Milestones

Milestones 2018-02-21T06:50:03+08:00

MILESTONE

ENGTEK GROUP HAS HAD AN INTERESTING JOURNEY. FOUNDED BY A TRAINED CHINESE PHYSICIAN WITH A PENCHANT FOR MECHANICAL INVENTIONS, ENGTEK’S STORY BEGAN OVER 40 YEARS AGO IN PENANG………

Engtek Group

1974

With a start-up capital of RM500, our late founder Dato’ Teh Ah Ba established Eng Hardware Electrical. Located behind his Air Itam clinic, the workshop was set up to produce jigs & fixtures.

1979

After undergoing a massive expansion, Eng Hardware Engineering Sdn Bhd was incorporated. Its core business included the production of precision tooling for the semiconductor industry

1987

A new 40,000 sq. ft. plant was set up in Bayan Lepas, Penang.

1988

The company ventured into actuator production for the hard disk drive industry.

1992

The incorporation of Eng Teknologi Holdings Bhd (“ETHB”), the Engtek Group’s investment holding company.

1993

ETHB made a strong debut on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (formerly known as Malaysia Securities Exchange Berhad).

1995

Set up Advantest Eng to focus on semiconductor test handlers manufacturing.
Set up Selekta Inovatif (M) Sdn Bhd to focus on stamping and plating.

1996

The 1st offshore manufacturing plant, Engtek International Limited, was set up in Dongguan, China.

1997

Our internationally-based facilities expanded to include Engtek Philippines, Inc., a fully-integrated manufacturing facility producing hard disk drive actuators & peripheral assemblies located in Laguna, Philippines.

1998

Engtek Precision (Thailand) Co. Ltd. was set up in the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) of Ayutthaya, Thailand.

1999

The Group was transferred to the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (formerly known as Malaysia Securities Exchange Berhad).

2000

The Group celebrated its 25th Anniversary

2003

A forging of strategic alliances with Singapore’s Altum Precision – the Group’s 1st regional acquisition. The Group venture into casting and production of Baseplates.

2004

30 Years of Success… Three Decades of Excellence Engtek Group celebrated its 30th anniversary.

2006

Set up Engtek (Thailand) Co., Ltd in Rojana Industrial Park, Ayutthaya, Thailand.

2011

The severe flood in Ayutthaya, Thailand, resulted in temporary stoppage of Thailand operations for 2 months.

2010

Invested in Evergrown Coating Sdn Bhd which focused on Electrodeposition Coating.

2014

The Group celebrated its 40th Anniversary – Technology-rooted & Sturdy.
Invested in Metalcrest Technologies Sdn Bhd which focused on casting.

2012

Completed the privatisation of Engtek Group. ETHB was officially delisted from Bursa Securities with effect from 4 October 2012.