plants of the subsidiary are not affected, Ornapaper said in a Bursa Malaysia filing,
On Aug 12, Ornapaper announced the temporary closure of a factory owned by another of its units, Quantum Rhythm Sdn Bhd, on Jalan Perindustrian Bachang Baru 3, Batu Berandam, after 11 employees there tested positive for the coronavirus.
Ornapaper’s shares rose two sen or 1.47% to close at RM1.38. This gave the group a market capitalisation of RM103.85 million.