Who we are
Hong Leong Industries Bhd (HLI) is the publicly listed holding company of Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd, HLY Marine Sdn Bhd, Guocera Holdings Sdn Bhd and Hume Cemboard Industries Sdn Bhd. We operate in the automotive and building materials segments. Our workforce of nearly 3,000 employees has diverse backgrounds and various skills and capabilities.
With a strong presence in domestic and key international markets, we aim to grow and provide sustainable value to our stakeholders through our premium quality products that exceed customers’ expectations. We are committed to continuous improvements, world-class standards and good governance.
HLI is a member of the Hong Leong Group, a conglomerate with businesses in key sectors such as financial services, manufacturing and distribution, property development and investment, hospitality and leisure, consumer goods, healthcare and principal investments.
To be recognized as a leading Group in consumer and industrial products and creating value for our stakeholders
To enhance the customers’ lifestyle and convenience by providing innovative, quality products and services.
Starts as Fancy Tile Works Limited
The company is incorporated as a private limited company and starts as a mosaic tile manufacturer under the name of Fancy Tile Works Limited.
Converts Into A Public Limited Company
The company officially becomes a public limited company
Officially Listed On The Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore
The company is officially listed on the Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore (the predecessor of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) and the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SSE)
Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd Is Born
Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd is incorporated.
Change of name to Hong Leong Industries
The company changes its name to its current name, HLI.
Hume Cemboard Industries Is Born
Ambang Subur Sdn Bhd changes its name to Hume Cemboard Industries Sdn Bhd.
Guocera Holdings Is Born
Guocera Tile Industries (Kluang) Sdn Bhd changes its name to Guocera Holdings Sdn Bhd.
HLY Marine Becomes An Exclusive Distributor Of Yamaha Outboard Products
HLY Marine signs an agreement with Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. and is appointed as the exclusive re-seller and distributor of Yamaha Marine outboard motor products in Peninsular Malaysia.
May 5, 1964 – Fancy Tile Works Limited, mosaic tile manufacturer, is incorporated as a private limited company.
13 March 1970 – Officially becomes a public limited company
July 14, 1970 – Officially listed on the Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore (the predecessor of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) and the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SSE)
1979 – Company is restructured to Hong Leong Industries. HLI enters a joint venture with Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. Japan to venture into the manufacture, assembly and marketing of Yamaha motorcycles in Malaysia.
1993 – Birth of brand “Ceramiche Guocera”
2017 – HLY Marine enters a joint venture with Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. and is appointed as the exclusive re-seller and distributor of Yamaha Marine outboard motor products in Peninsular Malaysia.