- High-tech component supplier Senior said it had held a ground breaking ceremony for a new aerospace manufacturing facility near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The 180,000 square foot facility would be developed by Axis Real Estate Investment Trust in partnership with Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad on a build-to-lease basis.

'The establishment of this world class facility supports Senior's strategy to enhance its cost competitive country footprint and will complement its customers' growth expectations within the region,' the company said.

At 1:35pm: [LON:SNR] Senior PLC share price was +8.1p at 309.3p

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