About UMS Neiken Group    
       
       
       
 

UMSN was incorporated as a private limited company in Malaysia under the Act on 26 April 2004 under the name UMS-Neiken Group Sdn Bhd. The Company was subsequently converted into a public company by Apr 2006.

The Company is principally an investment holding company with subsidiaries, which are principally involved in the designing, manufacturing and trading of electrical wiring accessories.

The operations of the UMSN Group commenced with the incorporation of UMSE in Malaysia on 23 December 1980 as a private limited company. UMSE began its operations in 1981 from a small premises in Batu Caves, Selangor as a manufacturer of electrical wiring accessories with around 20 employees.

UMSE started off initially by supplying 2 types of products for the Malaysian market with a production capacity of approximately 400,000 units per annum. As business grew due to increasing demand for its products and to cater for the increase in its products range, UMSE in 1994 moved to a wholly-owned, larger and better-equipped premises in Lot 5, Batu 17 1/2, Jalan Ipoh, Rawang Industrial Estate, Rawang, Selangor Darul Ehsan measuring 49,020 square feet, with a production capacity of approximately 5,000,000 units per annum. In line with this, UMSE increased its number of employees to more than 300 peoples until today.

In 1993, with increasing global demand, UMSE began exporting its products. In its efforts to increase production capacity and meet demands for its products in both the Malaysian and foreign markets, UMSE increased its production facility at its existing main manufacturing premises and set up additional production lines in a rented facility in Batang Kali, Selangor in 2001. Following this, UMSE's production capacity increased to approximately 9,000,000 units per annum.

On 1 July 2004, UMSE then relocated its production facility in Batang Kali, Selangor, to a new, wholly-owned plant located at Lot 659, Jalan Bukit Rawang, Taman Bukit Rawang Jaya, Batu 20, 48000 Rawang, Selangor Darul Ehsan which measures 21,200 square feet with a production capacity of 7,400,000 units per annum. The total production capacity as at the end of 2005 was 16,000,000 units per annum.

UMSE is both an OEM and OBM manufacturer. UMSE's OBM products carry the UMS(R) and neiken(TM) labels and cater for the industrial, residential and commercial sectors. The UMS(R) product range are sold in Malaysia and in 19 other countries worldwide including countries in the Middle East and Africa, Brunei and Singapore whereas the neiken(TM) product range are sold mainly in the overseas markets. UMSE also carries out OEM services mainly for Clipsal Middle East FZC.

As a testimony of UMSE's achievements and contribution to the electrical and electronics industry, UMSE was a recipient of several awards such as the 'Certificate of Achievement Enterprise 50' awarded by Andersen Consulting and the Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC) in 1999, 'SIRIM' Customer of the Year 2002' in 2002 as well as the 'Golden Bull Award 2003' and 'Golden Bull Award 2004' by Nanyang Siang Pau and 'Certificate of Achievement, Small and Medium Industries (SMI) - Best Product Award' in 2004 by Small and Medium Industries (SMI) Association of Malaysia.

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