Engtek was founded in Penang over 48 years ago by a highly trained Chinese physician with a passion for mechanical innovations. This dynamic individual's unwavering vision has driven Engtek to become what it is today.
The late visionary, Dato' Teh Ah Ba, founded Eng Hardware Electrical with RM500 as start-up capital. Working from his clinic workshop, Dato' Teh Ah Ba created custom precision jigs and fixtures.
An expansion led to Eng Hardware Engineering Sdn Bhd being established and incorporated. The company established itself as a leader in its field by providing high-quality tooling solutions that are tailored to meet the needs of the semiconductor industry.
By producing actuator parts for the fast-evolving hard disk drive industry, the company successfully diversified its operations.
Eng Teknologi Holdings Bhd (“ETHB”), the Engtek Group’s investment holding company was incorporated.
ETHB made a strong debut on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (formerly known as Malaysia Securities Exchange Berhad).
Selekta Inovatif (M) Sdn Bhd was established with a spacious 74,000 square feet facility to specialise in precision stamping and plating.
The first offshore manufacturing plant of Engtek, Engtek International Limited, was established in Dongguan, China, setting the stage for a new era of global trade. To redirect resources toward technological development in other manufacturing facilities, Engtek divested from this facility in 2021 with a strong commitment to growth.
With a relentless focus on growth and innovation, Engtek Philippines Inc. has become a fully integrated manufacturing powerhouse. The company's state-of-the-art 75,000-square-foot facility, located in Laguna, Philippines, manufactures high-quality actuators and peripheral assemblies, providing unparalleled expertise and service.
Engtek Precision (Thailand) Co. Ltd. which is subsequently known as Altum Precision Co., Ltd was established in the prestigious Export Processing Zone (EPZ) of Ayutthaya, Thailand. This manufacturing facility made a significant contribution to the industry until its closure in 2019.
Engtek Group was proudly transitioned to the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad which was formerly known as the Malaysia Securities Exchange Berhad. This represented a brand-new era of prosperity and achievement for Engtek Group.
Marking a quarter-century of unparalleled success, Engtek Group celebrated its 25th anniversary in a celebration of its achievements and a testament to its enduring commitment to excellence.
As the group's first regional acquisition, Engtek Group forged an alliance with Altum Precision in Singapore. As a result of this bold move, the group ventured into casting and production of hard drive baseplates, where Altum Precision (M) in Senai, Johor, served as the foundation.
Embracing three decades of unwavering dedication and excellence, Engtek Group celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Engtek (Thailand) Co., Ltd was established in the esteemed Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand. Despite its eventual closure in 2016, this manufacturing plant has made a significant contribution to the industry.
With a focus on streamlining operations and increasing efficiency, the privatisation of Engtek Group was successfully completed, with ETHB being officially delisted from Bursa Securities on October 4th, 2012.
Engtek Group celebrated its 40th anniversary for being technology-rooted & sturdy. As a sign of its commitment to expansion, Engtek Group invested in Metalcrest Technologies Sdn Bhd, a company that produces high-quality casted metal components.
Engtek Group pioneered the integration of cutting-edge technology into its operations and integrated robotic technology into its die-casting operations as part of its automation efforts. Throughout the company, automation and robotics have been used to optimise manufacturing processes.
Eng Teknologi Sdn Bhd ("ETSB") has upgraded its die-casting operations at the Bukit Minyak factory with the acquisition of Metalcrest Technologies Sdn Bhd's casting facilities. ETSB succeeded in increasing productivity, efficiency, and consistency by implementing automation and robotic auto-deburring.
Engtek Group has embarked on our portfolio transformation journey by exiting non-profitable businesses, including the hard disk drive segment while investing in organic growth opportunities. With our comprehensive manufactured products and solutions, we aim to create significant value for our shareholders by becoming a leading global precision casting and machining company.
ETSB acquired 4 acres of industrial land with a built-up area of 100,000 square feet.
Our rebranding journey began on March 17th, 2023, with the unveiling of a fresh and modern look. The highlight will be the introduction of a modern, sleek, and memorable logo that embodies the spirit of Engtek Group.