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KNM has secured a purchase order for the supply of air-cooled heat exchangers worth approximately RM111mil.
It’s wholly-owned subsidiary FBM Hudson Italiana SpA accepted the purchase order from engineering outfit Bechtel International Inc.
It said the duration of the transaction is for a period of about 20 months from the date of the purchase order.
KNM said the contract is expected to contribute positively to the group’s earnings for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2022 (FY22) and FY23.