Timeline


Aik Moh started off as a small Paint shop in Singapore selling household paints to consumers with only 5 employees. Since the early 1990s, Aik Moh decided to shift her focus to the distribution of petrochemical solvents, used mainly for the paint and coating industries. Since then, Aik Moh's growth never looked back.

Over the years, Aik Moh has managed consistent growth, expanding from a small neighbourhood shop, to 3 factories in Singapore, 1 factory in Malaysia, 1 factory in Batam, Indonesia. Aik Moh has also set up multiple overseas sales offices across South East Asia as she purposefully embarks on her expansion abroad. To date, The company employs about 100+ staff in the Asia Pacific region.

 

MILESTONES

1980   Company set up as a paint and solvent distribution shop in Jalan Besar, Singapore
1993   Diversified into Petrochemical distribution & toll blending, acquired 46,000 square ft building at 34 Gul Avenue in Singapore.
2000   Started regional expansion, and set up first overseas sales office,
PT. Aik Moh Chemicals Indonesia in Batam, Indonesia.

Awarded with ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Standard.
2003   Acquired 85,000 sq ft building at 20 Tuas Street in Singapore and expanded operations, products & services. HQ in Singapore is shifted to this building.

Awarded with ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System Standard.
2006   Set up second overseas sales office, A.P.C. Chemicals Industries, Inc. in Manila, Philippines.
2007   Listed in the SME 500 Top 100 by Sales in the 20th Annual Singapore 1000 & SME 500 Awards organized by DP Information Group.
2008   Listed in the SME 500 Top 100 by Sales in the 21st Annual Singapore 1000 & SME 500 Awards organized by DP Information Group.

Won the prestigious Enterprise 50 Awards 2008 organised by The Business Times and KPMG LLP.
2009   Listed in the SME 500 Top 100 by Sales in the 22nd Annual Singapore 1000 & SME 500 Awards organized by DP Information Group.
    Honoured to win the Enterprise 50 Award by The Business Times and KPMG LLP for the second consecutive year.
2010   Singapore’s 34 Gul Avenue plant is certified to store and blend halal products.
    Won the Enterprise 50 Award by The Business Times and KPMG LLP for 3 consecutive years.
2011   Expanded market presence in Indonesia with a subsidiary in Jakarta, Indonesia PT. Staris Chemicals
    Chairman, Mr. Tan Kah Moh, awarded one of the Top Entrepreneurs of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award (EYA) 2011
    Won the Enterprise 50 Award by The Business Times and KPMG LLP for 4 consecutive years.
    Achieved BizSafe Level 3, certified by Ministry of Manpower, Singapore.
2012   Won the Singapore Sustainability Award 2012 by Singapore Business Federation
    Acquired 3rd 53,000 sq ft building at 74 Joo Koon Circle in Singapore.
2013   Set up country sales office, Aik Moh Chemicals (M) Sdn Bhd in Selangor, Malaysia.
    Diversified into agro specialties chemicals range, Sobel™ with a new Business Group in Singapore.
    Set up country sales office, Ampro Yangon Myanmar Co., Ltd
2014   60 Tuas Basin Link, Acquisition Of New Factory
    Won the prestigious Enterprise 50 Awards 2014 for the 5th time, organised by The Business Times and KPMG LLP.
    Awarded with ISO 18001:2007 health and safety commitment Standard.
    Achieved BizSafe Star, certified by Ministry of Manpower, Singapore.
2015   Won the Singapore Prestige Brand award 2015 – Heritage brand catalogue, organised by AMSE and Lianhe Zaobao.
    Soldering Materials Business Group formed in Singapore, under AMPC
    Purchased 1st factory in Batam, Indonesia, 12,500 Sq ft
2016
  Acquired Solvex (M) in Malaysia and reorganised to Aik Moh Solvex (M)
2018
  Set up Sales office in Surabaya, Indonesia under Staris Chemicals
2019   Purchased 1st factory in Selangor, Malaysia, 57,900 Sq ft
Set up Sales office in Johor, Malaysia under Aik Moh Solvex (M)
   

Won the Inaugural UOB Digital Leap Awards under the Business Level of large SME & Winner Of The Year , Organised By UOB & NTUC 

                     

https://www.uobgroup.com/business/smeleap/winners.html

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