Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Group, WHA Corporation Public Company Limited, revealed that the business plan for 2019 aims to achieve revenue and profit growth of more than 70% of the year. It has already made 11 billion baht and has prepared a 5-year business plan (2562-2566) under the budget of 45 billion baht, which will gradually be invested since this year, approximately 9,000-10,000 million baht to support the expansion of business in every business. Business, including logistics business, industrial real estate business, utilities and energy services business And digital platform companies With the goal of revenue growth after this year at an average of 15% per annum and aiming at profit before deduction of interest Tax and depreciation (EBITDA) of 30,000 million baht or 50% margin (EBITDA margin)
At present, the company has four main business groups. Logistics Group Operating 4 main business groups, logistics, which this year plans to expand the premium warehouse area from more than two hundred thousand square meters to 2.5 million square meters the previous year by 2.3 million By focusing on the e-commerce business Aviation and Aircraft Together with greater value creation, bringing intelligent technology and innovation to help
In addition, the company also has a project in the process of preparation for the construction of the WHA project. Chachoengsao e-commerce park, WHA-JD E-commerce center And the Mega WHA Logistics Center, Laem Chabang 2, looking for new opportunities To expand investment in Indonesia and Vietnam As well as plans to sell assets in REIT for real estate investment (RET ) for a further 5.750 billion baht through the reetting company of the value of 34.3 billion baht
For the industrial property business group Currently, the company has 11 sites with a total area of 68,500 rai, of which 10 are located in Thailand. (In this amount, 9 properties were certified as the target industrial promotion zone in the Eastern Economic Development Project (EEC) and one in Vietnam. This year the company aims to sell 1,600 rai of land, increasing from last year , which sold 1,000 rai.That amount is the land in the industrial park.Texas, about 200 rai .. At the same time the company plans to launch another industrial property in Thailand.From the present, the company has an industrial patrimony.
While the Public Utilities and Energy Group this year, the goal is to produce and sell water to 120 million cubic meters. 105 million cubic meters over the previous year From the expansion of water production services to other industrial properties In both Thailand and Vietnam Including additional services such as water reuse Water production with reverse osmosis system And the water industry demineralisation, as well as innovation and the introduction of new technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) for intelligent water solutions. First phase on the WHA Eastern Industrial Estate (Map Ta Phut), while also looking at investment opportunities in the water supply business. In vietnam In the way of keeping shares in the piped water business with the Vietnamese government After the Vietnamese government allowed the private sector to share shares That is expected to start buying shares in the first half of this year
In addition, in the digital business platforms segment, WHA Infonet Company Limited currently has four datacenters, including the joint venture with SuperNap, which is a data center level company. The only 4 locations in Asia Pacific (Excluding Australia) In addition, fiber optic technology (FTTx) is also provided in the 5 industrial properties of the WHA Group. By WHA Infonet Visa expanding customer base and services to cover all industrial properties By creating fiber optic services (FTTx) in 10 industrial properties by the end of this year Including increased use of various intelligent technologies In the distribution center of industrial properties and group companies, and
"Trade Conflicts between China and the United States Considered an Important Risk Factor But Can Turn into a Business Opportunity for Us Due to changes in the trade and investment directions for Thailand and Vietnam for certain industries such as automotive, electronics Machinery Parts And Equipment Which now has investors from China to invest And interested in many of our industrial properties, "said Jareeporn.