Company Milestones

1955

  • Started as a backyard machine shop in Hong Kong.

1972

  • Cheung Woh Metal Works (Pte) Ltd was incorporated in Singapore.
  • Rented a factory in Jalan Ubi while the new factory in Toa Payoh was under construction.

1976

  • Moved to new factory in Toa Payoh and serviced mainly the electronic industry.

1980

  • Focused on high precision and high valued components.

1989

  • Started to manufacture VCM plates for the HDD industry.

1992

  • Established 1st overseas plant in Penang, Malaysia.
  • Serviced the electronic and automotive electronics industries.

1995

  • Established 2nd overseas plant in Johor, Malaysia.
  • Serviced the downstream secondary processes of VCM plates.

2001

  • Established 3rd overseas plant in Zhuhai, China.
  • Fully vertically integrated facilities for the manufacturing of VCM plates with in-house engineering capability.

2002

  • Listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 19 December 2002.

2004

  • Established 4th overseas plant in Zhuhai, China.
  • Serviced the machining process of air combs and fabrication of sheet metal products.

2009

  • Established 5th overseas plant on lease basis in Johor, Malaysia.
  • Serviced the machining process of air combs.