Students Gain Industry Insight at Daikin Electronics

On 2nd April 2024, four students from SEGi University embarked on an insightful visit to Daikin Electronic Devices Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (DEDM) in Shah Alam. This visit provided a unique opportunity for the students to immerse themselves in the working culture, products, and manufacturing processes at DEDM, bridging the gap between their academic knowledge and real-world industry practices.

During their visit, the students witnessed the journey of a bare PCB (Printed Circuit Board) transforming into a fully functional PCB with loaded components. This hands-on experience gave them a comprehensive understanding of the intricate processes involved in electronic device manufacturing. The applications of these processes were also briefly explained, highlighting how DEDM saves energy in manufacturing, aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

One of the significant highlights of the visit was the introduction to DEDM’s internship programme. This programme promises more than just job experience; it provides personalised attention crucial for the students’ future careers. Internships at DEDM offer a unique blend of practical experience and professional growth, preparing students for successful careers in the electronics industry.

The tour of DEDM’s manufacturing plants and R&D facilities further enriched the students’ understanding. They could see first-hand how theoretical concepts learned in the classroom are applied in an industrial setting. This exposure is invaluable, as it not only solidifies their academic knowledge but also inspires them to innovate and excel in their future careers.

Daikin Electronic Devices Malaysia is renowned for its commitment to sustainability and innovation. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the global PCB market is expected to grow from USD 63.5 billion in 2020 to USD 75.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 3.4%. This growth underscores the importance of understanding advanced manufacturing processes and sustainable practices that are pivotal in the electronics industry.

SEGi University’s dedication to providing its students with real-world experiences and industry exposure is evident through initiatives like this visit. By partnering with leading companies like DEDM, SEGi ensures that its students are well-prepared to meet the demands of the ever-evolving job market. This commitment to academic excellence and professional readiness sets SEGi apart as a leading institution for higher learning in Malaysia.

This visit showcased SEGi’s proactive approach to education and highlighted its role in fostering industry-ready graduates. The collaboration between SEGi University and DEDM promises to create more opportunities for students and ensure they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in their chosen fields.

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