Seah Kian Hoe (“Kian”) is the founder and CEO of Heng Hiap Industries (HHI). Established since 2002, HHI has been at the forefront of developing and innovating plastic recycling technology. Having developed Smart Plastics to address plastic manufacturers’ need for high quality and customized recycled plastic resin, Kian also designed the Smart Factory in Johor Bahru Malaysia from the ground up. The factory is GBI-certified (“Green Building Index”) Gold and is now producing PLASHAUS Ocean Plastic while implementing a full track-and-trace program that directly addresses plastic consumers’ concerns about marine pollution.
In the last 19 years, Kian and HHI have won multiple accolades for business leadership and product innovation – the most recent one being the Frost and Sullivan “2020 Malaysia Smart Waste Solutions Technology Innovation Award”.