Company Profile

Company Profile

FIW Steel Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Federal Iron Works Sdn. Bhd.) was incorporated on 11th July, 1960 as the first steel related manufacturer in Malaysia in the form of joint venture of the investment from Japan and Singapore.

Since incorporation, the company has been playing a role of the pioneer in every stage of technological development in steel sheet galvanizing and its related products. Thus, the history of the steel sheet galvanizing industry in Malaysia is the duplicate of the history of FIW Steel Sdn. Bhd.

In the year 2004, Sumitomo Corporation, a Japanese giant trading firm, took whole share of the original Japanese investment, and the company is currently one of the global members of Sumitomo Corporation’s group of companies.

Paid-up Capital

39.7 million

Shareholders

  • 33.28%

    Sumitomo Corporation Global Metals Co.Ltd. (Incorporated in Japan)

  • 32.6%

    Yew Lian Property and Investments Pte. Ltd. (Incorporated in Singapore)

  • 27.84%

    Amanahraya Trustee Berhad-Amanah Saham Bumputera

  • 6.28%

    Other

Board of Directors

Chairman: Mr. Goh Geok Khim
Managing Director: Mr. Keijiro Yamamoto
Director: Mr. Kong Foot Chee
Company Directors: 5

Employees

210

Banks

Malayan Banking
CIMB Bank

Financial Auditor

Folks DFK & CO

Associated companies

SOUTHERN STEEL SHEET CO. LTD.
A pioneer manufacturer of GI/PPGI

NIPPONVINA CO. LTD.
A pioneer rollformer – 36%

Existing production facilities

Non-Oxidising Furnace (NOF) Continuous Galvanizing Line- Capacity 250,000 mt per year
Continuous Colour Coating Line – Capacity 70,000 mt per year

Company History

1960

Company established as country's 1st steel related manufacturer

1962

Commenced operation of sheet to sheet galvanizing in Petaling Jaya, Selangor

1970

Commenced operation of LPG Cylinder plant

1973

Commenced operation of Fire Extinguisher plant

1975

Built and started country’s 1st Mini Continuous Galvanizing Line

PNB, a Malaysian investment company, joined the company as a shareholder

1978

Built and started No.2 Mini Continuous Galvanizing Line

1987

Built and started country's 1st Coil Coating Line

1992

Factory moved from Petaling Jaya to Bukit Raja (current location), built country’s 1st Non-Oxidizing Furnace (NOF) type Continuous Galvanizing Line and commenced operation.

2004

Sumitomo Corporation, a Japanese trading giant, took over the share of the original Japanese shareholder.

2012

Introduction of new generation of Hot Dip Zn 5% Al-Mg Alloy Coated Steel - ''Galmaxx Alpha''

2014

Commercial production and sales of T-Maz Oak and T-Maz Sky for steel Truss and purlin application

2015

Installation of Steel Slitting machine to provide prompt delivery service and cater for increased demand of slit coils for various applications

2016

Upgrading and improving NOF line with EMG strip stabilization system