Group Profile

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
Dato’ Teh Ah Ba inspecting component at Eng Hardware Electrical
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.

Eng Hardware Engineering Sdn Bhd Eng Hardware Engineering Sdn Bhd Eng Hardware Engineering Sdn Bhd
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.

Engtek new factory plant in Bayan Lepas, Penang
1987

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

Engtek's actuator production for hard disk drive industry
1988

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

The incorporation of Eng Teknologi Holdings Bhd
1992

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

Eng Teknologi Holding Bhd debut on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
1993

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

Engtek semiconductor test handlers manufacturing
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.

ENGTEK International Limited Dongguan Plant Grand Opening Ceremony
1996

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

Engtek Group Milestones
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.

Engtek Precision Thailand Co. Ltd group photos
1998

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

Eng Teknologi Holding Bhd transferred to the main board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
1999

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

ETHB 25th anniversary photo
2000

The Group celebrated its 25th Anniversary

Engtek strategic alliances with Singapore’s Altum Precision
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.

Engtek 30th Anniversary celebration
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.

Evergrown Coating Sdn Bhd
2010

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

evere flood in Ayutthaya, Thailand
2011

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

Completed the privatisation of Engtek Group
2012

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

Engtek Group celebrated its 40th anniversary
2014

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