Introduction to AOTD
The Advanced Oleochemical Technology Division was officially established as a division on 18 May 2004 following the upgrading of the Advanced Oleochemical Technology Centre to a Division.
The AOTD Division is tasked to undertakes research in downstream activities and are implemented by four units: Synthesis & Product Development, Quality & Environmental Assessment, Process Engineering & Design and Oleo Product Development units.
The Division drives to spearhead the development of the oleochemical downstream activities in Malaysia through the following objectives:
- Conducting R&D in synthesis of new chemicals for non-food applications
- Conducting R&D to add value to palm-based basic oleochemicals
- Developing new products from oleochemicals and derivatives
- Providing advisory and technical services.