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1976

The company was established in Malacca, a historic city in Malaysia.

1980

Import of semi-finished friction materials for production.

1984

Finalisation of a Licensing & Technical Assistance Agreement with a German company on the production of brake linings. Full-fledged production began.

1985

Commissioning of new manufacturing facilities and commencement of production of disc brake pads and friction materials for industrial application.

1987

First shipment of Mintye's friction materials for export market.

1989

Commenced production of non-asbestos friction materials and bonded brake shoe assemblies.

1991

Awarded the coveted MS ISO 9002 Certification; the first in Malaysia in the industry.

1992

Mintye Chemicals Sdn Bhd was set-up to undertake blending of brake fluid.

1993

Production of disc brake pad backing plates commenced.

1994

A MILESTONE ACHIEVEMENT - the company attained listing status on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE).

1995

Commenced production of brake shoe cores for both passenger and commercial vehicles.

1996

Bizz Trading Sdn Bhd was setup to undertake distribution of general automotive and motorcycle spare parts and accessories.

1998

Commenced production of sprockets for motorcycle application.

1999

Acquired Eurochain Manufacturer Sdn Bhd (now ECM Sdn Bhd), a producer of roller chains for motorcycle application.

2000

Awarded the coveted TüV German Certification. The first in Malaysia in the friction materials industry.

2001

Obtained R-90 Certification (E1) from KBA Germany for disc brake pads and bonded brake shoes.

2004

Installation of Dynamometer for both R&D and quality control.

 

 

Aside from continuing to expand its business activities to include other automotive and motorcycle spare parts, the company is actively looking for opportunities to venture into other business fields.

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