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About Us

  Corporate Profile
  History and Business
  Vision and Mission
  Board of Directors
  Corporate Information
  Corporate Structure
  Investor Relations
 
Annual Reports
General Meetings
Announcements
Board Charter
Directors' Code of Conduct and Ethics
Employees' Code of Conduct and Ethics
Whistleblower Policy
Remuneration Policy - Directors and Senior Management
Shareholder Communication Policy
Sustainability Reporting Policy And Procedures
Board's Procedures for Selection and Appointment of Directors
Corporate Disclosure Policy
Diversity Policy
Succession Planning Policy
Anti Bribery & Anti-Corruption Policy
Terms of Reference of Audit Committee
Terms of Reference of Nominating Committee
Terms of Reference of Remuneration Committee Terms
Terms of Reference of Risk Management Committee
Directors' Fit And Proper Policy
  Newsroom
  Corporate Social Responsibility
  Jobs
  Contacts


Corporate Profile

Kia Lim Berhad, the leading clay brick manufacturer in Malaysia, was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1965 on 8 May 1995 as a public limited company and was subsequently listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia in May 1996. The two wholly owned subsidiary companies, namely Syarikat Kia Lim Kilang Batu Bata Sdn Bhd (“SKL”) and Kangkar Raya Batu Bata Sdn Bhd (“KRBB”) are principally involved in the manufacturing of clay common bricks, facing bricks, block bricks, M211 bricks, brick tiles, chamfered paving bricks, H-shape pavers and EconBlocks, which are marketed under the brand name of Clayon (“Kia Lim Group”). In Kia Lim Group, quality is always given prominence in all products manufactured and our products, namely clay bricks and pavers have already been certified by ISO 9001:2015 and SIRIM Berhad.

One of our important business philosophies is to strive to maintain a long lasting business relationship with our valued customers and, many of them have already in the business with us since the inception of our business. We have wide market coverage in both domestic and international, ranging from the whole of Malaysia to Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and the Middle East.

Our production capability is approximately 180 million pieces of bricks per annum (approximately 400,000 tons of clay per year or 15 million pieces per month). Such a remarkable achievement is attributed to the new production lines for facing bricks and pavers which are using the state-of-the-art Spanish and German technology that has significantly improved the production efficiency and productivity of the Kia Lim Group.

Besides of dealing extensively in local markets, we also welcome overseas orders. As such, if you are interested in becoming distributor for the Kia Lim Group in your area, please contact us for more details.


History and Business 

Kia Lim

The founder, Ng family started the business in 1971 as a partnership until its incorporation as a private limited company in June 1973 under the name of SKL. The original partners in the partnership were Mr Ng Hoo Tee, Mr Ng Hor Huat @ Ng Eh Wat, Datuk Ng Eng Sos @ Bah Chik and Datuk Ng Yeng Keng @ Ng Ka Hiat. Currently, Datuk Ng Yeng Keng @ Ng Ka Hiat is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kia Lim Group.

Kia LimSKL obtained a manufacturing license from MITI on 18 April 1978 to produce clay bricks. Originally, SKL started its manufacturing operation by using the manually operated “open top” kilns. The production capacity for each of these kilns was 2.4 million pieces of bricks per annum. SKL started with two kilns and subsequently increased to four. In order to improve further the quality of the bricks and to reduce the rejection rate, the “open top” kilns were replaced by a newer and better technology known as “hill slope” kilns. The production capacity was then increased to 12 million pieces per annum. In 1983, SKL increased its production capacity to 36 million pieces per annum and due to high demands in the market, a new manufacturing plant was set up under KRBB in 1984 by employing Italian machines and Taiwanese tunnel kilns.

By 1985, both SKL and KRBB had a collective production capacity of 96 million pieces of common bricks per annum, with SKL having a production capacity of 60 million pieces of common bricks per annum using a semi-automated plant and KRBB with a production capacity of 36 million pieces per annum. In late 1991, KRBB installed a second plant with new and sophisticated fully automated brick making machinery bringing the total production capacity of KRBB to 72 million pieces of bricks per annum. In 1993, this plant was further enhanced by installing equipments that enable the production of quality facing bricks with an output capacity of 24 million pieces per annum.

Today, with the years of unrelenting and continuous improvements and enhancements, the total production capacity of the Kia Lim Group is approximately 180 million pieces of bricks per annum.

At present, approximately 75% of our total production output is for domestic markets, mostly to Johor, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, while the balance is for overseas markets.

Vision and Mission

  Vision
  To provide a comprehensive range of quality products to meet customers’ needs and create value for stakeholders.
  Mission
  To be a leading clay brick manufacturer in Southeast Asia with a strong brand name and strong regional market penetration.


Board of Directors

  Chairman
 

MR LOH CHEE KAN, aged 67, male, Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Kia Lim Berhad (“KLB”) on 5 March 1996 and redesignated as Chairman of the Company on 1 March 2011.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom in 1978. His career experience includes a twelve-year attachment with an international audit and consultancy practice, and later with Juan Kuang (M) Industrial Bhd where he stayed for two (2) years. He is currently the Finance Director of JK Capital Sdn Bhd group of companies.

Mr Loh Chee Kan has no shareholding in the Company or in any of its subsidiaries; no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

  Chief Executive Officer
 
DATUK NG YENG KENG @ NG KA HIAT, aged 76, male, Malaysian, was appointed as Executive Director of KLB on 5 March 1996 and redesignated as Deputy Managing Director on 29 November 2006. Subsequently, on 8 October 2007, Datuk Ng Yeng Keng was redesignated as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

He has over forty three (43) years of experience in the manufacturing of clay bricks, building and civil engineering works. He was an Executive Director of Syarikat Kayu Wangi Berhad from 1981 to 2005. He also sits on the Board of several other private limited companies.

Datuk Ng Yeng Keng is the uncle of Mr Ng Chin Kang, the Director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

  Executive Director
 
MR. NG CHIN KANG, aged 51, male, Malaysian, was appointed as Executive Director of KLB on 26 November 2001. Presently, he is a member of the Risk Management Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours degree from University of Western Australia and ASIA Graduate Diploma from Security Institute of Australia. He also holds a MBA from Sydney University and Master of Arts in Business Research from Macquarie University, Australia.

He worked with Medical Benefits Funds of Australia Limited in the senior executive management team from 1999 to March 2002. Prior to that, Mr Ng Chin Kang had served as senior officer in the investment banking arm of Commonwealth Bank of Australia for approximately five (5) years. He is also a Director of several other private limited companies.

Mr Ng Chin Kang is the nephew of Datuk Ng Yeng Keng, the Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and cousin of Mr Ng Cheng Woon. He has no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

  Independent Non-Executive Director
 

MR. CHUA SYER CIN, aged 50, male, Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of KLB on 1 November 2001. Presently, he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and he is also a member of the Nomination Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Upon graduation from the Charles Sturt University, Australia in 1994, he joined Ernst & Young, an international audit and consultancy practice as an Audit Senior. From 1998 to 2000, he was the Audit/Tax Manager of Teo & Associates, an accounting firm in Melaka. In February 2000, he set up his own accounting firm, Messrs SC Chua & Associates and has since been the sole proprietor of the firm.

He is presently a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and CPA Australia. He is also the Board member of Poh Huat Resources Holdings Berhad as well as several private limited companies.

Mr Chua Syer Cin has no shareholding in the Company or in any of its subsidiaries; no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

  Mr. Ng Cheng Woon Alternate Director to Datuk Ng Yeng Keng
 

MR. NG CHENG WOON, aged 39, male, Malaysian, was appointed as Alternate Director to Datuk Ng Yeng Keng on 21 September 2021. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours Degree in the field of Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He is a businessman and entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience.

Mr Ng Cheng Woon is the son of Datuk Ng Yeng Keng, and cousin of Mr Ng Chin Kang, the Directors and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

  Ms. Sam Ming Chia Independent Non-Executive Director
 

MS. SAM MING CHIA, aged 49, female, Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of KLB on 31 December 2021. Presently, she is the Chairman of Nomination Committee, and also a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Ms Sam graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Commerce with Majoring in Accounting from Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia. She is presently a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and CPA Australia.

Upon graduation, she joined the Ernst & Young PLT, as an Assistant Manager, and later from year 2004 to 2008, she was the Group Accountant of Yick Hoe Metal Industries Sdn Bhd. Currently, she is an Audit Director of BP Associates (formerly known as Moore Stephens Associates & Co.).

Ms Sam Ming Chia has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

  Independent Non-Executive Director
 

PN. HARYANTI BINTI OTHMAN, aged 45, female, Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of KLB on 31 December 2021. Presently, she is the Chairman of Risk Management Committee, and also a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

She obtained her Bachelor of Law (Honours) Degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2000. Since graduation, she has been practicing as a legal assistant in several law firms before setting up her own legal firm Messrs Haryanti Othman Associate in 2013. She has been the sole proprietor of the firm since then.

Pn Haryanti Binti Othman has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; no conflict of interest with the Company; has no conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any and has no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.



Corporate Information

 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr Loh Chee Kan - Chairman
Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Ng Yeng Keng @ Ng Ka Hiat
- Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director
Mr Ng Chin Kang
Executive Director
Mr Chua Syer Cin
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Sam Ming Chia
Independent Non-Executive Director
Pn Haryanti Binti Othman
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Ng Cheng Woon
Alternate Director to Datuk Ng Yeng Keng

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Mr Chua Syer Cin (Chairman)
Ms Sam Ming Chia
Pn Haryanti Binti Othman

RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Pn Haryanti Binti Othman (Chairman)
Mr Chua Syer Cin
Mr Ng Chin Kang

NOMINATION COMMITTEE

Ms Sam Ming Chia (Chairman)
Pn Haryanti Binti Othman
Mr Chua Syer Cin

REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

Mr Chua Syer Cin (Chairman)
Ms Sam Ming Chia
Pn Haryanti Binti Othman

AUDITORS

Ernst & Young PLT (Chartered Accountants)
B-15, Medini 9
Persiaran Medini Sentral 1
Bandar Medini Iskandar
79250 Iskandar Puteri
Johor Darul Takzim

 

REGISTERED OFFICE

Boardroom Corporate Services Sdn Bhd
Registration Number: 196001000110 (3775-X)
Suite 9D, Level 9
Menara Ansar
65, Jalan Trus
80000 Johor Bahru
Johor Darul Takzim
Tel : 07-224 1035
Fax : 07-221 0891

COMPANY SECRETARY

Ms Tai Yit Chan
(MAICSA No.: 7009143)
Ms Santhi A/P Saminathan
(MAICSA No.: 7069709)

SHARE REGISTRAR

Boardroom Share Registrars Sdn Bhd
Registration Number: 199601006647 (378993-D)
11th Floor, Menara Symphony
No. 5, Jalan Prof. Khoo Kay Kim
Seksyen 13
46200 Petaling Jaya
Selangor
Malaysia
Tel : 03-7890 4700
Fax : 03-7890 4670

PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS

Wisma Ng Hoo Tee
79 Jalan Muar
83500 Parit Sulong
Batu Pahat
Johor Darul Takzim
Tel : 07-418 7100 / 418 6230
Fax : 07-418 8600
Website : www.kialim.com.my

PRINCIPAL BANKERS

RHB Bank Berhad
Hong Leong Bank Berhad

STOCK EXCHANGE

Main Market of the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
Stock Code : 6211
Stock Name : KIA LIM





Corporate Structure

   You may view our Corporate Structure by clicking the links below:

  Corporate Structure
   

Investor Relations

Annual Reports

Here are our latest and past years annual reports:

 

2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 - 2001 (Errata) | 2000 | 1999


General Meetings

AGM Activities:

 

[24-05-2017] Minutes of 22nd AGM

[30-05-2018] Minutes of 23rd AGM

[28-05-2019] Minutes of 24th AGM

[27-08-2020] Minutes of 25th AGM

[27-09-2021] Minutes of 26th AGM

[24-05-2022] Minutes of 27th AGM


Announcements

You may view our corporate announcements:

 

2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

   


Newsroom

   Please view our recent corporate news:

  [22-06-2009 The Star Online] "Higher demand for bricks in Johor."



Corporate Social Responsibility

We do conduct some activities, such as blood donations, company badminton match, teamwork & motivation training every year. You may view our activities by clicking the links below:

  2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


Contacts

If you have any enquiries regarding investments, please contact us at ir-enquiries@kialim.com.my. We will reply you as soon as possible.